If you like watching strong athletic women in film, look no further than “In the Blood.” Former mixed martial artist Gina Carano not only stars here, she practically whips this movie into weepy submission. Though I wasn’t the one getting beaten up by her considerably large fists, 20 minutes in it felt like the first day at a brutal CrossFit class. If there’s one thing to be said about Carano, it’s that she has the singular power to induce every viewer under 80 to go home and hit the gym immediately.

With “In the Blood,” director John Stockwell sort of repeats the formula of his best-known film, “Turistas” (2006) — a vacation horror story with a group of oblivious American tourists as the whining, screaming centerpiece.

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