History Trivia / Dredd

7th Oct '16 3:08:08 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* CultClassic: Since its DVD release, it got a bigger following, a sequel petition and won out in Amazon's March Movie Madness poll in 2014, [[DarkHorseVictory beating out such films as]] ''Film/PulpFiction'', ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' and ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings''.



* DoingItForTheArt: Karl Urban is a fan of the comics and actually defied the director during the filming, refusing to film a scene where Dredd would have taken his helmet off and show his face (something that is widely considered CanonDefilement by fans).

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* DoingItForTheArt: Karl Urban Creator/KarlUrban is a fan of the comics and actually defied the director during the filming, refusing to film a scene where Dredd would have taken his helmet off and show his face (something that is widely considered CanonDefilement by fans).



* DyeingForYourArt: Inverted in the case of Lena Headey: Most of the tattoos you see on Ma-Ma are what she really has. They tend to be covered up with makeup in most of her roles.

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* DyeingForYourArt: Inverted in the case of Lena Headey: Creator/LenaHeadey: Most of the tattoos you see on Ma-Ma are what she really has. They tend to be covered up with makeup in most of her roles.



** There were three treatments that Alex Garland wrote before settling for the present story. The first treatment - the Dark Judges treatment features the encounter between Dredd and a rival judge by the name of Judge Death. However, Garland abandoned it after a year's work and 16 drafts on the story admitting that he couldn't crack much on that storyline. The second treatment is related to the Dredd and Cursed Earth storyline but was abandoned for the similar reason. The third treatment was an adaptation of the pro-democracy terrorists attacking the judges storyline but Garland felt that story and his ideas towards it were too grandiose in nature but stated that treatment would have been the third part of a trilogy, if there would be one. The final script that he wrote was based one of the punchier short stories in the vein of cop movies e.g TrainingDay. John Wagner described the script as correcting the mistake in the Stallone-starred version that was being too sweeping.

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** There were three treatments that Alex Garland wrote before settling for the present story. The first treatment - the Dark Judges treatment features the encounter between Dredd and a rival judge by the name of Judge Death. However, Garland abandoned it after a year's work and 16 drafts on the story admitting that he couldn't crack much on that storyline. The second treatment is related to the Dredd and Cursed Earth storyline but was abandoned for the similar reason. The third treatment was an adaptation of the pro-democracy terrorists attacking the judges storyline but Garland felt that story and his ideas towards it were too grandiose in nature but stated that treatment would have been the third part of a trilogy, if there would be one. The final script that he wrote was based one of the punchier short stories in the vein of cop movies e.g TrainingDay.Film/TrainingDay. John Wagner described the script as correcting the mistake in the Stallone-starred version that was being too sweeping.
** Creator/MichaelBiehn auditioned for Judge Dredd.
** Ma-Ma was originally written as an elderly woman but Creator/LenaHeadey convinced Alex Garland to make her a middle-age person with a male-hater personality.
1st Oct '16 3:47:39 PM timotaka
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* DyeingForYourArt: Inverted in the case of Lena Headey: Most of the tattoos you see on Ma-Ma are what she really has. They tend to be covered up with makeup in most of her roles.
14th Jun '16 3:44:38 AM 06tele
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* DuelingMovies: This film and ''[[Film/TheRaid The Raid: Redemption]]'', which came out within months of each other, share the same basic plot of cops going into an apartment tower run by a crimelord and having to fight their way back out again. Due to the major differences in execution, and the fact that neither film had a large-scale release, not much was made about their similarity. Since ''Dredd'' was released some time after ''The Raid: Redemption'' there were some attempts to claim that the former was a rip-off of the latter, but these claims are confounded by the fact that''Dredd'' started principal photography in November 2010 and was in the closing days of shooting before ''The Raid: Redemption'' started shooting in January 2011. ''Dredd'' took a lot longer in post-production, which is why it was released later, but the similarities between them are entirely coincidental.

