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Get the Gringo

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Thriller

Release Date :

May 01, 2012 (VOD)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Adrian Grunberg

Starring :

Mel Gibson, Peter Stormare, Scott Cohen, Bob Gunton, Dean Norris

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  3 of 5 [Rate It]

“..what makes Gibson so interesting in his masochistic fantasy pictures is that you can't quite ever get a bead on where his characters are coming from..”
by Tony Dayoub [Cinema Viewfinder]
“..this film however doesn't live or die on the quality of Gibson's performance, it's almost as if the film knows he's gonna bring a good performance regardless..”
by J.C. De Leon [Screen Invasion]
“..the plot with the money is a bit twisted and a bit hard-to-follow, but then, that's an element that marks this kind of scuzzy crime movie..”
by Witney Seibold [Crave Online]
“..the film's look doesn't fare much better than its story, either..”
by Daniel Carlson [Pajiba]
“..the film's jail is patterned after El Pueblito..”
by John Horn [Los Angeles Times]
3.5 of 5

“..slick design, tongue in cheek humour and penchant for grizzly violence..”
by Matthew Pejkovic [Matt's Movie Reviews]
Review rate : B+

“..refreshingly, 100% Mel..”
by Drew Taylor [Indie Wire]
9 of 10

“..it's a terrific action flick, and the kind that needs to be supported by those who appreciate the genre..”
by Chris Bumbray [JoBlo's Movie Emporium]
“..gibson's sensibility remains one that chuckles at carnage and sees torture as the most effective way to ratchet up audience sympathies..”
by Peter Debruge [Variety]
“..complicated settings, are pulled off with vigor and a solid feel for what counts visually..”
by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter]
“..a sort of shoot 'em up Tarantino style satire by way of Machete..”
by Prairie Miller [News Blaze]

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