The SWAT team breaks in the building but one lookout sees and warns the gangsters and … It changed the genre altogether. The leader, noticing a refurbished wall, begins stabbing it, narrowly missing Rama, but fails to find them. It was released in the United States on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on 14 August 2012. The Raid may not be a well-known movie, but its influence is definitely felt by Hollywood. After its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), The Raid received positive reviews from critics. I chose 4 out of 5 on this movie because this movie strikes an interesting point in explaining why people game online in guilds. They make their way up, fighting through a narcotics lab, as they head for Tama on the 15th floor. Really Some Great Information I Did Not Know & Entertaining, Reviewed in the United States on July 19, 2013. [11], A sequel, The Raid 2, was released in 2014. The Great Raid is a 2005 war film about the Raid at Cabanatuan on the island of Luzon, Philippines during World War II. He defeats the group, including their leader, who he uses to smash through a window and cushion a three-story plummet onto a fire escape below. [45], Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times' gave the film one star out of four; he criticized the lack of character depth, and noted "the Welsh director, Gareth Evans, knows there's a fanboy audience for his formula, in which special effects amp up the mayhem in senseless carnage. I do not want to give it away, but it was very well done. A group of Confederate prisoners escape to Canada and plan to rob the banks and set fire to the small town of Saint Albans in Vermont. Owen Gleiberman of Entertainment Weekly called it "fists of fury mixed with torture porn" noting the variety of gory action sequences, but criticized the incoherent narrative. Movies. 'gangster') is a 2014 Indonesian action crime film written, directed and edited by the Welsh filmmaker Gareth Evans. A third film was considered but Evans decided not to go forward with the project.[12][13]. [35] For its widest opening release weekend in the United States and Canada on 13–15 April 2012, the film grossed $961,454 from 881 theaters, and ranked 11th overall. A teaser trailer was shot, but the project proved more complex and time-consuming than anticipated. In certain Massive Multi-player Online Role Playing Games (MMORPGs), like Blizzard Entertainment's World of Warcraft, gaming content is regularly created for the collaborative participation of up to twenty-five players at a time. When the duo encounter Rama and Andi as they descend the stairs, Tama openly taunts Wahyu by revealing that he knew they were coming and was waiting for them before the raid began; Lt. Wahyu was set up by his corrupt superiors, indicating that he will be killed regardless of escaping. The fact they did this on a 1 million dollar budget makes this movie even more impressive. Tegar Satrya as Bowo, the hothead member of the team who is wounded attempting to save the life of a teammate. This is a movie I can watch again and again and again. "[38] On Metacritic the film has a score of 73% based on reviews from 31 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews". Ari (Ananda George) fires the shotgun in the dark which gives their position away. I love that a film this gory secured the same Motion Picture Association of America rating as "The King's Speech. Evans then nudged his wife to cast Uwais for Merantau, and then in The Raid. [47], The film received numerous awards and nominations from both local and international institutions. Special tactics officer Rama prays, practices Silat, and bids goodbye to his father and pregnant wife, cryptically promising his father that he will "bring him home." Directed by Gareth Evans. Both films showcase the traditional Indonesian martial art of Pencak Silat, with fight choreography led by Uwais and Yayan Ruhian. In addition, the camera was frequently attached to a Fig Rig to prevent most scenes from being too jarring, and give the camera operator opportunities to change angles and positions rapidly. I’m aware there's an interest for it [...] So never say never, but it's unlikely to happen anytime soon. [15], All guns used in the film were Airsoft replicas, to avoid the costs associated with having to deal with firearms. "[43] Michael Phillips of the Chicago Tribune wrote: "The whole film is. Prior to the film, Gofar's acting credits had been in. Here's my review for THE RAID: REDEMPTION! It was a movie no one expected to do what it did. "You know that day-dream you had as a little kid? The film grossed approximately $9.3 million worldwide. Reviewed in the United States on April 28, 2015, Reviewed in the United States on May 19, 2014. [71][72] On 16 June 2014, Geek Tyrant revealed that the remake will be set in the near future. The movie stars martial artist Iko Uwais in the leading role, making this his second team-up with Evans (the first being Merantau).. Dropping to the room below, the team struggles to fend off Tama's horde of thugs; the three other officers are killed and Bowo is critically injured. The Raid 2 is one of the best sequels...hell one of the best action follow ups ever. Serbuan Maut (Deadly Assault or Death Raid), known as The Raid: Redemption in English-speaking countries, is a 2011 Indonesian martial-arts action film directed by Gareth Evans. [34], In its Sony Pictures Classics debut in the United States on 23–25 March 2012, The Raid: Redemption grossed $220,937 from 24 theaters for a location average of $15,781. The film stars Iko Uwais, who previously worked with Evans in another action film, Merantau, released in 2009. 'The Deadly Raid') is a 2011[5] Indonesian action-thriller written, directed and edited by Gareth Evans. [15], Pre-production took about four months, which include finalization of the script (which included translation of the original English-language script into Indonesian) and the work on choreography for the fighting sequences, which were designed by Iko Uwais and Yayan Ruhian. Synopsis 1 Ruthless Crime Lord, 20 Elite Cops, 30 Floors of Hell Deep in the heart of Jakarta’s slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world’s most dangerous killers and gangsters. So the movie then points out that these individuals are seeking that lifestyle virtually because they want that connection. They called the project Serbuan Maut (The Raid). Rama refuses to leave the building without his comrades, and Andi refuses to abandon his auspicious criminal life. We question them about virtual achievements and their value. "[44] But it's also shot through with moments of bleak poetry amid the carnage. [28], Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions acquired the film's distribution rights for the United States, Latin America and Spain,[29][30] revised the film score, and changed the title to The Raid: Redemption for the US release. The game graphics used in the movie remind users to upgrade their equipment to see all that this game truly has to offer visually! [59] Sony pre-bought the US, Latin American and Spanish rights to the sequel. [62][63], On the release of The Raid 2' in 2015, Evans said he had ideas for The Raid 3 but that nothing had been written yet and a third film was not likely to happen before 2018 or 2019. He initially has the upper hand, but the brothers prove to be a match when working together. Johannes Taslim or Joe Taslim (born 23 June 1981) is an Indonesian actor and former Judo athlete of Chinese descent. Select the department you want to search in, Reviewed in the United States on September 21, 2012. [27], The film was marketed internationally through Celluloid Nightmares, a partnership between US-based XYZ Films and France's Celluloid Dreams. The Raid (Indonesian: Serbuan maut, lit. Great documentary for those seeking insight into the entertaining world of MMORPGs. Riyadi calls in reinforcements and the team is brutally attacked. [77], A graphic novel based on The Raid was released on 21 May 2012 in Indonesia. Distribution rights to other countries were sold to Kadokawa Pictures for Japan, Koch Media for Germany, Alliance Films for Canada, Momentum Pictures for the United Kingdom, Madman Entertainment for Australia, SND HGC for China, and Calinos Films for Turkey. He became well known in the 2012 action film The Raid: Redemption. The final stages of post-production took place in Bangkok, Thailand for the color grading and audio mixing processes. [57][58] Evans has also stated his intention to make a trilogy. [75] According to Tracking Board, on 23 October 2015, both Screen Gems and Kitsch had dropped out of the project and Hughes also dropped out as director. The raid team was all functional adults, who had good heads on their shoulders. [61] Pre-production began in September 2012 while filming began in January 2013. Taslim was born in South Sumatera, Indonesia. The technical design of these encounters is often so tightly tuned that it requires a remarkable amount of practice and planning for a raid to complete them, and the near flawless performance of each of its members.The Raid is a film about raiding and what it means to be a raider. In Jakarta, Indonesia, Lieutenant Wahyu organizes the invasion of an apartment building