Gringo
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Gringo

English
ActionComedyDrama
15 Mar, 2018
1 hrs 50 mins
66%
334 votes
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An exhilarating mix of dark comedy, white-knuckle action and dramatic intrigue, Gringo joyrides into Mexico, where mild-mannered businessman Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) finds himself at the mercy of his back-stabbing business colleagues back home, local drug lords and a morally conflicted black-ops mercenary. Crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal, Harold battles to survive his increasingly dangerous situation in ways that raise the question: Is he out of his depth - or two steps ahead?
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Verdict: Hop on for a journey filled with twists and turns. Amazon Studios had a great lineup of films in 2017 with The Big Sick getting an Oscar nomination. Their first flick of this year - Gringo - is a crime comedy starring Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton, David Oyelowo, Amanda Seyfried, and Thandie Newton. The film releases []... ...Read full review
Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) puts all his trust into his boss Richard Rusk (Joel Edgerton), whom he considers as his friend. Little does he know that Richard, along with his partner in business, crime, and otherwise Elaine Markinson played by Charlize Theron, has other plans in mind. ...Read full review
Nash Edgertons Gringo is an almost memorable movie, in that it constantly leads to interesting situations but the payoffs dont always hit home. It also feels like a movie from the `90s particularly given the brand of humour it wears like a badge of honor. Its fairly enjoyable pulp, but one cant help but be slightly disappointed given the amazing cast involved. ...Read full review
`Gringo is the latest comedy drama that features Charlize Theron and Joel Edgerton in comic roles after a long time, and that is probably one of the few good things to notice in the film. The film is an uneven and unsure piece, one that stumbles over its tone and pacing more times than you can count but still manages to stay afloat because of crazy banter amongst the characters. ...Read full review
The missing factor in Gringo, one of those dark comedy-thrillers where everyones busy screwing everyone else over, is rootability. Even David Oyelowos hapless hero, a Nigerian-American businessman called Harold Soyinka, lacks gumption and intelligence. ...Read full review
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