• Che
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    Added: Jan 6, 2009

Movies Like Che: Part One (The Argentine)

Opening

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23% As Above/So Below Aug 29
36% The November Man Aug 27
98% Starred Up Aug 27
76% The Congress Aug 29

Top Box Office

92% Guardians of the Galaxy $17.2M
20% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $16.7M
37% If I Stay $15.7M
21% Let's Be Cops $10.8M
18% When The Game Stands Tall $8.4M
34% The Expendables 3 $6.5M
32% The Giver $6.4M
46% Sin City: A Dame to Kill For $6.3M
66% The Hundred-Foot Journey $5.3M
19% Into The Storm $3.8M

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Che: Part One (The Argentine) Reviews

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Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

The myth somehow deserves better.

Full Review Source: East Bay Express

August 16, 2011
Mike Edwards
What Culture

The quality of the film is more than a testament to Mr Del Toro's acting skills, it is a reminder that Hollywood can make great films without 'selling out'.

Full Review Source: What Culture | Original Score: 4/5

March 24, 2011
Matt Kelemen
Las Vegas CityLife

The director sees Guevara as a pure humanitarian. ... The films are excellent, but understanding this complex historical figure requires more than one source.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas CityLife

January 26, 2011

Soderbergh has no interest in sentimentality, or back story, or even really in Guevara's philosophy, except as a rigorously footnoted onscreen reflection. Practically rejecting outright the concept of poetic license, Che is radical as a biopic.

Full Review Source: DCist | Original Score: 8.9/10

June 13, 2010
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

simultaneously a Hollywood throwback with its lengthy, four-and-a-half-hour roadshow grandiosity and a challenging experiment in genre reformulation

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 3.5/4

February 4, 2010
Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis

Che is a ground-level study in perseverance.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 8/10

January 17, 2010
Paul Byrnes
Sydney Morning Herald

Those who have read something about this will get more out of the movies, but it's not compulsory. I saw both parts in one day and the experience was absorbing.

Full Review Source: Sydney Morning Herald | Original Score: 4/5

October 1, 2009
Jake Wilson
The Age (Australia)

The Guevara portrayed here has humour but no irony: his commitment to the revolutionary ethos leaves little room for doubt, neurosis, or private loyalties of any kind.

Full Review Source: The Age (Australia) | Original Score: 2/5

October 1, 2009
Ruth Hessey
MovieTime, ABC Radio National
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Soderbergh has made two almost perfect war films, more like the Rings Trilogy than The Green Berets.

Full Review Source: MovieTime, ABC Radio National

October 1, 2009
David Stratton
At the Movies (Australia)

A major disappointment. Soderbergh has stripped the story of most of its drama and though Del Toro, who won Best Actor at Cannes last year, is very convincing as Che, this Spanish-language film almost seems like an anti-movie.

Full Review Source: At the Movies (Australia) | Original Score: 2/5

September 30, 2009
Leigh Paatsch
Herald Sun (Australia)

Overall, a worthwhile venture if you have always wanted to know more about Guevara's controversial legacy, but were unsure where to start.

Full Review Source: Herald Sun (Australia) | Original Score: 3.5/5

September 30, 2009
Geoff Andrew
Time Out Sydney

It's not a Hollywood-style movie - it demands patience and proper attention - but it's a great movie, and rewards magnificently.

Full Review Source: Time Out Sydney | Original Score: 5/5

September 29, 2009
Mark Demetrius
FILMINK (Australia)

An extraordinary performance from Benicio Del Toro anchors this long but gripping film based on a powerful true story.

Full Review Source: FILMINK (Australia)

September 29, 2009
Gavin Bond
Sunday Times (Australia)

Ultimately, not only does this epic enlighten but one hopes it may help to rekindle some of the revolutionary spirit that seems to be sadly lacking in contemporary society.

Full Review Source: Sunday Times (Australia) | Original Score: 4/5

September 28, 2009
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

Great showcase for Benicio del Toro, of course, a wonderful actor who gives it his all. But Che, the T shirt hero of three generations, is a myth that so many today THINK Che stood for.

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

September 26, 2009
Mike Scott
Times-Picayune

It is interesting. It is ambitious. It is well-assembled, and it is beautifully shot. And it is long -- so long, in fact, that Soderbergh broke his project into two parts.

Full Review Source: Times-Picayune | Original Score: 3/4

September 4, 2009
Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

All the excitement of a wet weekend in Bognor.

Full Review Source: Eye for Film

June 29, 2009
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Sem cometer o erro de usar a guerrilha nas montanhas como desculpa para conferir um caráter de "longa de ação" ao projeto, O Argentino é basicamente um filme de idéias políticas.

Full Review Source: Cinema em Cena | Original Score: 5/5

March 27, 2009
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Del Toro and Soderbergh portray the man as something more than just an animated version of the image that festoons the T-shirts of thousands of armchair revolutionaries.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 4.5/5

March 18, 2009
Beth Accomando
KPBS.org

Del Toro's performance is fine and there are many strong moments (including some wonderful black and white footage of Che in New York) but the parts are better than the whole.

Full Review Source: KPBS.org | Original Score: 5/10

March 17, 2009
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