that is the safe house of the powerful and cruel drug lord Tama and his gang. [16], Director Gareth Evans came across the idea for the film when he moved to Indonesia to film a documentary about the country's martial art Pencak Silat, as suggested by his wife of Indonesian Japanese descent. Crossing paths with the machete gang, he runs to the eighth floor, but is cornered. Tama, having learned of Andi's treachery, incapacitates Andi and hands him over to Mad Dog for torture and execution. We capture the numerous hours invested by a diverse group of gamers in a complicated and choreographed digital environment, where every contribution weighs on their success or failure. After tending to Bowo's wounds, Rama leaves him with the couple and begins searching for Jaka's group. [12] In a 21 November 2016 interview with Impact Online, director Evans revealed the sequel was on hold with the franchise likely having ended, stating "Moving back to UK felt like a closing chapter on that franchise – we ended the story pretty neatly (I feel) in Part 2. The film is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar Dua, Abhishek Pathak and Kumar Mangat Pathak. You feel a looming darkness over this film while you watch it. [20][21] The film premiered at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival with the original score from the Indonesian version which was composed by Aria Prayogi and Fajar Yuskemal, who also composed Evans's previous film Merantau. Rama joins a heavily armed 20-man elite police squad, including officers Bowo, Dagu, Sergeant Jaka and Lieutenant Wahyu, for a raid on an apartment block in Jakarta's slums, with the intent of arresting crime lord Tama Riyadi. Every night. Continuing to the sixth floor, the team is spotted by a young lookout, who alerts another lookout just before being shot dead by Wahyu; the latter youth raises the alarm. Rirouni Kenshin live action movies (it's samurai/sword stuff but still great. However, Wahyu betrays and kills Dagu before taking Tama hostage, intending to use him as a shield to escape. [31][32] Deals were also made with distributors from Russia, Scandinavia, Benelux, Iceland, Italy, South Korea and India, during the film screening at the TIFF. Andi is revealed to be his estranged brother, who Rama signed up for the mission to search for at the urging of their father. Fighting through a handful of goons on their way to apartment #726, Rama pleads with the tenant, named Gofar, for help; despite his sick wife's protests, Gofar reluctantly hides the officers in his apartment. Mad Dog then meets up with Andi to report back to Tama in the surveillance room. [14] Therefore, Evans designed The Raid to be a "full-on" action film. Merantau (first movie Iko and director Gareth Evans did together to showcase Silat before The Raid movies) The Villainess. They made some very positive remarks about the benefits of being part of a raid team. Fatal Contact (think Man of Tai Chi but way more hardcore) IP Man movies including the spin off Master Z. Ninja 2. The mission is not officially sanctioned by police command; nobody at HQ knows their location and there is no hope for reinforcements. For example, the one fellow spoke about how we lost the community of a village in our US culture about 100 years ago, and that being part of a guild raid team provided many of the same benefits that a village provided years ago. The protagonists were people that were relatable and that brought the point of the film to better light. To create an escape route, Rama uses an axe to cut a hole in the wooden floor so the team can descend to the lower level. Making a movie about a casual past time (excluding professional sports) usually doesn't turn out very well. It expanded the world and took the story beyond its one location to an open world. Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Nordling Talks To Gareth Evans, Mike Shinoda, And Joe Trapanese About The Kickassocity of The Raid: Redemption! [19] On 21 February 2014, the studio picked Patrick Hughes to direct the remake. Along the way, Rama discovers the room where Mad Dog is torturing Andi; he separates from Dagu and Wahyu and goes to rescue his brother. [4], On Rotten Tomatoes the film has an approval rating of 86% based on reviews from 167 critics, with an average score of 7.5/10. [39], Peter Bradshaw of The Guardian gave the film 5 out of 5, and said "This violent, intense and brilliant bulletfest from Indonesia puts western action movies to shame. A. Alfridus Godfred as leader of the machete gang, who hunt the surviving officers when Jaka and Rama split into two groups. [81], 2011 Indonesian action