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Blade II (2002)

Blade forms an uneasy alliance with the vampire council in order to combat the Reapers, who are feeding on vampires.

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Storyline

A rare mutation has occurred within the vampire community. The Reaper. A vampire so consumed with an insatiable bloodlust that they prey on vampires as well as humans, transforming victims who are unlucky enough to survive into Reapers themselves. Now their quickly expanding population threatens the existence of vampires, and soon there won't be enough humans in the world to satisfy their bloodlust. Blade, Whistler (Yes, he's back) and an armory expert named Scud are curiously summoned by the Shadow Council. The council reluctantly admits that they are in a dire situation and they require Blade's assistance. Blade then tenuously enters into an alliance with The Bloodpack, an elite team of vampires trained in all modes of combat to defeat the Reaper threat. Blade's team and the Bloodpack are the only line of defense which can prevent the Reaper population from wiping out the vampire and human populations. Written by Sean Daly

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When Evil Strikes, One Man, Still Has The Edge. See more »


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Rated R for strong pervasive violence, language, some drug use and sexual content | See all certifications »

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22 March 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blade 2: Bloodhunt  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$54,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$32,528,016, 24 March 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$82,348,319

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$155,010,032
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Donnie Yen, a martial arts star who plays a member of the Bloodpack (Snowman), was also the film's fight choreographer. See more »

Goofs

After the fight scene between Blade, Asad, and Nyssa, where Blade tells the 2 of them to remove their masks, Nyssa begins to remove her mask with her left hand and then in the next shot we see it has become her right hand. See more »

Quotes

Scud: [after revealing he's a familiar] They needed my help to bring you here to control Nomak. The old fuck, he was always just bait. I mean, look at him. He's your only real weakness, man. You may be fast, you may be strong and all that other bullshit, but in the end, B, you're just too human!
[punches Whistler in the face]
Whistler: Well, you little shit!
[Scud punches him again]
Scud: You think they scoped out my security system? I let them in, asshole!
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Crazy Credits

The background of the "New Line Cinema" logo is red instead of the traditional black and blue light background. See more »

Connections

Referenced in One Step Beyond: The Making of 'Alien: Resurrection' (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Mind What You Say
Written by Lennox Brown
Performed by Lennox Brown (as Buppy)
Courtesy of Brown II Productions
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User Reviews

 
Nonstop big screen action

You've seen Blade. You know the story. Now sit back and immerse yourself in this non-stop action movie.

The pace at the beginning is Guyver, with a little Fist of the North Star and Tenchi thrown in. I think it was inspired from Anime.

I missed the Tai Chi sword forms in Blade, but we've got some Wing Chun instead. It's all good.

There's no time for romance, or humor, just friendship, moral courage and action. The lighting, background music, visual and audio effects are all excellent.

I've seen this movie on DVD but the effects are diminished. You really need to see this movie on the big screen preferably with DTS sound.


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