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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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Amelia (as Driga Sveta)
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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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Protect the bloodline.

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

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6 January 2017 (USA)  »

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Underworld: Next Generation  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,688,751 (USA) (6 January 2017)

Gross:

$30,348,260 (USA) (3 March 2017)
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The first Underworld film to be rated a 15 certificate in the United Kingdom since Underworld (2003). The other Underworld sequels have been rated an 18. See more »

Goofs

Moments after Selene is stabbed on the frozen lake, Amelia pronounces the word "buggery" as "budgery". See more »

Quotes

Selene: [Final lines] There is no beginning, there is no end. There is only becoming.
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Connections

References Ichi the Killer (2001) See more »

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Sound of Your Scream
Performed by Brain Mantia (Bryan Kei Mantia) and Melissa Reese (as Brain and Melissa)
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A welcome new addition to the franchise
4 December 2016 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

If you're reading this review, I take it you're actually considering watching the fifth installment of an action-horror vampire/werewolf franchise; so, this is not for those who will be pointing fingers at 'originality' or 'depth' of the script, right? Okay.

Taking the movie as it is, its purpose and audience in mind, I can definitely say it delivers: way better than the last one (Underworld Awakening), Blood Wars is highly entertaining, never boring, extremely fast-paced and the Selene we have here is less robotic and more developed than we've seen her before. That, in itself, is saying something!

It also expands the story a bit; it doesn't feel like a "been there done that" at all. If I hadn't seen the trailers, I would be actually mildly surprised at some of the twists & turns of the movie. That, my friends, is also saying something!

By the end of the movie, I'm sure that fans will be pleased to see that there's still plenty of life left for the franchise. And even if you're going in for the first time - which is unlikely - you're probably going to understand and be able to enjoy the film as a stand-alone adventure. That's saying a lot!


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