The Raid 2 2014

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Only a short time after the first raid, Rama goes undercover with the thugs of Jakarta and plans to bring down the syndicate and uncover the corruption within his police force

Starring:
Iko Uwais, Arifin Putra
Rental Formats:
DVD, Blu-ray

The Raid 2

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Discs
  • Feature ages_18_and_over
Runtime 2 hours 30 minutes
Starring Iko Uwais, Arifin Putra, Oka Antara, Tio Pakusadewo, Alex Abbad, Julie Estelle, Ryuhei Matsuda, Kenichi Endo, Kazuki Kitamura
Director Gareth Evans
Genres Thriller
Studio ENTERTAINMENT ONE
Rental release 11 August 2014
Main languages Indonesian
Dubbing English
Subtitles English
Discs
  • Feature ages_18_and_over
Runtime 2 hours 30 minutes
Starring Iko Uwais, Arifin Putra, Oka Antara, Tio Pakusadewo, Alex Abbad, Julie Estelle, Ryuhei Matsuda, Kenichi Endo, Kazuki Kitamura
Director Gareth Evans
Genres Thriller
Studio ENTERTAINMENT ONE
Rental release 11 August 2014
Main languages Indonesian
Dubbing English
Subtitles English

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41 of 47 people found the following review helpful By Timelord007 TOP 500 REVIEWER on 11 April 2014
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
The Raid 2.
Director Gareth Evans.
Starring.
Iko Uwais.

Blu Ray Info.
Region B/2
Indonesian Language with English Subtitles or English Dubbed.
Cert 18.
Running time 150 minutes approx.

Trivia.
1)This film takes place 2 hours after the original film ends.
2)The kitchen fight sequences took 6 weeks to film & is director Gareth Evans favourite scene in the movie.
3)The hammers wielded by Hammer Girl were made out of foam rubber.
4)The punches & kicking in these fight scenes are real as Iko Uwais & the other fighter's were able to control the speed & strength of impact making the fight sequences look as realistic as possible, No silly fake wire work was used here.

Synopsis.
2 hours after the first raid Officer Rama goes undercover with the thugs of Jakarta & plans to bring down the crime syndicate & uncover the corruption within in the Police force.

As recent events of the raid have now alerted the higher criminal underworld Rama has no choice but to go undercover yet he's is putting his wife & child & his own life at risk as Rama undertakes his most dangerous assignment by infiltrating the prison under the name of Yuda to gain the confidence of a inmate named Uco who is the son of a criminal Kingpin as Yuda plots to join their gang & eventually bring down there criminal empire once & for all.

Timelord Thoughts.
This sequel to The Raid directed again by Gareth Evans is one huge crazy spectacular action packed masterpiece that needs to be seen to be believed at just how good this movie is as it puts the Hollywood action movies to shame.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Matt on 13 Aug 2014
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This film has a much bigger scale than the original, there is a huge ambition to make this a largescale gangster film with martial arts, and as a whole it works.
Firstly the Action scenes are astounding, the choreography and filming make each fight seem intense and weighty. The martial artists are phenomenal and at times it seems just like a very violent dance. I cannot find fault with any of the action in this movie, it is liberally spread throughout proceedings as well to break up story elements nicely.
The plot is interesting, and a direct follow on to the end of The Raid with the protaganist having to deal with the ramifications of what happened in the building and being recruited to try and bring down corrupt police who are helping the criminal gangs.
This is a long film clocking in at about 160mins and i did feel that with some judicious editing this could have been made a little tighter, but overall i enjoyed the experience and it did not seem to drag on.
The extras are interesting and add to the overall experience of the film which is nice to see. I would recommend this to all action/Martial arts fans.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By K. G. A. Alavi on 17 Aug 2014
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This is a great martial arts movie. I have to say I did like the Raid better, but that does not take away that thus film is excellent. For anyone who has been disappointed with the latest Jackie martial comadies, or Jet's more wire work than martial arts, this movie is salvation. Iko Uwais has set himself up as the new martial arts superstar since Tony Jaa.

This movie is more bloody and with a higher body count that the first movie. It is set over a course of years. The martial arts are brilliant. Since the first movie Rama, is forced to go undercover supposedly to break a cur rump cop ring. To do this he must engreciate himself with the son of the head gangster. When the assignment that was supposed to be a couple of months turnes into a couple of years is there anyway back for him?

Despite the film being over 2 1/2 hours, the time flies by. More than enough action and amazing fight choirography to keep me amazed. All round great movie.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By rbmusicman TOP 500 REVIEWER on 12 Aug 2014
Format: Blu-ray
Those that watched the first of the series will remember the electric action throughout the film.
This movie see's rookie cop 'Rama' go under-cover as his attempts to return to a normal
existence with his family looks increasingly unlikely.
His fame after his earlier exploits has made him and his family a target.
'Rama' agrees to go under-cover by becoming a prisoner in jail to infiltrate a criminal organisation,
if he'd refused the task, his safety and that of his family could not be guaranteed.
In jail he has to gain the confidence of syndicate bosses son 'Uco' who is serving a stretch inside.
Two years have passed, 'Rama' is released, 'Uco' awaiting him, 'Uco' wants to take 'Rama' to
see his father 'Bangun' so he could be thanked for watching out for his son in jail.
'Rama' now has to gain the confidence of the syndicate boss showing that he can be trusted and
will be an asset to the syndicate.
'He's in, now he has to set about doing the job he's there for, collect enough evidence to bring them
down.
'Uco' is growing impatient with his father, he wants more responsibility, but 'Bangun' is not ready to
pass the reigns of the business over, a powder-keg that's not lost on 'Rama'
'Uco' is arranging with a rival syndicate boss to start a war with his fathers organisation after ten
years of peace between them, of course 'Rama' a cop, is stuck slap bang in the middle of it.
'Rama' at this stage feels he's gathered enough evidence to bring the syndicates down, his superior
doesn't agree.
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