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Dredd

(DVD - 2013 )
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
Dredd


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The future America is an irradiated wasteland. On its East Coast lies Mega City One, a vast, violent metropolis where criminals rule the chaotic streets. The only force of order lies with the urban cops called Judges who possess the combined powers of judge, jury and instant executioner.
Title: Dredd
[videorecording]
Publisher: [United States] :, Lionsgate,, [2013]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (103 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Title from web.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Release date: Jan. 8, 2013.
Summary: The future America is an irradiated wasteland. On its East Coast lies Mega City One, a vast, violent metropolis where criminals rule the chaotic streets. The only force of order lies with the urban cops called Judges who possess the combined powers of judge, jury and instant executioner.
Audience: Rating R for strong bloody violence, language, drug use and some sexual content.
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Report This Apr 20, 2014
  • lukasevansherman rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

I like my action movies like I like my whiskey and hamburgers, cheap, potent and bloody. I wasn't expecting much from this version of the long-running comic book character (it was made into a campy movie with Sylvester Stallone in the 90s), but this was quite entertaining , a super violent, wall to wall dystopian action movie with some cool fx and good performances. Kiwi Karl Urban, best known as Bones from the new "Star Trek" movies, plays Dredd and never takes his helmet off, the usually indie Olivia Thrilby is his rookie partner and Lena Headey from "Game of Thrones" is the sadistic villain. Screenplay by Alex Garland, who wrote "The Beach" and "28 Days Later."

Report This Jan 17, 2014
  • Mocha6ft3 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

There's a very old saying "that the best things in life are free." That may be true for some, but for others it's the "unexpected." I say this because i called my friend and asked her if she wanted to see the movie Dredd with me and she immediately said i already saw the Stallone movie on 42nd street years ago and it was kind of corny. I told her it was an updated version and i was buying Cuban sandwiches. One hour later, we were sitting on my futon watching the movie on my HOMETHEATER!. Here's the unexpected part. The audio is "sound freak approved!" My HOMETHEATER made me very proud to own it as my apartment sound as if there was a war going on inside. And the visuals were very graphic, showing bullets tearing through flesh in slow motion and had my friend grabbing my arm several times. And let us not forget those HUGE MINI GUNS!!!!!!!!! WOW!!!!!!!! My friend actually applauded during that scene. That's a first! This film is definately a part of my collection. I'm giving this ultra violent, extremely graphic movie 4 thumbs up and 5 stars!!!!! HUH??!!! YES, five stars. For excellent sound, serious visuals that had my friend grabbing my arm, A decent story, me enjoying the moment watching my friend freak out and saying several times "he looks so serious" for the actor who played Dredd, and MAMA!!!! She was vicious!!!!!!!!!!!!! Did Dreed smile one time? A large order of chicken fingers and french fries with coke.

Report This Jan 07, 2014
  • ctharri rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

A nice approach to the Dredd series. Story line has you thinking "oh S@#)$#$*#%". Violent and bloody. Corn syrup costs were high on a few occasions. Dredd is serious and you never see his face. This was probably to avoid people being sad that Stallone didn't reprise his role. Worth the watch.

Report This Nov 06, 2013
  • ruthiesu rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

stupendous................fast paced, violent. I loved it!

Report This Oct 27, 2013
  • insane_smurf rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

not a patch on the Stallone film. shows promise for further installments but its called DREDD for a reason - this was too much about the woman rather than dredd & beinbg done all inside one building made it a bit boring. does show promise for follow-upstho if they get it right rate it c+

Report This Oct 17, 2013
  • EuSei rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Definitely not a remake of Stalone’s movie (which was also based upon the same comic books), this is one of the worse movies I’ve tried to watch this year. Urban, an actor I like, is ridiculous trying to emulate Stallone; total failure. Although I’m not that squeamish when it comes to violence/blood (and didn’t expect a “love fest”), the gross factor is so high it is the worse I’ve ever seen: bodies turned into blobs of mushed flesh, disgusting. Then there is the skinny little girl playing the macho and beating the heck out of guys twice her size. Really? I’m sorry, but if you are a girl and have a brother, try to fight him: even if he’s younger, he’ll most likely beat you. A message to movie makers: women are NOT stronger than men, sorry! So, watch the original instead of this sickening blood and gore fest.

Report This Oct 11, 2013
  • senji1101 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Ive read the Judge Dredd comics over the years, and I have seen the Stallone movie. I was somewhat afraid that this would be something like the Stallone film and I am very glad I was wrong on that. Karl Urban plays a fantastic Judge Dredd. If you want a movie thats all PC and happy, dont see this movie. Of all comics that have made it to the big screen, this is probably the best of them all.

Report This Oct 10, 2013
  • a5a22406 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Pretty good action movie.

Report This Sep 18, 2013
  • MWPH rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

For those of you who don't know (and I'm surprised someone would comment without first checking), this is NOT a remake of the horrible Stallone film. It is based on the comic book published in England for the past several decades. As far as film adaptations go, this one gets it exactly right. The comic is a story about a tough cop in a futuristic world filled with out of control crime, drugs, and violence - and so is this film. I highly recommend it to people who enjoy movies like Robocop, The Warriors, Red Dawn, and other action-packed Dystopian films. However, if you are not a fan of violent films (which the cover CLEARLY shows this isn't going to be a love fest), I'd advise you to avoid this one.

Report This Sep 04, 2013
  • MattPellerin rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Another comic-based shoot-em-up with average acting and a decent plot. Not going to win any awards but should be entertaining for the Batman/Spiderman/Superman fan in all of us. 3.5/5

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Report This Jul 09, 2013
  • FarimirJCL rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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Report This May 28, 2013
  • EuSei rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

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Report This May 28, 2013
  • EuSei rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Violence: Bodies being thrown from the 1000th floor and landing on the ground looking like something you get out of a can of Campbell’s tomato soup! LOTS of violence and blood.

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Report This Aug 28, 2013
  • aaa5756 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

“I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The word will have a generation of idiots” ― Albert Einstein

Report This Aug 28, 2013
  • aaa5756 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

“Hey Josie it's too bad we don't have time to bury these fellows. The Buzzards' have to eat also, so do the warms.” -The outlaw José Wales

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Report This Feb 23, 2013
  • Red_Sox rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

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