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Underworld: Evolution [2005] [R] - 7.9.5



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Unlike the MPAA we do not assign one inscrutable rating based on age, but 3 objective ratings for SEX/NUDITY, VIOLENCE/GORE and PROFANITY on a scale of 0 to 10, from lowest to highest, depending on quantity and context.

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Kate Beckinsale reprises her role as the vampire who’s leading the centuries old fight between vampires and lycans. With the help of a vampire-lycan hybrid, she hopes to unlock the secrets of their bloodlines. Also with Bill Nighy, Derek Jacobi and Tony Curran. Directed by Len Wiseman. [1:26]

SEX/NUDITY 7 - A female vampire and a male vampire-lycan kiss, they remove each other's clothes, (we see his bare chest and part of her bare breast), they have sex, and we see them nude (bare buttocks, legs, abdomens); they continue to kiss, and they thrust and the scene ends.
 A male vampire kisses and caresses a female vampire (her bare breasts are visible), another female vampire kisses the male on the back (she wears a bra and panties that reveal her bare buttocks), and they are interrupted.
 We see two dead vampires: one is in bra and panties and the other is in only panties (her bare breasts are visible, as well as the bare buttocks of the other). A female vampire wears a skintight rubber or leather suit throughout the film.
 A male vampire-lycan and a female vampire kiss tenderly (he is bare-chested).

