The Mexican Movie Review Summary

Actors: Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, James Gandolfini

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Mexican

In this comedy a criminal is in love with a woman. She is starting to dislike him becasue of his criminal ways. He assures here that he is only doing one last job. His last job is to head to Mexico and steal an ancient pistol. Things start to go wrong when his contact dies and he gets lost. Also, back home his girlfriend is kidnapped by a hitman. He struggles to say alive and complete his job, none the wiser to the fact that his girlfriend is in danger.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Jack Bauer

Not just a romantic caper film, "The Mexican" concerns a young couple that just can't get along because he's in thrall to a crime boss who sends him to Mexico to fetch a valuable, historic pistol with a supposed curse on it, and she wants him out of that business. She breaks up with him and heads to Vegas but is taken hostage by a killer whose bosses want to make sure her boyfriend completes his mission. Meanwhile, Pitt has a terrible time locating and holding onto the gun. There's quite a bit of violence as well as laughs, and the movie's a bit exhaustingly long for its genre, but it's got a great soundtrack, some astounding plot twists, and James Gandolfini is surprisingly moving and funny as Roberts' killer-captor.
The review of this Movie prepared by David Loftus

A man has to go to Mexico to pick up a gun and deliver it to another man, but problems come up when the bad guys take his girlfriend hostage.
The review of this Movie prepared by Diane

Script Analysis of The Mexican

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Escape/Rescue?    -   escape/rescue from kidnapper(s) Lover is...    -   criminal/bad doer

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   criminal Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Mexico City?    -   Yes City:    -   Las Vegas

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language

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