Movie review: Gringo

Read Time:47 Second

The ending of this movie reminds me a little bit of Guy Ritchie’s *Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels*, only it isn’t nearly as good. I would give this movie a C for about the first 3/4, and B- for the last 1/4 — where there’s actual humor and action.

The humor in this movie is a disappointment. If your average comedy is “Hahaha”, this one is a “Ha”. I was expecting funny scenes and lines, and just got tired of waiting. The acting is like a dramatic comedy, but without the humor and drama. It’s just a little over the top, like they were trying too hard.

Throughout the movie the director tries to create a world upside down: the greedy guys get to win every time. (Yes, it’s expressed as heavy-handed as it sounds.)

-----Content continues below------

The World's Most Indispensable Movie App

The RunPee app tells you the best times to run & pee during a movie so you don't miss the best scenes.

As seen on
Download the RunPee app for free:
Get the RunPee app at the Google Play Store       Get the RunPee app at the Google Play Store
Read more about the RunPee app.

At least the last 20 minutes of this movie made me think that it’s not all that bad.

Grade: C+

Don’t miss your favorite movie moments because you have to pee or need a snack. Use the RunPee app (Androidor iPhone) when you go to the movies. We have Peetimes for all wide release films every week, including Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume III, Super Mario Bros. Movie, and coming soon Fast X, and The Little Mermaid 2023. We have literally thousands of Peetimes—from classic movies through today's blockbusters. You can also keep up with movie news and reviews on our blog, or by following us on Twitter @RunPee. If there's a new film out there, we've got your bladder covered.

Leave a Reply