Blood Father Reviews

September 5, 2019
Blood Father has an R-Rated, trashy B-movie feel...
June 12, 2017
It is, in the end, impossible to label Blood Father as anything less than a massive missed opportunity...
December 22, 2016
It would've been a straight-to-video thing if its star wasn't named 'Mel Gibson'. [Full review in Portuguese.]
October 11, 2016
A conventional B-movie where only Mel Gibson really stands out. [Full review in Spanish]
October 6, 2016
Mel Gibson is back and he's madder than ever in Blood Father, a weary, B-movie thriller with intriguing parallels to the star's own life.
August 31, 2016
Guns guns guns, blah blah blah... Gibson's character in Jean-Farançois Richet's Blood Father may fit him like a glove, but the glove is ugly and old-fashioned, unsuited for these times.
August 30, 2016
...a predictable, empty film...
August 12, 2016
It's pretty familiar territory, enlivened somewhat by Gibson's growly charisma and some gritty throwback visuals.
August 12, 2016
In the end, the negative aspects are too great and leave one wondering how things might have turned out if only for a few changes here and there.
August 12, 2016
Things come to a halt before the going gets really good.
June 21, 2016
There are flashes of pathos in this by the numbers, borderlands "careless actions by stupid daughter brings tough old bastard of a dad out of retirement" Blood Father, but they appear rarely.