• Underworld: Awakening (2012)

Underworld: Awakening

Release Date: January 20th, 2012

DVD Release Date: May 8th, 2012

R |1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary

In the years since she and her human-lycan lover, Michael, defeated Elder Marcus, vampire warrior Selene (Kate Beckinsale) has been taken captive by humans, while they wage an all-out war against both lycans and vampires. Awakening after more than a decade, Selene discovers that Michael is dead, but that she has given birth to his daughter, Eve. Shunned by nearly all surviving vampires, save one (Theo James), even Selene seems powerless against her latest opponent: a genetically enhanced lycan.

Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Stephen Rea, Michael Ealy, Theo James, India Eisley, Charles Dance, Sandrine Holt, Adam Greydon Reid

Director: Måns Mårlind , Björn Stein

Genres: Fantasy , Horror , Action

Production Co: Lakeshore Entertainment

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Quest, Mystery, Daughter, Revenge

Ratings & Reviews

  • 35

    Murky and perpetually bluish in tinge, Underworld: Awakening does and gets little with the 3-D in which it's being offered, and ends by shamelessly setting up a further and fatally unnecessary installment. show more

  • 50
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    More aggressively violent and thankfully less mythology driven than previous installments, Underworld: Awakening is strictly for the converted. show more

  • 63
    David HiltbrandPhiladelphia Inquirer

    There's not much to this movie beyond a slick procession of dark, gleaming violence. But Selene lovers would pay good 3D money to see her fight a parking ticket. show more

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