8 Murders a Day

Critics Consensus

No consensus yet.

57%

TOMATOMETER

Reviews Counted: 7

54%
liked it

Audience Score

User Ratings: 88

TOMATOMETER

N/A
All Critics | Top Critics
Average Rating: N/A
Reviews Count: 0
Fresh: 0
Rotten: 0

AUDIENCE SCORE

54%
Average Rating: 3.1/5

You may have noticed some of the recent changes we have made. To read more about what we’ve been working on behind the scenes, please check out our new RT Product Blog here.


Want to See

Add Rating
My Rating    

Movie Info

Two drug cartels are fighting over one of the most coveted smuggling routes into the USA through El Paso, TX. The death toll for 2010 in Juarez was an astounding 3,111 people, which averages to 8 Murders a Day, a record for the city. Interviews with acclaimed authors, respected journalists and college professors encompass this documentary.

Watch it now

Cast

Critic Reviews for 8 Murders a Day

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (5)

  • [Although it's] somewhat repetitive and not terribly well-organized, it shines an important light on what the filmmaker deems "the greatest human rights disaster in the world today."

    Jan 5, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • A morbidly fascinating topic that receives regrettably clumsy treatment.

    Jun 7, 2011 | Full Review…

    Ronnie Scheib

    Variety
    Top Critic
  • Though underdeveloped, Charlie Minn's passionate look at Mexico's saddest city is indisputably moving.

    May 20, 2011 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • Pointing the finger at neoliberalism, American drug laws and a general disinterest in "the extermination of the poor," Mr. Minn creates a scattered but thought-provoking diatribe.

    May 19, 2011 | Rating: 4/5
  • Bowden's devastatingly casual assessments give the film much of its punch, but, ultimately, the barrage of simple assertions fails to cohere into an argument.

    Mar 2, 2011 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • Good intentions trump filmmaking skills in far too many social-issue documentaries, and Charlie Minn's 8 Murders a Day is definitely one of them.

    Dec 28, 2011 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for 8 Murders a Day

There are no featured reviews for 8 Murders a Day at this time.

8 Murders a Day Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

News & Features