|Warner Bros. Pictures | Release Date: September 15, 2000||CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION|
A competent but not extraordinary action-comedy.
A genial and watchable film.
It's another slick-and-quick muscle car of a movie, racing along for a couple of hours, taking you nowhere as fast as it can.
Bait ends up seeming pretty wormy.
It more or less makes sense and it's not dull -- more than can be said for many similar attempts.
Has less substance and depth than its title.
Too much of nothing and far from the potentially star-making material that Foxx deserves.
Even Foxx's lively comedy is lost in the noise.
One of those thriller-comedy combos that never get the balance quite right.
But what little humor there is in the movie becomes subservient to the grisly violence, gratuitous cruelty and ugly car chases.
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