Tequila Sunrise Movie Review 1988

Information and Film Reviews for Tequila Sunrise the Movie

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Towne's twisting film about two lifelong friends and a beautiful woman. Gibson is a (supposedly) retired drug dealer afraid of losing custody of his son to his nagging ex-wife. Russell is the cop and old friend who's trying to get the lowdown on a drug shipment coming in from Mexico. Pfeiffer runs the poshest restaurant on the coast and is actively pursued by both men. Questions cloud the plot and confuse the viewer; loaded with double-crosses, intrigue and surprises around every corner, still the photogenic leads are pleasant to watch. Steamy love scene between Pfeiffer and Gibson.

Distribution

Warner Home Video, Inc., 5775 Linder Canyon Rd., Westlake Village, CA 91362, URL: http://whv.warnerbros.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 116 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Mystery & Suspense, Contemporary Noir, Romantic Triangles, Scams, Stings & Cons, Torrid Love Scenes, Great Escapes, Buddies, Parenthood
Screenplay
Robert Towne
Cast
Mel Gibson, Kurt Russell, Michelle Pfeiffer, Raul Julia, Arliss Howard, Arye Gross, J.T. Walsh, Ann Magnuson
Cinematography
Conrad L. Hall
Director
Robert Towne
Music
Dave Grusin

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