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Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust Reviews

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April 24, 2010
One of my favorite characters is given justice with two great movies that just make him one of the most appealing characters in Anime...
May 29, 2008
The movie has a visual poetry that's refreshing.
October 24, 2003
Surprisingly entertaining and very clever.
| Original Score: 4/5
September 16, 2003
A stylish bit of modern anime despite a finale that muddles its momentum.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
February 13, 2003
One of the finest examples of Japanese animation I've seen.
Full Review | Original Score: A
April 18, 2002
If you're interested in exploring anime for the first time, then Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust is a good place to start as any other.
December 21, 2001
An uneasy blending of sci-fi elements, gothic horror, spaghetti westerns and Beauty and the Beast romance.
December 14, 2001
Vampire Hunter D, you might say, is the best sci-fi vampire western to come along in ages. Not that many others come to mind.
December 14, 2001
Bloodlust is both an animation landmark and a beautifully realized film.
December 14, 2001
If you appreciate fine animation and edgy material, this blood's for you.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
December 6, 2001
Brooding, violent, and steeped in its own lore, the film is a genre pastiche that's fun to watch.
December 2, 2001
Gory and gorgeous bliss.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 30, 2001
Though the action can be static, this film is fun, even challenging.
November 30, 2001
For a vampire movie with such an exciting concept, Bloodlust is low on tension and chills.
November 30, 2001
It seems written by old hipsters with a bug-eye to the teen export market.
November 7, 2001
A sober action film as viscerally surprising as it is surprisingly affecting.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
November 3, 2001
May not offer much to think about, but it does provide a feast for the eye, even if it's a meal that's mostly bright red.
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 1, 2001
A mind-blowing amalgamation of unusual elements and ambitious design, its parts are greater than the whole. But oh, what interesting parts they are.
October 28, 2001
The confusing storytelling and bad dialogue probably won't bother adult fans of sophisticated animation for whom the imaginative, elegant visuals of Vampire Hunter D should be enough to satisfy.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 24, 2001
At one-and-three-quarter hours, its limitations as a movie begin to wear you down long before the ending credits roll.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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