MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 9,024 this week

Gatica, el mono (1993)

7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 316 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 1 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: February

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in February.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 35 titles
created 07 Sep 2011
 
a list of 100 titles
created 20 May 2012
 
a list of 42 titles
created 18 Jul 2013
 
a list of 40 titles
created 02 Sep 2013
 
a list of 33 titles
created 03 Oct 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Gatica, el mono" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Gatica, el mono (1993)

Gatica, el mono (1993) on IMDb 7.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Gatica, el mono.
7 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Bolivia (2001)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A Bolivian immigrant working illegally as a cook in a small restaurant in Buenos Aires suffers abuse and discrimination from its customers.

Director: Adrián Caetano
Stars: Freddy Flores, Rosa Sánchez, Oscar Bertea
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The goalkeeper of a little-known soccer team is kidnapped by a Argentinean government squad and sent to a detention center. After months of torture, he plots his escape with three other young men.

Director: Adrián Caetano
Stars: Rodrigo De la Serna, Pablo Echarri, Nazareno Casero
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A judge falls from the roof of the Federal Courthouse. A woman is murdered. Between them and the three sons of the judge there is a connection that will be investigated by a woman judge who... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Piñeyro
Stars: Héctor Alterio, Cecilia Roth, Leonardo Sbaraglia
Red Bear (2002)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Bear has never gotten over the separation from his wife and daughter after having been convicted for armed robbery and homicide and sent to prison. Now he is out, to finally get his cut of ... See full summary »

Director: Adrián Caetano
Stars: Julio Chávez, Soledad Villamil, Luis Machín
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Three people and a baby set off on separate journeys, along the same road; their disparate dreams and stories intertwine amidst the breathtaking deserted Patagonic route.

Director: Carlos Sorin
Stars: Javier Lombardo, Antonio Benedicti, Javiera Bravo
Crane World (1999)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The portrait of a man and his attempts to make things up with life after losing his job.

Director: Pablo Trapero
Stars: Luis Margani, Adriana Aizemberg, Daniel Valenzuela
El bonaerense (2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A young locksmith is forced to leave his home and family to join the Buenos Aires police force.

Director: Pablo Trapero
Stars: Jorge Román, Mimí Ardú, Darío Levy
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Two Argentine sisters, Memé and Aneta, lose their mother in a car crash. Memé, the elder, is also left lame with one badly scarred leg. The orphaned girls go to Uruguay to stay with their ... See full summary »

Director: Eduardo Mignogna
Stars: Ingrid Rubio, Jimena Barón, Florencia Bertotti
Gattaca (1997)
Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.

Director: Andrew Niccol
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An alien narrates the story of his dying planet, his and his people's visits to Earth and Earth's man-made demise, while human astronauts attempt to find an alternate planet for surviving humans to live on.

Director: Werner Herzog
Stars: Brad Dourif, Donald Williams, Ellen Baker
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Aniceto is used to being lonely. When Francisca offers him her true love, his personal limitations and little miseries arise.

Director: Leonardo Favio
Stars: Federico Luppi, Elsa Daniel, María Vaner
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Mario and Ana, in voluntary exile from Buenos Aires, live in a remote Argentine valley with their 12-year-old son Ernesto. Mario runs a school and a wool cooperative; Ana, a doctor, heads a... See full summary »

Director: Adolfo Aristarain
Stars: José Sacristán, Federico Luppi, Leonor Benedetto
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Edgardo Nieva ...
Gatica
Horacio Taicher ...
El Ruso
Juan Costa ...
Jesús Gatica
María Eva Gatica ...
Madre
...
Ema
Virginia Innocenti ...
Nora
Adolfo Yanelli ...
El Rosarino
Eduardo Cutuli ...
Fioravanti (as Cutuli)
Cecilia Cenci ...
Evita
Armando Capo ...
Perón
Erasmo Olivera ...
Gatiquita
Jorge Baza de Candia ...
Gordo Cantina
Martín Andrade ...
Don Lázaro
Silvia Parotti ...
Italianita
Andrés Consiglio ...
Rusito
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

argentina | boxer | See All (2) »

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 May 1993 (Argentina)  »

Also Known As:

Gatica el mono  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| (5.1) (L-R)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.75 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Edgardo Nieva, the lead actor, had 3 plastic surgeries to resemble Gatica. He changed his eyes, his nose and his ears. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Makes Raging Bull look like a kindergarden film.
30 October 2000 | by (Queens, New York) – See all my reviews

I saw this film in Argentina in 1995 on television. This film is perhaps one of the greatest boxing and biopic film ever made in my opinion.

Even if you're not a boxing fan, You'll enjoy the beautiful color this film was photographed in. This film tells the story of an Argentinian boxer who becomes famous and falls faster than the Jake Lamotta character in Raging Bull. Add to all of this the historical background Gatica takes place in. In one of the more amazing scenes I have ever seen the character of Gatica has just lost his son but is more grief stricken by the death of Eva Peron who he has just visted on her death bed. Gatica is a socially detached character who seems to function according to his own rules. He is a womanizer and a brute but the film unlike Raging Bull does not ask us to judge him but to feel what he feels. Gatica is swept up by history even though according to himself he was'nt even that good and did'nt even want to fight. You have to admire the director who makes a Film and not some boring "Playhouse" drama. The film answers some of the toughest questions posed by visual planning scenes out and some great editing and music soundtrack which takes you through the times of 1940's & 50's.


7 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
ATATE LAS MANOS PAJERO HIJO DE P***!!!! yanielsol
Discuss Gatica, el mono (1993) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?