Mariachi Gringo
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Small-town American Edward (Shawn Ashmore) chases his dreams of becoming a Mariachi singer to Guadalajara, Mexico, where he meets pretty waitress Lilia (Martha Higareda), who becomes his south-of-the-border muse. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"As the moving concluding scenes cement, "Mariachi Gringo" is right on pitch - and, happily, not simply as you'd expect."
‑ David DeWitt, New York Times
"Exceedingly irritating"
‑ Stefan Pape, HeyUGuys
"Unfortunately, thanks to barely sketched, predictable characters, it's an opportunity wasted."
‑ Emma Johnston, Total Film
"Amid this malarkey Gustafson is smart enough to let the camera linger on musical performances that reveal mariachi to be dynamic and complex as opera."
‑ Lily Janiak, Village Voice
"Sunny, good-natured yet inescapably middling ..."
‑ Mike McCahill, Guardian
"While the premise feels a bit thin and the overall progress never strays far from fish-out-of-water formula, the execution is consistently ingratiating, even when it frustrates by raising ideas that go undeveloped."
‑ Dennis Harvey, Variety
"A road trip movie filled with simple pleasures. Ashmore does a solid job as a mariachi musician without a single grenade-launcher in his guitar case."
‑ David Parkinson, Empire Magazine
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