‘Snitch’ cranks up suspense

By Staff Report, Wire Service Article posted on Thu. Feb. 21st, 2013
Michael Williams, left, and Dwayne Johnson star in “Snitch.”
Michael Williams, left, and Dwayne Johnson star in “Snitch.”
Photo by Contributed Photo /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

Plot: In this fast-paced action thriller, Dwayne Johnson stars as a father whose teenage son is wrongly accused of a drug-distribution crime and is looking at a mandatory minimum prison sentence of 10 years. Determined to rescue his son at all costs, he makes a deal with the U.S. attorney to work as an undercover informant to infiltrate a drug cartel.

Others in the cast: Susan Sarandon, Jon Bernthal, Harold Perrineau, Benjamin Bratt, Michael Kenneth Williams, Nadine Velazquez, Melina Kanakaredes, Barry Pepper, Rafi Gavron,

Director: Ric Roman Waugh.

Rating: PG-13 for drug content and sequences of violence.

Running time: 1 hour, 42 minutes.

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