• Dredd (2012)


Release Date: September 21st, 2012

DVD Release Date: January 8th, 2013

R |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

Mega City One is a vast, violent metropolis where felons rule the streets. The only law lies with cops called "judges," who act as judge, jury and executioner, and Dredd (Karl Urban) is one of the city's most feared. One day, Dredd is partnered with Cassandra (Olivia Thirlby), a rookie with powerful psychic abilities. A report of a terrible crime sends Dredd and Cassandra to a dangerous area controlled by Ma-Ma (Lena Headey), a drug lord who will stop at nothing to protect her empire.

Cast: Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, Lena Headey, Wood Harris, Langley Kirkwood, Junior Singo, Luke Tyler, Jason Cope

Director: Pete Travis

Genres: Action , Science fiction

Production Co: DNA Films

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Intense, Gritty, Judge, Dark, Pursuit

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    David HiltbrandPhiladelphia Inquirer

    For sci-fi action fans, it's an instant classic. For everyone else, it's a dark, bloody mess. show more

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    What's exceptional is the orchestration of color, form, light and dark (lots of dark), 3-D technology and digital effects into a look that amounts to a vision. show more

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Pitched at the right level to please original fans, but still slick and accessible enough to attract new ones, Dredd 3D feels like a smart and muscular addition to the sci-fi action genre. show more

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