Old Gringo
Old Gringo (1989)

In this historical drama based on Carlos Fuentes' novel, Harriet Winslow (Jane Fonda) is a naive woman who, hoping to broaden her horizons, accepts a job as a governess in Mexico in 1913. However, Harriet unknowingly finds herself… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 6, 1989
DVD Release Date: July 2, 2002
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Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Truthfully, it isn't as bad as its reputation, registering less as an out-and-out disaster and more as a missed opportunity.

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Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide

While there's nothing inherently awful about Old Gringo, it had the potential to be something more than it is - a semi-coherent romantic melodrama.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Propelled by the desperate yearning of three strangers who meet in Mexico in l913 during Pancho Villa's revolution.

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Flixster Audience Score: 47% Flixster User Reviews
Dean McKenna
No wonder Jane Fonda gave up films after striving so long to drag this average Mexican epic to the screen. She plays a spinster who gets daught up with Pancho… More