• Amores perros (2000)

Amores perros

Release Date: April 13th, 2000

R |2 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

"Amores Perros" is a bold, intensely emotional, and ambitious story of lives that collide in a Mexico City car crash. Inventively structured as a triptych of overlapping and intersecting narratives, "Amores Perros" explores the lives of disparate characters who are catapulted into unforeseen dramatic situations instigated by the seemingly inconsequential destiny of a dog named Cofi.

Cast: Emilio Echevarría, Gael García Bernal, Goya Toledo, Álvaro Guerrero, Vanessa Bauche, Jorge Salinas, Marco Pérez, Rodrigo Murray

Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Zeta Film, Altavista Films

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Brother, Underdog, 2000s, Gritty, Friend, Escape, Transformation, Girlfriend, Dark

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    A stunner: a fiercely brilliant film of such wrenching impact, nonstop drive and unpredictability that watching it becomes an exhilarating ride. show more

  • 100
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    One of the great films of our time, or any other.

  • 80
    Kevin MaynardMr. Showbiz

    Though unflinching in its savagery, Amores Perros is always compulsive viewing. show more

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Nominated Best Foreign Language Film
Nominated Foreign Language Film
Winner Foreign Language Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)
Nominated Film Not in the English Language
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)