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* FragileSpeedster: Prince Nuada is extremely fast and agile, however, he is not invincible and relies on his {{synchronization}} with Nuala to protect him, since Abe and the others don't want to hurt Nuala. [[spoiler:This ends up [[DeathByIrony being his undoing]].

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* FragileSpeedster: Prince Nuada is extremely fast and agile, however, he is not invincible and relies on his {{synchronization}} with Nuala to protect him, since Abe and the others don't want to hurt Nuala. [[spoiler:This ends up [[DeathByIrony being his undoing]].undoing]] ]].


Creator/GuillermoDelToro returns as director, and Creator/RonPerlman, Creator/DougJones, Creator/SelmaBlair reprise their roles as Hellboy, Abe, and Liz, respectively. Creator/DavidHydePierce declined to return as Abe's voice, so Doug Jones now portrays Abe entirely.

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Creator/GuillermoDelToro returns as director, and Creator/RonPerlman, Creator/DougJones, Creator/SelmaBlair reprise their roles as Hellboy, Abe, and Liz, respectively. Creator/DavidHydePierce David Hyde Pierce declined to return as Abe's voice, so Doug Jones now portrays Abe entirely.


A third film was reportedly in the conceptual stage, but after a long period of DevelopmentHell, the project turned into a full-on ContinuityReboot, directed by Creator/NeilMarshall and starring Creator/DavidHarbour. See ''Film/Hellboy2019'' for that film.

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A third film was reportedly in the conceptual stage, but after a long period of DevelopmentHell, the project turned into a full-on ContinuityReboot, directed by Creator/NeilMarshall and starring Creator/DavidHarbour. See ''Film/Hellboy2019'' for that film.
simply titled ''Film/{{Hellboy|2019}}''.


* DepletedPhlebotinumShells: Specially-made bullets with holy water, garlic, white oak, silver shavings... "the works."


* ExtremelyShortTimespan: Prince Nuada's War against Humanity doesn't survive past one night. He begins his attack shortly before Midnight and by around Nine O'Clock the next morning he's dead and his army is defeated.


%%* EmergingFromTheShadows

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%%* * EmergingFromTheShadows



%%* FantasyKitchenSink



%%* {{Geek}}: Abe. "Ooh, goggles! Yay! I ''must'' try them on."

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%%* * {{Geek}}: Abe. "Ooh, goggles! Yay! I ''must'' try them on."Abe.



%%* LivingLabyrinth: One at the end.

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%%* * LivingLabyrinth: One at the end.



%%* NighInvulnerability



%%* PowerTrio: Hellboy, Liz, and Abe.

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%%* * PowerTrio: Hellboy, Liz, and Abe.



%%* PullingThemselvesTogether: The Golden Army.

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%%* * PullingThemselvesTogether: The Golden Army.



%%* RedShirt: Just about any non-main character who has the gall to tag along with the main characters on their missions isn't coming back.
%%* TheRightHandOfDoom: Of course.

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%%* * RedShirt: Just about any non-main character who has the gall to tag along with the main characters on their missions isn't coming back.
%%* * TheRightHandOfDoom: Of course.



%%** Quite a few nods to ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes''.



%% * TechnologyPorn
%% * ThisIsGonnaSuck

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%% * TechnologyPorn
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TechnologyPorn: The Golden Army. Also, the film's logo during the intro.
* ThisIsGonnaSuck


* AliensInCardiff: In their search for the Golden Army, a force that can conquer the Earth, the protagonists end up in... ''[[UsefulNotes/NorthernIreland County Antrim.]]''; given the leaning more toward mythology and fables as with the later Mignola stories - particularly Celtic - this does make a lot of sense as the UK is dense with lore.

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* AliensInCardiff: In their search for the Golden Army, a force that can conquer the Earth, the protagonists end up in... ''[[UsefulNotes/NorthernIreland County Antrim.]]''; given Antrim]]''. Given the leaning more toward mythology and fables as with the later Mignola stories - particularly Celtic - -, this does make a lot of sense as the UK is dense with lore.


* UngratefulBastard: In the second movie, most bystanders immediately go accuse the B.P.R.D. as freaks after ''just having been saved from a plant elemental!'' Then again, Hellboy was jumping around and scaling buildings to fight that thing ''while juggling an infant'', and not always very carefully, either. ImprobableInfantSurvival or not, can you say, "shaken baby syndrome?"

