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NOTE: R18 Graphic violence

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"It's like a vampire movie, but better"
5 stars"
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It's always nice to discover an old classic, something that still tells a valid story with today's lens. Blade is a movie like that – sure, it's a vampire movie, but it's not cheesy and hasn't dated in the same way many of its peer movies have.

At its core, Blade is based on a comic book vampire hunter who has many of a vampire's cha­racteristics. Blade (the central character of this same-titled movie) is not your standard Van Helsing type of vampire killer – he's hard, brutal, and brings a level of ferocity normally reserved only for vampires to us on us.

It levels the playing field.

The start of this movie is truly amazing – the underground dance club within a slaughterhouse is a touch of brilliance, and Wesley Snipes' martial arts skills are well on display in this excellently choreographed sce­ne.

If you like vampire movies – titles like Underworld – then you'll love this one. It's brilliant, polished and refined as a visceral experience.

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"1 of the better Vampire movies"
4 stars"
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Great movie

"Vampire movie"
5 stars"
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Wesley snipes cool as

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Blade

A half-mortal, half-immortal is out to avenge his mother's death and rid the world of vampires. The modern-day technologically advanced vampires he is going after are in search of his special blood type needed to summon an evil god who plays a key role in their plan to execute the human race.

Critic Reviews:

  • " Not only is this an important movie for comic book films in general – it's just a f---ing blast! " – Chris Stuckmann
  • " Blade's stomach-turning special effects, bone-crunching martial arts, and cynical humor will more than satisfy any action-film addict's need for a fix of eye-popping escapist adrenaline. " – Michael O'Sullivan
  • " For a while, anyway, this vampire picture flies. " – Jay Boyar
Re-released on
September 17th, 2008
Movie Format
DVD Region
  • Region 4
Brand
Aspect Ratio
  • 1.78 : 1
Character
Language
English
Length (Minutes)
116
Studio
Supported Audio
  • Dolby Digital Surround 5.1
Number of Discs
1
Genres
  • Fantasy
  • Sci-Fi
Original Release Year
1998
Box Dimensions (mm)
135x190x14
UPC
9325336046654
All-time sales rank
Top 5000
Product ID
1458563

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