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Underworld: Awakening (2012)

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When human forces discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan clans, a war to eradicate both species commences. The vampire warrior Selene leads the battle against humankind.

Directors:

Måns Mårlind (as Mårlind), Björn Stein (as Stein)

Writers:

Len Wiseman (screenplay), John Hlavin (screenplay) | 7 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kate Beckinsale ... Selene
Stephen Rea ... Dr. Jacob Lane
Michael Ealy ... Detective Sebastian
Theo James ... David
India Eisley ... Eve
Sandrine Holt ... Lida
Charles Dance ... Thomas
Kris Holden-Ried ... Quint
Jacob Blair ... Officer Kolb
Adam Greydon Reid ... Med Tech #1
Catlin Adams ... Olivia
Robert Lawrenson ... Waterfront Cop
Lee Majdoub ... Desk Guard #1
John Innes ... Medical Supervisor
Tyler McClendon ... Scientist
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Storyline

Mankind discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan species and they begin a war to annihilate the races. When Selene meets with Michael, they're hit by a grenade. 12 years later, Selene awakens, and meets the vampire, David. She learns she had been the subject of the scientist Dr. Jacob Lane and the Vampire and Lycan species have been practically eradicated from Earth.. Now, Selene and David have to protect a 12-year-old girl against the Lycans who intend to use her. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Vengeance Returns See more »

Genres:

Action | Fantasy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and gore, and for some language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The film continues the characteristic of the series that the major supporting parts are played by well-known actors from the UK, in this case Charles Dance and Stephen Rea. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 1 min) Selene gets shot in the back repeatedly when entering the building yet there is no damage to her coat or corset. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Selene: The Vampire and Lycans clan have been at war for centuries before I was born, their endless conflict hidden from the human world. I was turned by a Vampire. And given the strength to avenge my family against the Lycans. And I was good at it. Then I found Michael Corvin, a human that was neither turned by Vampire nor Lycan, but a hybrid of the two. And everything changed. Allies turned enemies, and Vampire elders I had protected for now six centuries now wanted me dead. We ...
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References Torso (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

Heavy Prey
Written by Sturm, Lenardo, and producer Dave Hidek.
Performed by Lacey Sturm
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This story play line leads away from the original concept
20 January 2012 | by kpole65See all my reviews

I was very disappointed with this movie. Too much action and seems throw together very quickly even though it took 3 years before it came out. I was looking for this movie to go together with the other sequels and it did not. Writers need to stick to the story line more than drift this far from it. It seems that they were more concerned with the 3-D graphics than anything else and no information was given why somethings were happening to the main character when they were no possible with the second sequel. I was hoping that they would have went back to explain why Marcus changed Victor or even when the Corvinus family got changed.


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Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

20 January 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Underworld: New Dawn See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,306,725, 22 January 2012

Gross USA:

$62,321,039

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$160,112,671
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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