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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

As the war between the vampires and the Lycans rages on, the beautiful vampire, Selene, a former member of the Death Dealers, and Michael, the werewolf hybrid, work together in an effort to unlock the secrets of their respective bloodlines. In this ancient feud between the two tribes, they try to unlock the secrets, in 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 doom. Written by Shewolfinlondon

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A New Race, A New Battle, A New Hero...


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

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

Gross USA:

$62,318,875

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$111,476,513
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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) Marcus' wings appear and disappear throughout the truck fight scene. 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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The Last Hope Left
13 November 2006 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

Selene (Kate Beckinsale) wishes to expose the truth about the death of Viktor to the first true vampire Marcus (Tony Curran) that is hibernating. However, Marcus has already awakened and wants to release his savage Lycan brother William (Brian Steele), who has been imprisoned for centuries. When Marcus tries to get the medal possessed by Lucian from the hybrid Michael (Scott Speedman), Selene decides to visit Andreas Tanis (Steven Mackintosh), the exiled official historian of the covens, to understand his interest. When Selene and Michael meet Tanis, they disclose the truth about their bloodlines, and later with the support of Alexander Corvinus (Sir Derek Jacobi), Selene faces the powerful and evil Marcus as the last hope left for the mankind.

It is very difficult to see good sequels, but "Underworld – Evolution" gave me the sensation that together with "Underworld", they are one good movie split in two parts. The viewers like me that enjoyed "Underworld" will certainly like this sequel very much. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Anjos da Noite – A Evolução" ("Angels of the Night - The Evolution")

Note; On 28 January 2017, I saw this film again.


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