O'Hara is a mercenary leading a squad of soldiers on their mission to rescue hostages in remote part of Africa. Unfortunately the mission goes wrong and the team are stranded, forced to survive against the local rebels.

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M.J. Bassett (as MJ Bassett)

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Isabel Bassett (screenplay by), M.J. Bassett (screenplay by) (as MJ Bassett) | 1 more credit »
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Megan Fox ... Samantha O'Hara
Philip Winchester ... Joey Kasinski
Greg Kriek ... Mike Barasa
Brandon Auret ... Elijah Dekker
Jessica Sutton ... Asilia Wilson
Kenneth Fok ... Bo Yinn
Isabel Bassett ... Tessa
Adam Deacon ... Zalaam
Sisanda Henna ... Pata
Tamer Burjaq ... Masakh
Ashish Gangapersad Ashish Gangapersad ... Nuru
Calli Taylor ... Chloe
Lee-Anne Liebenberg ... TJ
Mangaliso Mazibuko Mangaliso Mazibuko ... Bobbie
Austin Shandu Austin Shandu ... Alfred
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Megan Fox (Transformers franchise) tackles a thrilling new role as a battle-hardened mercenary in this explosive action saga. As team leader O'Hara, she leads a lively squad of soldiers on a daring mission: rescue hostages from their captors in remote Africa. But as the mission goes awry and the team is stranded, O'Hara's squad must face a bloody, brutal encounter with a gang of rebels - and the horde of ravenous, enraged lions they encounter. Written by Lionsgate Movies

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When the hunter becomes the prey


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Rated R for strong violence, bloody images and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Samantha O'Hara: [from the trailer] How do you know it's a female?
Pata: Because female lioness are the true killers
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During the end credits, there is a extract from the director about the realities of real life Lion Farms and the plea for them to be banned See more »

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Everybody (Backstreet's Back)
Written by Denniz Pop (as Dag Volle) and Max Martin
(c) Published by Maratone AB and MXM Music AB
Administered by Kobalt Music Publishing Limited
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Mindless Entertainment.
5 December 2020 | by SamJamieSee all my reviews

Rogue is a 2020 American action film directed by M. J. Bassett, who wrote the screenplay with her daughter, Isabella. The film stars Megan Fox as a battle-hardened mercenary leading a team of soldiers on a daring mission to rescue hostages in remote Africa.

Being honest, I only decided to watch this movie because of Megan Fox. I've always loved her in movies like Jennifer's Body and although she's not known for her "Oscar-worthy" acting chops I thought she played the lead here rather well. She's a strong heroic presence, bringing a bit more emotional depth to her performance than I anticipated. The film itself however slowly crumbles under bad dialogue, bad direction, bad CGI and shrewd characterisation. Beyond all of the key things that make a movie great, the film is sporadically rather entertaining - it's got a few fun fight scenes and car chases here and there and I was never bored throughout the film but the films cookie-cutter plot and cardboard characters weren't enough to warrant a higher rating from me I'm afraid.


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South Africa | UK

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28 August 2020 (USA) See more »

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South Africa

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