Gringo

Gringo

DVD - 2018
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Explores the battle of survival for businessman Harold Soyinka when he finds himself crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal.
Publisher: Montreal, QC : VVS Films, ©2018.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (111 min.) :,sound, color ;,12 cm.

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JILLYJELLY
Nov 19, 2018

I loved this movie! Charlize has some classic one-liners, David O. is over the top and anything with Joel Edergton is okay in my book. Is it a classic? No. Is it amusing and entertaining? Definite yes!

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milirick
Nov 17, 2018

I wanted it to be funny, but I didn't laugh once. Filled with ethnic stereotypes of Mexico and Mexicans with not one positive throw in until the end. Filled with unpleasant characters who don't garner any sympathy or interest. Pass on this.

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matcat44
Oct 18, 2018

A funny movie, great overt and deadpan comedy, some mayhem, but all’s well that ends well.

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wyllow
Oct 13, 2018

Oyelowo displays some great comedic chops as the honest but ill-used Harold, and while the story and characters aren't particularly original, the solid performances of the cast and the chuckles and laughs along the way make this a fun, entertaining ride.

Man, we are Harold or know somebody like this poor guy. Talk about having a few bad days. Therein lies the misadventures. It's not a thrill ride but it's not a snooze-fest, either. It's good with some excellent performances. It could have been tightened up a bit but it is what it is.

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tj_is_cool
Aug 25, 2018

Not funny and a stale plot. Miscast of major stars.

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BradAlexander17
Aug 10, 2018

Original and hilariously funny! Well acted and directed...sequel?

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Miller1114
Aug 10, 2018

Charlize Theron was hilarious, devious and incredibly funny in this movie. Dave Oyelowo was a surprise. I think this is his first comedy. He was great in this too. Silly. Funny. I enjoyed it.

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jimg2000
Aug 02, 2018

A very believable comic journey of a straitlaced Nigerian American gringo who was bullied, chased, shot, deceived, cockolded ... by a bunch of off-kilter characters, all acted out their peculiar roles with a straight face. Had to replay some scenes ... did he/she just say/do/wear that? LOL.

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raymontez
Jul 16, 2018

Horrible movie, boring and to long.

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LauraSteinert
Jul 03, 2018

LauraSteinert thinks this title is suitable for 15 years and over

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