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Escobar: Paradise Lost (2014)

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In Colombia, a young surfer meets the woman of his dreams - and then meets her uncle, Pablo Escobar.

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Andrea Di Stefano

Writers:

Andrea Di Stefano (as Andrea di Stefano), Andrea Di Stefano (adaptation) (as Andrea di Stefano) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Josh Hutcherson ... Nick
Benicio Del Toro ... Pablo Escobar
Brady Corbet ... Dylan
Tenoch Huerta ... Roldano Brother (The Boss)
Claudia Traisac ... Maria
Ana Girardot ... Laure
Carlos Bardem ... Drago
Frank Spano ... Christo
Lauren Ziemski ... Tourist at Bus Stop
Laura Londoño Laura Londoño ... Maria Victoria
Jaime Correa Jaime Correa ... Dr. Prieto
Micke Moreno Micke Moreno ... Martin
Manuel Antonio Gómez Manuel Antonio Gómez ... Bambi
Álex Quiroga Álex Quiroga ... Felipe
Elmis Castillo ... Cameraman
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Storyline

Nicko and his brother take off from Canada in search of an easier life on the beaches of Colombia. Nicko meets a girl in the local village and they quickly fall in love, only for Nicko to later find out that Maria's uncle is the drug trafficker, Pablo Escobar. His life takes a dramatic turn after meeting El Patron, and Nick is forced into impossible situations to try and keep his family safe, but does Pablo have other ideas? Written by Steve Watson

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Rated R for violence including grisly images | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Benicio Del Toro was rumored to be in talks to play Pablo Escobar in the movie "Medellin". Entourage (2004) Season 4 revolves around the making of that movie. See more »

Goofs

In the movie during the Christmas scene, it is shown that Pablo Escobar's wife already had their baby girl when in fact the actual daughter was born in 1984, around the time before or after the assassination of Rodrigo Lara Bonilla in April 1984. See more »

Quotes

Pablo Escobar: I help you out because I come from poor beginnings.
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Connections

Version of Loving Pablo (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Cumbia Colombiana
Written by Juan Carlos Padilla and Gabriel Montes
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Del Toro's big head is on the poster but your there to see Hutcherson.
2 July 2015 | by subxerogravitySee all my reviews

Josh Hutcherson plays a surfer living in Colombia, who falls in love with a girl whose uncle is a politician attracted to drug trafficking, played by Benicio del Toro.

It's a dark tale about getting caught up with the wrong crowd and not being able to get out. The moral of the story is there but I really got nothing out of it.

A period piece set in the 80s, the movie does feel a little chopped together. A lot of Background story seems to go by so fast that I barely notice it from all the one-liners used to tell it.

But the hunger games star showed he could front a movie. He was charming and capable of a lot of dramatic tension. Good for him that he does have a seasoned award winning actor like Del Toro supporting him in this movie, but for the most part the whole thing falls on Josh's performance and he came through for me by getting me all up in his situation.

Depending on weather you like or dislike Hutcherson, or like me, don't have any feeling for him at all either way, will sway your opinion on the movie. The story is weak and the film making is very centered on the leading man's ability to make you like him.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

France | Spain | Belgium | Panama

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

26 June 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Escobar: Paradise Lost See more »

Filming Locations:

Panama See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$106,869, 28 June 2015

Gross USA:

$195,792

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,760,531
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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