A prequel to the first two Underworld films, this fantasy explains the origins of the feud between the Vampires and the Lycans. Aided by his secret love, Sonja, courageous Lucian leads the Lycans in battle against brutal Vampire king Viktor. Determined to break the king's enslavement of his people, Lucian faces off against the Death Dealer army in a bid for Lycan independence.

  1. Danny McBride

    Characters, Screenplay, Story

  2. Len Wiseman

    Characters, Story

  3. Kevin Grevioux


  4. Patrick Tatopoulos


  5. Dirk Blackman


  6. Howard McCain


  7. Robert Orr


Top Billed Cast

  1. Bill Nighy

    Bill Nighy


  2. Michael Sheen

    Michael Sheen


  3. Rhona Mitra

    Rhona Mitra


  4. Shane Brolly

    Shane Brolly


  5. Steven Mackintosh

    Steven Mackintosh

    Andreas Tanis

Full Cast & Crew

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans


Status Released

Release Information

  • January 23, 2009


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 32m

Budget $35,000,000.00

Revenue $91,353,501.00



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