Skip to main content

R| 2 hr. 3 min.

Plot Summary
Brad Pitt stars as Jerry Welbach, a reluctant bagman, who has been given two ultimatums: The first is from his mob boss to travel to Mexico and retrieve a priceless antique pistol, known as "the Mexican"... or suffer the consequences. The second is from his girlfriend Samantha (Julia Roberts) to end his association with the mob. Jerry figures alive and in trouble with Samantha is better than the more permanent alternative, so he heads south of the border.

Cast: Brad Pitt , Julia Roberts , James Gandolfini , Bob Balaban , J.K. Simmons , David Krumholtz , Richard Coca , Michael Cerveris

Director: Gore Verbinski

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: DreamWorks SKG

The Mexican (2001)

Release Date: March 2nd, 2001|2 hr. 3 min.

watch now
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 20
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Promises a road movie of blissful comic romance and delivers a series of dramatic dead ends. show more

  • 50
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    Thank God for James Gandolfini. show more

  • 50
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Superstars usually avoid movies this spiritless, and it's tough to believe anyone could read this script and fail to realize the movie wouldn't end up going anywhere. show more

similar movies

  • Mad Dog and Glory (1993)

  • Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang (2005)

  • Cookie's Fortune (1999)

  • The World's End (2013)

  • The Whole Nine Yards (2000)

Stay Connected with Moviefone

Download the Free App!

How do you watch stuff?


How else do you watch?

Select your online providers
My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts


You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.

    Update settings