March 4, 2021
Feels old fashioned, like it has been sitting around on a shelf somewhere, hidden from view since the 1990s.
December 6, 2020
Opts for satisfaction more often than its contemporary buddy-cop and action-comedy counterparts, which further aids the outcome.
July 23, 2020
It seems at times unclear as to whom the film wants to side with given its tone, blandly exploiting people's misfortunes instead of using a satirical bent.
June 2, 2020
Gringo gets a lot of mileage out of its energy, its ability to use cruelty as a motivational tool rather than just as a way of belittling others, and its copious amounts of creative violence.
July 24, 2019
A very good direction, an inspired cast and a self-conscious and exaggerated microcosm that will delight all those who need a good dose of cynicism. [Full Review in Spanish]
July 21, 2019
A-list actors cutting loose is the prime draw of this hot mess of a movie.
July 17, 2019
How this film got financed and produced is a mystery, but perhaps Netflix and Amazon are producing content to match their algorithms and don't have the time to filter out for quality.
May 1, 2019
An oft-hilarious, though not entirely seamless outing that survives mostly on the talented ensemble at its core
March 25, 2019
Oyelowo is well cast in his role as a man who gets tired of being kicked around, and the stuff he has to resort to in order to survive are not only funny, but also believable.
February 26, 2019
Entertaining enough, with a sufficient number of internal chuckles to be able to overlook any missteps, Gringo's main downfall is an overcooked script and an A-list cast that puts too much pressure on the film as a whole.
January 2, 2019
This is only his second feature (Nash Edgerton's debut, 2008's The Square, is one of the great underrated Australian films of the modern era) and here's hoping there are many more to come.
December 22, 2018
Though Gringo's desperation to be loved can grate, it's also hard to argue that some audiences will love its ribald humor and hyper-active energy.
October 31, 2018
It's entertaining enough, but never really offer much in the realms of originality.
October 30, 2018
This is a movie that is practically daring you to walk out.
October 12, 2018
The film has enough energy and nerve to carry you through the underwhelming end.
September 5, 2018
Perhaps the most disappointing part is Oyelowo's clumsy presence.
September 1, 2018
If this movie was a person, it would be a dudebro and call itself woke.
August 25, 2018
Beyond the impressive list of performers, there is very little below the surface ... the film is marred by a less than stellar script and sub-par direction.
August 14, 2018
Gringo is a movie that so desperately wants to be cool, but hasn't the first idea as to what cool even means.