Mercenary With A Cause In The UK Trailer For The Russian Raid

Back in December we brought you the Australian Trailer for upcoming Russian Action thriller Russian Raid. Today Eureka Entertainment announce they are releasing the film in the UK and release the film’s UK Trailer. We know ‘Russians Don’t Give Up’ , also mercenaries with a cause, one is a hero.

Fans of MMA may recognise some of the cast as Denis Kryuchkov’s directorial debut includes many pro MMA Fighters., including renowned stuntman Ivan Kotik. The first thing we did ask when we watched the previous trailer, is it inspired by Gareth Evans cult action thriller The Raid? The answer is yes. Even if it wasn’t this looks totally bonkers, action looks intense.

The film follows a former Russian Spetsnaz operative and his team who head on a dangerous mission to neutralize a private security firm. The mission comes something more personal when they enter that firm’s base he learns it’s actually owned by a dangerous warlord with Russian military connections.

Related: Russian Don’t Give Up In ‘Russian Raid’ International Trailer

Inspired by Gareth Evans’ 2011 martial-arts hit THE RAID, the hotly anticipated MMA thriller RUSSIAN RAID is a rapid-fire action tour de force, featuring ground-breaking techniques in the world of martial-arts filming and editing.

Nikita, a former Russian Spetsnaz operative, is hired to neutralise the large private security force at a local factory by his shady employer. But Nikita and his group of highly trained fighters get more than they bargained for when it turns out the factory is actually owned by a dangerous warlord connected to the Russian military. By the time the ‘hostile takeover’ is complete, Nikita reveals that he has orchestrated his own secret mission to take personal revenge on the most dangerous man in Russia.

Marking the directorial debut of Denis Kryuchkov, the film’s cast is led by renowned stuntman Ivan Kotik (Dragonblade, Outcast, Legendary) and features some of the best-known MMA fighters in Russia. Powerlifting world record holder Kirill Sarychev and world heavyweight kickboxing champion Vladimir Mineev also star.

The film stars Ilya AntonenkoNikita KologrivyyVladimir MineevSofya Ozerova. Russian Raid will be released in the UK and Ireland on Digital HD and Blu-ray from 22nd March.