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.
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.
Dono (Abimana Aryasatya), Kasino (Vino G. Bastian) and Indro (Tora Sudiro) are back in action amid the bustling city of Jakarta. Once again, they play the roles of a group of officers ... See full summary »
Vino G. Bastian,
This movie was the prequel of the movie Habibie and Ainun in 2012, it was based on the book Rudy: Kisah Masa Muda Sang Visioner by Gina S. Noer, or in English Rudy : The Young Life of the ... See full summary »
In Jakarta, Indonesia, Lieutenant Wahyu organizes the invasion of an apartment building that is the safe house of the powerful and cruel drug lord Tama and his gang. The SWAT team breaks in the building but one lookout sees and warns the gangsters and the police force is trapped on the seventh floor. They learn that Lt. Wahyu has not informed his superiors about the operation. Now the police officers have to fight with limited ammunition against the armed and dangerous gangsters.Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Lighting in this film was very difficult, since in several sequences, the camera turns 180 degrees around and moves around the room. To supplement this, production crews used lights on long poles and constantly moved with the camera. See more »
When Rama's face is cut by a machete when hiding within an apartment's wall, it leaves a deep, ragged and swollen wound. However, when he exits the apartment his wound is suddenly much neater and more superficial. See more »
OK. So there's not that much of a storyline to this movie. It's pretty much just 90 minutes of non-stop action, however....
The characters are sufficiently developed with a couple of twists in the story to keep it interesting....
But let's keep it real -- you're watching this movie because it's a simple, straight-forward, feast of totally immense and very well-made ACTION that's so good that you just don't want this movie to end. I could hardly believe I'd just been sitting in a cinema for 2 hours when this movie ended.
'The Raid' is by far one of, if not THE best action movies I have ever seen and is a definite MUST for anyone's movie collection!
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