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Ultraviolet (2006)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 3 March 2006 (USA)
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A beautiful hæmophage infected with a virus that gives her superhuman powers has to protect a boy in a futuristic world, who is thought to be carrying antigens that would destroy all hæmophages.

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Kurt Wimmer

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Kurt Wimmer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Milla Jovovich ... Violet Song Jat Shariff
Cameron Bright ... Six
Nick Chinlund ... Ferdinand Daxus
Sebastien Andrieu ... Nerva
Ida Martin Ida Martin ... Young Violet
William Fichtner ... Garth
David E. Collier ... BF-1 (as David Collier)
Kieran O'Rorke Kieran O'Rorke ... Detective Cross
Digger Mesch ... Detective Endera
Ryan Martin ... Detective Breeder
Steven Calcote ... Young Daxus
Ricardo Mamood-Vega ... Violet's Husband (as Ricardo Mamood)
Mike Smith ... Hospital Hemophage
Clay Cullen Clay Cullen ... Rebel Hemophage
Jennifer Caputo ... Elizabeth P. Watkins
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Storyline

Set in the late 21st century, a subculture of humans have emerged who have been modified genetically by a vampire-like disease, giving them enhanced speed, incredible stamina and acute intelligence, and as they are set apart from "normal" and "healthy" humans, the world is pushed to the brink of worldwide civil war aimed at the destruction of the "diseased" population. In the middle of this crossed-fire is - an infected beautiful woman - Ultraviolet, who finds herself protecting a nine-year-old boy who has been marked for death by the human government as he is believed to be a threat to humans. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of violent action throughout, partial nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Vietnamese

Release Date:

3 March 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ultravioleta See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,064,880, 5 March 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$18,500,966, 2 April 2006

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,534,399
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Runtime:

| (unrated)

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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

A fictional Asian race in the film speak a fictional language (which is actually Vietnamese) known as Thaihindi and Violet is fluent in the language and thus is able to communicate with them. Coincidentally, Milla Jovovich also had to learn a fake language in another science fiction film The Fifth Element (1997). See more »

Goofs

In the cemetery, Nerva tells Violet "gunfire will attract the human security teams" convincing her to drop her pistols. Moments before, one of the hemophage henchmen fired several rounds at Violet on the street outside, with no security response. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Violet: Hello. My name is Violet and I was born into a world you may not understand.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits appear in a montage of "Ultraviolet" comic book covers. See more »

Alternate Versions

There is an 'Unrated Extended Cut' available on DVD, this version runs to around 94 minutes and drastically improves the comprehensibility of the story. The major addition is of some voice-over exposition from Violet which mentions the affects of 'hemophagia' and more of her own personal story. There are also some alterations to combat scenes which were presumably edited for content. See more »

Connections

Remade as Urutoravaioretto: Kôdo 044 (2008) See more »

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Depends on your taste
11 March 2006 | by cybereaperSee all my reviews

Personally, I love Milla. Even in this, she's still Milla. She's hot, she's fit and she handles the 'tough' role well. I hold the director responsible for bringing it all together. Personally, I didn't 'dislike' this movie. It reminds me of Doom. With the right budget, the right director and time, it could have been the best film of the year. Otherwise, it will leave you feeling like something's been left out. What I liked was the fact I went for a cheesy, mass-action, campy, comic-book/video game movie. I expected fighting, explosions, gratuitous scenes with some nudity and a minimal plot. No, this isn't plot intensive like Silent Hill. (Again, an underlying feature that could have been better handled). So, if you're like me, and you enjoy seeing Milla do her thang, faceless soldiers being under mass slaughter and needless, gratuitous violence, then this is the film for you. Of course, I look for this type of movie only once per year. Just as a break from everything else. The quota has been filled!


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