Watch: Awesome New US Trailer for 'The Raid: Redemption' Lands!
Hell yes, don't miss, a must watch! Sony Classics has finally unveiled the official US trailer for Indonesian action movie favorite The Raid, which has been blowing everyone away since TIFF last year and Sundance this year. It's being retitled to The Raid: Redemption for release over here, as I think they're aiming to turn it into a franchise with sequels, but this is still the same best-action-movie-in-years that everyone needs to see as soon as possible. So badass. The Raid focuses on Rama, a member of a special forces team that arrives at an apartment in Jakarta being run by a druglord, and the chaos that ensues when they invade. Have fun!
In the heart of Jakarta lies a rundown apartment infested with druggies and drifters, ruled by a ruthless drug lord. The apartment block is considered untouchable by even the bravest of police—until one early morning when, cloaked under dawn's darkness, an elite SWAT team, led by Officer Rama (Iko Uwais), raids the peril-filled structure. As Rama's squad races between the maze of rooms and floors, encountering a barrage of gunfire, machetes, and ruthless hand-to-hand combat around every corner, the stakes get higher and higher. The Raid is written & directed by Welsh filmmaker Gareth Huw Evans, of Merantau previously. Sony Pictures Classics will finally be releasing The Raid: Redemption starting on March 23rd this spring.
Reader Feedback - 24 Comments
HealthyPoison on Feb 23, 2012
DAVIDPD on Feb 23, 2012
Police brutality never looked so gooood. It actually makes a lot more sense now they explained the story.
Crapola on Feb 23, 2012
" Police brutality never looked so gooood." Hilarious!!!
freexless on Apr 24, 2012
March 23rd and my ass has a date then.
ur_babys_daddy on Feb 23, 2012
I'm all in! Looks epic...
Lars on Feb 23, 2012
oh man...that part of that trailer is hilarious....i can't wait for this
Danimal on Feb 23, 2012
Jeepers creepers man, can they just release this thing already? Been hearing about it for decades now. OK, not decades but still...
norm on Feb 23, 2012
horgin on Feb 23, 2012
i hope this will be wide release...
toan on Feb 23, 2012
Wow looks good.
ZzFDKzZ on Feb 23, 2012
Been looking forward to this since the first teaser trailer, but adding 'Redemption' to the title makes it worse not better :/
El_MUERkO on Feb 23, 2012
Agreed. The Raid on its own was a better title. Now it sounds like an Underworld sequel.
Max Renn on Feb 24, 2012
This trailer still doesn't explain how all the paper work will be handled.
LW on Feb 23, 2012
I'm just glad they didn't dub this with american voices! This movie is so awesome, I just don't get how hollywood can remake this!
jah p on Feb 23, 2012
I know linkin park n stuff haters gonna hate but DAMN THAT LOOKS SO GOOD! 😐
Dave on Feb 23, 2012
Dear... Lord... that ... last ... scene... hurts... so ... good.....
Duane on Feb 23, 2012
OfficialJab on Feb 23, 2012
wow...havent seen a trailer that excitin in ages.cant wait
bellaphoenix on Feb 23, 2012
This seems like the perfect film to get Tugg off the ground with because it'll probably be my only hope in getting to see this in a theater near me.
pelaMatt on Feb 24, 2012
Looks awesome! Adding Redemption to the title is (as many seem to agree) stupid though.
M.K. Nielsen on Feb 24, 2012
hot damn!! Penjak Silat on the screen again!!
Lando on Feb 25, 2012
Cant wait for this one .......
Bavhnic1 on Feb 27, 2012
Sweet Lord! Compared to The Raid, the Expendables now simply looks like Dora the Explorer!!
Bii on Feb 29, 2012
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