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Blood: The Last Vampire (2009)

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A vampire named Saya, who is part of covert government agency that hunts and destroys demons in a post-WWII Japan, is inserted in a military school to discover which one of her classmates is a demon in disguise.

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Chris Nahon

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Chris Chow (screenplay), Kenji Kamiyama (character) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ji-hyun Jun ... Saya (as Gianna)
Allison Miller ... Alice McKee
Liam Cunningham ... Michael Harrison
JJ Feild ... Luke
Koyuki ... Onigen
Yasuaki Kurata ... Kato Takatora
Larry Lamb ... General McKee
Andrew Pleavin ... Frank Nielsen
Michael Byrne ... Elder
Colin Salmon ... Powell
Masiela Lusha ... Sharon
Ailish O'Connor Ailish O'Connor ... Linda
Constantine Gregory ... Mr. Henry
Joey Anaya ... Creature
Khary Payton ... Creature
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Storyline

In 1970, the four hundred year-old skilled samurai Saya is sent to the Kanto High School in an American military base in Tokyo by the Council, a secret society that has been hunting vampires for centuries. Saya has the appearance of a teenager but is the tormented half-breed creature with the soul of her human father and the powers and need of blood of her vampire mother. She is obsessed to face the powerful demon Onigen that killed her father. In the base, Saya saves Alice McKee, who is the daughter of General McKee and commander of the base, from the attack of several vampires. When General McKee is killed by a member of the Council, Alice runs to the hotel where Saya is lodged. They join forces and go to the countryside to chase Onigen. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Where evil grows she preys See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody stylized violence | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Hong Kong | France | China

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

4 June 2009 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Blood: El último vampiro See more »

Filming Locations:

Dali, Yunnan, China See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$110,029, 12 July 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$257,412

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,874,530
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DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

South Korean actress Ji-hyun Jun, who adopted the English screen name Gianna Jun for the release, plays the role of Saya. See more »

Goofs

After Saya hides Allison under a wicker basket, Allison draws the wicker threads aside to see the fight better. Then there's a shot from inside of the basket, and the threads are on their original positions. After some time there's another shot like that ant the threads are spread like they should be. See more »

Quotes

Onigen: You think the more demons you kill the more human you become, don't you? How naïve.
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Connections

Remake of Blood: The Last Vampire (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Kappa Ex.
Written by Naoko Yamano / Shonen Knife
Performed by Shonen Knife
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Really fun adventure
12 July 2009 | by wyessdesignSee all my reviews

Martial arts, women with swords, and VAMPIRES...what's not to love???!!! Yes the CGI could have been more realistic... Yes some of the acting could have been better... But if you go into a movie like this looking for academy-award winning performances you're barking up the wrong tree. BLOOD The Last Vampire is a fun adventure with good visuals, cool styling, and great fight scenes. Compared to the thin/non-existent plots in the latest blockbusters coming out of Hollywood this summer, BLOOD is almost an Oscar contender. If you're looking to take an exciting journey into a world where demons are among us hunted down by hot, sword wielding, bad-ass chicks...buy some popcorn, sit back, and enjoy the ride!


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