The Two Escobars Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 9122

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 8

Theatrical Release Date: 06/22/2010

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 05/17/2010

Language: Spanish

Genre: Documentary, Sport

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Jeff Zimbalist, Michael Zimbalist

Actors: Andres Escobar, Pablo Escobar, Chonto Herrera, Francisco Maturana, René Higuita, Pamela Cascardo

Plot: Follows the intertwining (though not blood relation) lives of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar and Colombian soccer star Andres Escobar - culminating in Andres' disastrous "own goal" against the U.S. at the 1994 World Cup in Los Angeles - a mistake that ultimately cost him his life. -- Chris Kavan

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Chris Kavan - wrote on 09/09/2015

Probably the most widely-regarded of the ESPN 30-for-30 documentaries - and it warrants the praise it has received. Jeff and Michael Zimbalist craft the film by managing to bring in some huge names - soccer stars, politicians, people who were close to Pablo Escobar, relatives of both men - and it through these personal connections, while tying together drug trafficking with the rise of soccer, that makes this so compelling. Certainly among the better offerings and highly recommended.

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