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The Last Witch Hunter (2015)

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The last witch hunter is all that stands between humanity and the combined forces of the most horrifying witches in history.

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The modern world holds many secrets, but the most astounding secret of all is that witches still live amongst us; vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world. Armies of witch hunters battled the unnatural enemy across the globe for centuries, including Kaulder, a valiant warrior who managed to slay the all-powerful Queen Witch, decimating her followers in the process. In the moments right before her death, the Queen curses Kaulder with her own immortality, forever separating him from his beloved wife and daughter in the afterlife. Today Kaulder is the only one of his kind remaining, and has spent centuries hunting down rogue witches, all the while yearning for his long-lost loved ones. However, unbeknownst to Kaulder, the Queen Witch is resurrected and seeks revenge on her killer causing an epic battle that will determine the survival of the human race. Written by Lionsgate

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Live forever. Hunt forever. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sequences of fantasy violence and frightening images | See all certifications »

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23 October 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El último cazador de brujas  »

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Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,812,861 (USA) (23 October 2015)

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$27,367,660 (USA)
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From the cast in this film, Vin Diesel worked on the Marvel Comics film Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Michael Caine worked on DC Comics' "The Dark Knight" trilogy and the Marvel film Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014), and Elijah Wood worked on Sin City (2005), which was an adaptation of an independent comic. See more »

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Add the beginning of the film Kaulder (Vin Diesel) uses a staple and a glass of water to create a makeshift compass. While it's up for debate that he uses magic to magnetize the metal, it's worth remembering that staples are made of zinc covered in steel, one not magnetic and the other not easily magnetizable, depending on the variety. See more »

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Belial: I swear to you, every single mother and daughter, father and son taken from us by the Black Plague will be avenged. It is their Witch Queen who brought this curse upon our lands. And in her death lies our salvation. Be warned, brothers. She will never truly perish until her heart beats its last. Let fear be dead to us. There is no going back, for there is nothing to go back to.
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The Summit Entertainment logo appears on a parchment in ink, with the text is written in runic script before morphing into normal letters. See more »

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Far from the Tree
Written by Thomas Howie and Jimmy Vallance
Performed by Bob Moses
Published by Domino Publishing Company of America, Inc.
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The Witch Hunter and the Witch Queen
7 February 2016 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In the Middle Ages, the witch hunter Kaulder (Vin Diesel) hunts down the Witch Queen (Julie Engelbrecht) with the inhabitants of towns devastated by the black plague that she had spread.. The Witch Queen curses Kaulder with eternal life to make him suffer the loss of his wife and daughter for the eternity.

Eight hundred years later, there is a balance in the world and the witches live peacefully among humans. The witch hunter Kauder and The Axe and Cross that judges and imprisons witches in the darkness are the responsible for keeping the world in peace. The priest Dolan 36th (Michael Caine) is the liaison between The Axe and Cross and Kauder, giving support and keeping the record of his life. On the same day of his retirement, Dolan 36th dies alone in his apartment. Kauder goes to his apartment with Dolan 37th (Elijah Wood) to investigate his death and finds black magic in the spot. Further, he finds that Dolan 36th is still alive under a powerful spell. Now Kauder visits the witch Chloe (Rose Leslie), who owns a witch bar, to seek her help to recall his own death following clues left by Dolan 36th. However the bar is attacked and destroyed by the witch Beliel (Ólafur Darri Ólafsson) and Kauder leaves Chloe under his protection. When she uses her abilities to help Kauder, he learns a dreadful secret about his immortality.

"The Last Witch Hunter" is an entertaining fantasy with lots of action and special effects. The excellent cast with Michael Caine, Vin Diesel, Rose Leslie and Elijah Wood give pedigree to the adventure. The conclusion is prepared for a sequel with Kauder's discovery. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "O Último Caçador de Bruxas" ("The Last Witch Hunter")


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