El Niño

2015

El Niño

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80%

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Total Count: 5

47%

Audience Score

User Ratings: 119
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A small-time trafficker working in the Gibraltar Straits.

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Critic Reviews for El Niño

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (3)

  • The makers of El Nino have carefully studied what goes into making a good thriller, and with this expansive, action-filled and socially aware take on a teenager's involvement in international drug smuggling, they've made it.

    May 24, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Adroit veterans such as Tosar and Eduard Fernández (as Jesús' colleague Sergio) inject a layer of complexity in stock bit roles. It's the humanity in their performances that ultimately makes us care.

    Apr 16, 2015 | Full Review…
  • Director and cowriter Daniel Monzón develops an intriguing cross-cultural romance.

    Mar 6, 2015 | Full Review…
  • Ample action scenes inject the chaos and thrill of the drug trade, but the film struggles to maintain a consistent tone and the jarring soundtrack ultimately kills any buzz.

    May 24, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
  • Slick realism and a generally engaging plotline that only wavers when the pace is decreased and the inexperience of some actors involved is exposed.

    Nov 19, 2014 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for El Niño

  • Oct 14, 2014
    Involving and well acted but despite the levels of mafia and law enforcement depicted it feels only surface deep.
    Daniel P Super Reviewer

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