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* DuelingMovies: This film and ''[[Film/TheRaid The Raid: Redemption]]'', which came out within months of each other, share the same basic plot of cops going into an apartment tower run by a crimelord and having to fight their way back out again. Due to the major differences in execution, and the fact that neither film had a large-scale release, not much was made about their similarity. Since The reason was that ''Dredd'' was released some time after ''The Raid: Redemption'' there were some attempts to claim that the former was a rip-off of the latter, but these claims are confounded by the fact that''Dredd'' started principal photography in November 2010 and was in the closing days of shooting before ''The Raid: Redemption'' started shooting in January 2011. ''Dredd'' took a lot longer in post-production, which is why it was released later, but that's why any attempts to claim that it was a rip-off of ''The Raid'' were quickly shot down by people who'd actually paid attention to the similarities between them are entirely coincidental.production schedules.
14th Jun '16 3:37:00 AM 06tele
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* DuelingMovies: This film and ''[[Film/TheRaid The Raid: Redemption]]'', which came out within months of each other, share the same basic plot of cops going into an apartment tower run by a crimelord and having to fight their way back out again. Due to the major differences in execution, and the fact that neither film had a large-scale release, not much was made about their similarity.

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* DuelingMovies: This film and ''[[Film/TheRaid The Raid: Redemption]]'', which came out within months of each other, share the same basic plot of cops going into an apartment tower run by a crimelord and having to fight their way back out again. Due to the major differences in execution, and the fact that neither film had a large-scale release, not much was made about their similarity. Since ''Dredd'' was released some time after ''The Raid: Redemption'' there were some attempts to claim that the former was a rip-off of the latter, but these claims are confounded by the fact that''Dredd'' started principal photography in November 2010 and was in the closing days of shooting before ''The Raid: Redemption'' started shooting in January 2011. ''Dredd'' took a lot longer in post-production, which is why it was released later, but the similarities between them are entirely coincidental.
3rd Jun '16 10:55:54 AM CynicalBastardo
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* RecursiveAdaptation: Ma-Ma's origin story was published in the ''Judge Dredd Megazine'' when the film came out and a year later, a sequel series was published with another on the way.

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* RecursiveAdaptation: Ma-Ma's origin story was published in the ''Judge Dredd Megazine'' when the film came out and a year later, a sequel series was published with another on the way.two more published later. Some of these have been collected in a graphic novel titled ''Urban Warfare''. An Anderson SpinOff titled ''The Deep End'' has also been confirmed.
17th Mar '16 10:06:45 AM Nohbody
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** For starters [[Film/StarTrek McCoy]] or [[Film/LordOfTheRings Éomer]] is Dredd.
** [[{{Juno}} Leah]] is Anderson.
** And [[Series/GameOfThrones Cersei]] is Ma-Ma.
** [[Film/HarryPotter Bill Weasley]] is Peach Tree's techie expert.
** [[Series/TheWire Avon Barksdale]] is Kay, the perp Dredd and Anderson capture. Moreover, the criminal enterprise (a drug ring running out of high rise slums) is exactly how Barksdale rose to power on that show.
** [[Film/{{District 9}} Christopher Johnson]] is a perp being chased after at the beginning.
** [[GenerationKill Sergeant Lovell]] is on the take.
* HeyItsThatVoice: In the Japanese dub:
** [[Creator/KeijiFujiwara Dredd]] is [[Anime/MobileSuitGundam00 Ali Al-Saachez]], [[Anime/TigerAndBunny Jake Martinez]] and [[Manga/CrayonShinChan Hiroshi Nohara]]
** [[Creator/AyumiFujimura Anderson]] is [[VideoGame/StreetFighterIV Ibuki]], [[Anime/KillLaKill Mataro Mankanshoku, Rei Hou'oumaru]] and [[Anime/MusouKakyouASummerDaysDream Aya Shameimaru]].
** [[Creator/ReiIgarashi Ma-Ma]] is [[Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha Precia Testarossa]].
6th Aug '15 6:45:04 AM Adept
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** [[KeijiFujiwara Dredd]] is [[Anime/MobileSuitGundam00 Ali Al-Saachez]], [[Anime/TigerAndBunny Jake Martinez]] and [[Manga/CrayonShinChan Hiroshi Nohara]]
** [[AyumiFujimura Anderson]] is [[VideoGame/StreetFighterIV Ibuki]], [[Anime/KillLaKill Mataro Mankanshoku, Rei Hou'oumaru]] and [[Anime/MusouKakyouASummerDaysDream Aya Shameimaru]].
** [[ReiIgarashi Ma-Ma]] is [[Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha Precia Testarossa]].

