The Mexican

The Mexican

"Love with the safety off."
  • R
  • 2001
  • 2 hr
  • 6.1  (102,941)
  • 43

Released in 2001 and directed by Gore Verbinski, The Mexican is an adventure comedy that tells the story of Jerry Walbach, played by Brad Pitt, who is torn between is work for the mob and his love for his girlfriend, Samantha, played by Julia Roberts. The conflict arises when Jerry's mob boss orders him to retrieve an antique Mexican pistol called "The Mexican." According to legend, the pistol was cursed when it was used in a suicide as a result of a love triangle. Jerry's girlfriend Samantha wants Jerry to end his work for the mafia. Jerry locates the gun in Mexico but encounters a number of setbacks in getting it back to the States. At one point in the film, Samantha, who has broken up with Jerry prior to his leaving on this errand, is kidnapped by a homosexual hit man. The film also features Gene Hackman and James Gandolfini.

The Mexican
B-Roll
B-Roll

Behind the Scenes - 8 min 52 sec

The Mexican
The Mexican

Trailer - 2 min 44 sec

The Mexican Scene: We Want Our Lives Back
The Mexican Scene: We Want Our Lives Back

Clip - 1 min 10 sec

The Mexican Scene: I Need A Lift In Your El Trucko
The Mexican Scene: I Need A Lift In Your El Trucko

Clip - 1 min 29 sec

The Mexican Soundbite: Julia Roberts
The Mexican Soundbite: Julia Roberts

Interview - 1 min 44 sec

Epk
Epk

Behind the Scenes - 3 min 29 sec

Description
Released in 2001 and directed by Gore Verbinski, The Mexican is an adventure comedy that tells the story of Jerry Walbach, played by Brad Pitt, who is torn between is work for the mob and his love for his girlfriend, Samantha, played by Julia Roberts. The conflict arises when Jerry's mob boss orders him to retrieve an antique Mexican pistol called "The Mexican."

According to legend, the pistol was cursed when it was used in a suicide as a result of a love triangle. Jerry's girlfriend Samantha wants Jerry to end his work for the mafia. Jerry locates the gun in Mexico but encounters a number of setbacks in getting it back to the States. At one point in the film, Samantha, who has broken up with Jerry prior to his leaving on this errand, is kidnapped by a homosexual hit man. The film also features Gene Hackman and James Gandolfini.

The Mexican is a 2001 action movie with a runtime of 2 hours. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1 and a MetaScore of 43.

The Mexican is available to watch free on Crackle, The Roku Channel Free, Pluto TV and Popcornflix. It's also available to stream, download, buy and rent on demand at Amazon Prime, Apple TV+, The Roku Channel, FlixFling VOD, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent The Mexican for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2001
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (102,941)
  • Metascore
    43