Bordertown (2008)

The celebrated Latino director Gregory Nava (American Family) helmed, scripted, and co-produced (with star Jennifer Lopez) Bordertown - a suspense thriller with an A-list Hispanic cast. Lopez portrays Lauren Adrian, an American… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 29, 2008
DVD Release Date: January 29, 2008
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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

An unforgettable if sometimes heavy-handed film.

Prairie Miller

Jennifer Lopez plays it tough and down and dirty, on the Mexican border.

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Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

The biggest weakness of Bordertown is its heavy-handed over-simplification of complex political and economic issues. That and Jennifer Lopez's massive ego.

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Hogans Hero
This is definately a social good film. Everyone should watch it to learn about what happens in and around Juarez. Very good performances, and startling imagery.
Eduardo C
Across the border from its peaceful and prosperous twin city of El Paso, Ciudad Juarez not only has the highest murder rate in Mexico but it has also been… More
Fascade Fiveoneeight
What an incredible story of a woman reporter who neglectfully takes on an investigative assignment that takes her on a dark journey that reminds her of her… More
Sarah Prisbylla
I thought the story was great and needed to be told, however, I would have liked to see it focus more in-depth on how the news is bought and sold. I think that… More
The Shrewlord
A film trying hard to be worthy but only succeeding in appearing shallow and exploititive. J.Lo is one of those "non-actors" who's lack of… More
Leo L
A great movie by a fantastic director-Gregory Nava. Once again, he reflects ingenuity! It's interesting to see that Jennifer Lopez had an interest in the… More