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Force is an average action fare

Force uses the tried and tested formula of good vs evil, honest cop vs the underworld.


A remake of the Tamil film Kaakha Kaakha (also made into Telugu and Kannada), it packs the regular South formula of slotting romance and songs through most of its first half and going for no holds barred action otherwise.


The action is brute, fast paced and gory at times. But then, that is its draw for it caters to the much deprived action film lovers.


John Abraham is an undercover officer with the Narcotics Cell, with a nothing to lose attitude. He has nobody to mourn him if he were to sacrifice his life in the line of duty. He is a lethal combination of muscle and mind and believes in instant justice advocating finishing a criminal with a Rs 200 bullet rather than spending crores to keep him in jail.


He is assigned to go after all the gangs that deal in narcotics in India and, with his team of three others, busts the four major gangs operating at four entry points of India. Soon he realises that the drugs are back in the market and he and his cell were only used to eliminate all the other drug barons so that a new gang led by two brothers, Mukesh Rishi and Vidyut Jamwal, could flourish as a monopoly.

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