Snitch (2013) You can't get blood from a stone, but you can get tears from the Rock. In Snitch , Dwayne Johnson contorts his stoic, moai-statue features… 2013-02-22 PG-13 PT112M Action/Adventure Dwayne Johnson Susan Sarandon Summit Entertainment
Movie Review

Snitch (2013)

MPAA Rating: PG-13
A 'SNITCH' IN TIME Harold Perrineau and Susan Sarandon star alongside Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson in Snitch
Image credit: Steve Dietl
A 'SNITCH' IN TIME Harold Perrineau and Susan Sarandon star alongside Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson in Snitch
EW's GRADE
C-

Details Release Date: Feb 22, 2013; Rated: PG-13; Length: 112 Minutes; Genre: Action/Adventure; With: Dwayne Johnson and Susan Sarandon; Distributor: Summit Entertainment

You can't get blood from a stone, but you can get tears from the Rock. In Snitch, Dwayne Johnson contorts his stoic, moai-statue features to express more emotion than usual as a father who infiltrates a drug cartel to save his son from jail time. 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. C-

Originally posted Feb 27, 2013 Published in issue #1249 Mar 08, 2013 Order article reprints