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Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

16 Ratings: 2.8
The third film in the "Underworld" series is a prequel that tells the history behind the blood feud between vampires and werewolves.

   This prequel to Len Wiseman’s UnderworldandUnderworld: Evolution is distinctively different, especially minus the nimble vampire warrior star, Selene (Kate Beckinsale). Underworld: Rise of the Lycans takes its cues from the vampire/werewolf … see full wiki

Genre: Action, Adventure
Release Date: January 23, 2009
MPAA Rating: R
5 reviews about Underworld: Rise of the Lycans
Quick Tip by . July 09, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
not as good as the rest of the underworld movies, but still worth the watch. you get the background of the lycans and the vampire royality. it makes the whole story come togeather really nicely.
review by . January 26, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
Rhona Mitra as Sonja
      First off, let me just say that I am a fan of the "Underworld" franchise and I do think that Kate Beckinsale is one of the most beautiful women on the planet. Plus, I am also a sucker for tales about vampires and werewolves. That said, this newest installment of the franchise "Underworld: Rise of the Lycans" doesn't have the previous two films' director, (although Len Wiseman still has credits for the story) and the absence of Beckinsale is …
review by . December 03, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
You know Hollywood is running out of fresh ideas when they start making movies that mix and match old ideas together hoping for a hit. The best example of this is in the horror - action genre where the trend of the decade is making movies featuring both vampires and werewolves. So far, the two biggest franchises in this theme are Underworld and Twilight. The latter is for teenage girls, while the former is better suited for everyone older. The Underworld trilogy ends with this movie, starring Rhona …
review by . February 04, 2009
UnderWorld: Rise of the Lycans Poster
Of the early 2000's, the Underworld franchise in my opinion has been the best trilogy made in this decade and perhaps in the top 10 best trilogies of all time.  However these films never seem to have gotten the media attention they deserved.  They have always had this sort of cult following, yet the films keep making enough money were sequels and prequels were able to get made and Rise of the Lycans was just as good as the previous two films, sticking to the great dark and true Gothic …
review by . March 07, 2009
Well I haven't seen the other two Underworld movies, but thought that with this being a prequel it would probably be better that I start with this anyway. I've heard such good things about this series which gave me really high hopes, but how disappointed was I to see it be a corny, ridiculous and quite shallow film. I was hoping for a bit of the sexy Kate Beckinsale which seems like one of the main selling points of the prior two movies, but alas it was not meant to be.      The …
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