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Frontera (2014)

PG-13 | | Drama, Thriller, Western | 31 July 2014 (USA)
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A former Arizona sheriff's wife is killed while riding on their ranch property. It would appear a Mexican man illegally crossing into the US is at fault. As the former and the current sheriff search for answers, lives are changed forever.

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Michael Berry
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ed Harris ... Roy
Michael Peña ... Miguel
Eva Longoria ... Paulina
Amy Madigan ... Olivia
Aden Young ... Sheriff Randall Hunt
Michael Ray Escamilla ... Jose
Daniel Zacapa ... Abuelo
Tenaya Torres Tenaya Torres ... Nana
Seth Adkins ... Sean
Evan Adrian ... Brad
Tony Ford ... Kevin
Michelle Rios Michelle Rios ... Flora
Lorél Medina ... Angelica
Marilyn Rising ... Kaye
Matthew Page ... Carl
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Storyline

A former Arizona sheriff's wife is killed while riding on their ranch property. It would appear a Mexican man illegally crossing into the US is at fault. As the former and the current sheriff search for answers, lives are changed forever.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence including a sexual assault, and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Amy Madigan portrayed Peggy Guggenheim in the film Pollock alongside Ed Harris' Jackson Pollock. In Pollock the two were love interests. In Frontera, their characters are husband and wife. See more »

Quotes

Abuelo: As long as a man has his hands, he can make a living.
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Soundtracks

Peer Pressure
Written by Iason Chronis (as Chronis) / Coen Berrier (as Berrier) / Laprell Nelson (as Nelson) / Mark Gajadhar (as Gajadar) / Thomas Gray (as Gray)
Performed by Mason featuring Champagne Champagne
Courtesy of Hot Streak Music BV/LDA
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Morality Play
7 August 2014 | by bearpuf-74-848525See all my reviews

I'm a sucker for an Ed Harris movie, but I was more than both satisfied with his performance as an even tempered post-sheriff rancher who suffers great loss and still retains a value structure that is fair-handed.

This story is a modern commentary on both the plight of the U.S.'s southern neighbors, irresponsible youth, and the prejudice of hate-driven Americans towards those seeking refuge.

Ed Harris is terrific in his role as well as the supporting characters. Despite me feeling sad through much of the movie the ending left me believing that there is still hope that the people of this country will be reasonable and sensitive.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | Persian

Release Date:

31 July 2014 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,962, 7 September 2014

Gross USA:

$59,696

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,696
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2.40 : 1
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