Underworld Awakening
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Kate Beckinsale, star of the first two films, returns in her lead role as the vampire warrioress Selene, who escapes imprisonment to find herself in a world where humans have discovered the existence of both Vampire and Lycan clans, and are conducting an all-out war to eradicate both immortal species. -- (C) Official Site

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 26%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Once again, Beckinsale brings an impressive physicality and subzero cool to her portrayal of Selene."
‑ Joe Leydon, Variety
"The most generic entry of the bunch."
‑ Tom Russo, Boston Globe
"It really adds nothing to the already dull mythos of the vampires war with the lycans..."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"if you are looking for an intelligent movie you may need to look elsewhere."
‑ James Luxford, The National
"... a blur of generic exposition, random plot twists, vaguely maternal instincts, sloppy CGI animation, and Stephen Rea looking like a waxwork ..."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Seanax.com
"Kate Beckinsale's "Selene" remains one-note, but it's a wildly entertaining note."
‑ Laremy Legel, Film.com
"There's not much to this movie beyond a slick procession of dark, gleaming violence."
‑ David Hiltbrand, Philadelphia Inquirer
"As stylish and flashy as the action is this time around, I can still only recommend Underworld: Awakening to diehard fans of the series."
‑ Christian Law, We Got This Covered
"Underworld: Awakening boasts some fun stylized action, and Kate Beckinsale back in that skin-tight outfit, but it also continues the franchise's streak of frustrating mediocrity."
‑ R. L. Shaffer, IGN DVD
"We can never tire of watching Kate Beckinsale prance about in that tight leather outfit I tell ya. Never!"
‑ James O'Ehley, Sci-Fi Movie Page
"The combat quotient, to the movie's credit, is way up, with narrative folderol kept to a minimum."
‑ Andy Webster, New York Times
"A brisk creature-feature that ditches the series' dreary mythology in favor of a more direct, action-oriented approach."
‑ Glenn Whipp, Los Angeles Times
"This was a film that was so soulless and so lifeless that it had not made a single bit of impact while it was playing."
‑ Jeff Beck, Examiner.com
"What begins as a promising reset ultimately settles into a too much of a retread, however watchable it may be."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
"If you just accept this one as a bloody popcorn movie and don't look for much complexity, you'll undoubtedly be happy with it."
‑ James Plath, Movie Metropolis
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