• Baywatch (2017)

Baywatch

Release Date: May 25th, 2017

DVD Release Date: August 29th, 2017

R |1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary

When a dangerous crime wave hits the beach, the legendary Mitch Buchannon leads his elite squad of lifeguards on a mission to prove that you don't have to wear a badge to save the bay. Joined by a trio of hotshot recruits, including former Olympian Matt Brody, they ditch the surf and go deep under cover to take down a ruthless businesswoman whose devious plans threaten the future of the bay.

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach, Jon Bass, Ilfenesh Hadera, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Director: Seth Gordon

Genres: Action , Comedy

Production Co: Seven Bucks Productions, Paramount Pictures, Cold Spring Pictures, Contrafilm

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Amusing, Pursuit, 2010s, Rivalry, Hilarious, Gripping, Mystery, Murder

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Johnson and Efron possess impressive muscles, but the performers have never done as much heavy lifting as they do here. And to their credit, they succeed to some degree. show more

  • 30
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    The film may pretend it’s more sophisticated than the show that spawned it, but its comedic stylings are alarmingly regressive. show more

  • 30
    Matt SingerScreenCrush

    Baywatch’s comedy (credited to six different writers) is second-rate and its action is even worse, with special effects that rank among the absolute worst I’ve seen in a big summer movie in many years. show more

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