Solomon Kane

Solomon Kane

DVD - 2013
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Captain Solomon Kane is a brutally efficient 16th Century killing machine. When Kane decides to attack a mysterious nearby castle to plunder its rumored riches, his men are picked off by demonic creatures until he alone is left to face the Devil's own Reaper-dispatched from the depths of Hell to lay claim to his hopelessly corrupt soul. Though Kane manages to escape, he knows that he now must redeem himself by renouncing violence and devoting himself wholly to a life of peace and purity.
Publisher: [United States] : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2013]
Call Number: DVD F SOLO
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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patch666
Sep 02, 2017

pretty good >> nice and dark not to much CGI nonsence . Fun to watch and pass time~ 420

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TheSandoz
Jun 23, 2017

"Solomon Kane" succeeds by embracing its identity as a straightforward genre exercise, complete with bone-crunching and blood-spurting action. By not aiming for more, it hits its target.

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hammer59
Oct 03, 2014

Wasn't terrible but I expected more from the author of Conan the Barbarian which was pretty good.

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neonkc
May 26, 2014

good

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sharkmaw
Feb 16, 2014

Why this wasn't released in the USA in 2009 (when it was released overseas) is a mystery, since it's the best adaptation of Robert E. Howard yet made. It deviates from Howard's stories by giving Kane an origin, but that doesn't lessen the film's impact one bit. Dark, gloomy and extremely violent, it evokes REH like no other movie. It's so full of brutal head loppings, crucifixions and bloody swordfights, you can't help but be satisfied! Not to mention the monsters, witches and assorted other supernatural beasties Kane has to put down. Highly recommended--and I SO wish these were the guys doing CONAN. Wow.

bears1985 Feb 09, 2014

I expected a stupid movie but it actually turned out to be pretty good not real scary though. It wS a good movie about good & bad and redemption

aaa5756 Jan 04, 2014

This movie was entertaining and interesting but not one of my favorite for this year. Not too bad---good performance. Very predictable but still entertaining.

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tj_is_cool
Dec 25, 2013

Could have been so much better.

kevfarley Dec 11, 2013

Based on Robert E. Howard at his most complex and interesting,.. written & directed by a genuine devotee.

Realistic production values add to the impact !

reny0791 Oct 30, 2013

James Purefoy with long hair - dreamy. And read about Robert E. Howard, 1906-1936 - very interesting.

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“One person can make a difference and every person should try.” –John F Kennedy

aaa5756 Jan 04, 2014

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr

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