Blade


2h 1998

Brief Synopsis

A half-mortal, half-immortal is out to avenge his mother's death and rid the world of vampires. The modern-day technologically advanced vampires he is going after are in search of his special blood type needed to summon an evil god who plays a key role in their plan to execute the human race.

Film Details

Also Known As
the Vampire Slayer
MPAA Rating
Genre
Action
Horror
Adaptation
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
ALLIANCE RELEASING/NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE)
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

The story of a semi-human African-American superhero who battles evil, bloodsucking vampires. Blade is half vampire but has devoted his life to killing vampires, with the help of Whistler, a human vampire hunter. His nemesis is Frost, a vampire who aims to take over the world, enslaving humanity. With the help of haemotologist Karen, Blade battles Frost and the evil Blood God.

Crew

Rachel Abroms

Casting

Stephen A Abrums

Makeup Artist

John R. Anderson

2-D Artist

Avi Arad

Executive Producer

Lance Armstrong

3-D Artist

Philip Aslett

Song

Denise Baer

Production

Arthur Baker

Song

James Baker

Song

Wenden Baldwin

Visual Effects

Jason Barlow

Animator

Cynthia Barr-bright

Makeup Artist

Gabe Bartalos

Production

Linda Benevente-notaro

Costumes

Dennis Bennett

Visual Effects

Chris Bergman

Visual Effects

Jennifer Bergman

Visual Effects

James Bernard

Song

Doug Beswick

Animation Supervisor

Roland Blancaflor

Digital Effects Supervisor

Fred Blau

Makeup Artist

Bryan Blevins

3-D Animator

Lisa Blok-linson

Location Manager

Rob Blue

Visual Effects

Jana-marie Bonar

Costumes

Bob Bowen

Music Coordinator

Thomas Briggs

Animator

Jenny Bright

Executive Producer

Mark A Brown

Other

Jason Brubaker

Storyboard Artist

Richard Buckler

Other

Everett Burrell

Digital Effects Supervisor

Joseph Calamari

Executive Producer

Greg Cannom

Makeup

Phil Carbonaro

Visual Effects

Tom Carlson

Music Editor

Lou Carlucci

Special Effects Coordinator

Lawrence Carroll

Visual Effects

John Chandler

Foley Editor

Zara Turgel Chickanis

Costumes

Kate Choi

Lighting

Barry Chusid

Art Director

James Clark

Consultant

Shea Clayton

Other

Andrew Clement

3-D Animator

Brent Coert

Production Coordinator

Grady Cofer

Visual Effects

Harry Cohen

Sound Effects Editor

Helen Cohen

Other

Daniele Colajacomo

Animation Supervisor

Gene Colan

Characters As Source Material

Rafael Colon

Visual Effects

Chuck Comisky

Visual Effects Supervisor

James Conrad

Other

Spencer Cook

3-D Animator

Scott Crafford

Visual Effects

Matt Croteau

Other

Judy Crown

Photography

Nicole Cummings

Script Supervisor

Paul Curtis

Dialogue Editor

Paul Curtis

Adr Editor

Perrin Cutting

Visual Effects

Enid Dalkoff

Visual Effects

Brian Davis

3-D Animator

Claire Jane Deacon

Production

Jeff Deist

Other

Jeff Deist

Puppeteer

Steve Dellerson

Production Manager

Deborah Lamia Denevar

Makeup Artist

Tony Deryan

Visual Effects

Ken Diaz

Makeup Artist

Jon Divens

Coproducer

Linda Drake

Digital Effects Supervisor

Antoine Durr

Visual Effects Supervisor

Paul A. Edwards

Camera Operator

Craig Egerton

Production

Beate Eisele

Other

Gregory Elwood

Visual Effects

Nousha Emami

Animator

Chow Emrich

Animator

Robert E. Engelman

Producer

Jane English

Makeup

Jeff Ertl

Lighting

Jill Fisher

Production Coordinator

Elisabeth Flaum

Sound Effects Editor

John Fogerty

Song

Peter Frankfurt

Producer

Chad Frey

Set Designer

Bob Froehlig

Other

Dr. Victoria Fromkin

Dialogue Consultant

Karl Garabedian

Editor

Robb Gardner

Animator

Marshall Garlington

Rerecording

Michael Germain

