Mariachi Gringo

2013

Mariachi Gringo

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43%

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Total Count: 7

69%

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Small-town American Edward (Shawn Ashmore) chases his dreams of becoming a Mariachi singer to Guadalajara, Mexico, where he meets pretty waitress Lilia (Martha Higareda), who becomes his south-of-the-border muse. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

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Critic Reviews for Mariachi Gringo

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (4)

  • Sunny, good-natured yet inescapably middling ...

    May 29, 2014 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

    Mike McCahill

    Guardian
    Top Critic
  • As the moving concluding scenes cement, "Mariachi Gringo" is right on pitch - and, happily, not simply as you'd expect.

    Mar 14, 2013 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…
  • Amid this malarkey Gustafson is smart enough to let the camera linger on musical performances that reveal mariachi to be dynamic and complex as opera.

    Mar 12, 2013 | Full Review…
  • While the premise feels a bit thin and the overall progress never strays far from fish-out-of-water formula, the execution is consistently ingratiating, even when it frustrates by raising ideas that go undeveloped.

    Mar 7, 2012

    Dennis Harvey

    Variety
    Top Critic
  • Exceedingly irritating

    May 30, 2014 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
  • A road trip movie filled with simple pleasures. Ashmore does a solid job as a mariachi musician without a single grenade-launcher in his guitar case.

    May 26, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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