Man on Fire

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Denzel on fire is all I need to say about the action-thriller, revenge film Man on Fire. Denzel Washington plays a troubled ex-soldier who takes a job as a bodyguard for a young girl played by Dakota Fanning in Mexico City after several brutal kidnappings of rich family’s children. After becoming close to the young girl and then she is kidnapped the Assassin (we find out that was his job) leaves a pile of dead bodies leading to the culprit. The last half of this film is full of action. The acting and interaction was superb between Denzal and Dakota leading up to the kidnapping. I like that this is a straight forward thriller with no meaningless sub-plots. Of course there are no big surprises even though I’m blind and I could see the plot twists before the movie even started. There are several flaws but I was entertained and I’m giving this movie a B rating.

This movie has been given an R rating by the MPAA

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