Continuity mistake: The homeless beggar at the entrance of Peach Trees gets splattered by the blast doors closing, creating a pool of blood on the ground. When they open again at the end of the film there is no blood or body.


Continuity mistake: The right side of Anderson's face is alternatively in the dark or well-lit when she rings the bell to Kathy's flat. (00:37:20)


Visible crew/equipment: When Judge Dredd says: "Thanks for the heads up", you can see that the gun he is holding is a rubber stunt prop: you can tell because the front end is sealed shut when it should be open. Also, the barrel is thicker, certain details are missing, etc.

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Trivia: Dredd's count outside the medical center is unusually perfect for time in a movie: there are exactly twenty seconds between his warning and the first shot.


Trivia: Throughout the entire film, Dredd only refers to Anderson by name three times: Once during the drug bust before they arrest Kay, again after she reads Kay's mind, and finally, right before Dredd tells Anderson her assessment is over. Every other time, he calls her "Rookie."

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Trivia: Director Pete Travis had a hard time on the set of Dredd - Karl Urban would not take his direction, only that of the film's writer Alex Garland. During editing, Travis was blocked out of the process due to conflicts between the producers and the executives, with Garland taking over. Garland briefly attempted to gain a co-director credit due to overseeing the editing, but was blocked by the Director's Guild of Great Britain, because he had not overseen filming or even directed before. Travis and Garland then reached an agreement where Garland would only get writing and producing credits. Several crew members, including Karl Urban, still consider Garland the primary director. Urban said in an interview "what a lot of people don’t realize is that Alex Garland actually directed that movie...I just hope when people think of Alex Garland’s filmography that Dredd is the first film that he made before Ex Machina."

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Judge Dredd: The perps were uncooperative.

Dredd: Been wondering when you'd remember you left your helmet behind.
Anderson: Sir, a helmet can interfere with my psychic abilities.
Dredd: Think a bullet might interfere with them more.

Judge Dredd: In case you have forgotten, this block operates under the same rules as the rest of the city. Ma-Ma is not the law. I am the law.

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Question: Why doesn't Kay kill Anderson after he grabs her and takes the elevator up to Ma-Ma? Or at least, why doesn't Ma-Ma kill her when Kay comes in with her? They were intent on killing the Judges and didn't care about the consequences. So what was Ma-Ma hoping to accomplish having her as a hostage that she couldn't try to accomplish without one? At this point, she already had the 4 crooked Judges on their way.


Answer: Kay wanted to punish her for what she did to him earlier. Ma-Ma wanted leverage against Dredd should he get past her Judges.


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