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Dredd is a science fiction action movie based on the character Judge Dredd from the comic of the same name. The movie premiered in 2012.

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Is everyone in the justice department a Judge

When reading up on the lore every character in the Justice Department is called a judge. I wonder is that for all members of the justice department or is that just for specific positions of authority
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How old is Chopper?

Chopper is a renegade, a fighter, and even a graffiti artist. He has had some run-ins with the authorities and with other droids. He even had a small cameo in one of the films. Do we know how old he ...
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Was there an explanation to why other Judges helmets didn't interfere with Andersons psychic powers

In the very first gun fight scene Dredd asks Anderson as to when she would realize that she had forgotten her helmet, but she states that: Sir, a helmet can interfere with my psychic abilities. ...
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How does Dredd know the driver is under the influence of narcotics?

In Judge Dredd , Judge Dredd states to the com's person that the drivers of the van are driving erratically 0:32 and are subsequently under the influence of narcotics. ...
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How do people breathe in the Dredd universe?

From what I know about the world of Dredd, the Earth is pretty much either irradiated wasteland or cities. There are still billions of people living in the megacities taking up all the oxygen, and ...
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What was considered the Judge's secondary weapon?

So near the beginning of the 2012 movie... Judge Dredd: A rookie Judge on assessment is likely to be involved in armed combat. One in five don't survive the first day. You may be required to carry ...
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In Dredd (2012), what was Kay thinking about, that freaked Anderson out so much?

In Dredd (the 2012 reboot film), at one point Kay is trying to freak out Anderson by having her read his mind psychically while he thinks of outrageous things. The violent sex thought doesn't seem to ...
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Why did Dredd nuke Mega-City 2?

So, I was peacefully indulging my crippling addiction er... uselessly wasting time err... doing important research on TVTropes, when I ran into this mention in one example: but Dredd nuked Mega-...
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How does the court system work in the Judge Dredd universe?

The movies are vague about the system a judge can implement in the Judge Dredd universe. Apart from the basic, a judge can be the jury, deliver the verdict, and lastly deliver and carry out the ...
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Why doesn't Judge Anderson wear a helmet in Dredd

She states that she can't wear a helmet because it interferes with he mind reading yet she can read the mind of a Dredd and also the cop who tries to kill her just as easy as someone without a helmet. ...
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Why did Dredd not take the first cop's bullets?

I watched the 2012 Dredd movie last night and in the scene when he has a shootout with the two cops, he takes the ammo magazines from the second cop that gets killed because Dredd runs out of bullets. ...
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Is it the lawgiver or the ammunition that is special?

The Judges of Megacity-One use the iconic Lawgiver pistol to hand out justice. More than just a standard sidearm the Lawgiver can fire multiple types of ammunition. But the magazine it uses appears ...
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Is the "20 seconds to comply" line from Dredd a deliberate homage to the ED-209 from Robocop?

In Dredd, the title character says: "You have 20 seconds to comply!" through a PA system to a gang of thugs before shooting them. When I heard this I thought of the ED-209 from Robocop, who ...
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Was the unnamed techie in Dredd a cyborg?

In Dredd, there is an unnamed computer expert (played by Domhnall Gleeson) who appears to have mechanical eyes. There are a few scenes where it appears that we are looking either at or through his ...
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What does Anderson sense about Judge Dredd in the movie?

In the beginning of the movie Dredd (3D), there was a scene where Dredd meets Anderson and she makes a demonstration of her psychic powers. She is placed in an interogation room and she starts by ...
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Is the Dredd 3D script based on a comic?

Is the Dredd 3D script based on a specific Judge Dredd comic? I ask because I find the number of egregious similarities to the Indonesian martial arts film, Serbuan Maut, quite striking. The fact that ...
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