Much the same way as an Oscar winning thesp can elevate any film, the muscled one brings much needed steely-eyed star power to David Ayer’s unerringly violent, and at times by the numbers, cop thriller.
Enjoy Sabotage for what it is: an unapologetic, hair-triggered action-fest with a very dark side. It’s sure to whet your whistle for his return to the franchise that made his name when Schwarzenegger gets robotically righteous in next year’s Terminator: Genesis. We shook the man’s hand. It still hurts.