Riders of Justice

Riders of Justice

Riders of Justice

Mads Mikkelsen (Another Round) leads this darkly comic Danish revenge thriller as a military man forced to return home after his wife dies in a train accident. But when he discovers it may have been an orchestrated assassination, he and three of his cohorts hunt down those responsible.

2020Rating: NR116 minsDenmark, SwedenVertigo Films
ActionComedyDramaThrillerWorld Cinema

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The New York Times

The New York Times

(A) gold-hearted, yet gleefully bloody deconstruction of the revenge thriller...

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

A deliciously absurdist, fundamentally serious, even philosophical enterprise that uses a superheated revenge plot to address our common need for making sense out of life.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Brutal, sad, funny, and disarmingly sweet-natured...

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

Thrilling, nutty and completely subversive.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

A pitch-black comedy about questions, coincidences and ideas that pile up faster than the body count.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

(Riders of Justice) is underpinned by notions of probability and predictability but builds a story that delights in twists, turns and originality.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Anders Thomas Jensen’s film is far-fetched, tonally wayward and shouldn’t work at all, but somehow it all comes together.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

A scattered but likable jumble, the film has a thoughtful manner more than it has actual thoughts, much like the trio of quasi-intellectuals joining forces with Markus.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

When you're not gasping or laughing, it's only to wonder at the mind which pulled all of this together.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

Ultimately fumbles by abandoning character portraiture for pyrotechnic cliché.

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