The Border
The Border (1982)

The lives of a Mexican mother attempting to enter America and an American border guard reluctantly drawn into a world of corruption intersect in this drama. When the Mexican woman's child is kidnapped, the guard dedicates himself to… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 29, 1982
DVD Release Date: May 11, 2004
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Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rob Gonsalves

If you want to see Jack Nicholson give a simple, compelling performance with absolutely no hambone antics, look no further than this underrated drama.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Assumindo características de western, o filme faz uma bela crítica às hipocrisias e futilidades do american way of life e traz uma das melhores atuações de Nicholson.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

There's nothing very memorable except for Nicholson's subdued brooding performance.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Jack Nicholson's vivid and earnest performance holds The Border together.

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Steve Crum

Nicholson as border cop is interesting casting.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Lanning : )
A truly under-appreciated Nicholson performance. One of the three or four Keitel efforts I can actually stand to watch without cursing and spitting on the… More
Christopher Brown
Great Nicholson and Keitel film that holds up to todays standards. A great morality piece and a fantastic story with great characters. I really need to see… More