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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

Ron Perlman and David Harbour, both of whom portrayed Hellboy, were born in April. Perlman was born on April 14 and Harbour was born on April 6. This film made its debut on or around both actors' individual birthdays: the film premiered on Harbour's birthday and the film was theatrically released two days before Perlman's birthday. See more »

Goofs

During the flashback scene with Alice's parents, the demon is seen escaping up an open fireplace. It was already established in an earlier scene that Alice lives in a London tower block so an open fireplace could not exist there. See more »

Quotes

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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

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Soundtracks

16 Shots
Performed by Stefflon Don
Written by Stefflon Don (as Stephanie Allen), Fred Gibson
Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Courtesy of Polydor
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I really like the character of Hellboy with his little John McClane side, i.e. « I did not ask to be here, but as I am stuck here, please let me smash them all, one by one, just to have a little fun », and the dark atmosphere. The soundtrack is punchy and punk rock. At last, the Computer Generated Imagery is globally successful. For now: that's heavy! Nevertheless, the story is so predictable and terribly far-fetched. In short: desperately annoying. It's really an uninterrupted series of dismemberments, decapitation and eye-gouging delights during manifold battles against apocalyptic monsters. These scenes are strung together at a blistering pace for one disappointing purpose: make you forget an incoherent script full of moronic plot twists. Well, well, well, ... another film without much interest than we will quickly forget.


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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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2.39 : 1
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