La Cucaracha (1998)




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In this thriller, New Jersey office worker Walter heads to Mexico to become a writer, but is thrust into the role of hitman by Jose Guerra. However, he cannot kill the falsely accused Humberto. Walter is paralyzed in a gunfight but sets out on a vengeful journey to find Guerra.
R (for violence and language)
Action & Adventure , Mystery & Suspense
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Eric Roberts
as Walter Poole
Joaquim de Almeida
as Jose Guerras
James McManus
as Louis Graves
Victor Rivers
as Herberto Ortega
Tara Crespo
as Lourdes Aguirre
Michael Peña
as Orderly
Alejandro Patino
as Fruit Vendor
Aixa Maldonado
as Woman Patient
Ana Mercedes
as Hotel Proprietor
Felicia Khoja
as Luis's Wife
Jim McManus
as Louis
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Critic Reviews for La Cucaracha

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

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Full Review… | January 10, 2004
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

[An] intriguing, stylish little film.

Full Review… | July 24, 2001
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

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Full Review… | July 24, 2001
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

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Full Review… | July 24, 2001
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic

A pleasantly surprising near miss.

Full Review… | January 7, 2010

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June 19, 2005

Audience Reviews for La Cucaracha


One of the best straight to video films by the director of America's Deadliest Home Videos! Very enjoyable, surprising and atmospheric.

Christopher  Brown
Christopher Brown

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