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.
The underground tunnels used for the Lycan/vampire battle at the end of the movie were mostly shots of the same small rubble set, but shot from different angles and lighting in order to make it look like different locations underground. During the DVD commentary, director Len Wiseman laughed at this fact and pointed out the scenes in which this trick photography was used.
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. ...
When Kraven tells Selene, "Viktor is the one who murdered your precious family" he does so in his native Irish accent, an accent the character does not have.
The Lakeshore Entertainment logo is shaded blood red.
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)
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