Kate Beckinsale, star of the first two films, returns in her lead role as the vampire warrioress Selene, who escapes imprisonment to find herself in a world where humans have discovered the existence of both Vampire and Lycan clans, and are conducting an all out war to eradicate both immortal species.
Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes
More aggressively violent and thankfully less mythology-driven than previous installments, Underworld: Awakening is strictly for the converted.Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter, 01.20.2012
The most generic entry of the bunch.Tom Russo, Boston Globe, 01.21.2012
[The] latest, dreadful entry in the vampires-battling-werewolves franchise.Joe Neumaier, New York Daily News, 01.20.2012
There's not much to this movie beyond a slick procession of dark, gleaming violence.David Hiltbrand, Philadelphia Inquirer, 01.21.2012