In the fast-paced action thriller Snitch, Dwayne Johnson stars as a father whose teenage son is wrongly accused of a drug distribution crime and is looking at a mandatory minimum prison sentence of 10 years. Desperate and determined to rescue his son at all costs, he makes a deal with the U.S. attorney to work as an undercover informant and infiltrate a drug cartel on a dangerous mission--risking everything, including his family and his own life.
Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes
Mr. Johnson's screen presence, however charismatic, is out of sync with the rest of the movie.Stephen Holden, New York Times, 02.21.2013
The film tries to paint in shades of gray with vague criticisms of the war on drugs, but the absurdity of its he-man Everyman plot ends up turning its moral palette a muddy brown.Keith Staskiewicz, Entertainment Weekly, 02.27.2013
In its focus on an ordinary family facing a nightmarish scenario, Snitch is a terrifying but relatable story.Claudia Puig, USA Today, 02.21.2013
"Snitch" is protein-and-starch filmmaking at its utilitarian -- and belly-filling -- best.Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post, 02.21.2013