BloodRayne (2005) Movie Review

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BloodRayne (2005)

2005 | R | Horror, Action, Fantasy, Adventure
95 minutes / 1h 35min

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BloodRayne Plot Synopsis:

In the Eighteenth Century, Rayne is the half-human half-vampire Dhampir and the lead attraction in a carnival's freak-show in Romania. When she escapes, she meets a fortuneteller that tells that her mother was raped by the king of the vampires Kagan and she decides to destroy her father. In her journey for revenge, she meets Vladimir and Sebastian, the leaders of the fortress of vampire hunters Brimstone, and she joins their society. She seeks for powerful talismans to defeat Kagan, while the skilled warriors Vladimir and Sebastian train her to face the forces of Kagan and her human side falls in love with Sebastian.

BloodRayne (2005) Review

Uwe Boll created his movie adaptation of BloodRayne (2005) based on the popular game franchise. This vampire film had an estimated $25 million movie budget to take in only $2.4 million at the US box office. If that is not bad enough, between the Razzie Awards and The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards, BloodRayne won 4 of these awards and was nominated for 11 more. BloodRayne was a bomb. BloodRayne stars an incredible all star cast including Kristanna Loken, Ben Kingsley, Michelle Rodriquez, Billy Zane, Michael Madsen, and Meat Loaf but the cast is not everything.

BloodRayne takes us back to the 18th century. Rayne (Kristanna Loken) escapes from the freak show to join a group of vampire slayers. Her motive is to slay the vampire who violated her mother and made her, the outcome of that union.

BloodRayne action scenes and special effects could not save the film. The screenplay written by Guinevere Turner was bashed along with Uwe Boll as the director, and they both took most of the criticism as the main cause of the films terrible rating. Under these circumstances, the cast of talented actors ended up with below than average performances.

  • BloodRayne Rating Scores
  • Our Score: 2
  • Overall Score: 1.81
  • IMDB: 2.9
  • MetaCritic: 1.8
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 0.4

About BloodRayne 2005

Title: BloodRayne
Year: 2005
Runtime: 95 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Horror, Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Reviewer: Score: 1 / 5 stars Avg. Rating: 0.9/5 stars from 32,261 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 32,261 MPAA Rating: R
BloodRayne Cast Starring: Udo Kier, Ben Kingsley, Michael Madsen, Mike Dopud, Michael Paré, Vasilescu Valentin, Michael ParĂ©, Darren Shahlavi, Billy Zane, Constantin Barbulescu, Dicu Aurel, Rocky Taylor, Matthew Davis, Meat Loaf, Banica Gheorghe, Michelle Rodriguez, Geraldine Chaplin, Daniela Nane, Ingrid Bisu, Madalina Constantin, Romeo Raicu, Will Sanderson, Mihai Ionita, Kofi Yiadom, Ho-Sung Pak, Dorin Zaharia, T.J. Storm, Chris Torres, Robert Alexander Baer, Cristina Iulia Pavalache
BloodRayne Writers: NA
BloodRayne Director: Uwe Boll
Box Office: $1,550,000
Production: Fantastic Films International
Website: http://www.bloodrayne-themovie.com/
Language: English
Country: Germany, USA