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Toro (2016)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Drama | 22 April 2016 (Spain)
A former con man must be back to his old habits to save his older brother and niece from his ex boss and mentor.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mario Casas ... Toro
Luis Tosar ... López
José Sacristán ... Romano
Claudia Canal Claudia Canal ... Diana
José Manuel Poga José Manuel Poga ... Ginés
Ingrid García Jonsson ... Estrella
Luichi Macías Luichi Macías ... La Tita
Alberto López Alberto López ... Nandi
Nya de la Rubia Nya de la Rubia ... Isabelita
Hovik Keuchkerian ... Antonio
Gloria López Gloria López ... Esperanza
Christian Mulas Christian Mulas ... Arista
Manuel Salas Manuel Salas ... Hombre Hermandad (as Manuel Salas de la Vega)
David Montero David Montero ... Navarro
Abel Mora Abel Mora ... Taxista
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Storyline

Toro (Spanish for "Bull") is a young con man and the right hand of Romano, a powerful mob boss in Torremolinos, Málaga (Andalusia, south to Spain). After Toro decides to leave Romano to get a life free of crime, his last sting fails, resulting one of his brothers dead and he sent to jail. Five years later, Romano realizes that López, Toro's older brother, is robbing him money from his tourism business and he orders to kidnap Diana, López's little daughter, until this one get back the money. Without options, López visits Toro, now a touristic driver with the third grade prison close to get the parole, who only wants to be free to marry his girlfriend Estrella. When Toro accepts to help López and both meet Romano looking for a solution, Toro ends attacking Romano's men and fleeing with Diana, trying to escape from Romano's revenge. But Romano starts a ruthless searching for they three, meanwhile Toro counts the hours to back the prison according to the third grade... Written by Chockys

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

22 April 2016 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Toro - Pfad der Vergeltung See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€601,367 (Spain), 22 April 2016, Limited Release
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Romano is a faithful devotee of St. Lucy. She was a woman born in Siracuse, Italy, in the 3rd century AD, turned into a martyr by Christianity when she lost her sight after her eyes were torn and extracted from their orbits, when she was condemned by Paschasius, Siracuse's Roman governor. See more »

Goofs

After Toro rescued his brother and the girl, he stopped the car in the resort and went out to call his girl friend. The scratches on the face of the girl, who is in the car, changed from right face to the left in different scenes. See more »

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Tú no me quieres
Written and Performed by Nya de la Rubia
Courtesy of Nya de la Rubia
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Family matters
17 May 2017 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

Crime thrillers are either your thing or not so much. This starts off pretty good and continues on a good track. It may be predictable but that still doesn't take too much away from the suspension. Of course the viewer can identify with the main character, even though his relationship with his brother is not the best anyone can have.

We get to see a thriller on the road, that has all the right ingredients. It may not fully get all of the action you could expect from it though, because it does feel like you've seen certain things before. But that's always a problem with a very strong start, even when a movie sort of keeps a certain pace like this one. It's entertaining enough and there are enough things to love about it - if you like the genre that is


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