Tequila Sunrise
Tequila Sunrise (1988)

For his first directorial project in six years, Robert Towne selected a timeworn romantic-triangle yarn, injecting the material with subtlety and conviction. Tequila Sunrise stars Mel Gibson and Kurt Russell as two lifelong friends who, in… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 30, 1997
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Critic Score: 44% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Vincent Canby
New York Times

A long, teasing trailer for a film not yet made.

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Nick Schager
The Screengrab

A project with the ingredients for greatness that nonetheless came out half-baked.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

In a world where everyone is some kind of insider, the viewer may feel left out in the cold.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

atmospheric and intriguing

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

An intriguing movie with interesting characters, but it might have worked better if it had found a cleaner narrative line from beginning to end.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Really bad.

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
Apeneck Fletcher
Two friends on different sides of the law head for a showdown - only they're not on different sides at all, so there's no showdown, and so this film… More
Conner Rainwater
A very fun movie and a decent story. Kurt Russell and Mel Gibson were a great opposing team in this and worked extremely well together. Michelle Pfieffer was… More
AJ Verser
A boring and predictable thriller with an all star cast.
Candy Rose
Great cast. 80s movie about two friends on the opposite sides of the track who fall for the same woman.
Ken Stachnik
A couple good scenes ruined by a really dull movie and hideously dated 80's sax music.
xGary Xx
Cliched 80s rubbish that could easily be a feature-long episode of Miami Vice.