Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Reviewed by: Jesse Cataldo
    Dec 21, 2011
    88
    A lot of evil is laid on the table in El Sicario, and the film makes a big, if exquisitely subtle show, of theorizing that there's no way to explain how it got there.
  2. Reviewed by: Alison Willmore
    Dec 29, 2011
    83
    El Sicario: Room 164 is an almost laughably simple, aggressively drab-looking film, but it packs a wallop.
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  1. Jan 13, 2012
    10
    A very interesting documentary. All of the film taking place in one room (except for some landscape shots). Only one narrator speaking about his life and his work as a hitman, torturer,.. for the drug cartel. Full Review »