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Questions tagged [underworld]

For questions about the action and horror film series starring Kate Beckinsale, where vampires and werewolves called Lycans wage war against each other. The first film was released in 2003. The franchise also includes spin-offs and tie-ins in other media.

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Is the Underworld franchise Science Fiction or Fantasy? [closed]

In my angst-riddled teen years, I loved the movie Underworld. But as the sequels came along, there was a problem that my younger and stupider self could not properly articulate. I now know that the ...
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What is the coven structure of the Underworld franchise?

In Underworld: Blood Wars, we're introduced to the Nordic Coven, which seems to be older - or at least, less modern, than the Eastern Coven run by Thomas. In the original movie, Amelia was arriving ...
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Are Lycans and Vampires a distinct species or an incurable disease?

In the movie Underworld awakening the talk is of that the Lycans and the Vampires are a new species. But at the start of the film, the narration of Dr. Jacob Lane says that the afflicted are ...
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Who is Wolfgang, played by Atilla Pinke, in Underworld?

The credits for Underworld list Atilla Pinke as the actor who played Wolfgang. Who is this character, or who is his actor? The names surrounding Wolfgang in the credits are mostly vampires, with some ...
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Where was William imprisoned between 1202 and 1400?

From Underworld: Evolution, William, the first werewolf, was captured in the year 1202. Selene was born a couple decades before the year 1400 and was turned sometime around 1400. Her father built the ...
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When did humans forget about vampires/werewolves in Underworld?

In the first Underworld movie the human nobles were brought to the castle of the vampires for receptions. I believe they paid taxes of some sort to the vampires for protection from lycans (werewolves) ...
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Marcus vs Viktor in Underworld

In Underworld Selene calls Viktor The oldest and strongest of us Surely, Marcus was older (as a vampire, anyway)? In the flashbacks to the early war against the Lycans Viktor also treated Marcus ...
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Are there any female lycans?

From watching the first Underworld movie, I didn't see any females who were lycans. It looked like about half of the vampires were females, but apparently all of the lycans were male. Is there any in-...
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What edition of Underworld has Rhona Mitra retconned into it?

I asked this question over on Movies SE, but haven't gotten any bites in the 3 weeks since. Maybe I'll have better luck over here. While watching Underworld on Netflix, I noticed that in flashbacks ...
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What are the differences between Vampire and Lycan hybrids and purebred Vampires/Lycans?

Apart from V-L hybrids being able to be out in daylight compared to vampires having to remain in the shadows during daylight, what differences or benefits do hybrids have over purebred Vampires and ...
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During any of Marcus's reign, why did he not attempt a coup d'état?

Vampires (elders only?) can bite another vampire and get all their memories via drinking their blood. So why didn't Marcus just bite Viktor while Viktor was in hibernation, realise Viktor was carrying ...
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Underworld 3: Sonja carrying Lucian's baby

This is actually a more general question about vampires, but it also happened in Underworld 3. Apparently, Lucian and Sonja fell in love and then she became pregnant. But is this possible? The way I ...
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What granted the descendants of Corvinus the power of immortality?

What was so special about Corvinus that he and his descendents were immortal?
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Why are there always 2 vampire elders that are in hibernation?

In the first Underworld films, there are 3 leaders called the elders (Amelia, Marcus and Viktor). They are using a system by which one rules the Vampires while the other two are in hibernation. Why ...
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Why do Selene's eyes change colors in some images?

There is some images of Selene with brown eyes and others with electric blue eyes. I saw those movies long ago and I didn't remember nor find any explanation anywhere. Why this change?