PG-13 | | Action, Fantasy, Horror
A demon, raised from infancy after being conjured by and rescued from the Nazis, grows up to become a defender against the forces of darkness.
This movie takes its story from more than one Hellboy comic. The meat of the story comes from the "Seed of Destruction" storyline, but the rest is taken from the "Right Hand of Doom" and "Box Full of Evil" short stories. The movie also contains ... ...
Professor Trevor 'Broom' Bruttenholm:
What is it that makes a man a man? Is it his origins, the way things start? Or is it something else, something harder to describe? For me it all began in 1944, a classified mission off the coast of Scotland. The Nazis were desperate. Combining ...
After Red throws Manning under the closing door and the causeway begins to crumble under his feet, Hellboy is obviously being suspended on a trapeze since the bricks under his feet are dropping and he is staying elevated and flailing about as opposed to falling or moving forward. You can see when the camera goes to a behind the back shot, that the collar on his coat is perked up, indicating that there is a cable supporting him which was digitally erased in post-production.
During the closing credits there's a brief shot of Dr. Manning still trying to contact someone on his team and getting nothing in response. A shadow of a Sammael passes in the background as the scene fades back to credits.
$23,172,440 (USA) (4 April 2004)
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