The 33
The 33 (2015)

Antonio Banderas, Jennifer Lopez, Rodrigo Santoro, and Martin Sheen star in this ensemble drama detailing the daring real-life rescue of 33 Chilean miners who were trapped in the San Jose Mine for 69 days in 2010. Patricia Riggen directs… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: November 13, 2015
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Wendy Ide
Screen International

It's as though Riggen directs from a checklist of proven emotive shots. However there is no question that this is an extraordinary tale of human fortitude and resilience ...

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Luis Gamboa
Cine Premiere

"The 33" delivers what it promised: A family film to make you feel and cry. [Full review in Spanish]

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Rebeca Salas
En la butaca

A great tribute to the tragedy, even though it never tries to be an exact retelling of the incident, it doesn't oversell the drama. [Full review in Spanish]

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Anaid Ramírez
Time Out México

Far from being a touching movie about the miners, the film falls into the melodrama territory with some tense moments here and there. [Full review in Spanish]

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Arturo Aguilar
Rolling Stone Mexico

A movie to take your grandma or aunts and watch an "emotional" story, nothing more. [Full review in Spanish]

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Luis Fernando Galván
En Filme

On a commercial aspect, it makes sense that the film is in English, however this softens the impact on one of the most shocking tragedies in Latinamerica and feels like cultural apropiation. [Full review in Spanish]

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Luis Roiz

Casting Banderas as Mario Sepúlveda is a smart choice, it's one of the highlights of the movie. [Full review in Spanish]

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Mario P. Székely

A movie that tries to be deep, but it never really delivers.[Full review in Spanish]

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Edgardo Reséndiz

Maybe the real story has a little makeup on it, but at the end we have a shocking, universal and touching movie with an amazing cast. [Full review in Spanish]

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