The Mexican

The Mexican (2001)

Love with the safety off.

  • Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
  • Release Date: 2001-03-01
  • User Rating: 5.9/10 from 1391 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 3min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Pistolero Productions LLC
  • Production Country: Mexico, United States of America
  • Director: Gore Verbinski
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Jerry Welbach, a reluctant bagman, has been given two ultimatums: The first is from his mob boss to travel to Mexico and retrieve a priceless antique pistol, known as "the Mexican"... or suffer the consequences. The second is from his girlfriend Samantha to end his association with the mob. Jerry figures alive and in trouble with Samantha is better than the more permanent alternative, so he heads south of the border.

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  • Brad Pitt

    as Jerry Welbach
  • Julia Roberts

    as Samantha Barzel
  • James Gandolfini

    as Winston Baldry
  • J.K. Simmons

    as Ted Slocum
  • David Krumholtz

    as Beck
  • Bob Balaban

    as Bernie Nayman
  • Gene Hackman

    as Arnold Margolese
  • Michael Cerveris

    as Frank
  • Richard Coca

    as Car Thief #1
  • Castulo Guerra

    as Joe the Pawnshop Owner
  • Salvador Sánchez

    as Gunsmith
  • Jeremy Roberts

    as Bobby Victory
  • José Carlos Rodríguez

    as Hotel Clerk
  • Daniel Escobar

    as Raoul
  • Sherman Augustus

    as Well Dressed Black Man
  • Mayra Sérbulo

    as Emanuelle (as Maira Serbulo)
  • Alan Ciangherotti

    as Gunsmith's Assistant (as Alan Cianguerotti)
  • Melisa Romero

    as Gunsmith's Daughter
  • Ernesto Gómez Cruz

    as Tropillo
  • Dale Raoul

    as Estelle
  • Jorge Malpica

    as Mexican Gas Station Clerk
  • Pedro Armendáriz Jr.

    as Mexican Policeman
  • Steve Rossi

    as Vegas M.C.
  • Clint Curtis

    as Vegas Busboy
  • Lawrence Bender

    as Vegas Onlooker
  • Ariane Pellicer

    as Mexican Ticket Agent
  • Carlos Lacámara

    as Mexican Car Rental Rep
  • Daniel Zacapa

    as Mexican Bartender
  • Alfredo Escobar

    as Car Thief #2
  • Luis Artagnan

    as Car Thief #3
  • Fermín Martínez

    as Chicken Farmer
  • Gustavo Aguilar Tejada

    as Junk Yard Proprietor (as Gustavo Aguilar)
  • Lucía Pailles

    as Mexican Woman at Phone
  • Gilberto Barraza

    as 2nd Man with Gun
  • Humberto Fernández Tristan

    as Nobleman
  • Luis Felipe Tovar

    as Nobleman's Son
  • Fausta Torres

    as Elderly Mexican Lady
  • Loló Navarro

    as Chosen Grandmother
  • Emiliano Guerra

    as Small Boy with Flashlight
  • Miguel Ángel Fuentes

    as Big Car Thief #4
  • Angelina Peláez

    as Mother
  • Arthur Taxier

    as Hotel Security
  • William Fuller

    as Big Tom
  • Gerardo Taracena

    as Reveler to Fire Gun
  • John Pisci

    as Musician
  • Rudy Aikels

    as Musician
  • Ronald Simone

    as Musician
  • Gloria M. Malgarini

    as Diner Patron (uncredited)
Camera Dariusz Wolski Director of Photography
Production John Baldecchi Producer
Costume & Make-Up Colleen Atwood Costume Design
Editing Craig Wood Editor
Production Lawrence Bender Producer
Sound Alan Silvestri Original Music Composer
Directing Gore Verbinski Director
Directing Cate Hardman Script Supervisor
Writing J.H. Wyman Writer
Production William Tyrer Executive Producer
Production Christopher Ball Executive Producer
Production Aaron Ryder Executive Producer
Production J.H. Wyman Executive Producer
Art Cecilia Montiel Production Design
Production William S. Beasley Co-Producer
Production Paul Hellerman Co-Producer
Production Denise Chamian Casting Director
Crew M. James Arnett Stunt Coordinator
Crew Seth Arnett Stunt Coordinator
Production Sharyn Shimada-Huggins Production Supervisor
Art Michael Atwell Art Direction
Art Robert Greenfield Set Decoration
Crew Matt Kutcher Special Effects Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Jean Ann Black Key Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Mary L. Mastro Key Hair Stylist
Sound Tom Myers Sound Designer
Sound Tim Holland Supervising Sound Editor
Crew Erica Frauman Post Production Supervisor
Sound Kenneth Karman Music Editor
Sound Jacqueline Tager Music Editor
Visual Effects Richard Chuang Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Jason Heapy Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Alex Frisch Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Kymber Lim Visual Effects Producer
Crew David Leitch Stunt Double
Camera Daniel Moder First Assistant "B" Camera
Visual Effects Erik Winquist Compositing Artist