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Judge Minty (2013)

An aging judge becomes empathic and decides to retire. By law, every judge that opts for retirement receives full honors and must leave Mega-City One to find a good death in the wastelands ruled by savage gangs, beasts and anarchy.

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Michael Carroll (co-writer), Steven Sterlacchini (co-writer)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Edmund Dehn ... Judge Minty
Greg Staples Greg Staples ... Judge Dredd
Mark Watson Mark Watson ... Aquila
Peter Seddon Peter Seddon ... Napoleon Hat Cursed Earth Gang Member
Domino Barbeau Domino Barbeau ... Ceremony Judge / Additional Voices
Jared Butler ... Judge Dredd / Additional Voices (voice)
Fryda Wolff ... Fairville Town Announcer / Additional Voices (voice)
Mark Engelhardt ... Additional voices (voice)
Rocco Rosanio ... Additional voices (voice)
Mike Mohrhardt Mike Mohrhardt ... Additional voices (voice) (as Michael Mohrhardt)
Jim Dorsey Jim Dorsey ... Additional voices (voice) (as Jim 'Tank' Dorsey)
Ben Woods Ben Woods ... Additional voices (voice)
Matthew Banwell Matthew Banwell ... Kovaks Gang Leader
Darren Beddows Darren Beddows ... Kovaks Gang Member / Gas Masked Sniper Cursed Earth Gang Member / Judge
Matt Beddows Matt Beddows ... Tracker 'Monkey' Cursed Earth Gang Member / Paintball Mas Cursed Earth Gang Member
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Judge Minty is a not for profit fan film based on the world of the comic book character 'Judge Dredd'. It is an original work, following the tale of a secondary figure from the stories. Judge William Minty has spent his entire adult life policing the violent streets of Mega-City One and now he's slowing down. When a lapse of judgement almost ends his life, he knows that it's time to quit. He can choose to teach in the Academy, or he can leave the city and walk alone out into the anarchy of the Cursed Earth, taking law to the lawless. Written by Anonymous

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Short | Action | Drama | Sci-Fi

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Judge Minty proves there is life outside of the Dredd IsoCube
8 September 2013 | by joebloggscitySee all my reviews

This short film, made by a set of fans, is a very pleasant surprise.

Don't expect shakiness and jerky camera work, this is actually very well put together with some great special effects. Granted it's obviously done on a very low budget, and it shows, but never denies to be otherwise. Despite that, it works very well without falling into a trap of B-movie unintended hilarity.

A fine lead by Edmund Dehn in this short and dark judgement story in the 2000AD world. The film is an exercise to bring out a short story from the Dredd franchise that would appeal to many without the need for elaborate sets & complicated stories.

It's a very good effort. With a bigger budget, support and time it could have been expanded to something greater but just bear in mind that this is a small scale product.

I liked it, and wish the producers of this all the best in the next efforts which I'll keep an eye out for.


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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

May 2013 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Judge Dredd: Judge Minty See more »

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GBP7,500 (estimated)
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