• Released
  • March 23, 2012
  • (Limited 3/23)
  • R , 1 hr 41 min
  • Art House/Foreign
  • 314 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A rookie cop (Iko Uwais) leads a team into the high-rise domain of a vicious drug lord.

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88

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Poised at the midway point between an ultraviolent video game and a neo-classic dance musical. As midnight-movie mash-ups go, it's pretty...
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88

USA Today

By Scott Bowles
Unapologetically brutal and unencumbered by much plot, Raid is the year's most turbo-charged film.
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80

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
Arguably the most dynamic Asian action film since the 1990s peaks of John Woo and Tsui Hark, The Raid: Redemption works as sheer...
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75

Movieline

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There's a sliver of a plot to The Raid, but it's really not worth going over -- when the characters pause to talk, which is rare, it does...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

Iko Uwais is not exactly a household name, but the Indonesian heartthrob appears to be well on his way with The Raid: Redemption, a clever,...
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
The action is brutal, bloody and virtually nonstop in this adrenaline-packed riff on "Assault on Precinct 13.''
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Plot, characterization and dialogue are merely the frame here for the real goods, an immersion into the Indonesian martial arts form known...
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
When it comes to The Raid: Redemption, there are no pretentions. Pure and simple, this is about violence. As we used to say, "kickin' ass...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
I do wish that Evans were a better storyteller. When he isn't turning mad-dog violence into visual rock & roll, The Raid shreds narrative...
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The special effects here are wiry martial artists grunting their way through fight after fight. It's exhausting but exhilarating.
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Rated R | For Strong Brutal Bloody Violence and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Indonesian fight/chase movie is well made but ultra-violent.
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