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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Dwayne Johnson
Billy Bob Thornton
Oliver Jackson-Cohen
Directors
George Tillman Jr.
Screenwriters
Joe Gayton
Tony Gayton
Running Time
98 minutes

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Plot
An ex-con known only as Driver (Johnson) is hell-bent on avenging the death of his brother, who died ten years previously when the pair were double-crossed during a heist. Soon, though, he has a pair of cops and a hitman (Oliver Jackson-Cohen) on his trail.


Verdict
As a violent but mediocre nod to '70s action thrillers, it's a curiously inert affair, leaving the one-time Rock to pass the time by shooting people in the head. Missable.


Reviewed by James White

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