Blade Movies In Order Of Release


The character of Blade, the half-human/half-vampire, was created for Marvel Comics in 1973 by writer Marv Wolfman and artist Gene Colan.

Years after his origin story was told in comic book form, Blade made his first movie appearance in 1998 with Wesley Snipes in the lead role. Two sequels followed as well as a television series starring Kirk “Sticky” Jones as Blade in 2006.

It has been a while since we last saw Blade on the big screen but he is set to make his return in September 2024 as part of Phase 5 of the MCU. Academy Award winner Mahershala Ali will be donning the famous black leather coat and shades in the new movie. 

Below, we list all of the Blade movies that have been given a theatrical release. Which of these movies do you like getting your teeth into? Let us know in the comments below. 


US Release Date: August 21, 1998

Worldwide Box Office: $131.2 million

Director: Stephen Norrington

Metascore: 47

Main Cast:

Wesley Snipes (Blade), Stephen Dorff (Deacon Frost), Kris Kristofferson (Whistler), Donal Logue (Quinn), N’Bushe Wright (Karen)

Synopsis (from IMDB):

A half-vampire, half-mortal man becomes a protector of the mortal race, while slaying evil vampires.


Blade – You give Frost a message from me. You tell him it’s open season on all suckheads.

Blade II

US Release Date: March 22, 2022

Worldwide Box Office: $155 million

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Metascore: 52

Main Cast:

Wesley Snipes (Blade), Kris Kristofferson (Whistler), Ron Perlman (Reinhardt), Leonor Varela (Nyssa), Norman Reedus (Scud)

Synopsis (from IMDB):

Blade forms an uneasy alliance with the vampire council in order to combat the Reapers, who are feeding on vampires.


Blade – I should have finished him off. Now I’m hunting him. I will find him. And nothing will stand in my way.

Blade: Trinity

US Release Date: December 8, 2004

Worldwide Box Office: $132 million

Director: David S. Goyer

Metascore: 38

Main Cast:

Wesley Snipes (Blade), Kris Kristofferson (Whistler), Ryan Reynolds (Hannibal King), Parker Posey (Danica Talos), Jessica Biel (Abigail Whistler)

Synopsis (from IMDB):

Blade, now a wanted man by the FBI, must join forces with the Nightstalkers to face his most challenging enemy yet: Dracula.


Hannibal – Blade was still out there somewhere, doing what he did best. He was a weapon. His life was a war. And everybody knows the war never ends.

Which is your favourite Blade movie? Let us know in the comments below.


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