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The Raid 2 (2014)
"The Raid 2: Berandal" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  11 April 2014 (USA)
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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.

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Uco
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Eka
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Bejo
Cecep Arif Rahman ...
The Assassin
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Very Tri Yulisman ...
Baseball Bat Man
Ryûhei Matsuda ...
Keichi (as Ryuhei Matsuda)
Ken'ichi Endô ...
Hideaki Goto (as Kenichi Endo)
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Ryuichi
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Cok Simbara ...
Bunawar
Roy Marten ...
Reza
Epy Kusnandar ...
Topan
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He thought it was over. After fighting his way out of a building filled with gangsters and madmen - a fight that left the bodies of police and gangsters alike piled in the halls - rookie Jakarta cop Rama thought it was done and he could resume a normal life. He couldn't have been more wrong. Formidable though they may have been, Rama's opponents in that fateful building were nothing more than small fish swimming in a pond much larger than he ever dreamed possible. And his triumph over the small fry has attracted the attention of the predators farther up the food chain. His family at risk, Rama has only one choice to protect his infant son and wife: He must go undercover to enter the criminal underworld himself and climb through the hierarchy of competing forces until it leads him to the corrupt politicians and police pulling the strings at the top of the heap. And so Rama begins a new odyssey of violence, a journey that will force him to set aside his own life and history and take on ... Written by Sony Pictures Classics

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It's Not Over Yet

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Rated R for sequences of strong bloody violence throughout, sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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$165,292 (USA) (28 March 2014)

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$2,625,803 (USA) (13 June 2014)
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A Bloody Great Sequel that's better than the first movie!!
24 March 2014 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

I was lucky enough to attend a special screening of 'The Raid 2' in Sydney last night, it was a big crowd for a small event with everyone excited for the film to begin. I can honestly say that myself, my friend who tagged along and the audience were very very entertained!

The plot continues 2 hours after the events of the first film, it places our hero into another intense mission to stop the baddies by going undercover for a special unit and blending in with the mob who's on the verge of war with their rivals. All I can say that follows is a orgy of brutal, bloody and intense arm-breaking, leg-snapping, hammer stomping, bat swinging, blade slashing, head blowing, bullet-loaded and arse kicking violence in a dash of Tarantino and Scorsese story-telling in its plot. The choreographed fights are all intense and realistic with the climatic showdown towards the last half hour of the film being the best sequences filmed on camera.

Overall, its a bloody amazing film to be released in 2014 and its a definite return for the genre too! I'm definitely keen to see this again when its out officially later this week!


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