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This is the DVD for the 1998 action/horror film, which was based on a Marvel Comics character and starred Wesley Snipes.

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A Quick Tip by smurfwreck

  • Sep 24, 2010
More or less what kicked off the modern Marvel movies, it's a pretty decent vampire flick. Snipes overacts the part a bit though...
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review by . April 04, 2007
This is a great movie. Wesley is perfect in the role of Blade and Stephen Dorff makes an excellent baddie. It's fast paced, hard hitting from the very beginning and always has me gripped to the end. The fight scenes are brilliant as are the effects. I think the reason I liked it so much was the humor of the characters, it was done in a way that although the film is great it doesn't take itself too seriously.    Many films have been made with vampire subject matter being the main …
review by . August 11, 2003
posted in Movie Hype
I've never read any of the "Blade" comics, so I'm reviewing this film with absolutely nothing in print to compare it to. This is a solid action film that raises the bar for other comic hero movies. Snipes is superb as "Blade" and Dorff handles the role of "Deacon Frost" exceptionally well. It's a very dark film that has a continuous techno vibe to it. The fight scenes in this film are excellent and, much like "Mortal Kombat," driven by techno music. Unlike "Mortal Kombat," this movie isn't campy. …
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Genre: Action, Adventure
Release Date: 1998
MPAA Rating: R
Screen Writer: David S. Goyer
DVD Release Date: 2001
Runtime: 120 minutes
Studio: New Line Cinema
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