Blade II
Know The Mark
( Action / Horror / Thriller )

Blade II Poster

MPAA Rating:
[strong pervasive violence‚ language‚ some drug use and sexual content]

US Runtime: 116 min

Premiere Date:
Mar 21, 2002   [USA]
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Writers: Marv Wolfman   [character]
Gene Colan   [character]
David S. Goyer   [written by]
Producers: Avi Arad   [Executive Producer]
Patrick J. Palmer   [Producer]
Andrew J. Horne   [Co-Producer]
Peter Frankfurt   [Producer]
Jon Divens   [Co-Producer]
Robert Bernacchi   [Associate Producer]
Stan Lee   [Executive Producer]
Lynn Harris   [Executive Producer]
David S. Goyer   [Executive Producer]
Toby Emmerich   [Executive Producer]
Michael De Luca   [Executive Producer]
Wesley Snipes   [Producer]
Music by Marco Beltrami
Buck Sanders   [additional music]
Cinematography: Gabriel Beristain
Edited by: Lionel Johnson
Production Companys: Amen Ra Films
Imaginary Forces
Justin Pictures
Milk & Honey
New Line Cinema


Wesley Snipes
Blade/Eric Brooks
Kris Kristofferson
Abraham Whistler
Ron Perlman
Dieter Reinhardt
Norman Reedus
Josh 'Scud' Frohmeyer
Thomas Kretschmann
Overlord Eli Damaskinos
Luke Goss
Jared Nomak
Matt Schulze
Danny John-Jules
Donnie Yen
Karel Roden
Carter Kounen
Marit Velle Kile
Daz Crawford
Santiago Segura
Xuyen Valdiva
Marek Vasut
Pete Lee-Wilson
Blood Bank Doctor/Reaper
Paul Kasey
Blood Bank Guard/Reaper
Andrea Miltner
Blood Bank Nurse
Ladislav Beran
Drug Dealer
Jirí M. Sieber
Blood Bank Guard
Jamie Wilson
Bridge Markland
Vampire with Exposed Spine
Stuart Luis
Ladislav Mohyla
Jan Révai
Tomás Böhm
Zdenek Bubák
Jan Loukota
Jan Bursa
Petr Krusalnicky
Jaroslav Misek
Karel Vávrovec
St. Cloud
Jaroslav Peterka
Milos Kulhavy
Little G
Ivan Mares
Tea Bag
Lennox Brown
Man in London Porno Shop
André Hyde-Braithwaite
Young Blade
Rey-Phillip Santos
Bandaged Reaper (uncredited)


Garret Baldwin
best boy
Christopher Barbour
assistant: Mr. Del Toro
David Barto
assistant to director
Petr Brodsky
extras casting
Lennox Brown
stand-in: Mr. Snipes
Alexander Bscheidl
second assistant camera: "a" camera
Gary Burritt
negative cutter
Alan Cohen
first assistant camera: "a" camera
Carlos De Carvalho
assistant camera
Douglas Dresser
location manager
Anthony Gaudioz
camera operator
Jana Lynn Gold
associate editor
Robert Kalmbach
production assistant
Vaclav Mottl
transportation coordinator
Dan Muscarella
color timer
Blake Neely
Justin Owen
computer and video supervisor: Useful Companies
Jennifer Pedevilla
payroll accountant
Minna Pyyhkala
casting assistant: Prague
Christy Richmond
assistant editor
Nickolas Dylan Rossi
Malcolm Sheehan
key grip
Malcolm Sheehan
dolly grip
Aaron Skalka
transportation coordinator: USA
Jiri Tichacek
production accountant: Czech Republic
Marketa Tom
third assistant editor
Gary Toy
fight trainer: Leonor Varela
Vera Trousilová
assistant accountant
Sara-Jane Valentine
computer and video coordinator: Useful Companies
H. Mark Vuille
gaffer: USA
Happy Walters
music supervisor
John Weldy
sculptor: Steve Johnson's XFX
Donnie Yen
fight choreographer

Special Effects:

C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures
Effects Associates Ltd.
special effects
Framestore Ltd.
digital visual effects
Pacific Title Digital
additional visual effects
Pixel Magic
additional visual effects
additional visual effects
Steve Johnson’s XFX Inc.
make-up effects
The Computer Film Company
digital visual effects
The Image Resolution Inc.
additional visual effects
Tippett Studio
digital stunts and creature effects

Filming Locations: (Now With Clickable Links To Location On Google Maps)


Tech Info:

$55,000,000 (USA)
Panavision Cameras and Lenses
Color Info:
Color (DeLuxe)
DeLuxe, USA & FotoKem Laboratory, Burbank (CA), USA
Barrandov Laboratore, Prague, Czech Republic
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1
Cinematographic Process:
Film Length:
3192 m - Germany
Shooting Dates:
Mar 2001 - Aug 2001


  • The lobby of the Caliban building is said to be inspired by the lobby of the offices of Creative Artists Agency in Beverly Hills, which were designed by renowed architect IM Pei.
  • Much of Karel Roden's dialogue is dubbed by an uncredited English actor since audiences found his Czech accent too thick.
  • When Blade returns to his headquarters early in the movie, Scud remarks, "The Dark Knight Returns" This is a reference to another comic book character that hunts by night, Batman, who was the subject of a classic comic book miniseries.
  • In the scene where Blade and the bloodpack are walking towards the house of pain, you see briefly through Whistler's thermal-scope that Blade is hot blooded unlike the other vampires.
  • The phrase "a man without fear" is used in this film. This is another comic book reference, this one a reference to Daredevil, which is now a Ben Affleck film.

Credits Fun:

  • No real reapers were hurt during the making of this film.

DVD Easter Eggs: (Hidden So You Don't See Anything You Don't Want To See)

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