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Underworld: Evolution (2006)

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Picking up directly from the previous movie, vampire warrior Selene and the half werewolf Michael hunt for clues to reveal the history of their races and the war between them.

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Len Wiseman

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Danny McBride (screenplay), Len Wiseman (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kate Beckinsale ... Selene
Scott Speedman ... Michael
Tony Curran ... Marcus
Derek Jacobi ... Corvinus (as Sir Derek Jacobi)
Bill Nighy ... Viktor
Steven Mackintosh ... Tanis
Shane Brolly ... Kraven
Brian Steele ... William
Zita Görög ... Amelia (as Zita Gorog)
Scott McElroy ... Soren
John Mann ... Samuel
Michael Sheen ... Lucian
Sophia Myles ... Erika (as Sophia Miles)
Richard Cetrone ... Pierce (as Rich Cetrone)
Mike Mukatis ... Taylor
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Storyline

This movie continues the saga of war between the vampires and the lycans. This movie goes back to the beginnings of the ancient feud between the two tribes as Selene, the beautiful vampire heroine, and Michael, the lycan hybrid, try to unlock the secrets of their bloodlines. This will be a modern tale of action, intrigue, and forbidden love, which takes them into the battle to end all wars as the immortals must finally face their retribution. Written by Shewolfinlondon

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

My God. Brother, what have you done?


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA | Canada | Hungary

Language:

English | French | Hungarian

Release Date:

20 January 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Underworld 2: Evolution See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,857,181, 22 January 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$62,318,875, 12 March 2006

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$111,340,801, 12 March 2006
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

According to Tony Curran, he stipulated in his contract that he wanted to be able to keep his vampire fangs in at all times, even when he wasn't filming. See more »

Goofs

(at around 31 mins) When Michael and Selene are running away from Marcus, you can see Michael standing on the road wearing a jacket, when he turns while stopping the truck, the jacket is gone. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Marcus: My God. Brother, what have you done?
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Alternate Versions

Original workprint of the film had much longer and more graphic sex scene between Michael and Selene, which included more nudity from Kate Beckinsale. Blink-and-you-miss- it shot of her butt and other extra shots from the original scene are still in the film and can be seen during part when Marcus drinks Selene's blood if the scene is slowed down. See more »

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Soundtracks

The Undertaker
(Renholder Mix)
Written by Puscifer and Danny Lohner
Performed by Puscifer
Courtesy of Tool Dissectional LLC/Volcano Entertainment II
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Needs A Longer Run Time
4 July 2011 | by gigan-92See all my reviews

Over all, I'm still very much immersed in the world set up by the writers and director Len Wiseman. The characters are very interesting, but we get around the same run time to develop the characters and so I somewhat lose interest. Michael Corvin still isn't that great of a character but he has more to do in this one and he comes off as okay. The awesome Kate Beckinsale is back and continues play the role quite well. Markus (Tony Curran) has a great look to him and he's a great antagonist although I can't say he has the presence of the great Bill Nighy. His brother is a great looking werewolf but he's a mindless monster so his threat is somewhat limited from my perspective. The decision makes him a lackluster villain who spills plenty of blood but nothing else.

The score by Marco Beltrami is a damn good one, loving his works. The action in Hollywood fashion is intense and enjoyable. The vivid sex scenes are merely eye candy but I'm sure most won't complain. I highly recommend the movie but the first one is still the greatest by far.


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