Judge Dredd

Synopsis: In the year 2139, the Earth has changed into a virtually uninhabitable place called the Cursed Earth. All of the Earth's population have crowded into the cities across the planet, now known as Mega-Cities. The crimes in these Mega-Cities became so violent and so powerful, that the regular justice system was powerless to contain, then it collapsed completely. However, a new justice system came from the ashes, there were three justice systems in one (police, jury and executioner), they were called Judges. In Mega-City One (formerly, New York City), there was a Judge, named Joseph Dredd, who was the toughest and most stringent Judge in history. One day, he was charged with murder, and was tried and sentenced to life in prison because of it.
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Director(s): Danny Cannon
Production: Hollywood Pictures
  2 wins & 5 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
96 min

[ Loud Roaring Noise ]

[ P.A. System ]

Aspen prison shuttle docked.

Parolees prepare

to disembark.

Ferguson, Herman.

Six months sentence, Aspen Prison

served. Welcome back, citizen.

Your living assignment is...

"Y" block, Heavenly Haven.

Red quad. Move on.

Come on.

Welcome home.

That's it !

l think that's Heavenly Haven.

- ln your dreams, buddy.

- Yeah, Heavenly..

[ Male Shuttle Voice ] Starting descent

to Sector 12, Yellow District.

Take caution in this sector.

There is a citizen riot in progress.

Have a nice day.

lt's better than prison.

Jesus Christ !

[ Food Droid ] Eat recycled food

for a happier, healthier life.

Be kind and peaceful to each other.

Eat recycled food.

Recycled food. lt's good for

the environment and okay for you.


look what l got !

Little cupcake.

What have we got here ?

Are you a Judge spy, little man ?

Me... a spy ? [ Laughing ]

This guy is funny.

No, no, no.

l, l live here.

l mean, l'm gonna live here, if l live.

Maybe l should go to a hotel ?

No way, man !

Don't you hear 'em out there ?

lt's block war, man !

- Block war.

- Yeah.

Just like an Academy simulation

right down to the cross fire.

- l'll lead off. You follow.

- This is no sim, rookie !

We'll stand down

and wait for backup.

[ Screaming ]

Hershey and Brisco in position

outside Heavenly Haven !

[ Hershey ] We're under fire

from the upper floors. Request backup.

Cell "B" in Heavenly Haven,

on the corner of Abbott and Costello.

Request backup.

Holy crud !

He's a sitting duck out there.

He knows what he's doing.

l am... the Law !

Drop... your weapons !

These blocks...

are under... arrest !

This is

your final warning !

That's Judge Dredd, man !

Hey ! You wanna be afraid of somebody ?

Be afraid of me !

l got it ! Why don't l

run down there and surrender ?

Sort of throw 'em off guard !

Bad idea.

Hey, Dredd !

Come and get us !

- l knew they'd do that.

- Judge Dredd, take cover !

They're firing .20 millimeter

caseless flechette rounds at 300 meters.

The effective lethal range

is 200 meters.

You're safe. What are you doing

down there, Judge Hershey ?

Waiting for backup.

lt's here.

Let's move it out.

Keep it simple. Single file.

Standard relay.

l'm point. You're last.

- Grenade.

- [ Gun ] Grenade.

- [ Brisco ] Nice shot, sir !

- You two meet me on the 40th.

Hey, you need to get

some more ammo !

Be kind and peaceful to each other.

Eat recycled food.

Hey, you guys with us ?

Yeah ! All right !

Let's rock 'n' roll !

Dredd !

This room

has been pacified.

- Next one's mine !

- No ! Rookie, hold on !

This room

is under arrest !

No !

Die, Judges ! Die !

You're under arrest. Throw down

your weapons, and prepare to be judged !

Judge this,

Lawgiver man !

- No, don't ! They're booby-trapped.

- [ Gun:
Lawgiver ] lntruder.

- [ Screaming ]

- Holy drok !

Full auto.


[ Lawgiver ]


- Armor piercing.

- [ Lawgiver ] Armor piercing.

Drop dead, Dredd !

- Double whammy.

- Double whammy.

Mega City municipal code 213:

Willful destruction of property.

That's two years.

Code 310:
lllegal possession

of assault weapons, five years.

Code 457:
Resisting arrest,

[ Screaming ]

Thank you, Hershey.

And code 3613:

The first degree murder

of a Street Judge.

Let me guess. Life.

[ Yells ]


Court's adjourned.

[ Reporter ] Violence struck again in

Mega City tonight, taking a deadly toll.

Fifty-three hospitalized,

five of them children. Nineteen dead.

You got him ?

Bring him up. Okay. Now, just turn..

The other way. You got him ?

Damn it !

l was supposed to be

watching out for him.

Don't blame yourself, Hershey.

He made the mistake, not you.

Wouldn't it feel good to have

an emotion once in a while, huh ?

Emotions. There oughta be

a law against them.

- Eat recycled food.

- Halt !

lt's good for the environment,

and okay for you.

Please make your selection.

lnsert your credit in the slot.

- You have five seconds to surrender !

- Dredd, it's just a servo-droid.

- The servo-droid is your friend.

Please let your friend go by.

- Five. Four.

- Three. Two.

- You are in the way of the servo-droid.

- One !

- Boy, am l glad to see you !

[ Groaning ]

Mega City code 7592:

Willful sabotage of a public droid.

That's six months, citizen.

Let's see your Unicard.

Come on, give me a break,

Judge... Dredd. Dredd ?

- God !

- Ferguson, Herman. Hacker.

lllegal tampering with city droids,

computers, cash machines, taxi robots..

And you haven't even been out of jail

for 24 hours. He's habitual, Hershey.

Automatic five-year sentence.

How do you plead ?

- Not guilty ?

- l knew you'd say that.

Five years ? No ! No !

l... l had no choice.

- They were killing each other.

- You could've gone out the window.

- 40 floors ? lt would've been suicide.

- Maybe... but it's legal.

- Judges ?

- Yes, sir ?

- What ?

Five years. Aspen Penitentiary.

Case closed. Take him away.

Don't close the case.

You're misjudging me ! Open the case !

You're not going to be able

to sleep tonight.

He might've been telling

the truth, you know.

Haven't you ever heard of

extenuating circumstances ?

l've heard it all, Hershey.

l knew you'd say that.

My fellow Judges, have we forgotten

the lessons of history ?

My fellow Judges, have we forgotten

the lessons of history ?

However quickly these

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