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.
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 ...
In the subway station fight, Hellboy fights the monster as the train comes into the station and leaves again. In a shot a minute later, the monster swings its arm at Hellboy and the reverse shot shows the train passing behind Hellboy again. However, in shots before and after, there was no second train on the heels of the first that passes by for a split second. The shot must have been moved from the prior sequence.
The film title is formed from a cathedral passageway, accompanied by documents of Hellboy's sightings.
The Hellboy 3-disc director's cut DVD is ten minutes longer. (132 minute director's cut versus 122 minute regular version). Restores a few deleted/extended scenes back into the movie.
$23,172,440 (USA) (4 April 2004)