• R, 1 hr. 32 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    David Burton Morris
    In Theaters:
    Feb 18, 2011 Limited
    On DVD:
    Jun 28, 2011
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Immigration Tango Reviews

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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"Immigration Tango" is like a slow-dance with your sister - perfunctory, awkward and without a hint of heat.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 1/4

February 22, 2011
Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine

Immigration Tango is the kind of surreally terrible comedy you'd come across on HBO at three in the morning...in the 1980s.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 0/4

February 23, 2011
Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle
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A minor, sometimes likable romp through miscellaneous narrative clichés, all of them rendered with the snug medium shots and predetermined character arcs that are coin of the realm on the tube.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

February 18, 2011
Brian Orndorf

A lazy film that inadvertently romanticizes the efforts of immigration enforcement. By the end, you'll be cheering for deportation.

Full Review Source: BrianOrndorf.com | Original Score: D-

June 27, 2011
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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Leon is actually kind of charming as an actor, but he's completely wasted in this bomb.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1/4

February 18, 2011
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 1/5

August 12, 2011
Neil Genzlinger
New York Times
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The stuff of sitcoms. Complications, of course, ensue, but they're exactly the complications you expect, with exactly the results.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

February 18, 2011
Ernest Hardy
Village Voice
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This is a film in which characters are flung out of character solely for cheap laughs and rarely actually listen or talk to one another.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

February 15, 2011
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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The movie never comes close to making you believe such an arrangement between these people could ever exist.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 1/4

February 16, 2011
David Noh
Film Journal International

When romantic comedy fails, it is often accompanied by a flatulent fizzle, but this one is already D.O.A.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

February 17, 2011
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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It might have been a premise for an effective romantic comedy that pointed up the plight of undocumented immigrants, but Morris and his co-writers aren't up to the task.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 1/5

February 17, 2011
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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This lame sex comedy doesn't exactly add much to the debate over illegal immigrants.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

February 18, 2011
Loren King
Boston Globe
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Neither the comedy nor the romance is strong enough in "Immigration Tango'' to offer any improvement on Peter Weir's similar, and better, 1990 film "Green Card.''

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2/4

April 28, 2011
Ronnie Scheib
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A sprightly, pedestrian, Miami-set romantic comedy whose utter predictability -- trumpet fanfares couldn't announce plot twists more blatantly -- feels more cozy than disappointing.

Full Review Source: Variety

February 17, 2011
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