Conclusion: 'Snitch' is surprisingly good and works on just about all levels. It will spark debate amongst you and your friends on this horrible law too. It's great to see The Rock not be the stereotypical badass he usually us, but rather a real life father who is scared to have his son in jail for many years.
Excerpt: Dwayne Johnson is having quite a year. From February to May he has had one film released each month. Snitch is the first of the four released this year and made the least amount of money. While it’s not a great film, it’s still very worth watching.
Excerpt: Often chunky dialogue dilutes this surprisingly straight drama, a film ill-prepared by its action extravaganza trailers. Dwayne Johnson is John Matthews, a successful businessman in construction when his son is incarcerated for trafficking ecstasy.
Excerpt: When Dwayne Johnson made the transition from wrestler to actor, he preserved a default expression of intense, directed focus. Onscreen or in the ring, Johnson is a man of action, a blunt weapon accustomed to pursuing his goals in the most direct manner imaginable.
Excerpt: "Snitch" seizes upon the value of a 'based on true events' premise and tells the story of an amiable father who throws himself into the most dangerous of situations. Trying to win the trust of shady drug lords isn't easy, creating an atmosphere loaded with suspense.