By Adam B. Vary
November 21, 2012 at 11:56 PM EST

At first, Snitch sounds like a down-and-dirty B-grade vigilante movie with Dwayne Johnson as its rough-and-tumble center. (Not that there’s anything wrong with that!) But then Susan Sarandon shows up as a hard-charging prosecutor keen on leveraging Johnson’s son — set-up for a drug deal gone bad — to hook the bigger fish in the drug smuggling business, forcing Johnson to take on the task of infiltrating the cartel himself. With The Walking Dead‘s Jon Bernthal, Boardwalk Empire‘s Michael K. Williams, Benjamin Bratt as the big bad head of the cartel, and Barry Pepper looking all Sons of Anarchy as a DEA agent, suddenly, this is looking like a down-and-dirty A-grade vigilante movie. And that’s before Johnson starts wreaking havoc with a semi.

Check out the trailer below: 

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