Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Movie review: Sleepless


SLEEPLESS stars Jamie Foxx as undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs, who is caught in a high stakes web of corrupt cops and the mob-controlled casino underground. When a heist goes wrong, a crew of homicidal gangsters kidnaps Downs’ teenage son. In one sleepless night he will have to rescue his son, evade an internal affairs investigation and bring the kidnappers to justice.


  • Good performance by Jamie Foxx.
  • Interesting story line.
  • Exciting shootouts and fight scenes that will have you at the edge of your seat.


  • The storyline was at times predictable.


Vincent Downs: “Whatever you’re aiming at , make sure you’re prepared to kill it!”

Jennifer Bryan: “This city is crawling with dirty cops”.


Sleepless is a solid action thriller. Jamie Foxx had a good performance as a cop with questionable morals who will go to virtually any lengths to save his son. It has a gripping storyline that will have you questioning who are corrupt cops and who are the good ones.

Sleepless ends with some unanswered questions that may lead to a sequel.

This is not a movie that will live long in the memory but its a good way to spend a Saturday night.


3 out of 5



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