GRINGO, a dark comedy mixed with white-knuckle action and dramatic intrigue, explores the battle of survival for businessman Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) when he finds himself crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal.
An exhilarating mix of dark comedy, white-knuckle action and dramatic intrigue, Gringo joyrides into Mexico, where mild-mannered businessman Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) finds himself at the mercy of his back-stabbing business colleagues back home, local drug lords and a morally conflicted black-ops mercenary. Crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal, Harold battles to survive his increasingly dangerous situation in ways that raise the question: Is he out of his depth - or two steps ahead?Written by
Toward the end of the film, Bonnie (Thandie Newton) is flicking television channels. One of the clips she passes sees a man clinging to the hood of a vehicle. This is a shot from the 2005 short film Lucky, written, directed and starring this films director, Nash Edgerton. See more »
After Harold is taken from Mitch by the hotel employees, Mitch recovers from being hit by the car. He then gathers his equipment bag and staggers to his car. Mitch places his bag on the roof of the car, gets in, and drives away. In the next shot, his bag is on the seat next to him, when he actually left it on the roof. See more »
know I'm not supposed to touch the mini-bar but I'm going to do it. You know, I don't even care anymore, I'm doing it. I'm having the merlot!
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Read the review by "scattershooting" to get the gist of the movie. I just want to add, that while I don't disagree with the review, I want to encourage you to see the film. it is well written and acted and you'll have a good time. it's a movie after all. it's not a sin to aim too high.
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