Watch Snitch Online Free or Download Snitch 2013 Movie Now : Snitch is a movie that doesn't play its marquee star cheap. Dwayne Johnson leaves his preening pro wrestling persona at the door, never doffing his shirt or lifting an eyebrow while playing a guy in way over his head. You know this isn't "the Rock" when punks roll Johnson's character and he doesn't fight back. Usually it's someone else who winds up leaning on crutches or flinching in fear. Snitch is grittily streetwise, and until its last 20 minutes fairly credible compared to other movies "inspired by" true stories. ( Watch Snitch Online (2013) ) Johnson impresses as John Matthews, a construction company owner whose son Jason (Rafi Gavron) gets busted by the DEA for accepting a shipment of ecstasy, set up by a friend saving his own tail. Jason faces 10 years in prison that a steely prosecutor (Susan Sarandon) will reduce if the teenager snitches on someone else. Jason refuses and John volunteers to infiltrate a drug cartel. For a "Rock" fan that's enough to leave a false impression that Snitch is all about butt-whipping. Director and co-writer Ric Roman Waugh has something else cooking, a crisply detailed yarn about being caught in the middle between law and disorder. Despite his imposing size — Johnson can't hide that — John has no business entering such a high-stakes game. He isn't a former cop, Navy SEAL or some other macho profession such movies use to prepare heroes, or assure the audience they'll survive.

Download Snitch Movie Free or Watch Snitch 2013 Online Now : One of the movie's smartest moments occurs when John is introduced to a mid-level dealer (Michael Kenneth Williams), and immediately gets a pistol shoved in his face. John instinctively raises both hands in fearful submission, satisfying the dealer since an aggressive response would be the tip-off of a cop. Movies like Snitch typically don't include such self-doubting specifics, or athlete-actors capable of pulling them off. In fact, the movie's first action doesn't erupt until an hour in, and John's only contribution is sheer panic causing collateral damage. ( Download Snitch Movie (2013) ) Even in the finale, when Waugh is inspired more by every other action flick than any true story, John is essentially helpless, operating on trapped-animal instinct. Johnson doesn't look like an everyman but he portrays one convincingly, tears, fears and all. Lending more emotional depth to Snitch is John's doorman to the drug culture, an employee and ex-con named Daniel James (Jon Bernthal). Daniel has his own son to protect in a tough neighborhood and hard financial times. John doesn't reveal to Daniel why he wants to meet dealers. Compromising this man's pledge to his family to go straight is selfishness making John less than heroic. Again, a smarter choice than movies like Snitch typically make.

Watch Snitch Online Free or Download Snitch 2013 Movie Now : A Summit Entertainment release, presented with Exclusive Media, Participant Media, in association with Image Nation Abu Dhabi, of an Exclusive Media production, in association with Front Street Prods. Produce by Nigel Sinclair, Matt Jackson, Jonathan King, Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Alex Brunner, Tobin Armbrust. Executive producers, Jeff Skoll, Guy East, Becki Cross Trujillo, David Fanning, Justin Haythe. Co-producer, Jillian Longnecker. Directed by Ric Roman Waugh. Screenplay, Justin Haythe, Waugh, inspired by the "Frontline" documentary "Snitch." ( Watch Snitch Online (2013) ) Though few American laws are more unforgiving than drug-related mandatory minimum sentences, "Snitch" finds a loophole big enough to drive a semi-trailer through. Designed to make empathetic citizens question the system, this strangely compelling issue pic plays less to auds' hearts than to their craving for testosterone, inventing a worst-case scenario in which a freight-company owner (Dwayne Johnson) agrees to snare a cartel kingpin by transporting huge loads of narcotics across state lines to reduce his son's 10-year jail time. Despite being more dramatic than explosive, "Snitch" should land in the $25 million-$30 million range -- a typical non-franchise haul for the Rock.

Download Snitch Movie Free or Watch Snitch 2013 Online Now : Inspired by a 1999 episode of PBS' "Frontline," writer-director Ric Roman Waugh spins a realistic situation into a crazy vigilante story, stretching the newsmag's hypothetical questions -- "What would you do if the government came knocking on your door telling you that you will get 30 years in prison unless you inform on somebody? Or that your child will get 20 years unless he informs?" -- to almost science-fiction lengths. ( Download Snitch Movie (2013) ) Waugh and co-writer Justin Haythe's cardboard script lays things out real simple-like, playing the sympathy card from the start: A naive teen, Jason (Rafi Gavron), is busted by drug-enforcement agents after agreeing to hold his friend's Ecstasy stash for a few days. In a high-volume drug possession case such as his (where quantities suggest an intent to sell), virtually the only way to reduce a stiff mandatory sentence is for the suspect to rat out a fellow dealer. But this kid has no such contacts, so he faces the full 10 years. If the system were on trial, the travesty would be the fact that major dealers are best poised to commute their penalties, whereas small-timers get stuck doing time because they have less to offer.

Watch Snitch Online Free or Download Snitch 2013 Movie Now : Waugh would like to redress that imbalance, but since courtroom dramas aren't nearly as fun to watch as action movies, he focuses on a one-of-a-kind plea bargain between the kid's concerned dad, John Matthews (Johnson), and hardass federal prosecutor Joanne Keeghan (Susan Sarandon, who makes strict seem sexy), who is seeking re-election, and therefore willing to go easy on Jason in exchange for a high-profile arrest. Preposterous as it sounds, such arrangements are not unheard of; the "Frontline" segment detailed how real-life father James Settembrino worked with law enforcement to entrap drug dealers so his 18-year-old son would get less time (though the prosecutor later reneged on their deal). ( Watch Snitch Online (2013) ) Something similar happens in "Snitch," forcing John deeper undercover as Keeghan and ambitious DEA agent Cooper (Barry Pepper) realize they don't have to settle for "two-striker" Malik (Michael K. Williams), but can use Matthews to bait a big cartel boss (Benjamin Bratt) known as El Topo. Though stuntman-turned-helmer Waugh got to know the criminal justice system on 2008's "Felon," "Snitch" displays virtually none of the gritty authenticity the genre has developed in recent years, while recycling a few too many of its racial and class stereotypes (such as contrasting innocent suburban James with a gun-toting gangbanger lifted directly from "The Wire").

Download Snitch Movie Free or Watch Snitch 2013 Online Now : Technically, the camerawork is crisp but flat, and the locations seem a little too tidy and un-lived-in -- much like the brand-new big rig Matthews drives from Los Angeles to El Paso to collect half a kilo of cocaine from some very bad dudes. The key players are all family men (including Matthews' connection to the underworld, played by "The Walking Dead's" Jon Bernthal), making it hard not to feel that the whole thing has been rigged for maximum indignation. Whereas Settembrino's kid was caught selling acid, Jason is mostly just dumb and unlucky, allowing the pic to appeal more easily to ordinary parents. ( Download Snitch Movie (2013) ) Even so, Johnson isn't so much a relatable figure as a tougher-than-you action hero (curiously, he sounds like President Obama on steroids). It's nice to have actors of Sarandon and Pepper's caliber onboard for the office-bound wheeler-dealer scenes, but mostly, it's the prospect of witnessing Johnson at the helm of an 18-wheeler as he rams his way through machine-gun fire that excites. "Snitch" may be intended as a critique of America's war on drugs, but from the look of things here, the ultra-tough approach seems to be working.
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