Movie Review Proud Mary (15)

Monday, 17 February 2020  |  Admin

Movie Review

Proud Mary (15)

1hr 29mins Action Crime Drama

Action thriller film directed by Babak Najafi, from a screenplay written by John S. Newman and Christian Swegal.

Stars Taraji P. Henson, Jahi Di'Allo Winston, Billy Brown, Danny Glover, Neal McDonough, Xander Berkeley, Margaret Avery,

Loosely based on the movie Gloria (1980) Gena Rowlands.

Follows an assassin who must look after a young teenaged boy after a hit job goes wrong.

Any Good?

On Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 28% based on 69 reviews, and an average rating of 4.24/10.

The website's critical consensus reads, "Proud Mary proves Taraji P. Henson has more than enough attitude and charisma to carry an action movie—just not, unfortunately, one this indifferently assembled.

Metascore (Critics) Rating 3.5/10 (Between 2-6.3/10)

IMDB Rating 4.9/10

Comments:
Overly generic. 3/10
4.9? Is there some reason everyone hates this? 7/10
a genre movie is fairly formulaic, with little to distinguish it from similar films, but it's also fairly well-done 5/10
Slow and predictable . disappointed 4/10
Worth watching 7/10

MGN Review:

There is nothing new here but there have been many movies with a bigger budget with a similar idea that didn't at least entertain.

This does, very simple nothing clever, possibly sanitizes gangsters and killing too much but its a movie with characters at least you can care about.

Good sort of good guys vs bad guys entertainment.

MGN rating 6.5/10
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQ1Zcv54USA

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