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The Raid

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​What's it about?

A S.W.A.T. team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs.

Why do we love it?

The Raid is brutal and practical filmmaking at its best. A simple premise leaves the door open for imaginative direction and powerful choreography that is a sight to behold. The amount of skill and talent on screen keeps the energy high throughout as the only motive becomes to survive.

Who's in it?

Iko Uwais - Rama

Joe Taslim - Jaka

Who made it?

Gareth Evans - Writer & Director

Where can I watch it?

Find out where you stream, rent or buy The Raid at JustWatch


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