Day Watch

Synopsis: Anton belongs to the Forces of the Light as do his powerful girlfriend and apprentice, but his son is a powerful teenager from the Darkness and Anton protects him. When the balance between Light and Darkness is affected by the death of some evil vampires, Anton is framed and accused of the murders, and he chases an ancient chalk that has the power of changing the destiny of its owner.
Director(s): Timur Bekmambetov
Production: Fox Searchlight Pictures
  8 wins & 10 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
132 min

[Man Narrating]

Why does the wind blow?

It wipes the tracks

where we have passed...

so that no one can tell

whether we still exist.

Long ago when warriors

of Light and Darkness...

clashed on the Bridge of Justice...

and blood was spilled...

the great Gesser's heart

could not bear it...

and he stopped the battle.

But in due time, when the night

is longer than the day...

a new Great One will come.

The world will be

plunged into darkness...

and nothing can save it...

except the Chalk of Fate...

which is kept

in an impenetrable fortress.

And all who come for it

and pass through the gates...

perish in its endless maze.

- So had it always been-

- [ Horse Whinnies ]

until Tamerlane came.

[ Whinnies ]



[ Paper Rips ]

[ Shouts ]

[ Shouting I n Foreign Language ]

- [ All Shouting ]

- [ Horses Whinnying ]

[ Crows Cawing]

[ All Shouting ]

[ Whinnies ]

[Whinnies ]

[Distant Rumbling]

[ Shouting ]

[ Screams ]


Mercy! Mercy!

Please! I have done you no wrong.

- [ Shouts ]

- Don't kill me!

The temple holds the Chalk.

It's in there.

[ Shouting ]

Long and hard have you

fought to be here, Tamerlane.

I will control

the fate of the world-

[ Groans ]

You can't even

control your own fate.

[ Grunts ]

What should I write?

- What is it you want?

- To live.

Then write that.


The temple holds the Chalk.


You said that before.

Don't kill me.

Don't kill-

[ Shouting ]

"From that time on, Tamerlane made

no more mistakes that he could not correct. '"

[ Chuckles ]

You knew that?

Trainee Nazarova, just do me

a favor and put the book away.


Could it be?

The Chalk exists?

Anything you want to change?

Would you move the knee away?

Why do you always talk to me

like I did something wrong, huh?

- That's enough. Just move your knee.

- [Gears Grind]


- [ Electricity Crackling ]

[ Clears Throat ]

I'm starving.

Well, then... can I

take you out to dinner?

Yeah? Like where?

Here. Chinese.

Chinese? Sounds good.

Tomorrow at 6:
00-no, 7:00.

- Yes?

- Yeah.

Um, all right.

We will then.

- If nothing happens.

- That goes without saying.

[Woman On Radio ]

Is anyone out there near the Expo Center?

Gorodetsky. I'm about five

minutes away from there.

Report of a human being attacked.

Another old woman.

Same pattern as before.

Stabbed with a large needle.

Attacked from behind.

[ Gasps ]

The needle was placed so it entered

under the victim's shoulder.

[ Gasping, Whimpering ]

What's happening?

[ Woman On Radio ]

The attacker is sucking the victim's energy.

No I.D. on this one.

Be careful. He's very dangerous.

Sorry. Can't go there.

I'm with a trainee.

Read you.

[ Woman On Radio ]

Thanks, Anton. I knew you wouldn't let me down.

Someone really needs

to deal with those Dark Ones.

[ Tires Squealing ]

Do not go into the Gloom without me.

- Hmm?

- Move slowly in there and breathe deeply.

And the second level

is out of bounds.

- What's in there?

- Don't know. Never been there.

They say mosquitoes.

- Even mosquitoes don't live there.

- Boris Ivanovich said they did.

Well, of course, if he said so.

Only use the flashlight

for lighting, okay?

- What's it do?

- Don't touch this.

[Sirens Wailing]

[ Horn Honking ]

[ Honking Continues ]

[ Honking Continues ]

Right there!

Sveta. Sveta!


What the hell do you think you're doing, huh?

[ Grunts ]

Hey, Sveta! Who said you could

get out of the truck?

- And then, uh-

- Stop yelling at me.

He hurt me.

My shoulder hurts me.

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