• Released
  • September 21, 2012
  • R , 1 hr 36 min
  • Action/Adventure
    3D
  • 951 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A futuristic law-enforcement officer is caught in a high-stakes drug war with his rookie trainee.

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NPR

Dredd works because it's an action flick with wide appeal that takes risks it doesn't need to - in its delightfully off-putting violence...
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83

Entertainment Weekly

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Paul Leonard-Morgan's thumping techno soundtrack is thrilling. And Urban manages to give a credibly wry performance using little more than...
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

Pitched at the right level to please original fans, but still slick and accessible enough to attract new ones, Dredd 3D feels like a smart...
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80

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
What's exceptional is the orchestration of color, form, light and dark (lots of dark), 3-D technology and digital effects into a look that...
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75

Washington Post

This, finally, is the Dredd movie comic book readers have been anticipating.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
The themes are also dated. There are times when Dredd 3D feels like an escapist companion piece to "The Day After." But there we go again,...
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
If there's a serious disappointment, it's the villain. Ma-Ma, despite being played with over-the-top zest by Lena Headey, isn't a very...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
For sci-fi action fans, it's an instant classic. For everyone else, it's a dark, bloody mess.
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50

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
Pretty clearly determined to deliver the antidote to Stallone's movie, the filmmakers take their cues from Christopher Nolan's Batman...
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20

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The drug that Ma-Ma trafficks in, Slo-Mo, slows its user's brain to 1% of its normal speed. Dredd unfortunately makes you feel as if you,...
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Rated R | For Language, Some Sexual Content, Strong Bloody Violence and Drug Use
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Extreme violence, drugs in intense comic book tale.
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