Makeup

John Gibbons

3-D Animator

Gillian Gilbert

Song

Lisa Ann Glass

Motion Control

Emily Glatter

Production Associate

Ruediger Gleisberg

Song

Greg J Grande

Set Decorator

Ora Tillman Green

Other

Lorna Gusner

Visual Effects

Jerry Hall

Visual Effects

Barbara Harris

Adr Voice Casting

Bruce Harris

Visual Effects

Lynn Harris

Executive Producer

Marlene D Hart

Production Coordinator

John Hartigan

Special Effects Coordinator

Geoff Harvey

3-D Animator

Dion Hatch

Digital Effects Supervisor

Jimmy Hawes

Song

David Hays

Visual Effects

Sanja Milkovic Hays

Costume Designer

Gregory A. Hedgepath

Sound Effects Editor

Ronald Herbst

3-D Artist

George Hladky

Photography

Dan Hoisman

Visual Effects

A Todd Holland

Set Designer

Richard Hollander

Visual Effects Supervisor

Peter Hook

Song

Tommy Hooper

Technical Supervisor

Andrew J Horne

Coproducer

Jen Howard

Visual Effects

Paul Howarth

Visual Effects

David Hykes

Song

David Hykes

Song Performer

Hidenori Ichekawa

Production

Jeff Imaga

Stunt Coordinator

Edward Irastorza

Post-Production Coordinator

Mark Isham

Music

Richard James

Song

Patrick Janicke

Visual Effects

Arthur Jeppe

3-D Animator

Derek Johansen

Assistant Director

Russell Johnson

Effects Coordinator

Mark Joiner

Animator

Mike Jolly

Other

Bruton Jones

Visual Effects

Kirk Jones

Song

Paul Jones

Production

Matthew Justice

Visual Effects

Carlton Kaller

Music Editor

Michael Kamper

Sound Effects Editor

Jonathan Karp

Sound Effects Editor

Hiroshi Katagiri

Production

Shawn Kennelly

Foley Recordist

Michael Killen

Visual Effects

Ken King

Sound

Henry M. Kingi Jr.

Stunt Coordinator

Shonen Knife

Song Performer

Stephen Krause

Music

Dave Kronen

Production

Ken Kugler

Music Conductor

Tani Kunitake

Illustrator

Tim Larsen

Other

Steven Lawrence

Production

Louis Lazzara

Makeup Artist

Arthur Lee

Storyboard Artist

James Lee

Visual Effects

Sean Lee

Visual Effects

Stan Lee

Executive Producer

John Lima

3-D Artist

Chad Littlepage

Song

Bob Lloyd

Visual Effects

Liz Lord

Visual Effects

Ralph Love

Other

Tom Maxwell

Song

Ray Mccort

Helicopter Pilot

Bob Menhert

Photography

Joe Mercurio

Special Effects Foreman

Todd Mesher

Visual Effects

Marc Messenger

Storyboard Artist

Steve Meyer

Visual Effects

Jonathan Miller

Sound Editor

Stu Mintz

Lighting Director

Vincent Montefusco

Digital Effects Supervisor

Ray Moore

Visual Effects

Stephen Morris

Song

Ko Murayama

Art Department

Michael Neumann

Photography

Randy Nolen

Camera Operator

Randy Nolen

Steadicam Operator

Gary Nolin

Other

Gary Nolin

Line Producer

Mike Norville

Animator

Kevin O'neill

Visual Effects Supervisor

Larry Odien

Other

Debra J Olchick

Production Supervisor

Lee Orloff

Sound Mixer

John Ortmann

3-D Animator

Derek Osaki

Visual Effects

Beth Ostermann

Other

Paul Palmeiri

Other

Nick Panagos

Lighting

Chylow Parker

Song

Robert F Peppler

3-D Artist

Louis Perez

Special Effects Foreman

Chiara Pernin

Lighting

David Perteet

Production

Kirk M. Petruccelli

Production Designer

Film Details

Also Known As
the Vampire Slayer
MPAA Rating
Genre
Action
Horror
Adaptation
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
ALLIANCE RELEASING/NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE)
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer August 21, 1998

Released in United States on Video December 22, 1998

Began shooting February 5, 1997.

Amen Ra is Wesley Snipes' production company, it stands for Afrakhan Minds Engaged N Royal Affairs.

Completed shooting June 6, 1997.

Released in United States Summer August 21, 1998

Released in United States on Video December 22, 1998