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How I Spent My Summer Vacation

How I Spent My Summer Vacation
  • 2012
  • US
  • 95 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Adrian Grunberg
  • Written by: Mel Gibson, Adrian Grunberg
  • Cast: Mel Gibson, Peter Stormare, Bob Gunton
  • UK release: 11 May 2012

A nameless crook (Gibson) crashes his car and is thrown into the sordid Tijuana prison El Pueblito. Star and co-writer Gibson revels in an enjoyable, controversy-free action-comedy with the zing of Lethal Weapon, that even the most ardent Mel-hater would find hard to dislike.

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How I Spent my Summer Vacation

10 May 20123 stars

Tightly directed action-comedy that even ardent Mel Gibson-haters will find difficult to dislike

There are probably quite a few people – not least screenwriter Joe Eszterhaus, judging by his recently published missive – who would probably like to see Mel Gibson languishing in a filthy Mexican jail. But sadly for them, How I Spent My Summer Vacation…

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