From Dusk Till Dawn

Lists: Action

Brief Synopsis: "Seth Gecko and his younger brother Richard are on the run after a bloody bank robbery in Texas. They escape across the border into Mexico and will be home-free the next morning, when they pay off the local kingpin. They just have to survive 'from dusk till dawn' at the rendezvous point, which turns out to be a Hell of a strip joint."

Overall Ranking: 1629 (Rank from 1996: # 19)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 28.57%
Regular 28.57%
Half-Popped 42.86%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Kevin McCarthy100 - Any time Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez collaborate, movie magic occurs!
That Movie Guy Dion Wyn Hughes84(full review)
Jim Carrier79Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 5
Scary: 5
Rewatch: 6
Hubbs Movie Reviews70(full review)
David Baruffi61
Dan O'Neill50 - The film is highly energetic filled with over-the-top action that will keep you glued, but I expected more from Tarantino and Rodriguez teaming together and didnít feel my needs were there.
(full review)
Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 4
Scary: 5
Rewatch: 5
Rob from GuysFilmQuest40Comedy: 3
Sex Appeal: 3
Scary: 5
Rewatch: 3

People Involved

  • George Clooney (Seth Gecko)
  • Quentin Tarantino (Richard Gecko)
  • Harvey Keitel (Jacob Fuller)
  • Juliette Lewis (Kate Fuller)
  • Ernest Liu (Scott Fuller)
  • Salma Hayek (Santanico Pandemonium)
  • Cheech Marin (Border Guard/Chet Pussy/Carlos)
  • Danny Trejo (Razor Charlie)
  • Tom Savini (Sex Machine)
  • Fred Williamson (Frost)
  • Michael Parks (Texas Ranger)
  • Brenda Hillhouse (Hostage Gloria Hill)
  • John Saxon (FBI Agent)
  • Marc Lawrence (Motel Owner)
  • Kelly Preston (Newscaster Kelly Houge)
  • John Hawkes (Pete Bottoms / Liquor Store Clerk)
  • Tito Larriva (Titty Twister Guitarist & Vocalist)
  • Peter Atanasoff (Titty Twister Saxophonist)
  • Johnny Vatos Hernandez (Titty Twister Drummer)
  • Aimee Graham (Blonde Hostage)
  • Heidi McNeal (Red-headed Hostage)
  • Ernest M. Garcia (Big Emilio)
  • Gregory Nicotero (Sex Machines Buddy)
  • Cristos (Danny)
  • Mike Moroff (Manny)
  • Robert Rodriguez (Director)