Hellboy is a 2004 American supernatural superhero film directed by Guillermo del Toro. The cast of the film consists of Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Jeffrey Tambor, Karel Roden, Rupert Evans, and John Hurt.
The film premiered at the Mann Village Theater on March 30, 2004. It was released in the United States on April 2, 2004.
A sequel, titled Hellboy II: The Golden Army, was released on July 11, 2008.
Plot[edit | edit source]
At the end of World War II, the Nazis attempt to open a portal to a paranormal dimension in order to defeat the Allies, but are only able to summon a baby demon who is rescued by Allied forces and dubbed "Hellboy" (Ron Perlman). Sixty years later, Hellboy serves as an agent in the Bureau of Paranormal Research and Defense, where he, aided by Abe Sapien (Doug Jones), a merman with psychic powers, and Liz Sherman (Selma Blair), a woman with pyrokinesis, protects America against dark forces.
Cast[edit | edit source]
- Ron Perlman as Hellboy
- Selma Blair as Liz Sherman
- Jeffrey Tambor as Tom Manning
- Karel Roden as Grigori Rasputin
- Rupert Evans as John Myers
- John Hurt as Trevor Bruttenholm