Bait Reviews

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March 19, 2013
May 18, 2009
Well paced, but weak on story, character, and variety, "Bait" is an underwhelming effort from director Anton Fuqua.
August 7, 2008
December 6, 2005
August 1, 2003
...a really good 80-minute action movie trapped inside an overblown two-hour suckfest.
May 20, 2003
March 10, 2003
February 8, 2003
December 8, 2002
June 10, 2002
includes all the key ingredients for what Hollywood passes off as an "urban comedy." ... The finale of "Bait" finds a screaming infant and his drugged mother strapped to a bomb -- funny stuff, huh?
March 19, 2002
January 15, 2002
September 20, 2001
To sum it up in critic-speak, Bait doesn't stink, but it's not very appetizing.
July 19, 2001
April 6, 2001
...typifies the kind of action comedies Hollywood seems to produce by the dozens every year.
February 27, 2001
January 1, 2001
January 1, 2000
With his patter kept in low gear and his dramatic scenes played with flat sincerity, [Foxx is] simply not compelling enough to center the film.
January 1, 2000
A completely derivative film, it steals its clichs from other movies but finds no ways to improve upon them.
January 1, 2000
Numbingly incoherent.
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