Bad Ass
Bad Ass (2012)

Decorated Vietnam hero Frank Vega returns home only to get shunned by society leaving him without a job or his high school sweetheart. It's not until forty years later when an incident on a commuter bus (where he protects an elderly… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 13, 2012
DVD Release Date: June 5, 2012
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Critic Score: 20% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

It's often difficult to tell what's bad on purpose or just badly handled. The cargo shorts and fanny pack? Purposely funny. The slack pacing? Probably not.

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Brian Orndorf

What started as internet shock value turned into a joke, and that joke has been flattened into a humor-impaired bore in Bad Ass.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...rarely (if ever) manages to satisfactorily exploit its irresistible setup.

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Michelle Orange

It's the casual tone that makes all the difference, but it can't quite carry the movie.

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Christian Toto
Big Hollywood

Bad Ass won't be confused with 'Death Wish' or even 'Gran Torino,' but it's superior to Trejo's recent dud 'Machete'

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Flixster Audience Score: 39% Flixster User Reviews
Manu Gino
They messed with the wrong senior citizen. Not a great or bad movie. It's a movie that could had evolved on something much more thrilling but if you just… More
Daniel Dolgin
At times it's hard to tell if the director is making another one of his fifty character epic films. While some stuff was intentionally bad, I don't… More
Jesse Ortega
This film certainly suffers from inconsistencies in tone. Most of the time you're not sure whether you're meant to laugh at the film, or with it.… More
Jason Reneau
Danny Trejo! I really can't say enough about this man. He has had a huge rise in popularity over the past decade. Mostly due to his likability and overall… More
Panta Oz
This action movie is a homage to 1970's Vigilante films such as Dirty Harry & Death Wish... and the director Craig Moss did probably as much as he… More