The Raid 2
- 2h 28min
- Directed by: Gareth Evans
- Written by: Gareth Evans
- Cast: Iko Uwais, Arifin Putra, Alex Abbad, Oka Antara, Tio Pakusadewo, Julie Estelle, Cecep Arif Rahman, Yayan Ruhian, Ryuhei Matsuda, Kenichi Endo, Kazuki Kitamura
- Language: Indonesian/Japanese
- UK release: 11 April 2014
- Website: www.theraidtwo.com
In Evans' sequel to his 2011 original, rookie cop Rama (Uwais) goes undercover to infiltrate an organised crime ring. Despite astonishing action set-pieces, the story is over-complicated and while fans of the first film will be pleased, casual viewers will be exhausted by the end of 150 minutes.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Reviews & features
The Raid 29 Apr 2014
Some astonishing set-pieces underwhelmed by this sequel's over-complicated narrative
The first film in writer / director Gareth Evans’ proposed trilogy of martial arts thrillers was a kick-in-the-pants to the genre: a simple, fluid action film that showcased the art of pencak silat via the story of Jakarta policemen fighting their way…
WATCH: the new trailer for Indonesian martial arts sequel The Raid 224 Jan 2014
Gareth Evans and Iko Uwais re-team for another high energy action blow-out
The trailer for Indonesian martial arts sequel The Raid 2 has landed on the internet, and it is a doozy. The film picks up once again with supercop Rama (Iko Uwais), who's now going undercover to take on the entire criminal underworld (vastly expanding…
The Raid 2 (trailer)
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