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In Red Dawn, a city in Washington state awakens to the surreal sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky – shockingly, the U.S. has been invaded and their hometown is the initial target. Quickly and without warning, the citizens find themselves prisoners and their town under enemy occupation. Determined to fight back, a group of young patriots seek refuge in the surrounding woods, training and reorganizing themselves into a guerilla group of fighters. Taking inspiration from their high school mascot, they call themselves the Wolverines, banding together to protect one another, liberate their town from its captors, and take back their freedom.
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Exclusive Red Dawn TV Spot: We Need To Fight Back Exclusive Red Dawn TV Spot: We Need To Fight Back
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Exclusive Red Dawn TV Spot: We Need To Fight Back

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Dan Bradley – a stunt coordinator on the Bourne movies and Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man movies, to name just a few – makes his directorial debut with this Red Dawn remake, which changes the Russians of the original to North Koreans. Still Commies, still “Red,” so to speak.

Red Dawn Remake Ramps Up Patriotism In New Trailer

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The original Red Dawn may be the ultimate symbol of the 80s, with a cast that includes Patrick Swayze and Charlie Sheen and a fearsome Communist threat, but the Wolverines are back this fall in a new remake. Once again there's a group of scrappy teens facing off against invading armies, but this time they're North Korean instead of Russian

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It's Raining (Bad) Men In Red Dawn Clip It's Raining (Bad) Men In Red Dawn Clip
Every time a star really starts blowing up, all the little lackluster projects they had a part in that didn't find distribution are suddenly—and often regrettably—resurrected. In the case of Chris Hemsworth, who has had a major year with Cabin in the Woods, Snow White and the Huntsman, and The Avengers, that pic looks to be the long-shelved remake of Red Dawn.

It's Raining (Bad) Men In Red Dawn Clip

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After sitting on a shelf for three years and then debuting a totally lackluster poster yesterday, the upcoming Red Dawn really needs to impress us, and they're giving it a shot with this long-awaited new trailer, which just debuted online. Take a look below

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First Red Dawn Poster Brings The Characters Together Through Bad Photoshop First Red Dawn Poster Brings The Characters Together Through Bad Photoshop
Given the amount of time that the upcoming Red Dawn remake spent sitting on the shelf waiting for the smoke to clear after the MGM bankruptcy, you'd think that they would be able to come up with a better design for the movie's first poster than this:

First Red Dawn Poster Brings The Characters Together Through Bad Photoshop

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Red Dawn Remake Picked Up By FilmDistrict, Will Finally Come To Theaters Red Dawn Remake Picked Up By FilmDistrict, Will Finally Come To Theaters
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Red Dawn Villains Changed To North Korean, Because There's Too Much Money To Be Made In China Red Dawn Villains Changed To North Korean, Because There's Too Much Money To Be Made In China
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UPDATED: MGM Planning Five New Remakes, Including Robocop And Mr. Mom

Deal Between MGM And Sony May Result In The Release Of Red Dawn And Cabin In The Woods Deal Between MGM And Sony May Result In The Release Of Red Dawn And Cabin In The Woods
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Deal Between MGM And Sony May Result In The Release Of Red Dawn And Cabin In The Woods

First Official Photo Of The Red Dawn Cast First Official Photo Of The Red Dawn Cast
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