• Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

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Hellboy II: The Golden Army

Release Date: July 11th, 2008

DVD Release Date: November 11th, 2008

PG-13 |2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

Hellboy (Ron Perlman), his pyrokinetic girlfriend, Liz (Selma Blair), and aquatic empath, Abe Sapien (Doug Jones), face their biggest battle when an underworld prince (Luke Goss) plans to reclaim Earth for his magical kindred. Tired of living in the shadow of humans, Prince Nuada tries to awaken an ancient army of killing machines to clear the way for fantasy creatures to roam free. Only Hellboy can stop the dark prince and prevent humanity's annihilation.

Cast: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Doug Jones, Jeffrey Tambor, John Hurt, Luke Goss, Anna Walton, John Alexander

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Action

Production Co: Universal Pictures, Dark Horse Entertainment

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: New York City, 2000s, Girlfriend, 1950s, Revenge, Love, Rescue, Intense, Sacrifice

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    With writer-director del Toro given free license to go where his singular vision takes him, Hellboy II plays like Guillermo's Greatest Hits with even hotter visual effects. show more

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Imagine the forges of hell crossed with the extraterrestrial saloon on Tatooine, and you have a notion of Guillermo del Toro's Hellboy II: The Golden Army. show more

  • 88
    Rene RodriguezMiami Herald

    It's a dry, mundane title. It's also the only thing about the film that doesn't blow your mind right out of its comfortable, I've-seen-all-this-before rut. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Nominated Makeup
Nominated Outstanding Action Performance By a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009)