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The Last Witch Hunter (2015)

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The last witch hunter is all that stands between humanity and the combined forces of the most horrifying witches in history.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vin Diesel ... Kaulder
Rose Leslie ... Chloe
Elijah Wood ... Dolan 37th
Ólafur Darri Ólafsson ... Belial
Rena Owen ... Glaeser
Julie Engelbrecht ... The Witch Queen
Michael Caine ... Dolan 36th
Joseph Gilgun ... Ellic
Isaach De Bankolé ... Max Schlesinger
Michael Halsey ... Grosette
Sloane Coombs ... Elizabeth
Lotte Verbeek ... Helena
Dawn Olivieri ... Danique
Inbar Lavi ... Sonia
Armani Jackson ... Armani
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Storyline

The modern world holds many secrets, but the most astounding secret of all is that witches still live amongst us; vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world. Armies of witch hunters battled the unnatural enemy across the globe for centuries, including Kaulder, a valiant warrior who managed to slay the all-powerful Queen Witch, decimating her followers in the process. In the moments right before her death, the Queen curses Kaulder with her own immortality, forever separating him from his beloved wife and daughter in the afterlife. Today Kaulder is the only one of his kind remaining, and has spent centuries hunting down rogue witches, all the while yearning for his long-lost loved ones. However, unbeknownst to Kaulder, the Queen Witch is resurrected and seeks revenge on her killer causing an epic battle that will determine the survival of the human race. Written by Lionsgate

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All Will Be Tried. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of fantasy violence and frightening images | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | China | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 October 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Last Witch Hunter See more »

Filming Locations:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,812,861, 23 October 2015

Gross USA:

$27,367,660

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$146,936,910
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Vin Diesel had been a Dungeons and Dragons player for many years (he taught Dame Judi Dench to play on the set of The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)). The main character in this movie was partly based on his old Dungeons and Dragons character (Melkor) who was a Witch Hunter. He used one of the third party Dungeons and Dragons books to create the character class, as he loved being a Ranger type, but also like to use a few spells too. See more »

Goofs

After Kaulder discovers that Dolan 36th is still alive, he notices something on Dolan 36th's finger. He reaches down and lifts Dolan 36th's finger to get a better look, but in the closeup one can see that the hand of the person holding Dolan 36th's finger is of someone whose skin is considerably darker than Kaulder's. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Belial: I swear to you, every single mother and daughter, father and son taken from us by the Black Plague will be avenged. It is their Witch Queen who brought this curse upon our lands. And in her death lies our salvation. Be warned, brothers. She will never truly perish until her heart beats its last. Let fear be dead to us. There is no going back, for there is nothing to go back to.
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Crazy Credits

The Summit Entertainment logo appears on a parchment in ink, with the text is written in runic script before morphing into normal letters. See more »

Alternate Versions

The UK version theatrical release is cut in order to secure a 12A rating. During post-production, the distributor was informed by the BBFC that the film was likely to be passed 15 but that their preferred (and more profitable) 12A could be achieved by making a number of reductions to moments of violence and horror. When the film was submitted for formal classification, acceptable reductions had been made and the film was classified 12A. The subsequent video release is uncut with a 15 classification. See more »

Connections

Referenced in D&Diesel (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2, Moonlight
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by Jenõ Jandó (as Jeno Jando)
Courtesy of Naxos by arrangement with Source/Q
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Watch-able?
22 October 2015 | by ollaroncoolSee all my reviews

I didn't expect much from this movie. In fact, the only reason why I went to watch it was because of Vin Diesel.

It's another one of those Hollywood cliché filled movies. Don't expect much of a storyline other than bad things happened to my family, I became a witch hunter, defied death and killed witches. It's just filled with moments you know exactly how they're going to turn out if you've seen any other movie from Hollywood.

The visual effects were good enough. And the actors played their role. The plot has so much potential. Something like knights of the round table dedicated to incarcerating witches for using black magic. It's a nice idea but poorly executed since the idea is crushed half way into the movie.

Go see it if you like 21st century shotgun + sword action and Vin Diesel. Otherwise stay way from it.


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