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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Iko Uwais
Cecep Rahman
Julie Estelle
Tegar Satrya
Yayan Ruhian
Arifin Putra
Alex Abbad
Donny Alamsyah
Directors
Gareth Evans
Screenwriters
Gareth Evans
Running Time
148 minutes

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Plot
Rama (Uwais) is out of the tower block, but not out of the woods. An undercover mission places him among Jakarta’s most nefarious criminals, including the trouble-making Bejo (Abbad) and petulant Mob heir-apparent, Ucok (Putra). Fisticuffs and footicuffs ensue.


Verdict
A bulkier, slower beast than Evans’ first film. But when it enters combat mode, it’s more raucously bloodthirsty than anything you’ve ever seen. Unless you’re Ross Kemp.


Reviewed by Nick de Semlyen

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