R | | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Blade forms an uneasy alliance with the vampire council in order to combat the Reapers, who are feeding on vampires.
Pop Icon Michael Jackson was originally going to have a cameo in the "House of Pain" sequence as a "Vampire Pimp" that Nyssa encounters as she searches the upstairs hall. Jackson had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts and the part was played by a Czech actor.... ...
Silver don't do jack shit man, don't waste the bullets!
Reinhardt: You hear me Chupa?
Chupa: Say cheese!
When Blade first enters the Vampires headquarters, Nyssa pushes several buttons on a keypad that light up in red. When we see the keypad again, a different set of buttons are lit.
The background of the "New Line Cinema" logo is red instead of the traditional black and blue light background.
As of 2013, the SyFy Channel cable TV version of the film did the usual time and content editing and left the ending where Rush is attacked and killed by Blade in the adult entertainment theater venue. As of 2016 and 2017, often re-airings of the film end after Nyssa dies in Blade's arms after he mercy kills her by putting her out in the sun.
Right Here, Right Now
Written by Ice Cube (as O'Shea Jackson), Paul Oakenfold, Andy Gray and Steven John Osborne (as Steven Osborne)
Performed by Ice Cube & Paul Oakenfold
Produced by Paul Oakenfold and Steven John Osborne (as Steve Osborne)
Ice Cube appears courtesy of Priority Records
Paul Oakenfold appears courtesy of Maverick Recording Company / Perfecto Records / Mushroom Records (UK) Limited
English, Romanian, Czech
$32,528,016 (USA) (24 March 2002)
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