The story is darned simple and straight. Yashvardhan (John Abraham) is a narcotics control bureau cop singularly devoted to weeding out the drug menace from society. So much so, he keeps himself free of the fetters of personal relationships that, he thinks, might make him weak and vulnerable. But then he meets Maya (Genelia D’Souza), and despite trying not to, ends up falling in love with her. As he earns love, he also earns enmity -- of Vishnu (Vidyut Jamwal), a drug smuggler who is hellbent on taking revenge for the encounter of his elder brother (Mukesh Rishi) by Yashvardhan and his team.
A lot of blood is spilled and lots of people close to Yashvardhan are bumped off in what turns out to be a battle of brawns rather than brains between our cop hero and his formidable foe. And it’s this peccadillo that punctures the steam out of Force. What an edge-of-the-seat experience the movie might have been, if Kamat had made his villain smarter rather than just a vengeful, impatient, feral baddie abducting the ladies and gunning down unarmed adversaries. More than the deed, it’s the slick and smart execution that makes for real thrills. Such thrills are hard to come by in the second half of Force.