Plata quemada (Burnt Money)
Plata quemada (Burnt Money) (2001)

Love and betrayal complicate a robbery gone wrong in this offbeat crime thriller shot in Argentina. Angel (Eduardo Noriega) and El Nene (Leonardo Sbaraglia) are a pair of small-time criminals hired to take part in the robbery of an armored… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 1, 2002
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Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Burnt Money tells a stylish and steamy story about criminals on the lam.

Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly

Those who hang in for the long haul are rewarded with a sexy, moving love story.

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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

Directed with enough (borrowed) style by Marcelo Pineyro that we barely notice its lack of original ideas.

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Brandon Judell
indieWIRE

A beautifully realized, fevered and smart retelling of an actual robbery that went very amiss back in sixties' Argentina.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

It's a soap opera strewn with bullet casings.

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Philip Wuntch
Dallas Morning News

With flavorful acting, direction and cinematography, Burnt Money touches on emotions universal to any relationship.

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

O ritmo irregular e as gráficas cenas entre os dois protagonistas incomodam um pouco, mas o filme tem seus momentos interessantes.

Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle

A sexy, intense crime thriller from Argentina.

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Eli Sanders
Seattle Times

The twins -- ragged, cool-eyed and inseparable -- are this movie's swinging stopwatch, mesmerizing the viewer with the fierce back-and-forth of their romance.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

Its highlight comes in a cunning series of cuts that fade between fellatio performed at gunpoint with genuflection at the foot of a crucifix.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
familiar stranger
I'd thought it's some heist movie with more focus on sex (maybe the poster cover is to be blamed). However, the movie fared extremely well… More
Sylvester Kuo
I wouldn't say it's the best film because it was dribbling. It's based on a true Argentinian robbery that took place in the 1960s. The story… More
Luke Baldock
A movie about waiting. Doesn't sound too interesting, but when you have well written characters, their interactions become action. This is the story of a… More
Leina Rodriguez
Wonderful performances and great story.
Jake ....
I watched Burt Money a while back, and now reviewing it, the first thing that came to mind is that the subtitles were censored. I realize that is irrelevant and… More