R | | Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Selene, a vampire warrior, is entrenched in a conflict between vampires and werewolves, while falling in love with Michael, a human who is sought by werewolves for unknown reasons.
(at around 1h 27 mins) Although Lucian is the lead Lycan, he only ever shifts once into his full werewolf form, and that's in a flashback scene.
The war had all but ground to a halt in the blink of an eye. Lucian, the most feared and ruthless leader ever to rule the Lycan clan, had finally been killed. The Lycan horde scattered to the wind in a single evening of flame and retribution. ...
(at around 59 mins) Viktor is referred to as 'The oldest and strongest vampire', but if Marcus Corvinus is the first vampire, and is an elder still living in the current time in the movie, then Viktor cannot possibly be the oldest.
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In the original release of the movie, Jázmin Dammak played the part of Sonja, Viktor's daughter, in the flashback scenes, however after the release of Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009), a version is available (most notably on U.S. Netflix) where scenes with Rhona Mitra were inserted in place of the original scenes.
$2,110,410 (Europe) (19 September 2003)