Judge Dredd (1995)

96m, 2598 metres
35mm film, Panavision (anamorphic), Technicolor, 2.35:1
Dolby Digital 8 Channel, SDDS, English

An American science fiction film directed by Danny Cannon.

Plot Summary

In the near future metropolis of Megacity One, The law is upheld by the harsh and incorruptible Judges, combination , jury and executioners. The greatest of all the Judges, Dredd, is falsely convicted of murder and exiled to the wastelands outside the city. With the help of another prisoner, Dredd sets out to clear his name and bring the real villains to book.


Director: Danny Cannon
Cinergi, Hollywood Pictures
Executive Producers: Andrew G. Vajna, Edward R. Pressman
Producers: Charles M. Lippencott, Beau E. L. Marks
Associate Producers: Tony Munafo, Susan Nicoletti
Script: William Wisher, Steven E. de Souza
Story: Michael De Luca, William Wisher
Characters: John Wagner, Carlos Ezquerra
Director of Photography: Adrian Biddle
Editors: Jeremy Gibbs, Harry Keramidas, Alex Mackie
Music: Alan Silvestri
Sound Mixer: Chris Munro
Costume Designer: Emma Porteous
Make Up Supervisor: Nick Dudman
Hair: Paul Abascal, Colin Jamison
Mean Machine Make-up: Chris Cunningham
Prosthetics and Make-up Supervisor: Nick Dudman
Visual Effects: Manex Visual Effects; Mass.Illusions LLC
Digital Effects: Digital Fauxtography
Production Designer: Nigel Phelps

Sylvester Stallone ()
Diane Lane (Judge Hershey)
Armand Assante (Rico)
Rob Schneider (Herman ‘Fergie' Ferguson)
Max von Sydow (Chief Justice Fargo)
Jurgen Prochnow (Judge Griffin)
Joanna Miles (McGruder)
Joan Chen (Ilsa)
Balthazar Getty (Olmeyer)
Maurice Roëves (Warden Miller)
Ian Dury (Geiger)
Christopher Adamson (Mean Machine)
Ewen Bremner (Junior Angel)
Peter Marinker (Judge Esposito)
Angus MacInnes (Judge Silver)
Louise Delamere (locker Judge)
Phil Smeeton (Fink Angel)
Steve Toussaint (Hunter Squad leader)
Bradley Lavelle (chief Judge hunter)
Mark Morghan (Judge killed by robot)

Alternative Titles

Dredd bíró – Hungarian title
Dredd – La legge sono io – Italian title
Juez Dredd – Spanish title
El juez – Venezuelan title
Judge Dredd – tuomari – Finnish title
A Lei de Dredd – Portugese title
Sedzia Dredd – Polish title

See also
Dredd (2012)


Empire September 1995 p.36 – illustrated review
Interzone no.100, Oct 95) p.34 – review (by Nick Lowe)
Premiere September 1995 p.20 – review (by Christian Jauberty)
no.1 p.9 – review
September 1995 p.15 – review (by Denis Parent)

O Independente, Vida 11 August 1995 – review (by Rui Brazuna)
Svenska Dagbladet 29 September 1995 – review (Pojkfilm som danar av effekter by Anna Angström)

Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Film Sequels, Series, and Remakes Volume 2 by Kim R. Holston and Tom Winchester p.163-164