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Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000)

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When a girl is abducted by a vampire, a legendary bounty hunter is hired to bring her back.

Director:

Yoshiaki Kawajiri

Writers:

Hideyuki Kikuchi (novel), Yoshiaki Kawajiri (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew Philpot Andrew Philpot ... D (voice)
John Rafter Lee ... Meier Link (voice)
Pamela Adlon ... Leila (voice) (as Pamela Segall)
Wendee Lee ... Charlotte (voice)
Michael McShane ... Left Hand (voice) (as Mike McShane)
Julia Fletcher Julia Fletcher ... Carmila (voice)
Matt McKenzie ... Borgoff (voice)
John DiMaggio ... John Elbourne / Nolt / Mashira / Sheriff (voice) (as John Dimaggio)
Alex Fernandez ... Kyle (voice)
Jack Fletcher ... Grove (voice)
John Hostetter ... Polk (voice)
Dwight Schultz ... Benge / Old Man of Barbarois (voice)
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn ... Caroline (voice)
John DeMita ... Alan Elbourne / Priest (voice) (as John Demita)
Debi Derryberry ... Girl (voice)
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Storyline

It is many thousand years in the future. Vampires once ruled the night but have seen their numbers reduced by fearless bounty hunters. One such hunter is D, the halfbreed son of a human mother and vampire father. When a girl from a rich family is taken from her home by the vampire Meier Link, her father contracts both D and the Markus brothers (a rival group of hunters) to race to retrieve her. As the heroes fight their way through Meier's hired guards, they begin to suspect that the girl may have gone with him willingly. Written by Lordship

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

When the Sun Sets... The Hunt Begins


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence/gore | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Japan | USA

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

28 September 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,521, 23 September 2001

Gross USA:

$151,086

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$151,086
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Emi Shinohara and Wendee Lee voice the Japanese and English versions of each other's character for this film and Yoshiaki Kawajiri's other film, Ninja Scroll (1993). See more »

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[first lines]
Title card: The distant future... vampires rule the night, but their numbers are dwindling. With huge bounties on their heads, a class of hunters has emerged: Bounty Hunters. One hunter is unlike the rest. He is a dunpeal: a half-human half-vampire. At war with himself, feared by all, tortured and alone, he is... Vampire Hunter D.
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Connections

Featured in Anime Abandon: Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Tooku Made
Performed by Do As Infinity (Japanese version)
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Maybe the best anime piece ever
26 July 2004 | by scobbahSee all my reviews

As we saw that Vampire Hunter D was high ranked on IMDb, we decided to give it a shot. Loaded up with some expectations, who comes naturally when a piece is placed good at IMDb, we enjoyed the movie from the very early beginning to the very end. I was astonished! At first, the whole piece is animated in a way that I really find attractive. I mean, not the regular ninja-banzai-anime-style, but instead this beautiful way of animating this alternative reality put up on your tv. I really like ancient stuff like vampires and more goth related stuff when it comes to animes, and this one got it all. With a terrific story the piece develops and bounds the viewer into the magic world of Vampire Hunter D. I just simply love it because of the vibe it gives me! A sober 10 out of 10, no doubts about it.


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