“Bad Ass” is a 2012 action-comedy film directed by Craig Moss. The film stars Danny Trejo, Charles S. Dutton, and Ron Perlman in lead roles.
The story follows Frank Vega (Danny Trejo), a Vietnam War veteran and ex-con who becomes a local hero after he stops a hate crime on a public bus. When his best friend is murdered, Frank sets out to find the culprits and bring them to justice.
As he investigates, Frank discovers a web of corruption and violence that extends far beyond his own neighborhood. With the help of a young hacker named Amber (Joyful Drake), Frank uses his military training and street smarts to take down the criminals and protect his community.
“Bad Ass” received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising its entertaining action sequences and charismatic lead performance by Danny Trejo, while others criticized its shallow plot and lack of originality. The film was noted for its over-the-top violence and humor, as well as its message of standing up against injustice.
Overall, “Bad Ass” is a fun and mindless action-comedy that is best enjoyed by fans of Danny Trejo or those looking for a light and entertaining movie. While it may not be the most profound or thought-provoking film, it delivers on its promise of delivering fast-paced action and a satisfying dose of vigilante justice.
Duration: 90 min.