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Half man, half vampire ... and consumed by a desire to avenge the curse of his birth and save the human race from a blood-drenched Armageddon! The sword-wielding warrior Blade (Wesley Snipes) returns to fight the Reapers, a new race of super vampires hell-bent on annihilating all other vampires before destroying the entire human race. Blade aligns himself with a high-powered team of vampires to defeat an evil greater than either has ever battled.
© 2002 New Line Productions, Inc. and Marvel Enterprises
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Critics Consensus: Though Blade II offers more of what worked in the original, its plot and character development appear to have been left on the cutting room floor.
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Common Sense Says
Icky, bloody vampire sequel.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Blade II has intense gore, which falls just on this side of a slasher film. All kinds of decapitations, bloodletting, tracheotomies, etc., are inflicted on various human-like beings. Although the vampires combust in a cloud of sparks when killed, it comes too late to avoid seeing brains, hearts and tendons, and oceans of blood. Blade, at one point, gets strapped to an impalement table, which shoots spikes through various limbs and organs. There is also a scene of horrible vampire self-mutilation. Even by action-movie standards, it is very graphic. Characters use strong language and there are sexual situations. Interestingly, in the original Blade, the vampires were a rainbow nation of evil with many different ethnic groups represented, but in Blade II, there are two ethnic vampires on Blade's hit-squad, but none in the crowd scenes, or as antagonists.
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- Genre:Action, Horror, Fantasy
- Release Date:March 22, 2002
- Audio Format:5.1
- Screen Pass Eligible:Yes
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