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|Directed by:||David S. Goyer|
|Written by:||David S. Goyer|
|Produced by:||Avi Arad; Cale Boyter; Toby Emmerich; Stan Lee; Peter Frankfurt; David S. Goyer; Lynn Harris; Art Schaefer; Wesley Snipes; Kevin Feige|
|Music by:||Ramin Djawadi|
|Edited by:||Conrad Smart; Howard E. Smith|
|Distributed by:||New Line Cinema|
|Released:||December 8th, 2004|
|Running time:||113 min.|
|Gross:||$52,411,906 (US) |
|Previous:||Blade II (2002)|
|Next:||Blade: The Series|
Blade: Trinity is an American feature film of the action and supernatural horror genres. It is based on characters and concepts featured in comic books published by Marvel Comics, and is the third and final installment in the Blade film series. The movie was written and directed by David S. Goyer and produced by New Line Cinema and Marvel Enterprises. It was released theatrically in the United States on December 8th, 2004.
Cast[edit | edit source]
|Kris Kristofferson||Abraham Whistler|
|Jessica Biel||Abigail Whistler|
|Ryan Reynolds||Hannibal King|
|Parker Posey||Danica Talos|
|Mark Berry||Chief Martin Vreede|
|John Michael Higgins||Doctor Edgar Vance|
|Callum Keith Rennie||Asher Talos|
|Triple H||Jarko Grimwood|
|Michael Anthony Rawlins||Wilson Hale|
|James Remar||Ray Cumberland|
|Eric Bogosian||Bentley Tittle|
|Kimani Ray Smith||Doh|
|Shannon Powell||Woman bystander|
|Michael St. John Smith||FBI agent|
|Alex Rae||Goth guy wannabe|
|Erica Cerra||Goth vixen wannabe|
|Raymond Sammel||Security guard|
|John Ulmer||Security guard|
|Justin Sain||Security guard|
|Camille Martinez||Hysterical mother|
|Michelle Stoll||Vance's assistant|
|Dawn Mander||Biomedica technician|
|Gabriel Beristain||One-eyed newspaper vendor|
|Michel Cook||SWAT member|
|Johanna Olson||Shanghai dancer|
|Brian Steele||Drake creature|
Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- The character of Blade was created by comic book writer Marv Wolfman and illustrator Gene Colan. He first appeared in the 10th issue of the original Tomb of Dracula comic book series.
- The tagline to this film is "He's fought the forces of darkness alone... until now."
- Production on Blade: Trinity began on September 22nd, 2003. Principal filming concluded on January 22nd, 2004. The movie was filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as well as Montreal, Québec and Toronto. 
- There are a total of forty-six credited cast member in this film. Eleven are female cast members and thirty-five are male cast members.
- At its widest release, Blade: Trinity was screened in 2,192 theaters. It had remained in release for a total of fifty-five weeks (389 days). 
- An unrated version of Blade: Trinity was released in Region 1 DVD format by Warner Bros. on May 15th, 2007. The unrated version had a running time of 123 minutes, which is ten minutes longer than the theatrical release. 
- This movie was released on DVD as part of the "Blade Trilogy Collection". This version was also released by Warner Bros. on May 15th, 2007. Total running time on the collection is 363 minutes. 
- Blade: Trinity was released on region free Blu-ray by Warner Bros. on June 19th, 2012. Single disc with 1080p resolution. 
- This is David S. Goyer's second feature film as a director. He previously directed the 2002 indie drama Zig Zag. Goyer also wrote the scripts for all three installments of the Blade film series.
- This is the first live-action appearance of the Nightstalkers. Other than Hannibal King, their membership roster is completely different from the characters show in the comics.
- This is the third and final appearance of Abraham Whistler; dies (for real) in this film.
- This is the first and only appearance of Abigail Whistler, who is the daughter of Abraham Whistler. This character is unique to the continuity of the Blade film series and does not have a Marvel Comics counterpart.
- Apparently, going into battle while wearing ear-buds improves one's physical prowess. They certainly don't seem to prohibit Abigail Whistler.
- Actor Paul Levesque, also known as "Triple H", is best known for his work as a professional wrestler and later, general manager of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Other wrestlers of note who have made the jump from ring performer to actor include Paul Wight, Adam Copeland, John Cena, Dwayne Johnson, Hulk Hogan, Dave Bautista, "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, and many others.
- Director of photography Gabriel Beristain makes a cameo appearance in the film as a one-eyed newspaper vendor.
See also[edit | edit source]
External Links[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Box Office Mojo; Blade: Trinity (2004); Title summary; Original Release.
- IMDB; Blade: Trinity (2004); Filming & Production.
- Amazon.com; Blade: Trinity (2004) DVD; Unrated Version. Product details.
- Amazon.com; Blade Trilogy Collection; Product details.
- Bluray.com; Blade: Trinity (2004); Video details.
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