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 c...
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 nave 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 toug...
|Pros||Some funny moments, some good action, love the special effects|
|Cons||Lame story, so-so acting, overall not as fun as the original or as good|
|Bottom Line||Sure, the special effects are great, but what's the use if the story sucks? It breaks my heart, but this movie isn't that good. Sorry, Guillermo.|
|Pros||Good action sequences, Wry humor|
|Bottom Line||A good follow-up to the original movie and is a good example of a Superhero movie.|
|Pros||Outstanding Visuals and Action Sequences|
|Cons||Run of the Mill Story Line|
|Bottom Line||Hellboy 2 is an outstanding action movie with some great visual effects. The storyline is nothing special but it works.|
|Pros||Very entertaining movie. Good plot and cast.|
|Cons||Will be too different for some viewers.|
|Bottom Line||Hellboy II: The Golden Army was a wonderfully entertaining movie. Fans of the first movie or the character in general should give it a chance.|
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