Miss Bala (2019) - Action, Crime, Drama

Hohum Score

7

Engaging

Gloria finds a power she never knew she had when she is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness, and strength. Based on the Spanish-language film.

IMDB: 5.6
Director: Catherine Hardwicke
Stars: Gina Rodriguez, Thomas Dekker
Length: 104 Minutes
PG Rating: PG-13
Reviews: 10 out of 94 found boring (10.63%)

One-line Reviews (49)

This is fantastic fast paced thriller.

I'm wasn't aware that this was a remake so I have no bias here, and on its own I found the movie excellent with an engaging drama, suspense, and some decent action.

Gloria Meyer (played by the engaging Gina Rodriguez) goes to visit her best friend in Tijuana only to get embroiled in the Mexican cartel.

More believable and more enjoyable than the run of the mill junk killing machine films of yesteryear.

It just starts a little slow, and leaves us wanting just a bit more by the end, with a few unanswered minor questions.

If you are that bored, better check out some classics you might have missed or revisit your favourites.

Amazing, suspenseful and rewarding.

Better call an AC guy since the heat is unbearable.

I enjoyed it and would probably buy it on DVD.

This Japanese Government Propaganda Organ begins MISS BALA by caricaturizing Leader Trump as pictured in the Fake News reports of him barging into Beauty Pageant Women's Rooms, as well as rigging the final Pretty Contest results.

Miss Bala is an entertaining action thriller that shows Gina Rodriguez can take on an action heroic character trying to save her friend.

There are so many elements of this movie that make it awesome and entertaining!

This movie was entertaining, suspenseful, tense at times and had you torn as to which way you wanted the movie to end.

This movie was so good- very entertaining, a lot of action, and Gina was beyond amazing.

The movie was entertaining, and not predictable as some have suggested.

Mildly Entertaining SoCal/Mexican Crime film .

Worth watching .

This film deserves a much higher score than the current 5.2. I didn't expect much going into this, but I was quite surprised at how much I enjoyed it.

The movie has got a lot of plot errors and pacing issues, but it delivers some exciting action scenes.

The story itself was decent and suspenseful.

I was on the edge of my seat with all the suspense, superb direction and acting - even though it was tastefully done.

The way she developed her part, from a very feminine make up artist to a very strong and determined women was riveting.

I rarely watch films of this nature because they turn out to have a dull story-line and are mostly kill or be killed.

It didn't end how I wanted it to, but it was still very good and worth watching!

It was an entertaining action movie.

Little action and pointless scenes make this film plain.

She's remarkable and a true compelling story loved it!

Entertaining movie to watch .

The action and shootout sequences were intense and exciting.

Then there is the heroine herself, who the trailers portray as struggling to play both sides in order to survive, but in the reality she really doesn't do much to live up to the title, and the twists are predictable.

Enjoyable Thriller, Very Scary and Fast-Paced .

Not great, but entertaining.

The trailers presented this as a much more action packed film, which is the exact opposite of what it is.

Suspenseful and action packed while Gina Rodriguez delivers with the performance.

I'm writing as a person who enjoys movies and not as a critic that looks for technically, this was a good enjoyable movie.

Slow, bloated, and misrepresented .

A simple straight forward film full of Hispanics, and party music, but absent of substance and the element that makes a film worth watching.

Predictable from go .

"Miss Bala" is a formulaic action-revenge film that uses a good actress like Gina Rodriguez (TV's "Jane The Virgin") and wastes her talent on a flimsy script.

It is a slow & ride (Garza Car Club) into the ending as the love story takes place & "What Hollywood calls a cute meet.

Unpredictable and unusual story.

The action is honestly rather boring and the whole film is pretty predictable.

And yes, Anthony Mackie playing yet another hard-nosed authority figure feels a little tiresome and typecast (does Runner Runner, Triple 9, and Love the Coopers ring a bell?

And I enjoyed it!!!!

I took my wife to see this movie and we both enjoyed it.

Just awful and boring.

But still, the movie was exciting and fast-paced!

Especially, the shootout sequences were loud and intense.

There were a lot of intense action sequences.