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Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

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The mythical world starts a rebellion against humanity in order to rule the Earth, so Hellboy (Ron Perlman) and his team must save the world from the rebellious creatures.

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Guillermo del Toro

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Guillermo del Toro (screenplay), Guillermo del Toro (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ron Perlman ... Hellboy
Selma Blair ... Liz Sherman
Doug Jones ... Abe Sapien / Chamberlain / Angel of Death
John Alexander ... Johann Krauss / Bethmoora Goblin
James Dodd ... Johann Krauss
Seth MacFarlane ... Johann (voice)
Luke Goss ... Prince Nuada
Anna Walton ... Princess Nuala
Jeffrey Tambor ... Tom Manning
John Hurt ... Professor Broom
Brian Steele ... Wink / Cronie / Spice Shop Troll / Cathedral Head / Fragglewump
Andrew Hefler Andrew Hefler ... Agent Flint
Iván Kamarás ... Agent Steel
Mike Kelly ... Agent Marble
Jeremy Zimmermann Jeremy Zimmermann ... Auctioneer
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Storyline

In this continuation to the adventure of the demon superhero, an evil elf breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures, as he declares war against humanity. He is on a mission to release The Golden Army, a deadly group of fighting machines that can destroy the human race. As Hell on Earth is ready to erupt, Hellboy (Ron Perlman) and his crew set out to defeat the evil Prince before The Golden Army can destroy humanity's existence. Written by ctfabian

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and some language | See all certifications »

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Details

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Country:

USA | Germany | Hungary

Language:

English | Scottish Gaelic

Release Date:

11 July 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hellboy 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Hungary See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$34,539,115, 13 July 2008

Gross USA:

$75,754,670

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$160,388,063
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In both Hellboy movies' opening titles sequences, there is a brief shot of a spoof drawing of the "Vitruvian Man" by Leonardo Da Vinci. In this movie, it's of a Golden Army soldier. In Hellboy (2004), it's Hellboy. See more »

Goofs

When the army first awakens, the camera pans out away from the four agents, with the throne in the background. Although in the shots before and after, the Prince and Princess are standing directly in front of the throne, they are obviously not present in this shot. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Professor Trevor 'Broom' Bruttenholm: My son, would you turn off that wretched puppet, and brush your teeth?
Young Hellboy: Don't call him a puppet!
Professor Trevor 'Broom' Bruttenholm: I beg your pardon?
Young Hellboy: He's not a puppet! Howdy Doody's real!
Professor Trevor 'Broom' Bruttenholm: Well, Mr. Dee-dee Doo-doo will have to say good night.
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The film title is forged by clockwork machinery. See more »

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Referenced in Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan (2011) See more »

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Can't Smile Without You
Written by Christopher Arnold (uncredited) (as Chris Arnold), David Martin (uncredited) and Geoff Morrow (uncredited)
Performed by Barry Manilow
Courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainemnt
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Hellboy II
7 July 2008 | by girlskiierSee all my reviews

I went to a screening of Hellboy II and loved it. I did not see the first movie, nor have I read the comic book. In fact, I knew nothing before getting the invitation. The movie is very smart, very comical and very well done in my opinion. I found myself laughing a lot, something the rest the audience was not doing. Either they just didn't get it or I didn't. There were quite a few subliminal messages and the subtext was heavy. Environmental issues, man versus nature and how we treat the planet. Political issues, world dominance and who really deserves to live or die or rule. Love and how much a person is willing to do to get it and keep it. I liked Hellboy II so much I am going to see the first one and hopefully the third.


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