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Gringo

Release Date: March 9th, 2018

R |1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary

Mild-mannered U.S. businessman Harold Soyinka finds himself at the mercy of backstabbing colleagues, local drug lords and a black ops mercenary after traveling to Mexico. Crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal, Harold fights to survive an increasingly dangerous situation that raises the question -- is he out of his depth or two steps ahead?

Cast: David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton, Amanda Seyfried, Thandie Newton, Sharlto Copley, Yul Vazquez, Harry Treadaway

Director: Nash Edgerton

Genres: Action , Dark comedy

Production Co: Denver and Delilah Productions, Blue-Tongue Films

Distributors: STX Films, Amazon Studios

Keywords: Offbeat , Hotel , Rescue , Amusing , Intense , Quest , Rivalry , 2010s , Hilarious , Underdog , Office

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    A sometimes amusing, sometimes draggy and overstuffed affair that always relies on its talent-rich cast to carry the day. show more

  • 30
    Robert AbeleTheWrap

    This wildly uneven mix of nasty and nervy...is primarily a time-waster, trotting out clichéd misadventure tropes and predictable zigzags in a manner neither terribly funny nor suspenseful. show more

  • 50
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    Director Nash Edgerton never really sinks his teeth into the delectable darkness of his hero’s nemeses, struggling to maintain the right acidic tone. show more

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