The Raid 2 Synopsis
Undercover cop Rama gets himself thrown in jail as part of a plan to infiltrate a crime family.
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The Telegraph

Hyper-violent it may be but there is beauty in its brutality.
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100

indieWIRE

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If The Raid: Redemption was a thrashing drum solo, its sequel is the opulent symphony where every instrument is played with fevered...
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100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Evans pays careful attention to atmosphere, while giving wide berth to cinematographers Dimas Imam Subhono and Matt Flannery, who find...
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The Raid 2 lets its warriors rip for two and a half thrilling hours. With the precision of dance and the punch of a KO champion, Evans...
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88

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Miraculously, the new picture makes the old one feel like Evans was just warming up.
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ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Wow. For those with strong constitutions, The Raid 2 offers one of the most intense motion picture experiences available; it may also be...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Bruce Ingram
If what you’re after is insane, mind-bogglingly violent martial arts action, “The Raid 2” is quite possibly the ultimate.
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Film.com

By William Goss
Good luck finding a modern martial-arts epic that can even hold a candle to it.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Chris Nashawaty
The Raid 2 will make you feel like Christmas came nine months early. Some action sequels don't know when to say when. But here's one where...
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Variety

By Justin Chang
It’s hard to shake a nagging feeling of more is less; with its convoluted plot mechanics clearly cribbed from past thriller templates, the...
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good old-fashioned bone-cracking action, blood and balls to the wall

By bayarea415able
I figure that this was a continuation from Raid: The Redemption. I was surprised by the smooth transition from the first movie to his next assignment. The blood was perfectly done. Fight...

Everything I hoped for and More!!!!!!!!!!!

By Spursfan316
Raid: Redemption was a very good movie with memorizing action scenes. The Raid 2 blows the 1st one out of the water. The story can be a little slow about halfway through but then it picks up and...

The Raid 2

By TxBigRed1
This movie was fast paced and filled with tediously long fights. No where in the advertising or trailer do they mention that all but about 15 seconds of the movie you have to read subtitles...really?...

Awesome!

By Stevie Bee
The Raid 2 gets a rating of five nunchucks and a bonus throwing star! The first movie was off the hook but these sequel fight scenes are nothing less than spectacular. The villain cast reads like a...

Really exciting action flick with a compelling story

By bmadix
I very much enjoyed this movie, but beware, it's EXTREMELY violent! As in the first "The Raid" movie, the fight scenes are very well staged and choreographed. There are moments when the film drags,...

Action out the wazoo

By sethrwenrich95
I hadn't seen the first, but my friend and I are big movie buffs and he was ridiculously excited to see this. I knew to expect well choreographed action sequences, but what ensued was much more....

The best action movie I've ever seen......

By francisl2843789
I saw this at a preview screening a couple weeks ago, last night was the 2nd time I watched this, and I have plans to watch it a 3rd time today.........like I said, the best action movie I've...

Awesome - Going Back to see it again

By princessva
A thousand times better than the first. I thought the first was GOOD, but dang they did an awesome job on the second one as well. Saw it this Friday with my adult children. Going back next weekend...

GOAT

By Biggie21
Greatest Of All Time! Strong words but this movie blows any other action movie out of the water. The Raid 2 begins right where The Raid: Redemption left off and seamlessly blends the story together....

Best Action Film So Far This Year!

By denger76
If you love martial arts and non stop meaningful action you will love this film! Also, if you liked the first movie, The Raid: Redemption this one is 10X better if you can believe that since that...

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Rated R | For strong bloody violence, sexuality and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 17 & under Amazing fights, brutal violence in undercover cop tale.
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