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Blade: Trinity (2004)

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Blade, now a wanted man by the FBI, must join forces with the Nightstalkers to face his most challenging enemy yet: Dracula.

Director:

David S. Goyer

Writers:

David S. Goyer, Marv Wolfman (character) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wesley Snipes ... Blade
Kris Kristofferson ... Whistler
Dominic Purcell ... Drake
Jessica Biel ... Abigail Whistler
Ryan Reynolds ... Hannibal King
Parker Posey ... Danica Talos
Mark Berry Mark Berry ... Chief Martin Vreede
John Michael Higgins ... Dr. Edgar Vance
Callum Keith Rennie ... Asher Talos
Paul Levesque ... Jarko Grimwood (as Triple H)
Paul Anthony ... Wolfe
Françoise Yip ... Virago
Michael Anthony Rawlins ... Wilson Hale
James Remar ... Ray Cumberland
Natasha Lyonne ... Sommerfield
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Storyline

Blade finds himself alone surrounded by enemies, fighting an up hill battle with the vampire nation and now humans. He joins forces with a group of vampire hunters who call themselves the Nightstalkers. The vampire nation awakens the king of vampires Dracula from his slumber with intentions of using his primitive blood to become day-walkers. On the other side is Blade and his team manifesting a virus that could wipe out the vampire race once and for all. In the end the two sides will collide and only one will come out victorious, a battle between the ultimate vampire who never knew defeat, facing off against the greatest vampire slayer. Written by jay

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The final hunt begins. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong pervasive violence and language, and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The vampire "final Solution" in this film originally came from an idea in Blade (1998), the first film in the trilogy. In a deleted scene Deacon Frost shows Karen Jensen a prototype of harvesting human bodies. This can be found on the "Blade" DVD. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 19 mins) When Abigail is shooting arrows through a speed measurement gate after Sommerfield is killed, the speed increases with each arrow. A compound bow such as she uses has a fixed drawing length dictated by the cams and string lengths, because of this it is impossible to increase the arrow's speed. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Hannibal King: In the movies, Dracula wears a cape, and some old English guy always manages to save the day at the last minute with crosses and holy water. But everybody knows the movies are full of shit. The truth is, it started with Blade, and it ended with him. The rest of us were just along for the ride.
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Crazy Credits

The New Line Cinema logo turns blood red. See more »

Alternate Versions

Two versions are available in Germany: the uncut version with a "Not under 18" rating and an edited version (with a "Not under 16" rating) which misses ca. 3 minutes. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

Hard Wax
Written by Max Odell, Brett Parker, Big Daddy Kane (as Antonio Hardy) and Marley Marl (as Marlon Williams)
Performed by Manchild
Courtesy of One Little Indian Records
By Arrangement with Music For The Masses
Contains a sample of "Set It Off"
Performed by Big Daddy Kane
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment
By Arrangement with Warner Strategic Marketing
Contains a sample of "Soul Power"
Performed by James Brown
Courtesy of Motown Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Disappointing
6 January 2005 | by scruffysadieSee all my reviews

Wow, I have to admit to being really quite disappointed with this instalment of the Blade series. Two days after watching the film I can barely remember much of it at all. The first two were exciting, with punchy dialogue, impressive villains and most importantly, a hero, the man himself, Blade.

With Trinity we have no idea who this particular group of vampires are, their social standing, history, source of their power are all a mystery. They were just plonked in the film to raise the ultimate bad guy from his crypt and provide someone for Blade's latest sidekicks to pulverise-badly.

And then we have the ultimate bad guy, Drake, who isn't remotely imposing, let alone terrifying. Big boots to fill and I really don't think this guy is up to it. I was looking forward to someone imposing, sadistic, gleefully evil in fact. I didn't get it. What this guy reminded me of was Ram-Man from He-Man, but less frightening to his enemies.

The only reason I gave this film 4 and not 1 is for Hannibal King (Ryan Reynolds), who steals the show from Blade the second he comes on screen. While Blade potters through the film not saying or doing much that I can remember, apparently this is whats called "brooding", King manages to keep all eyes on him.

King gets all the best camera shots AND lines. As far as I'm concerned this was his film and should have been a Blade spin-off and not another episode. Ryan Reynolds is far and away the star here.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Esperanto

Release Date:

8 December 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blade III See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,100,000, 12 December 2004

Gross USA:

$52,411,906

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$131,977,904
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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