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Blade II (2002)

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

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Guillermo del Toro

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Marv Wolfman (character), Gene Colan (character) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wesley Snipes ... Blade
Kris Kristofferson ... Whistler
Ron Perlman ... Reinhardt
Leonor Varela ... Nyssa
Norman Reedus ... Scud
Thomas Kretschmann ... Damaskinos
Luke Goss ... Nomak
Matt Schulze ... Chupa (as Matthew Schulze)
Danny John-Jules ... Asad (as Danny John Jules)
Donnie Yen ... Snowman
Karel Roden ... Kounen
Marit Velle Kile Marit Velle Kile ... Verlaine
Tony Curran ... Priest
Daz Crawford ... Lighthammer
Santiago Segura ... Rush
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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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Certificate:

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Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English | Romanian | Czech

Release Date:

13 June 2002 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Blade 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Czech Republic See more »

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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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Sound Mix:

DTS-ES | Dolby Digital EX | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Comic Book Artists Mike Mignola and Timothy Bradstreet worked as conceptual artists. See more »

Goofs

When Rush throws his motorcycle into a "lowside" skid Blade jumps over the tail of the bike, but the next shot shows him jump over and kick Rush square in the back. See more »

Quotes

Blade: How do you feel?
Whistler: Like hammered shit.
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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 »

Alternate Versions

As of 2013, the SyFy Channel cable TV version of the film did the usual time and content editing and left the ending where Rush is attacked and killed by Blade in the adult entertainment theater venue. As of 2016 and 2017, often re-airings of the film end after Nyssa dies in Blade's arms after he mercy kills her by putting her out in the sun. See more »

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References Predator (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Tao of the Machine
Written by Tariq Trotter (as Tarik Trotter) and BT (as Brian Transeau)
Performed by The Roots & BT
Produced by BT
The Roots appear courtesy of MCA Records
BT appears courtesy of Nettwerk Productions
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Nonstop big screen action
14 October 2002 | by Keith-35See all my reviews

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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