Dredd (2012)

The future America is an irradiated waste land. On its East Coast, running from Boston to Washington DC, lies Mega City One- a vast, violent metropolis where criminals rule the chaotic streets. The only force of order lies with the urban… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 8, 2013
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Fueled by bombastic violence and impressive special effects, rooted in self-satire and deadpan humor, Dredd 3D does a remarkable job of capturing its source material's gritty spirit.

Claudia Puig
USA Today

While not for the squeamish, Dredd 3D is an effectively gritty B movie accentuated by stylish visuals and irreverent humor.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

My notes are as follows: "Shoot bad guy." "Shoot bad guy." "Shoot bad guy."

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Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly

It's a good deal wittier than expected from a movie that consists mostly of people getting shot in the face.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

We have seen this future. And not only does it not work - it no longer even surprises.

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Sean O'Connell
Washington Post

This, finally, is the Dredd movie comic book readers have been anticipating.

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Meredith Borders

There's something to be said for DREDD's not taking itself too seriously, and if you do the same, you'll have a ball watching it.

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Frank Lovece

Proves a surprisingly unimaginative cops vs. drug lord story, complete with the weathered veteran forced to take a rookie under his wing.

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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

Smartly cast and with a sharp team behind the scenes, there is no good reason why "Dredd 3D" is such a clunk-headed action picture.

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Jeffrey Lyles
Lyles' Movie Files

A tremendously entertaining film that consistently pushes the limits of 3D creativity in a way to seem like the images are leaping straight from the comic book panels.

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Take two for this adaptation of the classic British dystopian sci-fi comic book character. Not that I disliked the first Stallone attempt, I think that has been… More
Spencer S.
Taking more from the original comic than the 1995 adaptation, "Dredd" is simple, bloody, gory, gross, action packed, and thrilling. This new Dredd… More
Kevin M. Williams
Whereas the previous Stallone effort chose to sneer at the title character's adventure, here it is fondly embraced, and what a difference perspective makes… More
Ross Collins
Keeping the dark, edginess of the original 2000 AD comic this is also a visually impressive piece of sci-fi, with some great use of 3D. The only thing that lets… More
Jens S.
Unlike Stallone's comic book adaptation this one stays somewhat close to the source material in tone and attitude. Urban works great as the judge who never… More
Wildaly M
Not the typical sci-fi film in terms of tone and style, but I ate it up like the sci-fi geek I am. Karl Urban is simply hardcore. I think they did an excellent… More