Killing Ends (Matando Cabos) (2005)

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Oscar Cabos, a multimillionaire tycoon, is being held for ransom -- only his captors have nabbed the wrong man. Now, to get their money, they must find the real Cabos -- which could get tricky since he's been counter-kidnapped by his future son-in-law and impersonated by his childhood friend (now his janitor), Nacho. To make matters worse, the two desperate friends who started this mess must rely on the less-than-delicate street savvy of former wrestler "Mascarita" and the pint-sized Tony "The Cannibal" to sort it all out.

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Critic Reviews for Killing Ends (Matando Cabos)

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The Alejandro Lozano film may lack the writing finesse shown by the Coen brothers or Quentin Tarantino, but the Latin touch makes up for the rough spots.

Aug 26, 2005 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

There isn't any deep message to Matando Cabos; it's pure entertainment.

Aug 25, 2005 | Rating: 4.5/5

A grimly unfunny and stupefyingly inept comedy.

Aug 25, 2005 | Rating: 0/5 | Full Review…

A Spanish-language black comedy with a frenetic style that plays out like regurgitated Tarantino and Guy Ritchie.

Aug 25, 2005

What makes this movie funny -- and different from all the pictures it may remind you of -- is the relentlessness of its characters' amorality.

Aug 25, 2005 | Rating: 3/4

Prominently placed in Jaque's bachelor pad is a poster for Down by Law, but it's abundantly clear that Lozano and company have been re-watching Pulp Fiction for the last decade.

Aug 25, 2005 | Full Review…

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