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Snitch Trailer Online
The Rock vs the drug trade

21 November 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Yahoo

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Your average family man probably wouldn’t want to go undercover in a drug cartel as part of a deal to help free his son from jail. But apparently one did, as that’s the true story forming the core of action thriller Snitch. Then again, if anyone was able to go up against a drug lord, it would be Dwayne Johnson, as he proves in the film’s first trailer. Check it out above.

Snitch, directed by Ric Roman Waugh, finds The Rock as a father whose teenage son is accused of drug smuggling. With his kid facing 10 years in the slammer and unwilling to rat out anyone to reduce his sentence, pop decides to take matters into his own hands and risk everything to aid the authorities and, more importantly, spare his child from time behind bars. Yes, this sort of thing actually happens - there's an interesting article on the subject of people convicted of petty drug offences being pressed into use as informers here.

From the looks of this first trailer, Snitch could either prove to be an enjoyable action romp with a serious undercurrent, or it could stumble into a cheesier vein of cinema. But in The Rock we trust.

He’s surrounded by the likes of Susan Sarandon, Barry Pepper, Benjamin Bratt, Jon Bernthal and, in a move that means we have The Rock facing off against The Wire’s Omar, Michael Kenneth Williams.

The truck crashes, fist fights and blokes snarling through beards all kicks off on April 5.


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I watched this one this week on the plane back home from Toronto: The teenage son of a succesful businessman (Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson) is being set up by his best friend and gets arrested for drugs posession and trying to distribute it. To get his sentence reduced he has to work with the D.A. (Susan Sarandon) but he refuses, he doesn`t want to be a snitch himself. So, good father as he is, dad goes out to do the things for him that need to be done. A pretty OK drama/action flick More

Posted by TheGodfather at 21:59 on 17 May 2013 | Report This Post

My Cousins in this movie...
My 8 year old cousin is in this movie she was the rocks daughter More

Posted by LissbethMalik at 18:17 on 23 November 2012 | Report This Post

RE: re: nice
That's crazy talk. The Tooth Fairy was amazing. More

Posted by gregoire at 09:15 on 23 November 2012 | Report This Post

re: nice
"this looks SWEET. the rock always makes quality movies" I'm sorry what? As much as I dearly love The Rock, and he has made some classics, he's also made "Tooth Fairy" and "The Game Plan" both of which were pure ass. More

Posted by officerMarc at 16:01 on 22 November 2012 | Report This Post

nice
this looks SWEET. the rock always makes quality movies. More

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