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R| 1 hr. 54 min.

Plot Summary
As an agent with Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Los Angeles, Max Brogan (Harrison Ford) is a daily witness to struggles of those who try to cross U.S. borders in search of a better life. For Brogan and his associates, the impact of immigration goes beyond their jobs and defines their lives. Among many people whose lives intersect with theirs are a Mexican factory worker, a British musician and a Korean teen.

Cast: Harrison Ford , Ray Liotta , Ashley Judd , Cliff Curtis , Jim Sturgess , Alice Braga , Justin Chon , Summer Bishil

Director: Wayne Kramer

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Weinstein Co.

Crossing Over (2009)

Release Date: February 27th, 2009|1 hr. 54 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 5 )
  • Kramer takes on a hot, unwieldy topic in Crossing Over -- the dream that immigrants have of U.S. citizenship and the nightmare of achieving it, especially with shortcuts. I'm sure Kramer will be picked to pieces for trying something while Hollywood crap climbs the box office ladder. There are all kinds of nightmares. show more

  • A mess. show more

  • There is undoubtedly a good movie in the varied experiences of American newcomers. But it would need to involve sagas more urgent and more original. show more

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  • June 07, 2011 boyddhunter
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    It was a powerful, moving story about our country\'s immigrqation policies, which on the one hand have to be in place for security purposes, and the human trajedy of enforcment in some ************* when families are split/ripped apart.; ie the deportation of one parent and one sibling to Iraq, never to see her two siblings or her father agai And the crushing ending when the young mother who was deported by Harrison Ford, who then finds her son and brings him to his grandparents in Mexico; all the while trying to re-unite mother and son, only to find out she died trying to cross the desert and sneak into the nUS on foot. My maternal grandparents were Italian immigrants who couldn\'t read, write, or speak English when they arrived on Ellis Island, but made the most of their opportunities and earned their respect based on hard work, familal values (11 kids to work the fileds). You coukld appreciate thendpt mof Homeland \'security\'s perspoective, and how some of the immigrants needed to be sent back. I thought it was awesome. Charlie Boyd

  • November 08, 2009 elangdon8995
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    What a cast! Too bad though. Couldn'******* the whole movie. I guess Hollywood cannot produce a product without their far left slant..

  • April 03, 2009 tusaints
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    A fast paced absorbing film depicting the many faces of immigration. It graphically shows how it impacts people in ways we spend little time considering. This was multi-faced and multi-faceted film worthy of anyone's time and money. c e st john

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