VIOLENCE/GORE 9 - Vampires are humans whose teeth are pointed and eyes are bright blue or green; one vampire transforms when he sprouts wings, and has grey-tinged skin, a monstrous face and many pointed teeth. Lycans are werewolves with large jaws and teeth, that snarl, bark and bite their victims (some are more beastly than others). A vampire-lycan grows long pointed nails, has dark eyes, his skin is tinged dark, his face becomes mottled and his teeth pointed.
 Several vampires stand in a room, a much larger and winged vampire breaks up through the floor, the vampires shoot at it, but they are each pierced by the sharp tips of his wings and lifted into the air; one vampire is thrown against a wall, and one is pinned against a wall and then bitten and his head is cut in half (blood pours and sprays with each blow and trickles when the vampire is bitten).
 A monstrous vampire stabs a vampire-lycan through the back with his pointed wing tips, he pulls him out of a room, they fight briefly, one is slammed onto a metal pole that impales his chest and his hand is slammed onto another metal point (there's lots of squishing and blood pouring); he is left for dead.
 A dead body becomes re-animated while snarling and transforming into a lycan, then many others follow suit and begin attacking vampires; the vampires attack back with swords, blood sprays and spurts, a lycan bites a vampire and pulls a chunk off (we see flesh and blood), a lycan chews the face off a vampire (blood gushes and spurts and we hear squishing), a vampire cuts off the head of a transforming lycan who's in flames, another's head is cut off (we hear squishing and slashing sounds), and lycans bite several other vampires (we hear tearing and gnashing).
 A vampire opens a body bag, finds a dead vampire with his head cut in half, he slices down he vampire's chest with a scalpel (blood trickles as we follow the blade), he pulls open the chest cavity (blood pours out of the opening), he reaches into the opening and pulls out a blood and slime-covered medallion (a lot of squishing accompanies the procedure).
 A monstrous vampire pierces another vampire and pushes her against a wall: blood drips from the wound and the monstrous vampire drinks it, while the wounded vampire shoots the monstrous vampire in the mouth, repeatedly.
 A vampire-lycan fights with a lycan: they hit and throw each other, one slams the other into a car and then tears his jaw off (we hear a crunch and see blood). A hybrid breaks a lycan's neck (we hear a crunch). A vampire fights with two lycans: she stabs one in the head and then throws the same dagger into the other (they both fall dead).
 A monstrous vampire lunges at another vampire who shoots him repeatedly: she then gets into a truck and drives away, the vampire flies into the back of the truck and fights with a vampire-lycan, kicking and punching each other; the monstrous vampire flies around the truck and crashes through the window, the driver shoots repeatedly then slams the truck and the monstrous vampire into a stone wall (we see him rolling on the road with a very bloody face and wings).
 A helicopter is pulled out of the sky and is wedged inside a cave, while the propellers continue to spin, and a vampire's hand is cut off by the blades (we see it fly off); also a vampire is thrown into the spinning blades and it is cut into many pieces (we see pieces separate, and the head falls to the floor) and a lot of blood washes around the blades.
 A vampire-lycan fights several lycans, he puts his hand through the chest of one (we hear squishing and crunching), and he tears off the jaw of another. A vampire lies dead on the floor with his face chewed off (we see torn edges of the wound and a large pool of blood has collected around him). A vampire's head is sliced in half and we see the top half slide off from the bottom half (blood and matter are visible).
 We see the aftermath of an attack on vampires in a train (one vampire is shown with a large gash on her face), and one vampire is blood-soaked and we see him being zipped into a body bag.
 A vampire is stabbed in the shoulder by another vampire with pointed wing tips, and then stabbed through the chest with a sword (his mouth fills with blood). A lycan is shot repeatedly with heavy metal arrows (harpoons) attached to chains, and we see the points piercing his limbs as he is pulled to the ground.
 A man is bitten on the shoulder by a lycan, and the man is holding a gun and accidentally shoots another man who's in front of him.
 A vampire punches another vampire in the face killing her, and then slams another vampire into a stone wall killing her also. Two vampires fight with much punching and kicking and one shoots the other repeatedly.
 A metal pole is pulled out of the chest of a hybrid and a vampire drips blood on the wound in an effort to heal him.
 A vampire sprouts wings, stabs another vampire in the shoulders with the pointed ends, pulls him across a table closer to him, and then bites his neck (blood trickles and we see blood on his mouth and chin and neck).
 We hear gunfire on the other side of a door and a glass window in the door is splattered and then covered with blood; a vampire comes through the door with a blood soaked mouth, chin and neck. A vampire is startled by a dead lycan in chains in a laboratory and she shoots it. We see several vampires being shot and dying. A sarcophagus is unlocked and opened and a lycan comes out snarling and snapping at a vampire.
 While three vampires are having sex one is shown biting the other's shoulder (blood pours) and another has a bloody face. A vampire cuts her wrist and a hybrid drinks the blood.
 A vampire opens a body bag and sees a dead body with a gaping wound in his chest. A vampire in a body bag is covered with bloody wounds from gunshots.
 We see a village in flames presumably after a lycan attack, and bloody bodies lie on the ground and structures are in flames. A vampire orders dead bodies to be burned and we see them being set on fire with torches.
 Many recently bitten men transform into lycans and attack a vampire who fights them off and shoots several of them. A vampire's hand and face are burned when touched by sunlight (we hear sizzling and see blistering).
 A man eats in a restaurant, he begins to choke, he vomits (we see goo), he begins to transform (he sprouts pointed teeth and his eyes turn black), police hold guns on him, and he lunges and runs, and they shoot him several times while chasing him through woods.
 A vampire fights several police officers: they are punched and hit and kicked, they shoot at her, and she is shot in the stomach at close range.
 A vampire flies into a barn, we hear horses whining (it sounds like screaming) as the vampire feeds, and we see one horse on its side as the vampire drinks from its neck (the horse is still breathing but whimpering).
 A vampire tells a vampire-lycan that he must feed or he will die. A dying vampire detonates an explosive device on a ship and blows himself up. An explosive device is set and blows up a mine. A vampire falls through a hatch in the ground and into the ground where she hears snarling lycans in the distance.

PROFANITY 5 - 5 F-words, 5 scatological terms, 3 religious exclamations. [profanity glossary]

SUBSTANCE USE - People are shown drinking and smoking in a bar and restaurant.

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Vampires, lycans, betrayal, murder, hybrids, survival, morality, power struggles, greed, fear, humanity.

MESSAGE - Even supernatural creatures evolve.

Special Keywords: S7 - V9 - P5 - MPAAR

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