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Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans (2009)
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05.30.09

Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans (2009) When the human son of a werewolf is born in a cell, the evil leader of the clan of vampires, Viktor, spares his life and names him Lucian. He then forces him to transform other humans into the new breed - Lycan, and raises him as a slave wearing a leash to control his ability. Along the years, Lucian becomes a brave warrior with a great leadership over the other Lycans. He protects the aristocratic vampires during the daylight against the vicious and infectious breed of werewolves that are unable to take human form ever again. However, Viktor's daughter, Sonja, and Lucian are lovers and they secretly meet each other every now and then. Lucian unleashes and transforms in a werewolf to save the life of Sonja in a battle against the werewolves. However, Viktor sentences him to be brutally whipped thirty times and then imprisons him in the dungeon. Sonja saves Lucian and he escapes with other prisoners to the woods. When Viktor discovers that Sonja is pregnant and in love with Lucian, he locks her up in her room to force Lucian to return to the castle to rescue her, in the beginning of the feud between the two bloodlines.

Also Known As:
Underworld 3: Rise of the Lycans
Untitled Underworld Prequel

Title: Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans
Release Date: January 23, 2009
Runtime: 92 mins
Genre: Action
All Genres: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Languages: English
Country: USA, New Zealand
Colors: Color
Sound: Dolby Digital, SDDS, DTS
IMDB Rating: 6.5
Buried.com Rating: 7.5 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With U

MPAA Rating: R

MPAA Rating Reason:
Rated R for bloody violence and some sexuality.

Director(s):
Patrick Tatopoulos

Cast:
Michael Sheen ...Lucian
Bill Nighy ...Viktor
Rhona Mitra ...Sonja
Steven Mackintosh ...Tannis
Kevin Grevioux ...Raze
David Aston ...Coloman
Geraldine Brophy ...Nobleman's Wife
Leighton Cardno ...Fearful Lycan
Alex Carroll ...young Lucian (as Alexander Carroll)
Elizabeth Hawthorne ...Orsova
Jared Turner ...Xristo
Jason Hood ...Death Dealer
Mark Mitchinson ...Nobleman
Tania Nolan ...Luka
Craig Parker ...Sabas
Timothy Raby ...Janosh
Larry Rew ...Kosta
Peter Tait ...Gyorg
Olivia Taylforth ...young Sonja
Eleanor Williams ...Teenage Girl
Edwin Wright ...Death Dealer Captain
Brian Steele ...Big Lycan / Creature Performer
Shane Brolly ...Kraven
Kurt Carley ...Creature Performer
Richard Knowles ...Creature Performer
Dale Pavinski ...Lycan soldier

Producer(s):
Beth DePatie
Kevin Grevioux
David Kern
Gary Lucchesi
James McQuaide
Eric Reid
Tom Rosenberg
Skip Williamson
Len Wiseman
Richard S. Wright
Richard Wright

Writer(s):
Danny McBride
Dirk Blackman
Howard McCain
Len Wiseman
Robert Orr
Danny McBride
Kevin Grevioux
Len Wiseman
Danny McBride

Composer(s):
Paul Haslinger




Trailer(s):
Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans Horror Film Trailer 1
Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans Horror Film Trailer 2
Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans Horror Film Trailer 3
Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans Horror Film Trailer 4
Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans Horror Film Trailer 5
Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans Horror Film Trailer 6
Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans Horror Film Trailer 7

Movie Soundtrack(s):
"Steal My Romance"
"Board Up the House (Renholder Remix)"

Movie Quote(s):
  • Lucian: I'll kill you. *All* of you!
  • Lucian: I've lived by their rules my entire life. I've protected them. envied them. and for what? To be treated like an animal. We are not animals! Is this want you want? We can be slaves, or we can be... LYCANS!
  • Viktor: [to Sonja] Without the loyalty between us... We are no better than the beasts at our door.
  • Xristo: With respect Lucian, I do not see the wisdom in waiting for her. She is not one of us. Lucian: She is the one who set us free. Xristo: But she is a vampire! If she has betrayed you, she could lead them to us! Lucian: [Grabs Xristo by the throat] Death Dealers will undoubtedly be on the hunt. And they will eventually find us. But not by her doing. I trust Sonja with my life, and as long as I'm in command so will you. [Releases his hold on Xristo and walks off] Sabas: [Offscreen to Xristo] I told you not to say anything.
  • Tannis: There are twelve seats on the Council. Sonja: And we don't die often.
Movie Trivia:
  • While filming this movie, Michael Sheen was asked by Ron Howard if he could record a quick moment of dialog for Frost/Nixon (2008). Sheen, covered in fake blood from the days filming, went to his trailer and recorded the dialog, he asked someone to take a picture of him doing it and sent it to Ron Howard, who had it framed and displayed.
  • WILHELM SCREAM: Heard when werewolves climb the wall and attack the vampire guards.
  • Viktor (Bill Nighy), Lucian (Michael Sheen), and Selene (Kate Beckinsale) are the only characters/actors to appear in all three movies of the Underworld series. Each character has one movie in which they only appear in a flashback: Viktor and Lucian in Underworld: Evolution and Selene in Underworld: Rise of he Lycans.
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Keywords:
Vampire, Slave, Werewolf, Prequel, Prisoner  ...[more]


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