It isn't the original

By jordan.santo
Written June 28, 2016
Red Dawn was a pretty good movie. If you are expecting the original film you'll be disappointed. The story follows a pretty similar plot line, but it does not go as deep as the original. Thanks to modern technology, though, the special effects were better. Worth seeing as the story line is still good, but you'll be disappointed if you are waiting for everything in the original to happen again.
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very absorbing

By 1classicmoviegirl
Written April 30, 2017
We watched the remake of red dawn yesterday, did not realize that that time went by. A little different from the original, but worth the money.
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Not Happy

By The Real Truth
Written August 30, 2016
Should have never done a remake of this classic. Bad acting and b list actors make this a waste of your time and money. If you have to see this wait for DVD. Rating 3 out of 10.
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Pretty good show

By LinkinPark78
Written May 22, 2017
I enjoyed this movie, but it's not for kids though, and I can't compare it to the original because I've never seen the original. The action was good, and Josh Hutcherson gave the best, funniest performance. A definite recommend.
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Red Dawn

By Cruzanrx2k
Written May 06, 2016
Pretty good overall....acting not as good as in original overall it gets a b- . If you haven't seen the original than you might think this one is great. Original movie is much better with the exception of the special forces guys that played in this one...these guys made it a little more exciting for about one second.
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