History YMMV / Underworld

20th Sep '17 1:29:24 PM Warwolf
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* BoringInvincibleHero: There are many who absolutely ''loathe'' Selene, as she never looks like she's ever in any real form of trouble, and is shown to be more powerful than Michael, whose power ''is supposed to be greater than that of any vampire or lycan'', due to his nature as a Hybrid, and his nature as a Hybrid. She then kills Markus, who is ''also'' a Hybrid, and alreayd so much older than her due to being the ''first vampire'', and by the rules of Underworld, a vampire gains strength with age. Add in his becoming a Hybrid himself, and Selene should have been mincemeat against him. However the films go out of their way to justify her defeating him by virtue of having drunk his father's blood, which not only somehow makes her more powerful than a hybrid who is also the first of her kind, it ''removes her vulnerability to sunlight'', which was the ''ONLY'' weakness she still had up to that point.

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* BoringInvincibleHero: There are many who absolutely ''loathe'' Selene, as she never looks like she's ever in any real form of trouble, and is shown to be more powerful than Michael, whose power ''is supposed to be greater than that of any vampire or lycan'', due to his nature as a Hybrid, and his nature as a Hybrid. She then kills Markus, who is ''also'' a Hybrid, and alreayd already so much older than her due to being the ''first vampire'', and by the rules of Underworld, a vampire gains strength with age. Add in his becoming a Hybrid himself, and Selene should have been mincemeat against him. However the films go out of their way to justify her defeating him by virtue of having drunk his father's blood, which not only somehow makes her more powerful than a hybrid who is also the first of her kind, it ''removes her vulnerability to sunlight'', which was the ''ONLY'' weakness she still had up to that point.
20th Sep '17 1:28:47 PM Warwolf
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* BoringInvincibleHero: There are many who absolutely ''loathe'' Selene, as she never looks like she's ever in any real form of trouble, and is shown to be more powerful than Michael, whose power ''is supposed to be greater than that of any vampire or lycan'', due to his nature as a Hybrid, and his nature as a Hybrid. She then kills Markus, who is ''also'' a Hybrid, and alreayd so much older than her due to being the ''first vampire'', and by the rules of Underworld, a vampire gains strength with age. Add in his becoming a Hybrid himself, and Selene should have been mincemeat against him. However the films go out of their way to justify her defeating him by virtue of having drunk his father's blood, which not only somehow makes her more powerful than a hybrid who is also the first of her kind, it ''removes her vulnerability to sunlight'', which was the ''ONLY'' weakness she still had up to that point.


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* InformedAttribute: Due to his nature as a Hybrid, Michael is supposed to be more powerful than Vampire or Lycan irregardless of age. While he does get in a minute of smacking Viktor around, he ultimately ends up being nearly killed by him, requiring Selene to save him. He becomes little more than a minion to Selene in Evolutions, and does virtually nothing of note against Markus. He becomes completely irrelevant in the fourth film and is apparently nowhere to be seen whatsoever in the fifth, rendering the Hybrid a completely ''pointless'' piece of the lore. Selene quickly overshadows him to the point he's written entirely out of the series.
18th Sep '17 2:58:44 PM madius
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* SongAssociation: "Born Slippy.NUXX" is often just called "That song from ''Film/{{Trainspotting}}''".

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* SongAssociation: Both "Dark & Long (Dark Train)" and "Born Slippy.NUXX" is are often just called "That song from ''Film/{{Trainspotting}}''".
27th May '17 4:37:35 AM jormis29
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** Erika and David have their fans as well, partially due to being played by Sophia Myles and Creator/TheoJames, respectively.

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** Erika and David have their fans as well, partially due to being played by Sophia Myles Creator/SophiaMyles and Creator/TheoJames, respectively.
16th Mar '17 11:35:41 PM madius
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* FirstInstallmentWins: Despite all that though, is that the ''dubnobasswithmyheadman'' period, their first album of the Mk 2 lineup, is so universally loved that even their greatest hits compilations can't deny it. The first disc of ''1992-2002'' is spent on 1992-1994, the latter year being when ''dubnobasswithmyheadman'' came out; the second disc is 1995-2002 and features their three other albums. This gets worse with ''1992-2012'', which has a very similar first disc, but then uses the second disc to cover 1995-''2012'', featuring ''five'' other albums.
2nd Mar '17 7:59:32 AM mlsmithca
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* SoBadItsGood / SoCoolItsAwesome: Your opinion of the films is probably one or the other, if you kept watching after the first one.
30th Jan '17 2:27:15 AM philipnova798
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** One stand out is during the van chase, where a group of rubbery-looking Lycans attack the main characters.
1st Jan '17 2:50:57 PM cdrood
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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Selene's actions pretty much caused the destruction of leadership on both sides. Had she done nothing, Kraven and Lucien's plan to kill the elders, who were all worse people, would have succeeded and there would have been at least a temporary peace between vampires and lycans. Lucien would be alive. William would never have been released. Alexander Corvinus would be alive. Lucien could have maintained control of the more militant lycans that led to the world of ''UnderworldAwakening'' and it's possible Lucien would have succeeded in merging the species for a more permanent peace since Kraven would have been a weak vampire leader.
20th Dec '16 1:08:49 AM Stevebob
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* FanNickname: A few viewers have dubbed Michael Corvin "the Smurf", on account of his skin colour in his Hybrid form.
17th Dec '16 7:59:18 PM Stevebob
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** Selene by the latest film. It's obvious that the sheer amount of personal loss and emotional trauma she's experienced has finally caught up her, with her dissolving into tears on several occasions. By ''Blood Wars'', she's had her parents, sister and nieces killed, found out that her replacement father figure has been lying to her centuries, murdered her family and framed Lycans for it (so it's turns out all those Lycans she killed were not justified deaths), she's lost her lover and her daughter and is regarded as a traitor by the vast majority of Vampires.
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