Get The Gringo

Synopsis: Heading toward the Mexican border, a getaway driver disguised as a clown and his wounded accomplice try to escape the American Police with a loot of over $2 million hidden in the trunk of the car. In a desperate attempt to break through the thick border fence, the driver crashes the car, the accomplice dies and he inevitably gets apprehended by Mexican Police officers Romero and Vasquez who want the money just for themselves. As the only American inmate in the infamous "El Pueblito" Mexican prison, which resembles more of a small village of convicts rather than a usual prison, the driver quickly gets the nickname "The Gringo" and finds out first hand how rough it is to be a stranger in the perilous world of Javi, the ruthless crime lord who runs the prison. Sooner or later, the Gringo will form an alliance with a 10-year-old kid whose peculiar immunity in this mad place will efficiently keep him alive, only to realise that in this pit, everyone knows about the $2 million. In the end, w
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Director(s): Adrian Grunberg
Production: Twentieth Century Fox
 
IMDB:
7.0
Metacritic:
60
Rotten Tomatoes:
81%
R
Year:
2012
96 min
£493,573
612 Views


- I'm special.

Yeah! How ya special?

Most Gringos are in worse shape

after a few days in El Pueblito.

- Some vacation, huh?

- I bet you'd like one of these.

- Oh! Would I!

- Oh, yeah!

Well, your...your file doesn't have a name,

do you have a name?

Yes, Richard Johnson.

Dick Johnson, huh?

It's unfortunate.

Anybody I can contact for you, Dick?

Wife, sweetheart,

- No!

- boyfriend?

- No.

- I didn't think so.

Says here you were caught buying valium in

a drugstore downtown without a prescription.

That doesn't quite fit...

What're you doing in here?

You're right, it doesn't fit, that is bullshit.

They're making this up!

Two cops gotta hold of me...

they rolled me and then I ended up in here.

- You gotta get me outta here.

- Just misunderstood, huh?

Yes! That's right.

You don't have any fingerprints.

A guy who burns off his fingerprints

is a career man, even I know that much.

- Are you gonna get me out of here or not?

- Seems to me somebody's trying to bury you in here.

No shit. Sherlock!

What do YOU want?

I mean, maybe I can help YOU?

Like I said, I can't help you without any

information...You're not giving me any information!

You spring me outta here, I'll give you plenty!

You know, it's...it's a lot easier to end

up dead in here, than to survive ...

A Gringo without money in

a South-of-the-Border jail.

Nah! It's not so bad...you know.

At least it's a shithole.

All right! You're not gonna tell me.

That's all right! That's fine! I can respect that!

But I will find the truth out for myself, ya know.

I know even a blind pig

has to find and acorn now and then.

You called me fat.

Be careful, My Friend, you'll hurt my feelings.

Let me tell you somethin'.

There's a little, skinny guy inside o' me.

And you know what that guys is sayin?

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Mel Gibson

Mel Colmcille Gerard Gibson (born January 3, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker. He is best known for his action hero roles, namely his breakout role as Max Rockatansky in the first three films in the Mad Max post-apocalyptic action series, and as Martin Riggs in the Lethal Weapon buddy cop film series. Gibson was born in Peekskill, New York. He moved with his parents to Sydney, Australia, when he was 12 years old, and studied acting at the National Institute of Dramatic Art. During the 1980s, he founded Icon Entertainment, a production company which independent film director Atom Egoyan has called "an alternative to the studio system". Director Peter Weir cast him as one of the leads in the critically acclaimed World War I drama Gallipoli (1981), which earned Gibson a Best Actor Award from the Australian Film Institute, as well as a reputation as a serious, versatile actor. Gibson produced, directed, and starred in the epic historical drama film Braveheart (1995), for which he won the Golden Globe Award and Academy Award for Best Director, along with the Academy Award for Best Picture. He later directed and produced the financially successful, and controversial, biblical drama film The Passion of the Christ (2004). He received further critical notice for his directorial work of the action-adventure film Apocalypto (2006), which is set in Mesoamerica during the early 16th century. After several legal issues and controversial statements leaked to the public, Gibson held a 10-year hiatus from directing, before returning with the critically acclaimed Hacksaw Ridge (2016), which won two Academy Awards and was nominated for another four, including Best Picture and Best Director for Gibson, his second nomination in the category. more…

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