Red Riding: 1983
Red Riding: 1983 (2009)

The Red Riding Trilogy draws to a close in this installment that finds Detective Chief Superintendent Maurice Jobson (David Morrissey) realizing that the Yorkshire Ripper may still be at large, despite the fact that someone has already been… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 7, 2009
DVD Release Date: July 1, 2010
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tom Long
Detroit News

Stands as a wrenching tale of power abused and lives discarded. It is powerful stuff.

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Mike Scott

Like the overall trilogy, it's as haunting as it is riveting, the kind of movie that will keep your attention while it's playing, and stick with you after the closing credits.

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Sam Adams
Philadelphia City Paper

Each film is enriched by collective detail, but it would have been richer had they played off each other rather than extending the argument.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Raises the bar for crime drama on the boob tube.

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Kimberley Jones
Austin Chronicle

There's still a great deal of satisfaction to be had in both the resolution of the plot's many mysteries and the thematic throughlines of the three films.

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Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

...satisfying in that we see many events in a new light, but Jobson is too complicit in the evil that has taken place to be sympathetic which is the light he is cast in by director Anand Tucker.

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Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

1983 shifts to an unlikely hero: a slovenly solicitor...[and] "soul man"... [Blu-ray]

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Brian Tallerico
Movie Retriever

Anand Tucker's direction and Tony Grisoni's screenplay aren't perfect but is yet another work that stands relatively well on its own but is made infinitely better when viewed in the light of the first two films.

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Brian Orndorf

1983 is executed rather messily and demands a very concentrated viewer, but the rhythms of violation and corruption remain intact, supplying a fulfilling closer to this ambitious project.

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Flixster Audience Score: 76% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
As boring, uninspiring, and completely irrelevant this third installment in the āRed Ridingā? trilogy are, there is some great dialogue and a few contrasts to… More
Bruce Bruce
The last of the Trilogy but did they catch the wolf, I had to raise my eyebrows when it was all over. In the third of three in this series children are still… More
Lady D'arbanville
[My predicted rating: 4] Some of the best Gritty Drama Actors of the British Screen unite for the 3rd installment to the Red Riding Concluding part. The high… More
El Hombre Invisible
On the whole, Red Riding is highly convoluted, and not always easy to follow. It was easy for me to recognize characters by their faces, but there are a lot of… More
Michael S
An extraordinary final chapter to the unforgettable "RED RIDING TRILOGY." "1983" ties up most of the loose ends from the first two entries,… More
Cast: David Morrissey, Lisa Howard, Chris Walker, Shaun Dooley, Jim Carter, Warren Clarke, Sean Bean, Sean Harris, Steven Robertson, Michelle Dockery, Mark Addy… More