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1,201 Ratings


Directed by Pete Travis
United Kingdom, South Africa, 2012
Action, Sci-Fi


The endlessly inventive mind of writer Alex Garland (28 Days Later) and director Pete Travis bring the iconic masked police officer Dredd to life in this futuristic neo-noir action film.

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Dredd Directed by Pete Travis
Vicious and amoral, Dredd doesn’t aspire to any specific program of prestige, lessons or values. It’s proudly vulgar b-movie trash, an apparent celebration of violent vigilante justice that ends communicating deeper ideas without aiming for any obvious message.
April 14, 2013
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The setup moves so quickly that Dredd never has time to take off his visored helmet; Urban does all his acting via sneering lip and stubbled chin. The frowns get grimmer with every floor, as each level presents a different lethal configuration that Dredd and Anderson must solve.
January 10, 2013
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If Dredd’s attitude is decidedly less intellectually robust than the alternative, at least it’s easy to comprehend and digest, and it makes for a fun bout of escapism that almost necessarily can’t be taken seriously.
December 30, 2012
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