Uwais plays a young man who washes ashore, an amnesiac with a serious head injury whose past comes back to haunt him shortly after being nursed back to health by a young doctor. Violence ensues. Sweet, sweet violence.
In Minangkabau, West Sumatera, Yuda a skilled practitioner of Silat Harimau is in the final preparations to begin his "Merantau" a century's old rites-of-passage to be carried out by the ... See full summary »
During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense.
A young fighter named Kham must go to Australia to retrieve his stolen elephant. With the help of a Thai-born Australian detective, Kham must take on all comers, including a gang led by an evil woman and her two deadly bodyguards.
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
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The name of Rama's undercover identity is Yuda. This name bears a strong resemblance to Judas, one of Jesus' twelves apostles. Judas betrayed Jesus. Rama uses his undercover identity to infiltrate the crime family of Uco and Bangun. See more »
During a shootout, Topan crawls to his safe to retrieve a gun. He hurriedly dials in a combination, grabs the door's handle, and then pulls the safe open without first turning the handle.
That can only mean that the safe wasn't actually locked in the first place. Dialing in the right combination allows the handle to be rotated. It's only through turning the handle do the bolts move to lock or unlock the door. See more »
The Raid: Redemption was such a success and regarded by many people as
one of the best action movies of 2012, and the sequel is likely to end
the year 2014 as the best action movie of the year. It's pretty much
different than the first movie, in this one there was actually a story.
This movie is a great combination of a gangster flick with a very well
coordinated martial arts.
The director Gareth Evans is masterful at filming incredible action
sequences, probably better than ANY Hollywood directors working right
now. It is inspiring how he managed to make such unbelievable fight
scenes, and car chase in a such limited budget. The cast were good in
delivering the good, the dialogue was fairly good, the choreography
were Spectacular! Not to mention the unforgettable cinematography that
was brilliantly managed by people who knows what they're doing.The only
downside is perhaps the running time which could have been shortened
15-20 minutes, but you will still always be entertained while watching
Overall, The Raid 2 is arguably one of the best sequels ever, and even
one of the best martial arts movies ever. It's superior to its
predecessor in terms of story telling, considering the running time,
and the choreography was also quite a bit improved from the already
unforgettable moves in the first one. It had more action and violence
than the previous one, although less action percentage-wise. It will
keep you on the edge of your seat. It has everything a perfect martial
arts movie has to have, and it deserves to be regarded as one of the
best in its genre. I hope that the director Gareth Evans would make
more films with a higher budget to showcase to the world his true
potential as a director, and it'd be great to have it featuring Iko
Uwais, that could be an icon for years to come.
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