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Get the Gringo is a american film of genre Drama directed by Adrian Grünberg released in USA on 1 may 2012 with Mel Gibson

Get the Gringo (2012)

Get the Gringo
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Released in USA 1 may 2012
Length 1h36
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Thriller,    Action,    Crime
Rating69% 3.497433.497433.497433.497433.49743

Get the Gringo (also known as How I Spent My Summer Vacation) is a 2012 American action thriller film directed by Adrian Grunberg, produced, co-written by and starring Mel Gibson. The film has received largely positive reviews, gaining an 81% 'Fresh' rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Synopsis

The film opens with a getaway driver (Mel Gibson) and a wounded accomplice dressed as clowns fleeing from American police toward the Mexican border. The driver crashes through the border fence, whereupon he is arrested by corrupt Mexican police officers Vasquez (Mario Zaragoza) and Romero (Gerardo Teracena). When they find over $2 million in the car, they incarcerate him in El Pueblito prison under false charges, keep the cash for themselves, and cremate the accomplice, who by then has died. As one of the only Americans incarcerated there, the driver becomes known as "the Gringo". El Pueblito proves surprising, operating more like a small ghetto than a prison. The Gringo quickly manages to work out the prison's criminal hierarchy and engages in petty thefts and robberies from some of the prison's less reputable businesses. One of these thefts is witnessed by an unnamed kid (Kevin Hernandez) who is living with his incarcerated mother (Dolores Heredia) and is protected by the prison's criminals. Curious, the Gringo presses him to explain why the criminals protect him, but the Kid refuses.

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