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Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

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A prince of the mythical world starts a rebellion against humanity in order to rule the Earth, and Hellboy his team must fight to stop him from locating the all-powerful Golden Army.

Director:

Guillermo del Toro

Writers:

Guillermo del Toro (screenplay), Guillermo del Toro (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ron Perlman ... Hellboy
Selma Blair ... Liz Sherman
Doug Jones ... Abe Sapien / Chamberlain / Angel of Death
John Alexander ... Johann Krauss / Bethmoora Goblin
James Dodd ... Johann Krauss
Seth MacFarlane ... Johann (voice)
Luke Goss ... Prince Nuada
Anna Walton ... Princess Nuala
Jeffrey Tambor ... Tom Manning
John Hurt ... Professor Broom
Brian Steele ... Wink / Cronie / Spice Shop Troll / Cathedral Head / Fragglewump
Andrew Hefler Andrew Hefler ... Agent Flint
Iván Kamarás ... Agent Steel
Mike Kelly ... Agent Marble
Jeremy Zimmermann Jeremy Zimmermann ... Auctioneer
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Storyline

After saving the world from the evil Russian mystic, Grigory Rasputin, in Hellboy (2004), the red-skinned gun-toting demon and humankind's strange protector, Hellboy, now struggle to accept that the operations of the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defence must remain secret. As if that weren't enough, the powerful Elven-prince, Nuada, is bent on retrieving the fragments of a crown that commands the indestructible Golden Army: an omnipotent legion of clockwork warriors that can destroy all humans. Now, before this new menace, all hope rests on Hellboy and Liz's old brothers-in-arms, as well as the ectoplasmic being, Johann Krauss. However, the Earth's supernatural defenders seem to be no match for Nuada's unstoppable forces. Did Hellboy and the rest bite off more than they could chew? Written by Nick Riganas

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and some language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

FRANCHISE TRADEMARK: (51): There is the number "51" stenciled into the side of the compound, seen several times, since we find out in Hellboy (2004) that it's "Sector 51". It may also, in both movies, be a reference to Area 51. See more »

Goofs

When Johann speaks German it is generally nonsense, and sometimes the grammar is incorrect. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Professor Trevor 'Broom' Bruttenholm: My son, would you turn off that wretched puppet, and brush your teeth?
Young Hellboy: Don't call him a puppet!
Professor Trevor 'Broom' Bruttenholm: I beg your pardon?
Young Hellboy: He's not a puppet! Howdy Doody's real!
Professor Trevor 'Broom' Bruttenholm: Well, Mr. Dee-dee Doo-doo will have to say good night.
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Crazy Credits

The film title is forged by clockwork machinery. See more »


Soundtracks

Autumn
from the "Four Seasons"
Written by Antonio Vivaldi
Performed by Cho-Liang Lin (Violin), Anthony Newman (Harpsicord), International Sejong Soloists
Courtesy of Naxos
By Arrangement with Source/Q
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Hellboy II
7 July 2008 | by girlskiierSee all my reviews

I went to a screening of Hellboy II and loved it. I did not see the first movie, nor have I read the comic book. In fact, I knew nothing before getting the invitation. The movie is very smart, very comical and very well done in my opinion. I found myself laughing a lot, something the rest the audience was not doing. Either they just didn't get it or I didn't. There were quite a few subliminal messages and the subtext was heavy. Environmental issues, man versus nature and how we treat the planet. Political issues, world dominance and who really deserves to live or die or rule. Love and how much a person is willing to do to get it and keep it. I liked Hellboy II so much I am going to see the first one and hopefully the third.


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Country:

USA | Germany | Hungary

Release Date:

11 July 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Hungary See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$34,539,115, 13 July 2008

Gross USA:

$75,986,503

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$168,319,243
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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