film directed by Gareth Evans. Exhausted, Rama makes his way to the sixth floor before being grabbed by Andi, who has just murdered two of Tama's men in the elevator. Most of all, The. What this movie did was to follow a specific raid team, who spoke about there perspectives for playing the game and being part of a raid team. The Raid (1954) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Wrong. [70] On 13 June 2014, Frank Grillo was the first to be announced to star in the remake, and is a fan of the original. Reviewed in the United States on November 24, 2012. It was in that country that he met Iko Uwais, a Silat practitioner who was then working as a delivery man for a phone company based in Jakarta. [15], When filming concluded, about 120 minutes of footage was shot; Evans originally intended it to be eighty to eighty-five minutes long. These players group together to form raids that routinely meet to test themselves against scripted game encounters. Based on a true story from the Civil War, this drama follows a band of Confederate POWS who escape from a New England prison head for Canada and begin planning to … It brings the point that humanity is used to the village lifestyle where everyone knows everyone and everybody works together. [69] On 27 May 2014, Variety reported that the film's production was delayed until early 2015. [80], On 22 June 2016, The Hollywood Reporter announced Titan Comics had teamed up with Gareth Evans and XYZ Films for a comic book spin-off series featuring "original stories featuring characters from The Raid movie series" with a launch date expected for late 2016. We sit with social experts concerned about the growing issue of internet addiction and seek their opinions. [78], A stop-motion short depicting the plot of The Raid as clay-animated cats, made by Lee Hardcastle released on 11 May 2012, was included in the special features disc. He was exposed to martial arts at an early age. Out of ammunition, and with more of Tama's reinforcements approaching, the team splits into two groups: Jaka, Dagu and Wahyu retreat to the fifth floor, while Rama and a critically injured Bowo ascend back above in search of the law-abiding tenant they encountered earlier. Looking to watch The Raid? "The Raid" is maniacal in its pacing and assault tactics. Rama regroups with Dagu and Wahyu in apartment #403. Gamers will enjoy this, as it is well-presented, has good production value, and offers fascinating insight into the virtual world of these games. [9][10] The US release of the film features a film score composed by Mike Shinoda and Joseph Trapanese. [4][36] In the United Kingdom, the film grossed $660,910 on its opening weekend. Filmmaker Gareth Evans made a splash on the world when his 2011 action-thriller The Raid was released in theaters, redefining the action film for a new age and introducing movie … [citation needed], While developing The Raid in script form, Evans started to toy around with the idea of creating a link between it and his initial project, Berandal. Joe Carnahan' s remake of modern-day action classic The Raid has been floating around for years now, with the filmmaker last updating us in April 2019. He gave it a B- grade. I played most of the content they show in the movie before I myself stopped playing World of Warcraft. To achieve that objective, they shot the film in high-definition using Panasonic AF100 camcorder – which had just recently come out of the market – and strayed from using film format while shooting most action and fight sequences. Police Story movies. Associating attributes of games like Grand Theft Auto to games of this type, which are completely unrelated. This page was last edited on 10 December 2020, at 21:13. Reviewed in the United States on October 26, 2014. It was later confirmed that Berandal would serve as a sequel to The Raid. Until now, the run-down apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of police. His martial arts training includes Wushu, Judo, Taekwondo. Find out where The Raid is streaming, if The Raid is on Netflix, and get news and updates, on Decider. Reviewed in the United States on May 27, 2015, Reviewed in the United States on January 5, 2015. If you play Warcraft, this is a fun movie to watch. [22][23] The Raid made its debut in the US with Trapanese and Shinoda's version at Sundance 2012. With Iko Uwais, Yayan Ruhian, Arifin Putra, Oka Antara. I've been getting requests to talk about this movie for years. In the last decade, Bollywood saw plenty of movies inspired by true life events that had shocked the public when they were unravelled. 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