|Formats:||15 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Tom Berenger, Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Jennifer Carpenter, Maggie Grace, Moon Bloodgood, Billy Bob Thornton, Oliver Jackson-Cohen|
|Director:||George Tillman Jr.|
|Genres:||Action/Adventure, Drama, Thriller|
|Studio:||SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collections:||April Picks, August - Action/Thriller, Award Winners, Exclusive!, Furious & Fast, Highest Rated, Our Instant Picks, Staff Picks|
|Rental release:||29 Aug 2011|
|Main languages:||English, English Audio Description|
By Tom Charity from LOVEFiLM
Despite Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's recent string of family movies, this is not kids' viewing...
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The Rock finally gets the role he deserves.By Ozor (92 reviews) from Essex , 10 Dec 2010
[Highly rated reviewer]This movie isn't anything groundbreaking, it does nothing unique and it doesn't try to. It's an action movie with a fairly decent plot.
The main attraction to this movie will no doubt be The Rock, he plays an ex-convict looking for revenge and stopping at nothing to get it. This is the role he has been in need of, none of the usual gimmicks of his make an appearance, no wrestling, no eyebrows and no cheap quotes. In fact The Rock doesn't say much in this movie at all, which adds to the character and makes him more believable.
This movie is a break The Rock so desperately needed. It isn't an all out action movie so don't go in expecting The Expendables type fights, it's bloody, gritty and tense.
I would give it a good 4/5 as like I said before, it doesn't do anything new or original, but what it tries to do it does well.
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Cars Muscles and GunsBy KickemJenny (19 reviews) , 28 Sep 2013I like action movies but overall this was not the best action film I have seen. The Rock who looks so super sexy looks great in this film He reminds me of Stalion who was also known for his bulging muscles and minim script repertoire follows suit here. If you like cars and guns this is your film and I did enjoy watching it. The film echoes genre of The fast and furious.
Surprisingly GoodBy a customer , 28 Sep 2013I thought this was going to be lame but it's actually really good. Fast paced blokes movie, exactly what guys want to see on a Friday night
not badBy excelent (5 reviews) , 16 Sep 2013Jamie fox would have been a better choice for the lead role but the rock does a good job with it and i love billy bob as a bad guy this film wont win any original plot awardsany time soon but it was a good watch
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Action Packed FasterBy Raaaj (22 reviews) , 13 Sep 2013This is without doubt one of the best action personal revenge movies of the last couple of years. I have watched Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson act in numerous films. However this role fits him like a glove with a superb supporting cast and well known and highly regarded actor as the smart villian and one step ahead of the vigilante
Timeless Theme of RevengeBy Zydor (268 reviews) from Headley Down , 13 Sep 2013This has one of the best starts to a movie I have seen in a long long time - to say the least it set the bounds and general direction of what was to come. This was easily 'The Rock's' best movie he has made. He got the chance to get away from the stereotypical character that the Film Moguls have thrust on him, and it shows. Great Job, excellent Movie based around the Timeless theme of a Brother's Revenge for the death of his younger brother