No Turning Back
No Turning Back (2001)

After fate conspires to make a man into an outlaw, he struggles to protect his child, the only thing he has left in life, in this drama. Pablo Hernandez (Jesus Nebot) was a professor of literature in Honduras when a hurricane descended on… More

Rated: R
Running Time:
Release Date: July 26, 2001
DVD Release Date: March 30, 2004
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
User Score

Available Online

Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter

A well-intentioned study of illegal immigration and its various social ramifications ultimately trips over a tangle of clunky scripting.

Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views

No Turning Back is intense at its core, looking at not just the tough choices we make but the process that goes into making them.

Full review…
Dennis Przywara
Film Threat

With juggling so many hats for an independent film, Nebot along with director/writer Julia Montejo manage to pull out all the stops and create a compelling drama with a little social message for good taste.

Full review…
Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

The filmmakers simply don't possess the skills to bring off a drama that can support serious themes, thus trivializing the very concerns they are trying to bring attention to.

Full review…
Mark Athitakis

It bolts out of the blocks tugging a crate full of bricks, two wrecking balls, and a cruise-ship anchor.

Full review…
Cheryl DeWolfe
Apollo Guide

No Turning Back deserves the seven international festival awards it has earned.

Full review…
Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

Heartfelt yet overly schematic.

Full review…
Glenn Whipp
Los Angeles Daily News

Can be heavy-handed at times and the quality of the acting is all over the map. But the dilemmas depicted are real and they feel real, which gives the film a hard-edged poignancy.

Carlo Cavagna

Nebot's passionate work as an actor in particular glues the film together.

Full review…
More reviews for No Turning Back

Flixster Audience Score: 25% Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
Not a Bad film, Found it to be an interesting story about a Immigrate from Honduras who while driving his bosses truck hits a little girl on a bicycle and… More