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The Raid 2 Review

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4.0

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  • 4.0
    71

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Variety Justin Chang

    It’s hard to shake a nagging feeling of more is less; with its convoluted plot mechanics clearly cribbed from past thriller templates, the film never quite generates or sustains its predecessor’s pure sense of menace.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter David Rooney

    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.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Chris Nashawaty

    The Raid 2 will make you feel like Christmas came nine months early. Some action sequels don't know when to say when. But here's one where too much is just the right amount.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Bruce Ingram

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

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  • 88

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    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.

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