Starring: David Oyelowo, Joel Edgerton, Amanda Seyfried, Charlize Theron, Thandie Newton, Yul Vazquez, Sharlto Copley
Story: Action comedy directed by Nash Edgerton, which follows mild-mannered businessman, Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo), who finds himself at the mercy of his back-stabbing business colleagues back home, local drug lords and a morally conflicted black-ops mercenary. Crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal, Harold battles to survive his increasingly dangerous situation.
Best Quotes from Trailer:
Richard Rusk: Medical marijuana is already a multibillion dollar industry. The future is this weed pill.
Jerry: I’m still not sure about this.
Elaine Markinson: Look, most people will tell you Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon. But even a complete idiot will tell you, Neil Armstrong did it first.
[she leans forward to pour a glass of water, giving them a view of her cleavage to distract them]
Elaine Markinson: And do you know why he went first?
Jerry: It was the, um…
Marty: Because the hatch opened on his side.
Elaine Markinson: Because he pushed Aldrin the fuck out of the way and seize history by the ball sack.
Marty: I’m satisfied.
Stu: Look, man, you’re in some deep water, Harold. Like bankruptcy, dude.
Harold Soyinka: I’m cash poor.
Stu: No, I’m saying you’re poor-poor.
Richard Rusk: Tomorrow you’re going to fly to Mexico.
Harold Soyinka: What?
Richard Rusk: We want you to hand-deliver the weed pill formula to the lab.
Harold Soyinka: I know I’m not supposed to touch the minibar, but I’m going to do it. You know, I don’t even care anymore, I’m doing it.
[on the conference call]
Richard Rusk: What’s going on?
Harold Soyinka: I’ve been kidnapped! I am somewhere in Mexico with a gun to my head!
[he yells in terror]
Elaine Markinson: What a fucking crybaby.
Richard Rusk: Harold, I’m just going to spit this out. We sold a little product to the cartels, but when we cut them off they got a little angry.
Elaine Markinson: This is a fucking clusterfuck!
Elaine Markinson: We got to get him out really quickly.
Richard Rusk: I know a guy.
Harold Soyinka: What the motherfuck?!
Kidnapper: I track down dictators, but I need to find a guy in middle management.
Richard Rusk: What do they want?
Harold Soyinka: They want five million.
Elaine Markinson: What, pesos?
Harold Soyinka: Dollars!
Harold Soyinka: What is that?
Kidnapper: It’s an injectable microchip. Okay, I need to track of you.
Harold Soyinka: I don’t like needles!
[he starts screaming his kidnapper tries to put the needle in his arm]
Richard Rusk: You can’t scare me with tales of the big bad cartels. I know how things work.
Ernesto Gonzalez: Not in Mexico.
Harold Soyinka: Oh, Lord! Oh, Lord O Mighty!
Kidnapper: You really believe in God?
Harold Soyinka: Well of course I believe in God. What kind of person does not believe in God?
Kidnapper: I guess I kind of do, but not…
[just then he gets hit by a car and is thrown over the edge of the cliff]
Sunny: [to Harold] Things are going to start to get better for you. Trust me, I have good instincts.
[just then some men in masks crash through their room with guns pointed at them]
Gringo is set to open in the US and UK 03/09/2018.