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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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$90,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$27,367,660 (USA)
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The alert on Chloe's phone says "Miranda's Feed :Gwarlockmaster18 retwitched your twitch: The Witch Hunter is genocidal...an immortal fascist...a scarecrow filled with hen-bane." See more »

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Kaulder says that when a witch dies, her curses are lifted. Since his immortality curse is still intact, that could've tipped him (and many others) off that the Witch Queen is still alive. However, with the Witch Queen casting the curse as she was about to die, it's plausible that he thought his immortality curse to be an exception. 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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Referenced in D&Diesel (2015) See more »

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Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2, Moonlight
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by Jenõ Jandó (as Jeno Jando)
Courtesy of Naxos by arrangement with Source/Q
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Refreshing fantasy fiction!
2 November 2015 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Both my wife and I really enjoyed this movie. It is character and plot driven. It does not rely on excessive violence, cheesy sex scenes, or gratuitous skin to sell tickets.

What you get is engaging performances from Diesel, Leslie, Wood, and Caine, a murder mystery, and a compelling fantasy action-drama. The effects and scenes are beautifully created and shot.

As fans of the fantasy genre, we loved the sword and sorcery aspects of the movie, blended with mystery, spiritualism, teamwork, and high concept story telling.

This is my first Vin Diesel movie. I liked the way he played the character of Kaulder as a man with complex and layered emotions. I expected bravado and machismo, but instead got a man of depth and quality.

I cannot say enough good things about the scenes with the Witch Queen, both when she first curses Kaulder with immortality, and at the end during the climactic battle with Kaulder. I really appreciated that the movie villain was not completely evil, but rather had motives that makes it clear why she acts as she does.

I am looking forward to seeing it again on BluRay!


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