Underworld (2003)

A young man who has pledged his life to helping others finds himself in a pitched battle between two gangs of supernatural villains in this blend of horror story and action thriller. Michael Corvin (Scott Speedman) is a medical student who… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 19, 2003
DVD Release Date: January 6, 2004
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Critic Score: 31% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Though stylish to look at, Underworld is tedious and derivative.

Time Out

These vampires have no teeth -- hell, they don't even fly.

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Scott Von Doviak
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com

Dark Shadows for the Playstation 2 generation.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Pulpy, punk-ish story with some intense violence.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

'Your incompetence is most taxing,' says the chief vampire (Bill Nighy). A line that pretty much nails this rusty Blade.

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

I've been waiting a long time to see a Shakespearean werewolf vampire movie and here it is.

Cole Smithey

...a hybrid horror and action film that succeeds as neither.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

The sort of movie in which the head vampire telegraphs his evil by using a cell phone and dressing like the Kinks' Ray Davies in the early '80s.

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David Edelstein

125 minutes is a long time to stare at a movie that's basically in bleached blue-and-white with occasional splotches of brick red.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Fails to deliver with anything truly tasty or memorable.

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Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
I loved this idea, loved it, I love vamp and werewolf movies, brooding, dark, gothic and violent, just for adults, the way it should be, its just a litte too… More
EightThirty .
04/08/2011 (ONLINE) <b>One of the COOLEST flicks!! </b>When this first came out and I'd seen it, I just was wow'ed and was totally into… More
MisterYoda ?
three stars
Directors Cat
[img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon14.gif[/img] I've always been a fan of the whole lycan vs vampire genre and this is one… More
Everett Johnson
Vampires vs. Werewolves, is all you need to know about "Underworld". When his came out, I remember thinking "bout time they made a movie about… More
Tyler Kirk
A boring film with no amazing plot or stellar acting, only shooting, effects, and action. This is Twilight for adults, and of course, Twilight was a movie… More