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Van Helsing

Featuring: Hugh Jackman, Kate Beckinsale & Richard Roxburgh

Format: DVD | Rating: 12 years & over

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  A Special Effects led Mess!!!!!

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This should have been the Monster movie to beat them all,not since the 40's Universal pairings of Wolfman Frankie etc had anything like this been done.On top of that, Stephen Sommers had brought us the Brilliant Creature feature Deep Rising and taken another Universal Classic Monster The Mummy to the top of the Box office charts.BUT! this is just God Awful,where as the Monsters and Special effects are stunning its seems that all the imagination went into these and they remembered at the last minute that a story had to be eeked out! somewhere.but if there is a story hidden somewhere in this Creepy Mess! I cant find it.

  A Special Effects led Mess!!!!!

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This should have been the Monster movie to beat them all,not since the 40's Universal pairings of Wolfman Frankie etc had anything like this been done.On top of that, Stephen Sommers had brought us the Brilliant Creature feature Deep Rising and taken another Universal Classic Monster The Mummy to the top of the Box office charts.BUT! this is just God Awful,where as the Monsters and Special effects are stunning its seems that all the imagination went into these and they remembered at the last minute that a story had to be eeked out! somewhere.but if there is a story hidden somewhere in this Creepy Mess! I cant find it.

  Pretty awesome film here!

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Watched it for the first time thought it was pretty awesome enjoyed the action in it van helsing vs dracula was pretty cool is re watchable and acting is very good.

  got unfair reviews

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I loved this movie good action bit of horror and comedy. Huge Jackman was awesome and David Wenham was great comic relief. It's a sham people took it so seriously

  VAN DABBY DOSIE !!

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This movie is great in parts but some times can drag the story line is decent but the start of the movie set in london is simpley brilliant overall 4 stars ****

  Good from start to finish

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This is one of the films that has you hooked & interested from the beginning & continues throughout to keep you interested with all of the twists & turns that it presents.

  Doing the Monster Mash!

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A firm favourite in the 'Friday Night' flick part of my DVD collection there could be so many reasons to rip this film apart but in spite of all it's OTT-ness I've enjoyed it many a time.

In fact, it's probably the OTT that makes it work so well. Director Stephen Sommers has always been of the 'what does subtle mean?' school of blockbuster film-making and Van Helsing is no exception as our mysterious monster hunter (a strong as ever Hugh Jackman) gets sent to investigate various shenanigans in and around the Castle of local beauty Anna Valerious (a stunning Kate Beckinsale).

Cue appearances from Frankenstein's Monster, Dracula, The Wolfman and some edible locals and you have two pacey hours of CGI-filled pulse pounding adventure that rarely stops to take a breath. And at 3.99 it's very much a solid bargain!

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  Great film

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This is a great film. It has great special effects and i found it a thoroughly enjoyable film. Its got loads of action. its a great fantasy film with a good range of different creatures like werewolves, frankenstein etc. brilliant.

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  Bad acting, dodgy accents but i still liked it

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Kate bekinsdale and hugh jackman were perfect for the role, the vampire brides were too, as was the werewolf - but dracula and frankenstein were absolutely shocking to watch!!! i just cannot believe the absolute mismatch of acting capabilites in this movie!!! would have been so much better with better actors!!!

  Van Wolf

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A deliberately over the top legends of lore movie which is action packed from start to finish. Vamped up to the max, it has plenty of bang for your buck but very little personality.

Although deliberately OTT you still can't help thinking that they went a little too far in places and should have concentrated more on the plot instead of the effects!

Fun & enjoyable, but not as good as it could have been. 6/10

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