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Day Watch (2006)

Dnevnoy dozor (original title)
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A man who serves in the war between the forces of Light and Dark comes into possession of a device that can restore life to Moscow, which was nearly destroyed by an apocalyptic event.

Director:

Timur Bekmambetov
8 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Konstantin Khabenskiy ... Anton
Mariya Poroshina ... Svetlana
Vladimir Menshov ... Geser
Galina Tyunina ... Olga
Viktor Verzhbitskiy ... Zavulon
Zhanna Friske ... Alisa
Dmitriy Martynov ... Egor (as Dima Martynov)
Valeriy Zolotukhin ... Otets Kosti
Aleksey Chadov ... Kostya
Nurzhuman Ikhtymbaev ... Zoar
Aleksey Maklakov ... Semyon
Aleksandr Samoylenko ... Medved
Yuriy Kutsenko ... Ignat (as Gosha Kutsenko)
Irina Yakovleva Irina Yakovleva ... Galina Rogova
Georgiy Dronov ... Tolik (as Egor Dronov)
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Storyline

Anton belongs to the Forces of the Light as do his powerful girlfriend and apprentice, but his son is a powerful teenager from the Darkness and Anton protects him. When the balance between Light and Darkness is affected by the death of some evil vampires, Anton is framed and accused of the murders, and he chases an ancient chalk that has the power of changing the destiny of its owner. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The second chapter in the epic fantasy trilogy See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The restaurant that Svetlana invites Anton to is called "Khram drakona" ("Dragon's Temple"). See more »

Goofs

Ignat seems to be watching an old soccer game: it was a match Russia - Latvia of 2004. The ice hockey game which Anton was watching is even older. It was a match during the Olympic games in Salt Lake City in 2002 (Russia vs. USA). See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: Why does the wind come? To cover tracks where we have passed... so no one thinks we are still alive. It was long ago and no one can remember now how the Warriors of Light and the Warriors of Darkness clashed on the Bridge of Justice... how blood was spilled... how the great Jassar's heart could not bear it and he stopped the battle. But once, when the night is longer than the day, a new Great One will come and the world will be plunged into darkness. And nothing can save it, except...
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Crazy Credits

The credits for the actors which appear at the beginning of the movie, are shown as street advertising reflecting on the car window shield. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Russian version is approx. 20 minutes longer than the international cinema release. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Home Bound (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Na teplokhode muzyka igrayet
Music by Vyacheslav Dobrynin (as V. Dobrynin)
Lyrics by Mikhail Ryabinin (as M. Ryabinin)
© TABBAK
Played at Yegor's birthday party, lip-synched by a female singer
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A splendid example.....of self-destruction
24 September 2010 | by Samiam3See all my reviews

Ironically, there is something kind of impressive about the sheer sloppiness of Day Watch (sequel to Night Watch) I would never have thought it possible for a fictional movie to be this big a wreck and still allow me to follow the plot (but barely) Day Watch is ridiculously demanding of an audience members attention and it doesn't give us anything in return. There are no thrills/chills, scares or visual splendour, but there are a few laughs.

Day Watch collapses under the weight of too much content and not enough legitimate story. Regardless of whether this is a noble adaptation of the novel, it cheats a movie goer out of a good time. I approached Day Watch hoping it would enrich the story of Night Watch, which had a cliffhanger ending. What I saw is a completely different ballgame. All the same faces are back but the performance quality is so dreadful that these feel like new people. The ending is the kind that makes the whole thing seem pointless, and by the whole thing I also mean the plot of Night Watch.

How ever much you may have loved the first, is not gonna be enough to make Day Watch a worthy investment of time. This sloppy, overlong enterprise is in desperate need of a redo.


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Details

Country:

Russia

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

15 June 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Night Watch 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Kazakhstan See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$46,730, 3 June 2007

Gross USA:

$450,897

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$42,918,532
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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