Miss Bala is Empowering and Entertaining

miss bala review

Often when you put on an action movie, what you don’t find is a woman as the lead. Yes, they’re in the movie – sometimes as the love interest, or something to move the story along. But Miss Bala is here to change that.

Not only does Miss Bala take a different approach to the typical action movie, but it builds up with comedy and some smart action moments, you’re going to find yourself falling in love with the story. Gloria is a believable character and one that you find yourself rooting for her as you watch her grow into herself. It’s empowering to watch her find herself, play the different agencies against each other and to find the strength she has inside.

Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Bonus Materials Include:

  • Eight Deleted Scenes & Extended Scenes
  • Three Featurettes:
    • “Gina: The Unstoppable Strength of a Woman”
    • “The Bigger the Bang: Action on Set”
    • “Making of Miss Bala
  • A Look into the Stunts and Costumes with Catherine Hardwicke
  • Feature Commentary with Director Catherine Hardwicke, Executive Producer Jamie Marshall, and Associate Producer Shayda Frost

MISS BALA has a run time of approximately 104 minutes and is rated PG-13 for sequences of gun violence, sexual and drug content, thematic material, and language. Grab your copy of Miss Bala now!

Miss Bala Official Trailer

About Miss Bala:

Gloria (Gina Rodriguez), drives to Tijuana, Mexico to visit her best friend who is competing in the local “Miss Baja” beauty pageant. During a night out, her friend is abducted and Gloria finds herself a pawn in a dangerous game being played by the CIA, the DEA and a charismatic yet ruthless cartel kingpin. Finding power she never knew she had, Gloria plays one organization against the other, as she seeks to rescue her friend. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness, and strength. This edge-of-your-seat action thriller is being hailed as “a kick-ass origin story for a new kind of action hero.” (Peter Debruge, Variety).


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