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.
The filmmakers decided not to make the film too bloody, so as to avoid an R-rating, and thought of things they could substitute for the blood. While filming the fight between Hellboy and the monster in front of the people in the subway, Ron Perlman suggested ... ...
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 ...
Broom mentions Adolph Hitler as being a prominent member of the Thule Society while explaining the origins of the BPRD to Myers. As far as is known Hitler actually went to great pains to distance the Nazi party from the Society which was publicly dissolved well before Hitler ever came to power.
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)
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