In the Blood
In the Blood (2014)

Gina Carano stars as Ava, a trained fighter with a dark past. When her new husband (Cam Gigandet) vanishes during their Caribbean honeymoon, Ava uncovers a violent underworld of conspiracy in the middle of an island paradise. Armed with a… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 3, 2014
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Critic Score: 41% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John Semley
Globe and Mail

The closed-quarters combat crackles with bone-shattering believability. And that's really all that matters.

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Ben Kenigsberg

The jaw-drop factor that comes from seeing Carano's moves is often spoiled because of too much cutting or, in the case of the dance club sequence, excess strobing.

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David Parkinson
Radio Times

Screenwriter Andy Bloom struggles to sustain the tensions between the holed-up thugs, with much of the talented supporting cast having too little to do.

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Cary Darling
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/

Carano, a former mixed-martial artist, won't be vying for an Oscar any time soon but she can more than hold her own as an action star. She deserves a bigger canvas on which to show off her skills.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

Carano is an impressive woman, but she's no Meryl Streep; and even Streep couldn't make a movie this by-the-numbers look like anything more than it is: violence with interruptions.

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Mike McCahill

Fine actors (Alison Steadman, Phil Davis) nudge our boy forward, yet the rehabilitation and race-against-time narratives prove fundamentally at odds: we're left watching two films cancelling each other out.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

This isn't much more than a straight-forward, get-the-baddies action flick.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

In the Blood is generic B-movie fare, bloody and, alas, increasingly dumb.

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Stephen Danay
Under the Radar

Essentially a gender-swapped riff on the Taken films, the film is as by the numbers as they come.

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Flixster Audience Score: 38% Flixster User Reviews
Al S
A fun, intense and terrifically old-school action-thriller. A Taken style film with lots of hand to hand combat, gun-play, suspense and a riveting star… More
Manu Gino
Entertaining Straight Up Action Flick with Influences from Taken. Good Action/Thriller Movie! In the Blood has nearly the same plot as the Liam Neeson thriller… More