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The Breed (2001)

In the distant future vampires have come out of the shadows and tried to live among people as a special and peaceful breed. When a series of murders happens, a cop and his vampire colleague... See full summary »

Director:

Michael Oblowitz

Writers:

Christos N. Gage, Ruth Fletcher (as Ruth C. Fletcher)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adrian Paul ... Aaron Gray
Bokeem Woodbine ... Steve Grant
Bai Ling ... Lucy Westenra
Péter Halász Péter Halász ... Cross
James Booth ... Fleming
Ming Lo ... Seward
Paul Collins Paul Collins ... Calmet
Debbie Javor Debbie Javor ... Section Chief
Reed Diamond ... Phil
John Durbin ... Boudreaux
Zen Gesner ... West
István Göz István Göz ... Dr. Orlock
William Hootkins ... Fusco
Brandy Miller Brandy Miller ... Goth Poser #1
Donte Calarco Donte Calarco ... Goth Poser #2
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Storyline

In the distant future vampires have come out of the shadows and tried to live among people as a special and peaceful breed. When a series of murders happens, a cop and his vampire colleague are assigned to arrest a dark figure who tears the throat of the victims and strains their blood off. Written by misalva

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Genres:

Action | Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence/gore, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Trivia

When Aaron is with his dead wife and daughter, just before he is turned, his "dead" daughter's eyelashes are moving, flickering. See more »

Goofs

In the chase scene at the club, the human detective shoots at one of the bad vampires. While he shoots, the slide on the gun is all the way back, indicating that the gun is empty, yet he continues to shoot and bullets continue to fire from the gun. See more »

Quotes

Boudreaux: Be gone! You tamper with forces far beyond your comprehension.
Aaron Gray: He didn't just say that.
Lucy Westenra: Spare us the Anne Rice routine. We are not amused.
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Connections

References The Maltese Falcon (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

The Vampire Blues
Written and performed by The Vampire Blues Band
Michael Oblowitz (as Hounddog Oblowitz)
Rayban Hay
Gogo Gurevitch
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Not nearly as bad as expected
5 September 2003 | by keiusSee all my reviews

After reading some of the comments here, i was expecting a horrible movie. However, after watching it, I was quite surprised. The Breed was alot better than i expected. I think people exagerated quite a bit when describing its faults. It isn't a gorefest or vampiric suckfest like some vampire movies. It was more like a moody detectives story set in an alternate/parallel reality type movie(I don't buy that future crap..not after watching the movie).

Anyway, I give it a 7/10. For vampire fans, definately worth watching. And hey...Ling Bai alone made this movie worth watching.


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Country:

USA | Hungary

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

19 July 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Biatorbágy, Hungary See more »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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