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* UngratefulBastard: In the second movie, most bystanders immediately go accuse [[HeroWithBadPublicity slander the B.P.R.D. as freaks freaks]] after ''just having been saved from a plant elemental!'' Then again, Hellboy was jumping around and scaling buildings to fight that thing ''while juggling an infant'', and not always very carefully, either. ImprobableInfantSurvival or not, can you say, "shaken baby syndrome?"

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** Actually, in the first film it's shown that his "bullets" are more like vials filled with anything needed to kill a magic or supernatural creature, so it is possible his bullets actually ''do'' disintegrate on contact with one target.


* UngratefulBastard: In the second movie, most bystanders immediately go accuse the B.P.R.D. as freaks after ''just having been saved from a plant elemental!'' Then again, Hellboy was jumping around and scaling buildings to fight that thing ''while juggling an infant'', and not always very carefully, either. InfantImmortality or not, can you say, "shaken baby syndrome?"

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* UngratefulBastard: In the second movie, most bystanders immediately go accuse the B.P.R.D. as freaks after ''just having been saved from a plant elemental!'' Then again, Hellboy was jumping around and scaling buildings to fight that thing ''while juggling an infant'', and not always very carefully, either. InfantImmortality ImprobableInfantSurvival or not, can you say, "shaken baby syndrome?"


* AbortedArc: The first film positioned John Meyers as being Bruttenholm's replacement, but this film has him ReassignedToAntarctica. No one seems to occupy his study or act as a unifying force for the PowerTrio. Instead, Tom Manning leads the group.



* BaitAndSwitchTyrant: Dr. Krauss in ''The Golden Army''.

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* BaitAndSwitchTyrant: You might think Dr. Krauss in ''The Golden Army''.will be an unforgiving taskmaster, but he's quite a supportive and useful team member.



* {{BFG}}: The Big Baby; its bullets are large enough that they hardly even qualify as 'bullets' anymore, being more akin to small artillery shells.

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* {{BFG}}: The Big Baby; its Baby's bullets are large enough that they hardly even qualify as 'bullets' anymore, being more akin to small artillery shells.



* CatchPhrase: Hellboy's tendency to exclaim "Oh Crap".

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* CatchPhrase: Hellboy's tendency to exclaim "Oh Crap"."Oh, crap."



%%* ExtranormalInstitute: The B.P.R.D.'s offices. Taken to a ludicrous level in the first act.

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%%* * ExtranormalInstitute: The B.P.R.D.'s offices. Taken to a ludicrous level in Bureau of Paranormal Research and Defense, as the first act.name suggests, studies and fights against paranormal threats.



* FluffyTheTerrible: Mr. Wink.

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* FluffyTheTerrible: Mr. Wink.Wink, the murderous troll.



* FunnyBackgroundEvent: Check out the monster-wrangling in the background when Abe and Manning are walking down the hall.

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* FunnyBackgroundEvent: FunnyBackgroundEvent:
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Check out the monster-wrangling in the background when Abe and Manning are walking down the hall.



%%* HugeGuyTinyGirl: Hellboy and Liz.

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%%* * HugeGuyTinyGirl: Hellboy and Liz.is is a hulking demon, while Liz is a slender woman.



* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: Johan Krauss has no visible face, so the performer can only emote with his hands. In Krauss's first scene, Manning comments on his "expressive hands."



%%* SceneryPorn: The Troll Market in the second film.

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%%* * SceneryPorn: The Troll Market in the second film.is a smorgasbord of sights.



** In a shout out to Creator/JohnLandis, a movie marquee reads ''See You Next Wednesday''.

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** In a shout out to Creator/JohnLandis, a movie marquee reads ''See You Next Wednesday''.Wednesday'', a riff on that director's CreatorThumbprint.



%%* VerbThis: "Name this."

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%%* * VerbThis: "Name this."

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* ProductPlacement:
** Unlike the first film, which features Bud Lite, in this film Tecate is Hellboy's beer of choice. We see boxes of it in his room, and he later gets drunk with Abe on the stuff. Tecate is one of the few beer companies that will pay for product placement even if characters drink it to get drunk.
** Hellboy again munches on Baby Ruth bars, carrying over from the first film.

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* HeroWithBadPublicity: Despite their heroic deeds, Hellboy and his friends instantly become pariahs after revealing themselves to the public.


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