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Based on the graphic novels by Mike Mignola, Hellboy, caught between the worlds of the supernatural and human, battles an ancient sorceress bent on revenge.

Director:

Neil Marshall

Writers:

Andrew Cosby (screenplay by), Mike Mignola (based on the Dark Horse Comic Book "Hellboy" created by)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Stanley ... Arthur
Brian Gleeson ... Merlin
Nadya Keranova Nadya Keranova ... Sister
Maria Tepavicharova Maria Tepavicharova ... Sister (as Mariya Tepavicharova)
Ana Tabakova Ana Tabakova ... Sister
Milla Jovovich ... Nimue / The Blood Queen
Penelope Mitchell ... Ganeida
Terry Randal Terry Randal ... Priest
Ian McShane ... Professor Broom
David Harbour ... Hellboy
Mario de la Rosa ... Esteban Ruiz / Camazotz
Christopher Mata Christopher Mata ... Referee
Atanas Srebrev ... Agent Madison
Dawn Sherrer Dawn Sherrer ... Agent Strode
Michael Heath ... Butler
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Storyline

Hellboy is a supernatural being who is the son of a fallen angel. He came to our world in 1944 as a result of a mystical ritual. The Occultists of the Third Reich had long tried to gain an advantage in the war, hoping to attract the ideal soldier to the ranks of the fascist army. Hellboy was exactly the one they needed, but they never managed to make their plans a reality. The demon from hell fell into the hands of Americans and began to serve them, protecting the world from mysterious threats. This time he is sent to England to meet face to face with Merlin's wife. Just a battle with the Blood Queen will lead to the end of the world, which the monster tried to avoid all his life. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

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Rated R for strong bloody violence and gore throughout, and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The filmmaking team tried to be vigilant about keeping Hellboy's design as distinguishable from the original live-action films as possible, hence their decision to take their inspiration directly from the amazing source material and the illustrators who had populated the comics in the past. They kept as close as they could while still ensuring the character would be tangible and realistic among humans. "If we translated the comics one to one, David wouldn't be able to perform, and so much of this is performance. We had to scale it down because you want his expressions to translate." See more »

Goofs

The Land Rover driven through London about 3/4 of the way through the movie has the registration YD17MRB. If you check this,it turns out it's on a motorcycle, a Triumph Bonneville Bobber. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Professor Bruttenholm: [narrating] The year is 517 A.D., known as the Dark Ages and for fucking good reason. An endless war between the armies of man and creatures of darkness has raged across Britain. And in retribution of man's injustices for creatures, the immortal witch Vivvienne Nimue has spread her deadly plague threatening mankind off the face of the earth. And so at Pendle Hill, beneath an ancient oak tree, King Arthur... Yes, that King Arthur, and his powerful wizard Merlin, were forced to ...
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Crazy Credits

There is a mid-credits scene featuring the team, and a post-credits scene featuring Baba Yaga. See more »


Soundtracks

Symphony No. 5
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Arranged and Performed by Tony Lewis and Mike Reed
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Could Have Been Better
11 April 2019 | by ymyusedaSee all my reviews

Rating 7.0/10 Yet another big blockbuster action movie based on a comic is the base of Hellboy. A few people had mentioned this movie before it came out and reassured me it would be good, but it was the opposite. If you enjoy the comic books or are a fan of action and science fiction, you might even enjoy this movie. If you're not stay away. Could have been better. Decent acting, Good effects but very lousy story. Nevertheless, they were still entertaining !!


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Release Date:

12 April 2019 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,045,147, 14 April 2019

Gross USA:

$21,903,748

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$44,664,690
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