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Riddick

(DVD - 2014 )
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
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A dangerous, escaped convict wanted by every bounty hunter in the known galaxy, Riddick has been left for dead on a sun-scorched planet that appears to be lifeless. Soon, however, he finds himself fighting for survival against alien predators more lethal than any human he's encountered. The only way off is for him to activate an emergency beacon and alert mercenaries who rapidly descend to the planet in search of their bounty. With time running out and a deadly storm on the horizon that no one could survive, his hunters won't leave the planet without Riddick's head as their trophy.
Statement of Responsibility: Universal Pictures and One Race Films present a One Race Film production in association with Radar Pictures ; produced by Vin Diesel, Ted Field ; written and directed by David Twohy
Title: Riddick
Country of Producing Entity: United States Great Britain
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 119 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in., rda
digital, optical, surround, Dolby Digital 5.1, rda
digital, optical, stereo, Dolby Digital 2.0, rda
laser optical, NTSC, rda
video file, DVD video, Region 1, rda
Content Type: two-dimensional moving image
Media Type: video
Carrier Type: videodisc
Notes: Based on characters created by Jim and Ken Wheat
Originally released as a motion picture in 2013
Bonus features: Vin's Riddick; Meet the Mercs; Riddick: blindsided
Credits: Director of photography, David Eggby ; editor, Tracy Adams ; music, Graeme Revell.
Performers: Vin Diesel, Jordi Molla, Matt Nable, Katee Sackhoff, Dave Bautista, Bokeem Woodbine, Raoul Trujillo, Nolan Gerard Funk, Karl Urban.
Summary: A dangerous, escaped convict wanted by every bounty hunter in the known galaxy, Riddick has been left for dead on a sun-scorched planet that appears to be lifeless. Soon, however, he finds himself fighting for survival against alien predators more lethal than any human he's encountered. The only way off is for him to activate an emergency beacon and alert mercenaries who rapidly descend to the planet in search of their bounty. With time running out and a deadly storm on the horizon that no one could survive, his hunters won't leave the planet without Riddick's head as their trophy.
Audience: MPAA rated R for strong violence, language and some sexual contentnudity
System Details: DVD, NTSC region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0
DVD, NTSC region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0
DVD
Other Language: In English or dubbed Spanish; Spanish and French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH); English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities
Subject Headings: Bounty hunters Drama Human-alien encounters Drama Interplanetary voyages Drama Fugitives from justice Drama Transportation Passenger traffic Drama Soldiers of fortune Drama Crusades Drama Presos Teatro. bidex Transporte Teatro. bidex
Genre/Form: Science fiction films
Action and adventure films
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Topical Term: Bounty hunters
Human-alien encounters
Interplanetary voyages
Fugitives from justice
Transportation
Soldiers of fortune
Crusades
Presos
Transporte
Publisher No: 61124928
514505
2027001
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE R
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Vin Diesel, Karl Urban, Katee Sackhoff


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Aug 25, 2014
  • neonkc rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

very good

Aug 03, 2014
  • JSSebastian rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Riddick is the return of one of my favorite characters in film. While the first film introduced Riddick as a classic anti-hero, he has now become the hero who is smarter than everyone else in the room. I'm beginning to wonder how he ever got the reputation of a merciless killer when he only ever kills those who threaten him but they only threaten him because he's supposedly a merciless killer.

The storyline of this film takes it cues from Pitch Black but does reference Chronicles as well. If you enjoyed Pitch Black, you shouldn't be disappointed here though the film is essentially Pitch Black revamped.

Vin Diesel is charming and, as always, surrounds himself with a great cast. Jordi Molia, Matt Nable, and Katee Sackhoff particularly stand out. (Unfortunately, Karl Urban's role is a only few minutes here.)

The film is entertaining and action packed but feels like more of a rehash of previous covered ground. Here's hoping it is merely a transition film to an even more entertaining fourth movie with more answers and more Karl.

Jul 31, 2014
  • POLITICSOWNSUS rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

''Riddick'' is doing way too much on overkill at this point aka just another totally unnecessary installment of an extremely overrated,but MEDIOCRE franchise overall that should have never made it past the MEDIOCRE 1st film period.Some of the very last words from Vin Diesel's character definitely tells me that he's going to make another totally unnecessary installment of this franchise,but this franchise needs a lethal HEAD SHOT aka to DIE right now forever period.To all of you HARDCORE fans of this series,DO YOU REALLY WANT ANOTHER EPIC LIVE ACTION VIDEO GAME THAT IS SUPPOSE TO BE A MOVIE THAT YOU CAN'T PLAY INTERACTIVELY????????????????????????????????????????????

Jul 12, 2014
  • 7duffy rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Entertaining. I'm not much of a Sci-Fi fan, but felt this was decent. I liked the special effects. The story was common, but well played out by the cast and Vin Diesel. Good for a first time viewing. Watching the movie multiple times will tell if it really was good, but I didn't like it enough to borrow it more than once. However, if it comes up on cable, I would watch it again.

Jun 25, 2014
  • JMGP rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Riddick is placed in such a menacing environment this time, it is almost ridiculous. I suppose he's always been up against incredible obstacles and his super-cool response provides his charm; but, I was a little bored this time.

Jun 14, 2014
  • jimg2000 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Instead of arriving on planet Furya, Riddick was left on [not Furya] to fend for himself amongst native predators like water demons and packs of [prime-evil] jackals. Super animation, action packed, decent sci-fi story and fast paced.

May 28, 2014
  • LadySugar rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

weak and empty. I couldn't bear it, so I did not finish it.

May 28, 2014
  • kah_chan rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

I like the new monsters crawling around killing people. Other than that, do I have to tell you that I fell asleep 5 times half-way by watching this movie 5 times in order to completely finish the whole thing? Probably it is too comic in style, not a film kind of story. That put me off.

May 15, 2014
  • tj_is_cool rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Quite entertaining.

May 11, 2014
  • patbik rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

Very disappointing, unnecessarily dragged out movie.

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Jun 14, 2014
  • jimg2000 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

From IMDb (lots of quotes published):
Riddick: Don't know how many times I've been crossed off the list and left for dead. Guess when it first happens the day you were born, you're gonna lose count. So this, this ain't nothing new.

Riddick: There are bad days, and then there are legendary bad days. This was shaping up to be one of those. Whole damn planet wanted a piece of me. Can't stay in the open. Can't risk another attack. It's always the punch you don't see coming that puts you down. But why didn't I see it? But why didn't I see it? Of course they were gonna try and kill me. Death is what they do for a living. So the question ain't "What happened?" The question is "What happened to me?"

May 11, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr

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