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Hellboy II [videorecording] : the golden army /

by Gordon, Lawrence [pro]; Richardson, Mike [pro]; Levin, Lloyd [pro]; Toro, Guillermo del [drt]; Mignola, Michael [cre]; Perlman, Ron [aus]; Blair, Selma [aus]; Jones, Doug [aus]; Tambor, Jeffrey [aus]; Goss, Luke [act]; Walton, Anna [act]; MacFarlane, Seth [aus]; Hurt, John [aus]; Elfman, Danny [cmp]; Universal Pictures (Firm); Relativity Media; Dark Horse Comics; Dark Horse Entertainment (Firm); Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2008]Description: 2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).Language note: English (Dolby 5.1, DVS 2.0, Dolby 2.0), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1), dubbed Spanish (Dolby 2.0) dialogue or English DVS audio tracks, and optional English SDH, French or Spanish subtitles (available for film and special features)Title notes: $21.99 (YA) 12/20/2008 (si)Other title: Hellboy two; Golden army.Subject(s): DVD-Video discs | Hellboy (Fictitious character : Mignola) -- Drama | Good and evil -- Drama | Elves -- Drama | Monsters -- Drama | Battles -- Drama | Parapsychology -- Drama | Maquinaria -- Teatro | Batallas -- Teatro | Fantasy films | Action and adventure films | Thrillers (Motion pictures) | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Video recordings for people with visual disabilities | Feature films | Feature films -- United States | Fiction filmsOnline resources: Connect to reviews of this title online.
Incomplete contents:
[disc 1] Feature film -- [disc. 2] Bonus disc.
Cast: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Doug Jones, Jeffrey Tambor, Seth MacFarlane, John Hurt, Luke Goss, Anna Walton.Summary: An evil elf prince breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures. He declares war against humanity. He is on a mission to release the golden army, a deadly group of fighting machines that can destroy the human race. As war is ready to erupt, Hellboy and his team of paranormal outcasts prepare to face off with the forces of darkness in the ultimate battle of good versus evil.
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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 ancient truce has kept the naïve citizens of the human race safe from the horrors of the invisible realm -- but that's all about to change, and fast. A ruthless leader has emerged in the invisible realm, a tyrant just as comfortable walking the surface realm as he is living in the land of fantasy. When this power-mad ruler defies his bloodline to assemble an unstoppable army of fantastical creatures that he will use to wage a supernatural war on humanity, it begins to appear that humankind's days are numbered. But Hellboy (Perlman) isn't about to stand idly by as the planet is purged by a demonic despot, and with a little help from his team at the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense, he may just be able to send our otherworldly overlords packing. Of course, Hellboy's pyrokinetic girlfriend, Liz (Selma Blair), is always willing to conjure up an inferno or two when things get desperate, aquatic Abe (Doug Jones) is prepared to dive headlong into any battle, and protoplasmic mystic Johann (voice of Thomas Kretschmann) proves an invaluable companion in times of inter-dimensional conflict. Now, as the creatures who inhabit the spiritual realm gear up for an all-out attack on the human plane, the only one capable of saving the Earth is a tough-talking hellspawn rejected by both worlds. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

$21.99 (YA) 12/20/2008 (si)

DVD, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DVS 2.0 stereo; Special features: Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo).

DVD-ROM system requirements: Compatible with Apple iTunes (except 64-bit Windows XP) / Video iPod/iPhone/Apple TV and Window Media. Internet connection and DVD-ROM drive required. Code that permits activation of digital copy may not be valid after 10/31/09. For iTunes transfer and Apple devices, iTunes account and digital copy activation required, use subject to iTunes Terms of Service.

English (Dolby 5.1, DVS 2.0, Dolby 2.0), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1), dubbed Spanish (Dolby 2.0) dialogue or English DVS audio tracks, and optional English SDH, French or Spanish subtitles (available for film and special features)

Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Doug Jones, Jeffrey Tambor, Seth MacFarlane, John Hurt, Luke Goss, Anna Walton.

Director of photography, Guillermo Navarro ; editor, Bernat Vilaplana ; music, Danny Elfman.

Based upon the Dark Horse comic book created by Mike Mignola.

Special features: disc 1: Troll Market tour (with director Guillermo del Toro); feature commentary with Guillermo del Toro; feature commentary with Selma Blair, Jeffrey Tambor & Luke Goss; set visits; Zinco epilogue animated comic; deleted scenes with optional director's commentary. Disc 2: prologue; "Hellboy: in service of the Demon" (2:34 min.) ; production workshop (Professor Broom's puppet theatre); pre-production vault (director's notebook, gallery); marketing campaign; DVD-ROM access to screenplay on .PDF.

An evil elf prince breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures. He declares war against humanity. He is on a mission to release the golden army, a deadly group of fighting machines that can destroy the human race. As war is ready to erupt, Hellboy and his team of paranormal outcasts prepare to face off with the forces of darkness in the ultimate battle of good versus evil.

[disc 1] Feature film -- [disc. 2] Bonus disc.

MPAA rating: PG-13; for sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and some language.

This disc is copy protected.

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