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Hellboy

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Hellboy

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
120 minutes
Wide Release Date:
04/02/04
performer:
Selma Blair, John Hurt, Ron Perlman, Rupert Evans, Doug Jones, Karel Roden
director:
Guillermo del Toro
distributor:
Columbia Pictures
author:
Guillermo del Toro
genre:
ActionAdventure, Sci-fi and Fantasy

We gave it a B

The title superhero is a tall, humongo freak with skin as red as tandoori chicken. He’s a hulk who can talk, but Ron Perlman’s performance is anything but heavy; he plays Hellboy with the airy, cynical shrug of a charming repairman. The result is a fun, if highly derivative, compendium of geek dreams.