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** [[KeijiFujiwara [[Creator/KeijiFujiwara Dredd]] is [[Anime/MobileSuitGundam00 Ali Al-Saachez]], [[Anime/TigerAndBunny Jake Martinez]] and [[Manga/CrayonShinChan Hiroshi Nohara]]
** [[AyumiFujimura [[Creator/AyumiFujimura Anderson]] is [[VideoGame/StreetFighterIV Ibuki]], [[Anime/KillLaKill Mataro Mankanshoku, Rei Hou'oumaru]] and [[Anime/MusouKakyouASummerDaysDream Aya Shameimaru]].
** [[ReiIgarashi [[Creator/ReiIgarashi Ma-Ma]] is [[Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha Precia Testarossa]].
21st Jun '15 10:11:42 AM Morgenthaler
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* PromotedFanboy: Alex Garland and Karl Urban are big fans of comics including ''TwoThousandAD'' and ''ComicBook/{{Judge Dredd}}''.

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* PromotedFanboy: Alex Garland and Karl Urban are big fans of comics including ''TwoThousandAD'' ''ComicBook/TwoThousandAD'' and ''ComicBook/{{Judge Dredd}}''.
25th May '15 1:46:31 AM CaptainCrawdad
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* DuelingMovies: This film and ''[[Film/TheRaid The Raid: Redemption]]'', which came out within months of each other, both share the same basic plot of cops going into an apartment tower run by a crimelord and having to fight their way back out again. Due to the major differences in execution, and the fact that neither film had a large-scale release, prevented them from stepping on each other's toes much.

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* DuelingMovies: This film and ''[[Film/TheRaid The Raid: Redemption]]'', which came out within months of each other, both share the same basic plot of cops going into an apartment tower run by a crimelord and having to fight their way back out again. Due to the major differences in execution, and the fact that neither film had a large-scale release, prevented them from stepping on each other's toes much.not much was made about their similarity.
25th May '15 1:45:36 AM CaptainCrawdad
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* DuelingMovies: Avoided, or at least the "dueling" part. Though released within months of ''[[Film/TheRaid The Raid: Redemption]]'', which shares an similar plot, ''The Raid'''s small release prevented most of the world noticing, and as ''Dredd'' was in production for years before ''The Raid'' came out, it was largely shrugged off as a coincidence. It also probably didn't hurt that ''Dredd'' (in concept, at least) is already based on a long-running and well-known franchise that involves similar concepts and themes to begin with.

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* DuelingMovies: Avoided, or at least the "dueling" part. Though released within months of This film and ''[[Film/TheRaid The Raid: Redemption]]'', which shares came out within months of each other, both share the same basic plot of cops going into an similar plot, ''The Raid'''s small release apartment tower run by a crimelord and having to fight their way back out again. Due to the major differences in execution, and the fact that neither film had a large-scale release, prevented most of the world noticing, and as ''Dredd'' was in production for years before ''The Raid'' came out, it was largely shrugged off as a coincidence. It also probably didn't hurt that ''Dredd'' (in concept, at least) is already based them from stepping on a long-running and well-known franchise that involves similar concepts and themes to begin with.each other's toes much.



** So this is what [[Series/TheSarahConnorChronicles Sarah Connor]] has been up to since John went to the future...
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