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The Last Witch Hunter (2015)

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The last witch hunter is all that stands between humanity and the combined forces of the most horrifying witches in history.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Kaulder
... Chloe
... Dolan 37th
... Belial
... Glaeser
... The Witch Queen
... Dolan 36th
... Ellic
... Max Schlesinger
Michael Halsey ... Grosette
Sloane Coombs ... Elizabeth
... Helena
... Danique
... Sonia
... Armani
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The modern world holds many secrets, but the most astounding secret of all is that witches still live amongst us; vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world. Armies of witch hunters battled the unnatural enemy across the globe for centuries, including Kaulder, a valiant warrior who managed to slay the all-powerful Queen Witch, decimating her followers in the process. In the moments right before her death, the Queen curses Kaulder with her own immortality, forever separating him from his beloved wife and daughter in the afterlife. Today Kaulder is the only one of his kind remaining, and has spent centuries hunting down rogue witches, all the while yearning for his long-lost loved ones. However, unbeknownst to Kaulder, the Queen Witch is resurrected and seeks revenge on her killer causing an epic battle that will determine the survival of the human race. Written by Lionsgate

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of fantasy violence and frightening images | See all certifications »

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23 October 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El último cazador de brujas  »

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Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,812,861, 23 October 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$27,367,660

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$140,396,650
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2.35 : 1
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As a retirement gift, Caulder gives Dolan 36th a Waterman 402 sterling silver 'snail' pattern eye-dropper fountain pen, made circa 1900. See more »

Goofs

Spoilers - Incorrectly regarded as goofs: When Dolan 37th calls Kaulder to say that "Dolan the 36th passed away peacefully last night" and "The ceremony will be tomorrow" is clearly the day after Kaulder, and later, Dolan 37th, visited with Dolan 36th, the night he dies. Now he can only be referring to the funeral ceremony in this call. The question then seems to be, what is the ceremony we cut to immediately after the call? This is the ceremony installing Dolan 37th as the next Dolan, even though we see there is also a closed casket there. The only things we see and hear going on at this ceremony are directly related to Dolan 37th testifying that he is worthy of the job, promising to always help Kaulder, and ending with him being branded on his arm. After that he goes outside and joins Kaulder who seems to have left before this ceremony was completed. Since we neither see nor hear anything having to do with a "funeral" ceremony we can assume that it will still take place tomorrow, as Dolan 37th said to Kaulder, and the body is simply lying in repose until then. Therefore, when they leave and go to Dolan 36th's apartment and Kaulder's statement to Dolan 37th "You were here last night, before he died, right?" is phrased correctly. See more »

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[first lines]
Belial: I swear to you, every single mother and daughter, father and son taken from us by the Black Plague will be avenged. It is their Witch Queen who brought this curse upon our lands. And in her death lies our salvation. Be warned, brothers. She will never truly perish until her heart beats its last. Let fear be dead to us. There is no going back, for there is nothing to go back to.
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The Summit Entertainment logo appears on a parchment in ink, with the text is written in runic script before morphing into normal letters. See more »

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Referenced in The Blockbuster Buster: Victor Frankenstein (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Far from the Tree
Written by Thomas Howie and Jimmy Vallance
Performed by Bob Moses
Published by Domino Publishing Company of America, Inc.
Courtesy of Domino Recording Company
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If you won't look for horror, you won't be disappointed
27 October 2015 | by See all my reviews

Expecting one thing and getting another, is one of the main reasons people end up disliking what they see. If you expect horror going to see The Last Witch Hunter, you're bound to be disappointed. It's not a horror movie - I wouldn't be seeing it if I thought it would be. This is another one of the sort of comics heroes of a new sort that Vin Diesel specializes at. Check almost all his roles, he's always creating a super tough guy, which is a borderline superhero, and very often an actual superhero without the costume. That's why he's always looking for new franchises, cinematic franchises are the modern day equivalent of comics superheroes. They carry on from one episode to the next never ending, as long as there's demand for the product. I love comics, especially sci-fi comics, and fantasy as I stated more than once is a variation of sci-fi. Now sci-fi comics aren't real sci-fi,they use the sci-fi elements to create a setting for the heroes. Same is true with any other sort of comics, the only important thing is that you can always create a new sequel, a new episode.

Considering all that, TLWH, is doing it's job very nicely. It has plenty of action, good CGI (it's not a surprise anymore, but it's still worth mentioning). It does call for a lot of suspension of judgment, and the plot itself is not always very consistent, (i'd rate it higher if it was). The acting is all right, Vin does come out a bit wooden at moments, but as a rule he's a much better actor than he's given credit for - as long as he stays inside his comfort zone. The indestructible tough guy with a sensitive heart hidden inside. Bottom line, if you want an action fantasy comics, you'll get it here. Don't look for anything else, you won't find it.


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