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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The Raid 2 lets its warriors rip for two and a half thrilling hours. With the precision of dance and the punch of a KO champion, Evans keeps the action coming like nobody's business. The wow factor is off the charts. show more

  • 100
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    Evans pays careful attention to atmosphere, while giving wide berth to cinematographers Dimas Imam Subhono and Matt Flannery, who find beauty among the mayhem. Everything on screen is crystal clear and vibrant, like a city street right after the rain. show more

  • 40
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    For better or worse, the blood and bone-crunching remains most prominent. show more

  • 80
    David Rooney The Hollywood Reporter

    There are tradeoffs with the switch to a more epic, ambitious canvas, but Gareth Evans’ action sequel in most ways that count is an even more masterful jolt of high-energy genre filmmaking. show more

  • 84
    William Goss Film.com

    Good luck finding a modern martial-arts epic that can even hold a candle to it. show more

  • 88
    Bruce Ingram Chicago Sun-Times

    If what you’re after is insane, mind-bogglingly violent martial arts action, “The Raid 2” is quite possibly the ultimate. show more

  • 88
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    Miraculously, the new picture makes the old one feel like Evans was just warming up. show more

  • 88
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Wow. For those with strong constitutions, The Raid 2 offers one of the most intense motion picture experiences available; it may also be the most violent movie ever to be released into theaters. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Those with a high tolerance for violence and gore — at one point, Rama battles assassins labeled “Baseball Bat Man’’ and “Hammer Girl’’ simultaneously — will eat up The Raid 2. show more

  • 75
    The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Gareth Evans’s sequel to his surprise 2011 hit takes the original’s basic formula – lots of people pounding on each other in close quarters – and simply stretches it over a much longer running time. show more

  • April 15, 2014 Ralph
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    bloodiest movie ever. Plot jumped around. Subtitled throughout. Don't waste your money.

  • April 13, 2014 jq00000000191684
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    AWESOME! Plot continues straight from Raid 1. Best action I've ever scene in a martial arts film. There are scenes that look soooo real you would think the stuntmen really got injured (they probably did). Also, the blood and gore level on this one is higher than the first.

  • April 11, 2014 daniel_leone
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    Just as good as Part 1 if not better...Fight scenes are amazing & he is one bad ass cop... Cant wait to buy the DVD.... PS Hope you make a Part 3 ;)

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