Metascore
69

Generally favorable reviews - based on 19 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 19
  2. Negative: 1 out of 19
Watch On
  1. 88
    What do you get when you mix a Douglas Sirk melodrama with a Sergio Leone Western? Tears of the Black Tiger, a high-camp Western from, of all places, Thailand.
  2. 88
    A parody of and winking homage to the history of Thai melodrama, Wisit Sasanatieng's uproarious filmmaking debut exuberantly combines pop and kitsch with a wholesome belief in the thrills of bad art.
  3. It has a tendency to overextend its outrageous arias, but this pop-art confection both spoofs and celebrates the crazy conventions of movie melodramas and genre cinema with pure affection.
User Score
7.4

Generally favorable reviews- based on 5 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. GilbertL.
    Feb 9, 2007
    7
    This movie doesn't leave one cowboy movie or romance cliche unturned. Romance moves WAY too slowly but cowboy portions are a blast. This movie doesn't leave one cowboy movie or romance cliche unturned. Romance moves WAY too slowly but cowboy portions are a blast. Movie is part sendup and tribute. The sidekick character is a standout. Full Review »