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Sweet Girl Review: Jason Momoa-Led Thriller Serves Up Engaging Action, Heavy-Handed Twists

Sweet Girl Review: Jason Momoa-Led Thriller Serves Up Engaging Action, Heavy-Handed Twists

Sweet Girl finds Jason Momoa and all of his mammoth screen presence in John Q mode. Directed by his longtime collaborator Brian Andrew Mendoza, the Aquaman star plays Ray Cooper, a tried-and-true family man forced into the unthinkable. Admittedly, it is hard not to smirk at the need to include intense scenes of fight training early on to justify how an “everyman” who looks like Jason Momoa is able to fight like Jason Momoa.

Ray is tragically forced to watch his wife (Adria Arjona) die after pharmaceutical company BioPrime takes the generic version of her cure off the market to turn a larger profit. After he calls into a local news show and publicly threatens to kill the company’s CEO, a journalist emerges to tell Ray he has proof of illegal activity. This all moves at quite the quick pace, which is appreciated.

Before long Ray and his daughter

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