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
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
Just when Foxx's vector begins ascending, the rest of the film unfortunately banks over and starts a long slow dead-stick glide.
January 1, 2000
Fuqua has enveloped the luckless Jamie Foxx ... in a stylishly inept mess of a movie; a film as badly flawed in concept as it is incoherent in execution.
January 1, 2000
Too much of a story that asks that the suspension of disbelief be stretched to uncomfortable lengths.
January 1, 2000
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