Hellboy II: The Golden Army (Hellboy 2)
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (Hellboy 2) (2008)

Ron Perlman returns to the role of the big red BPRD agent in this sequel to 2004's Hellboy, directed once again by Guillermo del Toro and scripted as before in collaboration with original Hellboy creator Mike Mignola. For centuries, an… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: June 28, 2008
DVD Release Date: November 11, 2008
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Guillermo del Toro crafts a stellar comic book sequel, boasting visuals that are as imaginative as the characters are endearing.

Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

The parade of creatures Del Toro and his team have come up with as this scenario unfolds, starting with a tour of the legendary Troll Market that one-ups the Mos Eisley cantina scene in Star Wars, will make you want to tip your hat in wonder.

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Joshua Katzman
Chicago Reader

Del Toro's previous film, the complex, visually arresting Pan's Labyrinth, demonstrated his growth as a filmmaker, and though the themes here aren't as profound, the striking set design and use of nonhuman characters carry over.

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Scott Weinberg

You've got enough ideas for an entire geek-friendly trilogy in this one crazy movie.

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Tom Charity

Let's hope Universal stays the course and gives us that opportunity. People as creative as del Toro and his gang need all the support we can give them.

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Bruce Diones
New Yorker

This film is happy to coast on its good humor and brilliant action pieces. Fair enough, since del Toro has taken the poetry of some of his best work and butched it up, creating some of the most amazing-looking creatures and battles of his career.

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Jay Stone

In a season of endless comic book superheroes, Hellboy II is a unique visual feast.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

Despite its comic-book trappings, Hellboy II, even more so than its predecessor, Hellboy, resembles nothing so much as an art film phantasmagoria.

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Laremy Legel

In the end I found myself pulling for the bad guy -- because at least he was interesting.

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Derek Malcolm
London Evening Standard

This, like the first Hellboy, is del Toro on holiday in Hollywood, having as much fun as he can without totally compromising his considerable powers of invention.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
Jens S.
Guillermo del Toro did it again. His imagery and visual language are unique in fantasy cinema. He easily exceeds expectations for his second Hellboy film and… More
Eugene Bernabe
Guillermo del Toro's sequel to his 2004 comic-book-success is humorous, exciting and majestic as it explores a whole different realm of the… More
xGary Xx
The infernal superhero and his team reunite to stop an elfin prince from reawakening a dormant robotic army to wage war on mankind. One thing that you can take… More
Phil Hubbs
Monster mash springs to mind with this sequel hehe its good, plain and simple. With a better story line and more action this Hellboy is a better animal than the… More
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Alex roy
Considering, I'm not that that big a fan of Hellboy, I thought this sequel was pretty good. I very much preferred this film over the first, and I thought… More