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Four years after scoring a box-office touchdown with Blade (1998), actor Wesley Snipes returns to portray the Marvel Comics character again in this sequel that teams him with Mexican horror director Guillermo del Toro. A half-vampire, half-human hybrid, Blade (Snipes) is a merciless vampire hunter bent on destroying the bloodsuckers that feed on humanity. The keys to Blade's success are a serum that allows him to resist the urge for blood and an array of inventive, deadly weapons, both of which were once supplied by his mentor, Whistler (Kris Kristofferson). Since Whistler's death, Blade has relocated to Prague and recruited the pot-smoking slacker Scud (Norman Reedus) to take the place of his father figure, but then he discovers that Whistler's not dead after all: He's been infected with the vampire virus. Reunited with Whistler, Blade is dealt an even bigger surprise: His greatest enemy, vampire leader Damaskinos (Thomas Kretschmann), wants to make peace with him. It seems that the vampires are facing a greater threat than Blade and hope to persuade him to fight the Reapers, a mutated super-race of vampires on a rampage of murder, indiscriminately killing both humans and their fellow bloodsuckers while sucking their victims dry. Blade agrees to a truce and joins the Bloodpack, an elite squad of commandos originally formed to fight Blade himself. Soon, the vampire soldiers discover that the virus responsible for creating their enemies is spreading rapidly and can be traced back to a mysterious "Patient Zero." Blade 2 (2002) co-stars Ron Perlman, Leonor Varela, Donnie Yen, and Matt Schulze. ~ Karl Williams, Rovi
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|Publisher|| [United States] :New Line Home Entertainment :2002
Distributed by Warner Home Video,
|Other Titles|| Blade two
Goyer, David S.
Toro, Guillermo del, 1964-
Perlman, Ron, 1950-
New Line Cinema Corporation.
Amen Ra Films.
Imaginary Forces (Firm)
New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson, Ron Perlman.
Director of photography, Gabriel Beristain ; editor, Peter Amundson ; music, Marco Beltrami ; costume designer, Wendy Partridge ; production designer, Carol Spier.
MPAA rating: R for strong, pervasive violence, language, some drug use and sexual content.
In English and Spanish, with English and Spanish subtitles.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002.
Special features: Audio commentary with Guillermo del Toro ; Director's notebook ; interactive menu pages access image scans and text from Guillermo del Toro's private notebooks. Bonus video pods for key concepts illuminate [del Toro's] creative processs ; "Blade II : Blood Brothers" featurette with writer David S. Goyer ; "The Blood Pact" : collection of documentaries on the making of Blade II ; deleted/alternate scenes with director commentary ; music video : Cypress Hill and Roni Size : "Child of the Wild West" ; art gallery, trailers, and more.
Blu-ray DVD: 1080p high definition 16 x 9 1.85:1 presentation ; DTS-HD master audio, English 7.1, English 5.1 ; Dolby Digital: Español 2.0. Subtitles: English SDH and Español.
1 videodisc (approximately min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.