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A.T.M.: ¡¡A toda máquina!! (1951)

A drifter lands a job as an officer in México City's elite motorcycle police unit and gets home with a mate of this unit. The mate is in love with a girl, but he and she are always making ... See full summary »

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Luis Aguilar ...
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Alma Delia Fuentes ...
Delorice Archer ...
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Emma Rodríguez ...
Doña Angustias
Carlos Valadez ...
Tarcisio
Consuelo Pastor ...
María Luisa
Amelia Wilhelmy ...
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Pedro de Urdimalas ...
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Salvador Quiroz ...
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A drifter lands a job as an officer in México City's elite motorcycle police unit and gets home with a mate of this unit. The mate is in love with a girl, but he and she are always making jealous to each other. The drifter and the mate get involved themselves in a fight to become the winner of conquering ladies and performing unit acrobatic tricks, interfering with their friendship and profession. Written by Salvador Monroy Ordaz <comitan@df1.telmex.net.mx>

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Followed by ¡¿Qué te ha dado esa mujer?! (1951) See more »

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Where have all the good movies gone?
24 September 2005 | by (Monterrey, Mexico) – See all my reviews

It's rather joyful, sad, interesting and shameful to see that a movie made more than 50 years ago (in 1951) is much more appealing to see (and to see it all the way through) than those made within this year or for the past 5 years here in México.

I'm generalizing. True. But this kind of productions seem to be made with almost no effort (or budget) and still capture the attention of viewers.

Maybe because it stars two of the most sought of stars in those years: Pedro Infante and Luis Aguilar.

Maybe because Ismael Rodríguez directed it (one of the most prolific Mexican directors).

The movie sways through almost unbelievable coincidences and situations, but its two main actors charm saves whatever fault the script may have.

I'm beginning to realize I enjoy more and more old "Golden Age" Mexican movies. Like "Macario", or "Dos tipos de cuidado" (with Infante too), or "El rebozo de soledad", or the worldly acclaimed "Los olvidados" (by Luis Buñuel). It's just those types of movies you can rely on to have good heavy well rounded movie experiences.

Valdez López, Monterrey, México


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