The Tiger of Santa Julia (2002)
"El tigre de Santa Julia" (original title)

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An army deserter turned bandit robs from thieves to give the money to the poor. He was famous for being caught by the police "with his pants down".


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Credited cast:
El Tigre / Jose de Jesus Negrete
Gloria Galicia
Isaura Espinoza ...
Cristina Michaus ...
Tomasa Rojo
Ivonne Montero ...
Fernando Luján ...
Adalberto Parra ...
Anilú Pardo ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alfredo Alonso ...
Don Sabas
Julio Casado ...
Luis Couturier ...
Andrés De León
Juan Ángel Esparza ...
Mishelle Garfias
Roberto 'Flaco' Guzmán ...
Tuerto Artemio (as Roberto Guzmán)


An army deserter turned bandit robs from thieves to give the money to the poor. He was famous for being caught by the police "with his pants down".

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27 September 2002 (Mexico)  »

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The Tiger of Santa Julia  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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An Epic Action Mexican Movie
1 October 2002 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

I think it is great there is such an attempt at making an epic heroic action movie here in Mexico. It is clearly not impeccable, nor is it a masterpiece. But still, it has great moments. Visually, it has some really bad scenes, but at some other times it is brilliant... it even reminds me of the Sergio Leone westerns.

The acting is pretty messy in the begining, but it improves (as well as directing and photography) as the movie goes by.

Director Alejandro Gamboa has really improved, and I think he is becoming, finally, a good director.

I give it two thumbs up, and I congratulate everyone involved in it.

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