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Rendel: Dark Vengeance (2017)

Rendel (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 22 September 2017 (Finland)
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A Finnish superhero, a masked vigilante Rendel seeks for revenge and fights against VALA, the huge criminal organization.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristofer Gummerus Kristofer Gummerus ... Rendel / Rämö (as Kris Gummerus)
Rami Rusinen Rami Rusinen ... Jarno 'Rotikka' Erola
Renne Korppila ... Lahtaaja
Matti Onnismaa Matti Onnismaa ... Pekka Erola
Johnny Vivash ... Radek
Bianca Bradey ... Stacy
Sheila Shah ... Julia
Michael Majalahti ... Jimmy
Michael Hall ... Mike
Alina Tomnikov ... Marla
Aake Kalliala Aake Kalliala ... Marsalkka
Reino Nordin Reino Nordin ... Reikki
Tero Salenius ... Kurikka
Sami Huhtala Sami Huhtala ... Taneli
Marko Beltzer Pesonen Marko Beltzer Pesonen ... Oskari (as Marko 'Beltzer' Pesonen)


The Rendel movie is a story of a man blinded by his desire for revenge and hatred. Even though Rendel can be considered as a super hero, he is somewhat darker than the traditional representatives of the genre. The movie takes place in the fictionalized version of a Finnish city, Mikkeli.

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Revenge Begets Revenge.


Action | Crime | Drama | Fantasy


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Finnish | English

Release Date:

22 September 2017 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Rendel: Dark Vengeance See more »

Filming Locations:

Mikkeli, Finland See more »


Box Office


EUR1,450,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The first Finnish superhero movie to be made. See more »


Written by Lauri Ylönen, Pauli Rantasalmi and Carl Restivo
Performed by The Rasmus
Published by Boneless-Skeletor Ltd
Administrated by Kobalt Music Group Ltd
Immobiliare PTE LTD/Kiss Me Here, Inc.
Administrated by Kobalt Songs Music Publishing
From the album "Dark Matters", released by Playground Music Scandinavia (2017)
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The Punisher Batman from Mikkeli
1 October 2017 | by tomirSee all my reviews

I went to see this movie with no expectations. I was afraid that it would be similar to the Dark Knight and follow ups, which didn't contain ANY humor at all. I was pleasantly surprised! Rendel has some nice funny shots for dark humor friends. I especially liked how the movie handled the bad-ass professional bounty hunters. The violence was almost too realistic at times. The scene where The Punis.. No i mean Rendel gets angry and is born is very violent. Maybe a bit too violent and graphic. The movies pacing could need some work. The movie is boring at a time, and the past scenes are a bit unclear when they start and end. Of course one can deduct when a scene is from the past but it is somewhat confusing. The story has nothing new, but it is fairly consistent. Acting is surprisingly good. Especially the bad guys did very good performances. The almost innocent baddies duo was funny at some times, they were just working there. Considering the experience of the crew, budget and filming location, this feature is simply amazing. I heartily thank all of the staff involved in this film. And special thanks to Jesse Haaja for making this possible! All things considering, 8/10.

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