• Miss Bala (2019)

Miss Bala

Release Date: February 1st, 2019

DVD Release Date: April 30th, 2019

PG-13 |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

Young Gloria seeks help from the police when cartel hit men kidnap her friend from a nightclub in Mexico. She soon finds herself in big trouble when a corrupt cop hands her over to the same goons who shot up the place. Their gang leader, Lino, decides to use Gloria for his dirty work to avoid detection from the Drug Enforcement Administration. Determined to get away, Gloria must now play a dangerous game to outwit not only the cartel, but the DEA agents who suspect her of complicity.

Cast: Gina Rodriguez, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Anthony Mackie, Cristina Rodlo, Thomas Dekker, Matt Lauria, Aislinn Derbez, Ricardo Abarca

Director: Catherine Hardwicke

Genres: Action , Thriller

Production Co: Misher Films, Canana Films

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment, Columbia Pictures

Keywords: Police officer, Transformation, Car, Quest, 2010s, Friend, Gripping, Suspenseful, Office, Tense, Rescue

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 35
    Dom SinacolaPaste Magazine

    Gina Rodriguez, who proved in Annihilation that she’s capable of something so much more addled and kinetic than this, does what she can with such aggravating material, but everything around her insults whatever emotional depth she can mine despite what she’s given. show more

  • 40
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    A bullet-riddled tale of unlikely female empowerment, Miss Bala toys with exploitation and social commentary but doesn’t have the ingenuity or nerve to successfully pull off either. show more

  • 40
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Gareth Dunnet Alcocer's script has a tidy, programmed feel that results in a feel-good version of a grim and sordid modern yarn. show more

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