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Release Date: April 2nd, 2004

DVD Release Date: July 27th, 2004

PG-13|2 hr 5 min

Plot Summary
At the end of World War II, the Nazis attempt to open a portal to a paranormal dimension in order to defeat the Allies, but are only able to summon a baby demon who is rescued by Allied forces and dubbed "Hellboy" (Ron Perlman). Sixty years later, Hellboy serves as an agent in the Bureau of Paranormal Research and Defense, where he, aided by Abe Sapien (Doug Jones), a merman with psychic powers, and Liz Sherman (Selma Blair), a woman with pyrokinesis, protects America against dark forces.

Cast: Ron Perlman, John Hurt, Selma Blair, Rupert Evans, Karel Roden, Jeffrey Tambor, Doug Jones, Brian Steele

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Genres: Science fiction, Fantasy, Adventure

Production Co: Revolution Studios, Lawrence Gordon Productions, Dark Horse Entertainment

Distributors: Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Revolution Studios

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Ratings & Reviews

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  • A perfect fit in the category of instant classic, and, not incidentally, fits the profile of super-profitability. Bursting the bonds of its genre, Hellboy fills the screen with gorgeous imagery, vertiginous action and a surprising depth of feeling.

  • The film - despite being a half-hour too long - is a rocking, rolling supernatural spectacle. show more

  • Hellboy is on fire with scares and laughs and del Toro’s visionary dazzle. It’s the tenderness that comes as an unexpected bonus. show more

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