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The Raid: Redemption

5 Ratings: 4.0
A movie directed by Gareth Evans

The Raid: Redemption Opened March 23, 2012 (Limited 3/23) | Runtime:1 hr 41 min R Strong Brutal Bloody Violence and Language Information for parents: Common Sense Media says not for kids. Rama, a member of a special forces … see full wiki

Director: Gareth Evans
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release Date: Mar. 23, 2012 (limited), April 13, 2012 (Nationwide)
MPAA Rating: R
4 reviews about The Raid: Redemption
review by . April 10, 2012
posted in ASIANatomy
Ultra-Violent Indonesian Action Film Finally Takes U.S. Cinemas By Storm!
I’ve been so disappointed with the recent flurry of Hollywood commercial films that I had to once again use my nose to find a great movie amongst the independent/foreign film circuit in my local neighborhood theater. This is how I came across the Indonesian Action film called “The Raid: Redemption” (Indonesian title: “Serbuan Maut” translates to "The Deadly Attack"). This is the second collaboration between fight choreographers Iko Iwais and Yayan Ruhian after …
review by . April 16, 2012
In the middle of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable apartment complex which is a safe house for the city's most dangerous murderers, killers and gangsters. The crappy apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the police. It all changes when an elite team is tasked with raiding the building in order to take down the notorious crime lord Tama Riyandi who runs it and ultimately resides at the top of this insane game of death. Getting ready to tackle this risky and dangerous layered …
review by . September 16, 2012
posted in Movie Hype
**** out of ****    In one of the darkest corners of Jakarta, Indonesia there is a run-down apartment complex that houses a plethora of criminals, drug addicts, killers, and the crime lord Tama Riyada (Ray Sahetapy). His kingdom has remained unscathed due to the unsuccessful attempts on the part of the local police to smoke out the place and its inhabitants (his tenants), although the authorities - a Lieutenant Wahyu (Pierre Gruno) in particular - have had enough of Tama's supposed …
review by . April 23, 2012
posted in Movie Hype
Star Rating:         The Raid: Redemption is unwatchably bad – a film that has no ambition other than to be noisy, aggressive, and relentlessly violent. Watching it is a little like being trapped in an arcade game and having absolutely no control over it. The characters, developed solely on shallow and overused clichés, are essentially targets in a shooting gallery, most of them serving no purpose apart from awaiting their cue to die in a savage attack. …
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