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Redemption (2013) Movie Information

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Redemption (2013)
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Overall Rank:

3360

Avg. Rating:

2.78/4

# of Ratings:

29

Genres:

Action, Thriller

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

06/28/2013

DVD Release:

09/24/2013

Director:

Steven Knight

Actors:

Jason Statham
Lee Asquith-Coe
Vicky McClure
Ian Pirie
Benedict Wong
Siobhan Hewlett

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

An ex-special forces agent, homeless and trying to avoid a court martial, navigates London's criminal underworld. When he comes upon an opportunity to assume a new identity - it allows him to be reborn - and become an avenging angel in the process. -- Chris Kavan

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Chris Kavan 12/02/2013 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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2.5/4 

Not too bad for a Jason Statham film - characters actually get a little more depth and the story goes a little deeper than the typical "punch first ask questions later" Statham usually finds himself cast in. Sure, there still are plenty of fight scenes, but at least there is a bit more of a compelling reason behind the actions. It does move a bit slower than a typical action film - but I think that's a good thing. A thinking-mans's action film, if you will.

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07/29/2013 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

Redemption review

This flick felt like an action drama mixed with superhero elements since he was always being referred to as an avenging angel. Joseph 'Joey' Smith is a soldier scarred from the horrors of warfare. He encounters a kindhearted nun named sister Cristina (Agata Buzek). On the positives: Obviously one of Stathamís best films in terms of acting. He really shows some emotion and empathy to a murdered girl. Screenplay oftentimes earnest with lines: "Start to do the right thing." and "If you want to be a good man be a good man." from Cristina. Locations and time-frames were wonderful and utilized well. Action sequences were mostly one sided but authentic and hard hitting. On the downside, it was baffling how a nun easily falls for a gangster; the sickness of Joey was not given an appropria...

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2.5/4 

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