Blood: The Last Vampire
Blood: The Last Vampire (2009)

On the surface, Saya is a stunning 16-year old girl, but that youthful exterior hides the tormented soul of a 400 year-old "halfling". Born to a human father and a vampire mother, she has for centuries been a loner, obsessed with… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 20, 2009
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22%
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33%



Critic Score: 22% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Based on a classic anime series, Blood: The Last Vampire is a tedious, shoddily acted, amateurish picture that loses all charm in the transition to live-action.

Michael Ordoņa
Chicago Tribune

Often-unwatchably dim.

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Ted Fry
Seattle Times

This live-action update of a popular Japanese anime film from 2000 has a heart full of mythology, but its fangs are dulled by an anemic script and clumsy action sequences that are notable mostly for an excess of cheese, not blood.

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Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

The dialogue is horrible (sample exchange: "Little bitch is out of control"), the acting is worse.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

Watch True Blood, Let the Right One In or Twilight instead. Or wait for Thirst or New Moon or Daybreakers or ...

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Dan Zak
Washington Post

The peculiar, comic-book-like computer graphics -- artful at first -- finally overtake Blood and make it look like a video game instead of a graceful, graphic martial arts movie.

Sean Axmaker
Seanax.com

... a bizarre mix of sensibilities that falls apart into a mess of cultural cues. The result is as tone deaf as the confused accents.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Not only isn't the new effort up to the standards of the anime, it's bloody awful by any standard.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Suffers from abusive close-ups, repetitive fight sequences and uninspired demon design.

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James O'Ehley
fantastiqueZINE

Feels like one of those Underworld sequels, but with a samurai-wielding Japanese schoolgirl instead of the tight leather outfits . . .

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Flixster Audience Score: 33% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
Awesome carnage and fight scenes have no idea how close to the anime it is at all.
Red Lats
I liked the fight scenes. Trying to figure out who was the bad guys and who was the good guys was quite difficult. Maybe if I watch it three times.
Cynthia S.
This was a really good attempt at a very cool story. The fight scenes were really quite fun to watch. The girl that played Saya did a bang-up job. The computer… More
Dean !
A good story for a film, based on the Anime film....from what I saw almost scene for scene the same? Sadly this is ruined by really dodgy CGI for the blood and… More
xGary Xx
A warrior vampire in 1970s Japan finally tracks down the demon who murdered her father she has been seeking for hundreds of years. Obviously trying very hard to… More
Dean McKenna
It contains good martial arts and cool storytelling, and it turns the vampire genre on its ear. This film based on the popular anime movie is good regardless of… More

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