Synopsis: GRINGO, a dark comedy mixed with white-knuckle action and dramatic intrigue, explores the battle of survival for businessman Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) when he finds himself crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal.
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Director(s): Nash Edgerton
Production: Amazon Studios and STX Entertainment
Rotten Tomatoes:
111 min

Mr. Rusk?

Mr. Rusk.

Mr. Rusk.

Boss, are you there?


out of curiosity,

what part of hold my calls

couldn't you wrap

your head around?

I'm in a meeting.

I'm sorry. It's Harold,

and I think that

there's something wrong.

Harold? Uh...

Put him through.


Harold. What happened, buddy?

Why didn't you come back

with me and Elaine?


I've been taken.


Elaine, Elaine,

I've been kidnapped.

Turn it down.

Turn it down.

They have got

a gun to my head!

Stop! Stop! Stop!

What are you doing?

Calm down and explain,

as clearly as you can, what's going on.

I am somewhere in Mexico

with a gun to my head!

I don't know

how much clearer I can be!

Holy f*ck!

Harold, it's okay,

we're here. Um...

Ask what they want.

What do they want?

They want five million

wired to an account.

Or they're going to hang me

from a bridge!

Five million what, pesos?

- Pesos? Dollars!

- We're so fucked.


Walk Riley.

...and snow

continuing to linger.

Everyone in Chicago

is complaining,

and I say, hey, come on,

let's turn it around.


- I love you.

- Mmm.

- Say hi to Stu.

- I will!

Maybe the beach holiday

will have to wait.

But I must get a second car.

Bonnie keeps bringing it up.

Shit. Bonnie is the one

that's killing you.

I mean, look,

don't get me wrong,

I know you love her and all,

but your wife's

the reason that

that's all fucked up, okay?

The loans,

the insane office space.

She's got one client.

She should be working

out of your garage,

not leasing space

at the damn Franklin Center.

Listen, as your accountant,

I have to tell you,

she's dragging you

in some deep water, Harold.

Like bankruptcy-deep.

So, are you saying

that I am cash poor?

No, I'm saying

you're poor-poor, nigga.

Plus, word on the street

is that Promethium is about to

be gobbled up by Powell or AFT.

If there's a merger,

you could be looking

for another job.


I haven't heard

anything about that.

Look, man...

I do taxes for half

the Powell brass,

and this shit is real.

Stewart, Richard wouldn't

do that to me.

He's my friend, okay?

Richard has a vanity

license plate, Harold.

He does push-ups

in his goddamn office.

Richard would do that to you.

Good morning.

Promethium Pharmaceuticals,

how can I help you?

Harold! Man, it's 9:20!

You're late again!

What do you call this?

- I think that's all, Mr. Rusk.

- All right.

- I'll see you at the game.

- Sure.


Get in here.

I had to do that.

Everybody knows we're friends.

I can't give you

special treatment.

Sorry, Richard.

Lake Shore was crazy

this morning.

Sit down.

Hey, Mia, I'm thirsty.


You ready

for this game tonight?

Those Benson-Smith cocksuckers

are begging

for an ass kicking.

I am gonna give it to them.

- Here.

- Thank you.

Yeah, and then tomorrow,

you and me are gonna have

a little fun in Mexico.


Elaine and I are gonna

join you on this trip.

You're not the only one

who could go

for a little sunshine.

This is because

of the missing inventory.

Look, I plan to speak to Sanchez

to get to the bottom of that.

No, Elaine and I

will speak to Sanchez.

We just wanna check on

a few things down there.


I need you to put

all the Mexico files in this,

and give it to Elaine.

Yo, thanks, buddy.


is everything okay here?

It's just I heard a rumor,

something about

a possible merger.

Harold, listen.

When you needed a job,

and you came to me,

I said, if you stuck with me,

your life is gonna look

like a rap video. Right?

And haven't I always

looked after you?

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