Exclusive UK poster for action hit The Raid

Welsh director Gareth Evans attacks the block



Below, you can get an exclusive look at the UK poster for Indonesian hit The Raid.

The film, destined to be your next favourite action movie, opens in the UK in May, but the buzz that has been building already has been close to deafening.

That’s not surprising, given that The Raid offers breathless, bone-crunching set-pieces relentlessly from the get-go, and never eases up throughout the 101-minute running time.

For further evidence of our fondness for the flick, made in Indonesia by Welsh ex-pat Gareth Evans, check out our quote on the exclusive poster below:

[Click on the poster to see it in hi-res]

And if that’s stoked your interest in the film, check out the production video above to get an idea of the intense boot-camp training regime that Evans put his cast through to ensure that the combat looked authentic on screen. You'll also get an insight into the martial arts choreography behind the brutal smackdowns.

The Raid opens in the UK on 18 May 2012, and should provide a bruising antidote to the summer season’s family-friendly fare. Keep up-to-date with The Raid's UK Facebook page or follow @TheRaidUK on Twitter.

Will you be storming The Raid when it hits multiplexes? Do tell us!


    • murphy

      Mar 20th 2012, 9:56

      Been wanting to see this for ages,it was made a couple of years ago i think yet we still have to wait till may! Oh well just another one to add to the list of films to see before the apocalypse ;)

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