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Underworld: Blood Wars (2016)

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Vampire death dealer, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) fights to end the eternal war between the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kate Beckinsale ... Selene
Theo James ... David
Tobias Menzies ... Marius
Lara Pulver ... Semira
Charles Dance ... Thomas
James Faulkner ... Cassius
Peter Andersson ... Vidar
Clementine Nicholson ... Lena
Bradley James ... Varga
Daisy Head ... Alexia
Oliver Stark ... Gregor
Zuzana Stivínová ... Vampire Council #1 (as Zuzana Stivinova)
Brian Caspe ... Vampire Council #2
Jan Nemejovský ... Vampire Council #3 (as Jan Nemejovsky)
Sveta Driga ... Amelia (as Driga Sveta)
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Storyline

The next installment in the blockbuster franchise, UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS follows Vampire death dealer, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) as she fends off brutal attacks from both the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her. With her only allies, David (Theo James) and his father Thomas (Charles Dance), she must stop the eternal war between Lycans and Vampires, even if it means she has to make the ultimate sacrifice. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

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Every bloodline must end. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Saami

Release Date:

6 January 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Underworld: Next Generation See more »

Filming Locations:

Prague, Czech Republic See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,688,751, 6 January 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$30,348,260, 3 March 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$76,130,534, 27 January 2017
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Dolby Atmos

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This movie contains 4 cast members from the Game of Thrones (2011) universe. This includes Charles Dance (Thomas) who portrayed Tywin Lannister, Tobias Menzies (Marius) who portrayed Edmure Tully, James Faulkner (Cassius) who portrays Randyll Tarly and Lara Pulver (Semira) who voiced Lady Elissa Forrestor in Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series (2014). See more »

Goofs

One of the vampires is ween welding the gate back on. Arc welding give of very high amounts of UV rays so this would have killed him and anyone else nearby. See more »

Quotes

Semira: Don't think, Varga. You'll hurt yourself.
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The Bad Chick in Black is Back
8 January 2017 | by view_and_reviewSee all my reviews

I watch the Underworld movies for pure action, a little bit of story, and seeing a bad chick kicking butt. As far as girl power movies go, the Underworld franchise is one of--if not--my favorite.

Underworld: Blood Wars was, of course, more of Selene (Kate Beckinsale) being the bad B in black. She was still on the lam hiding from both Vampires and Lycans. She had to deal with Marius (Edmure Tully err uh Tobias Menzies) this new and improved Lycan leader and Thomas (Tywin Lannister err uh Charles Dance) an old guard Vampire.

The movie offered me what I was looking for. I'm not some Vampire or Lycan purist. I don't mind their story being retold in different ways or their core attributes being altered as well. Did they get after it? Were there some ooh and aah moments? Yes and yes. I found myself oohing and aahing a few times (or more correctly saying OH and DAM!).

I will say that there was one drawback. The last installment was 2012, five years ago--the one before that was 2009 and the one before that was 2006 and the one before that was 2003. My point being that, whereas Selene does do a narrative recap at the beginning it wasn't nearly enough to totally refresh my memory on who everyone was and why they all hate her. I'd seen all of them but only once and it wasn't like I memorized characters or even the central theme of the four previous episodes. This movie was still able to stand on its own even with the brief synopsis of how she got to the point she was at. It's a solid movie that can be viewed all on its own if one should choose to.


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