Priest

Priest (2011)

Genres - Action-Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Cyberpunk, Dystopian Film, Post-Apocalyptic Film, Superhero Film, Vampire Film  |   Release Date - Apr 26, 2011  |   Run Time - 87 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - PG-13
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Priest is a 2011 American post-apocalyptic dystopian sci-fi action horror film starring Paul Bettany as the title character. The film, directed by Scott Stewart, is loosely based on the Korean comic of the same name by Hyung Min-woo. In an alternate world, humanity and vampires have warred for centuries. After the last Vampire War, a veteran Warrior Priest (Bettany) lives in obscurity with other humans inside one of the Church's walled cities. When the Priest's niece (Lily Collins) is kidnapped by vampires, the Priest breaks his vows to hunt them down. He is accompanied by the niece's boyfriend Hicks (Cam Gigandet), who is a wasteland sheriff, and a former Warrior Priestess (Maggie Q).

The film first entered development in 2005, when Screen Gems bought the spec script by Cory Goodman. In 2006 Andrew Douglas was attached to direct and Gerard Butler was attached to star. They were eventually replaced by Stewart and Bettany in 2009 and filming started in Los Angeles, California, later in the year. The film changed release dates numerous times throughout 2010 and 2011. It was especially pushed back from 2010 to 2011 to convert the film from 2D to 3D. It was released in the United States and Canada on May 13, 2011. The film earned over $78 million at the box office against a $60 million production budget, but it was panned by critics, who, while noting the film's visual style, criticized the movie's use of genre clichés.

Movie Info

Budget

$60,000,000

Box Office

$78,309,505

Tags

3D, Comics/Heroes, Crucifixion, Dark, Dark Hero, Disobey, Dystopia, Myths/Legends/Magic, Spiritual/Religious, Supernatural/Monsters, Vampire, Vampire Hunter

Attributes

Based On: Priest
Filming Location: California, Long Beach, Los Angeles
Narrative Location: Los Angeles
Subject: monster movies

Alternate Titles

A pap - Háború a vámpírok ellen
HU
Duhovnik
SI
El sicario de Dios
ES
El vengador
CO, MX, ES, US, VE
El Vengador
SV
El vengador 3D
VE
Giáo Sĩ
VN
Ha'maamin
IL
Kallarai Ulagam
IN
Kazateľ
SK
Ksiądz
PL
Kunigas
LT
Kutsal Savasçı
TR
Padre
BR, PT
Preester
EE
Prêtre
CA
Priest
AU, CA, FR, DE, GR, IN, ID, IT, GB, US
Priest - Der Rächer
DE
Priest - El vengador
AR, MX, PE
Priest: Razbunatorul
RO
Sveti ratnik
HR
Ο Ιερέας
GR
Пастырь
RU
Свештеник
RS
Свещеник
BG
Священник
UA
プリースト
JP
圣徒
CN
牧师
HK
獵魔教士
TW