A Night In Old Mexico Synopsis
Forced to give up his land and home, Texas rancher Red Bovie isn't about to retire quietly in a trailer park. Instead he hits the road with his estranged grandson for one last wild adventure filled with guns, women and booze. It’s just another night...

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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Robert Duvall may be 83, but he’s still up to playing a real Texas hell raiser on the screen. He can hold his own with bad hombres.
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70

Variety

By Joe Leydon
Scripter Wittliff and Spanish helmer Emilio Aragon (“Paper Birds”) hit the sweet spot between galloping and sauntering while unfolding the...
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70

The New York Times

By Daniel M. Gold
The director Emilio Aragón wisely trains the camera on Mr. Duvall. A Night in Old Mexico is his baby, and he rocks it.
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60

The Dissolve

By Chris Klimek
Director Emilio Aragón doesn’t want to choose a consistent tone any more than a bucking bronco wants a rider on its back, but he’s prodded...
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58

The A.V. Club

Here’s a film that knowingly and transparently exists for little reason other than to let the 83-year-old actor bow out in a blaze of...
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50

New York Post

By Sara Stewart
Nobody does the rebellious-elder thing as well as Duvall, and whenever he’s center stage in A Night in Old Mexico, this scrappy film from...
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50

Washington Post

By Stephanie Merry
A Night in Old Mexico succeeds when it comes to suspense, and the ever-evolving plot will keep viewers guessing. But the movie doesn’t have...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Formulaic and often hard to swallow, the picture offers little beyond the familiar pleasures of Duvall's old-coot mode.
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30

Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
This poky, clichéd, slackly told picture, directed by Emilio Aragón, would've felt dated a few decades ago; now it feels like a downright...
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25

RogerEbert.com

By Sheila O'Malley
The film is cliched and phony, the coincidences beggar belief, and the human relationships come from a very tired playbook.
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By timchalais
Great movie! No spoiler alert here. Go see it if you like Westerns for sure....

you want to see this movie

By wooman05
We had little expectations for this movie but I am a huge Robert Duvall fan so I had to see it. Such a good movie, at age 82 he is still America's top sexiest men!! This movie had everything. If...

Love the man; the movie not so much

By SherryMamaBee
First let me confess I am a huge Duvall fan. Had I more gumption at a younger age, I likely would have stalked the poor man. So I always look forward to his movies. And while I appreciate the lovely...

Duvall

By wjklock
Duvall enough said. Will be more than likely buying it....