Underworld is a 2003 American action horror film directed by Len Wiseman and written by Kevin Grevioux and Danny McBride. The film stars Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Shane West, Bill Nighy, and Michael Sheen. The film follows Selene, a vampire warrior, who is forced to team up with a vampire hunter named Michael Corvin to stop a lycan conspiracy to wipe out both the vampire and human races. The film was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $92 million worldwide against a production budget of $22 million. It spawned a franchise that includes three sequels, a prequel, and a television series. The film begins with Selene (Kate Beckinsale), a vampire warrior, hunting a lycan (a werewolf) in the sewers of Budapest. She kills the lycan and returns to her vampire coven, led by Viktor (Bill Nighy). Viktor is informed that the lycans are planning to attack the coven, and he orders Selene to protect the vampire elders. Selene meets Michael Corvin (Scott Speedman), a human doctor who is attacked by a lycan. Selene saves Michael and takes him to the coven, where he is healed by the vampire doctor, Andreas Tanis (Steven Mackintosh). Viktor reveals that Michael is the last surviving member of the Corvin family, and that his blood contains a rare enzyme that can make vampires immune to sunlight. The lycans attack the coven, and Selene and Michael escape. They are pursued by Lucian (Michael Sheen), the leader of the lycans, who wants Michael's blood for himself. Selene and Michael eventually reach the vampire city of Corvinus, where they meet Marcus Corvinus (Tony Curran), the oldest vampire in the world. Marcus reveals that he created the lycans centuries ago, and that he wants to use Michael's blood to become immortal. Selene and Michael escape from Corvinus, and they are pursued by Lucian and his lycans. They eventually reach the surface, where they are rescued by the vampire elders. The elders reveal that they have been working with the lycans to destroy each other, and that they plan to use Michael's blood to create a new race of immortal beings. Selene and Michael decide to stop the elders, and they team up with Lucian to defeat them. They succeed in destroying the elders, and they release Michael's blood into the air. The blood kills all of the vampires and lycans, and it creates a new race of beings that are neither vampire nor lycan. Underworld was a critical and commercial success. The film received mixed reviews from critics, but it was a box office hit, grossing over $92 million worldwide against a production budget of $22 million. The film spawned a franchise that includes three sequels, a prequel, and a television series.

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Underworld (2005)

Horror/Fantasy · 0h 4m · 9/19/2003

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Underworld is a 2003 American action horror film directed by Len Wiseman and written by Kevin Grevioux and Danny McBride. The film stars Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Shane West, Bill Nighy, and Michael Sheen. The film follows Selene, a vampire warrior, who is forced to team up with a vampire hunter named Michael Corvin to stop a lycan conspiracy to wipe out both the vampire and human races. The film was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $92 million worldwide against a production budget of $22 million. It spawned a franchise that includes three sequels, a prequel, and a television series. The film begins with Selene (Kate Beckinsale), a vampire warrior, hunting a lycan (a werewolf) in the sewers of Budapest. She kills the lycan and returns to her vampire coven, led by Viktor (Bill Nighy). Viktor is informed that the lycans are planning to attack the coven, and he orders Selene to protect the vampire elders. Selene meets Michael Corvin (Scott Speedman), a human doctor who is attacked by a lycan. Selene saves Michael and takes him to the coven, where he is healed by the vampire doctor, Andreas Tanis (Steven Mackintosh). Viktor reveals that Michael is the last surviving member of the Corvin family, and that his blood contains a rare enzyme that can make vampires immune to sunlight. The lycans attack the coven, and Selene and Michael escape. They are pursued by Lucian (Michael Sheen), the leader of the lycans, who wants Michael's blood for himself. Selene and Michael eventually reach the vampire city of Corvinus, where they meet Marcus Corvinus (Tony Curran), the oldest vampire in the world. Marcus reveals that he created the lycans centuries ago, and that he wants to use Michael's blood to become immortal. Selene and Michael escape from Corvinus, and they are pursued by Lucian and his lycans. They eventually reach the surface, where they are rescued by the vampire elders. The elders reveal that they have been working with the lycans to destroy each other, and that they plan to use Michael's blood to create a new race of immortal beings. Selene and Michael decide to stop the elders, and they team up with Lucian to defeat them. They succeed in destroying the elders, and they release Michael's blood into the air. The blood kills all of the vampires and lycans, and it creates a new race of beings that are neither vampire nor lycan. Underworld was a critical and commercial success. The film received mixed reviews from critics, but it was a box office hit, grossing over $92 million worldwide against a production budget of $22 million. The film spawned a franchise that includes three sequels, a prequel, and a television series.

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Kate Beckinsale

Selene
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Scott Speedman

Michael Corvin
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Michael Sheen

Lucian
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Shane Brolly

Kraven
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Bill Nighy

Viktor
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Erwin Leder

Singe
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Sophia Myles

Erika
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Robbie Gee

Kahn (as Robby Gee)
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Wentworth Miller

Dr. Adam Lockwood
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Kevin Grevioux

Raze
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Zita Görög

Amelia
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Dennis J. Kozeluh

Dignitary (as Dennis Kozeluh)
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Scott McElroy

Soren
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Todd Schneider

Trix
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Sándor Bolla

Rigel
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Hank Amos

Nathaniel
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Zsuzsa Barsi

Gunshot Girl
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Richard Cetrone

Pierce (as Rich Cetrone)
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Mike Mukatis

Taylor
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Sándor Boros

Candidate #1
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János Oláh

Candidate #2
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Andreas Patton

Death Dealer Captain
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Danny McBride

Mason
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Jazmín Damak

Sonja
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Atilla Pinke

Wolfgang
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Judit Kuchta

Zsuzsa
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Vanessa Nagy

Timea
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Ildikó Kovács

Michael's Old Girlfriend
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Brian Steele

Werewolf
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Kurt Carley

Werewolf
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Zoltan Papp

Werewolf
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Len Wiseman

Director
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