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Witchblade (2000)

TV-14 | | Action, Crime, Drama | TV Movie 27 August 2000
Witchblade is the story of New York detective, Sara Pezzini, whose search for justice leads her to an arcane weapon that grants her the power to battle Earth's darkest evil forces.

Director:

Ralph Hemecker

Writers:

Marc Silvestri (comic book), J.D. Zeik
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yancy Butler ... Det. Sara "Pez" Pezzini
Anthony Cistaro ... Kenneth Irons
Conrad Dunn Conrad Dunn ... Tommy Gallo
David Chokachi ... Jake McCartey
Kenneth Welsh ... Joe Siri
Will Yun Lee ... Danny Woo
Eric Etebari ... Ian Nottingham
Jody Racicot ... Drexler
Hal Eisen Hal Eisen ... Lorenzo Vespucci
Jim Codrington ... Officer Smitty
Tony Munch ... Guy in Mens room
Katherine Trowell ... Receptionist
Whitney Westwood Whitney Westwood ... Maria Bonazzi
Phil Hay Phil Hay
Tyson McAuley Tyson McAuley
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Storyline

NYPD Detective Sara Pezzini's main goal in life was to bring down Tommy Gallo, the hitman who killed her father, her best friend, and eventually her partner. While chasing down one of Gallo's thugs, she acquires the Witchblade, an enchanted armored glove once used by Joan of Arc that deflects bullets, extends into bladed weapons, produces visions, and neatly compacts itself into a bracelet. She uses it to help her take down Gallo with the aid of businessman Kenneth Irons and his enigmatic and lethal compatriot Ian Nottingham. Written by Jeff Cross <blackjac_1998@yahoo.com>

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A new force of justice has arrived on the streets of New York.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 August 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Magická zbraň See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

This page has the Wrong David Wohl as producer. It should be David Wohl from TopCow image comics. See more »

Quotes

Gallo: [as Sara drives away from the club, Gallo suddenly rises from where he has hidden in the back seat and holds a pistol to Sara's head] Buona sera, bella.
Sara Pezzini: Hi, killer.
Gallo: Ooh, you know, I always like that moniker. Watch the potholes, 'cuz I want to talk to you for a minute before I snuff out your vapid little martyr life. I like the little peach-fuzz hair standing up on the back of your neck. You know, your holier-than-thou attitude used to really make me angry; but now, I just find it amusing. You ...
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Connections

Remade as Witchblade See more »

Soundtracks

Mysterious Ways
Music by U2 (uncredited) and lyrics by Bono (uncredited)
Performed by U2
Played at the beginning, when Sara is riding her motorcycle to work
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Great adaptation of the comic.
17 April 2006 | by imdb_topdogSee all my reviews

The guy who posted the first comments must have been unaware that the Witchblade Pilot was in the can before the premier of the Matrix. He should have read the comics which were written YEARS before the Matrix before he made his ludicrous comments.

This series was an action packed foray through history and lore as we watch Sara learn to use the powers of the Witchblade in her police work.

Yancy Butler does a great job in portraying the reluctant detective that finds herself bound to the mystical Witchblade... a weapon that can be wielded only by a woman of the artifact's choosing. She can see the past, future and the dead. These abilities to see reality from beyond the scope of normal perception can aide her if she can clear her mind of confusion long enough for her to utilize them.


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