Black and Blue (2019) - Action, Crime, Drama

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A rookie New Orleans police officer is forced to balance her identity as a black woman after she witnesses two corrupt cops committing murder.

IMDB: 5.7
Director: Deon Taylor
Stars: Naomie Harris, Frank Grillo
Length: 108 Minutes
PG Rating: R
Reviews: 8 out of 105 found boring (7.61%)

One-line Reviews (51)

Super suspenseful!

The group I went with we ALL enjoyed it!

Naomie Harris proves herself ready for more leading roles, but the script is loaded with contradictions, illogical character choices, and bland action that buries any potential commentary and exits your memory once the credits roll.

Very action and entertaining.

The film is an entertaining thrilling chase.

I loved it, it was a great action packed movie.


Unlike his earlier contrived, half-baked melodramas, specifically "Traffik" and "The Intruder," Taylor has stepped up his game with the 108-minute, R-rated, "Black and Blue.

The political component is the one you have to prepare for, because it is going to be the key factor that is stretched out, slow, and a little bloated.

Intense, good action, well acted, nice cinematography, worth the money, good entertainment

It's extremely suspenseful, and I was engaged most of the time.

It Had some good action, very suspenseful and I especially liked Nomi Harris and Frank Grillo as the opposing sides Entertaining .

This movie was very suspenseful at the right moments.

This movie was boring.

It was suspenseful, entertaining, and badass!

The dialogue was clunky and the lead actress was good in a few scenes in her perfomance, but overall she was very bland.

This movie kept me on the edge of my seat from beginning to end!

Tense, action packed .

The heroes are likable, the villains are hatable, there are some genuinely suspenseful scenes, and the obligatory scene where Frank Grillo has to explain his motivations is well done.

Yes, it's a cliché filled with stereotypes: corrupt cops covering their murder of a drug-dealer; a rookie cop who witnesses the execution by bad cops; rookie cop running to escape the bad boys who want her incriminating body-cam recording of the murder; unrealistic timing breaks, and incredulous managers slow to see the truth of the actual incident.

Gripping and suspenseful.


It hints at exploring a hot-button topic (police brutality and corruption), but uses that topic as an excuse for repetitive chases and shoot-outs that seal its fate in Redbox machines everywhere.

Getting a call on his cell phone, Brown and West head to a vast empty manufacturing plant.

Very suspenseful and action packed.

Incredible visuals excellent acting suspenseful screen play ....

"Sony Pictures" (the official propaganda arm of a Japanese Ruling Clique still sore about losing a World War Two which THEY began with their infamous sneak attack 12-7-41) tries to provoke a Rachel Civil War in our USA Homeland with BLACK AND BLUE.

This film is all of those things which is why I enjoyed it.

Naomi Harris does a great job in his formulaic plot with the inevitable showdown between the heroine and the the bad cop.

Save your money.

It is action packed and keeps you engaged.

First Hit: An engaging drama made good by powerful scenes and excellent acting by Naomie Harris as Alicia West.

Anyway the story was gripping.

Even though I could already guess the ending of the movie but it was still exciting to find out how the bad guys got caught!

It was very tense and entertaining.

This film is exciting all the way until the end.

Just a few predictable scenes.

Besides the dynamic multi-faceted story of Black cop comes home to a depressed and forgotten city where cops are as much the enemy as Katrina was, the movie was incredibly intense.

Action packed great storyline nice production must see for yourself

Worth the cheap Tuesday night ticket but still a horrible, cheaply written and propaganda filled waste of time.

Naomie Harris gets another chance to show off her talents and she grounds the film with a gripping authentic performance.

Yet it's real and action packed.

Suspenseful and unpredictable.

It was exciting all the way through and it's the first movie my husband didn't fall asleep on!

LIKES:Good Acting Nice Portrayal of a Cultural War Zone Dynamic passing of the hot item Music that Portrays The Attitude More Suspense Than Some Other Films DISLIKES:Predictable Drawn Out Some Suspense Of Disbelief Politics Take Priority Over Story Stereotypes Language Some undeveloped aspects The ActionThe VERDICT:Overall, Black And Blue is going to be the movie that will appeal to those that love a politically fervor movie with attitude and aggressive visualization of key events.

However, Naomie Harris's intense dedication to showing a cop fighting a corrupt system who is also an intelligent, tender human being raises the bar for run-of-the-mill crime actioners.

This movie was an adrenaline rush a minute once the story-line was set.

Overall this is a thoroughly enjoyable film which is bound to end up as the BET movie of the week in 6 months.

It was a thrilling ride with some emotional elements.

It's got the emotional aspect to it, brought to life by the cast, setting, and suspenseful game of hot potato that is a key factor.

This movie kept me entertained on the edge of seat the entire time and that's exactly what I want from a thriller.