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Tequila Sunrise Review

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  • 4.0

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Sheila Benson

    Written with his trademark artfulness, nicely acted and gorgeously pretty, Tequlia Sunrise finally blows away into slick unsubstantiality. [2 Dec 1988, p.1]

  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    Until it cools off some with a full half-hour remaining, Tequila Sunrise packs the solar heat the credits and premise promise. Yet a three-quarter success does a good Mel Gibson movie make - even if his co-stars steal it. [2 Dec 1988, p.1D]

  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Tequila Sunrise is an intriguing movie with interesting characters, but it might have worked better if it had found a cleaner narrative line from beginning to end. It's hard to surrender yourself to a film that seems to be toying with you.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Dave Kehr

    As a screenplay Tequila Sunrise is a very impressive piece of work. But as a movie, it's knotty and confused. [2 Dec 1988, p.B]

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