• Publication date: October 8, 2012

Tequila Sunrise

Two friends who grew up on opposite sides of the fence learn that their friendship may be on the line; one is a drug dealer, the other a celebrity cop that is tasked with bringing his friend in. In the middle is Jo Ann who both seem to fall in love with in this crazy triangle...

  • Publication date: October 8, 2012

Tequila Sunrise

Program data

Duration: 105

Production Year: 1988

MBC 2:

December 11, 2012 03:00 (KSA) ~ December 11, 2012 02:00 (CLT)

two friends Dale 'Mac' McKussic (Mel Gibson) and Nick Frescia (Kurt Russell) have their friendship torn by circumstances. As Nick is a celebrity cop and 'Mac' is a former drug dealer, that Nick's superiors want brought in if he's back to his old ways.

Nick discovers Mac's fondness of Jo Ann (Michelle Pfeiffer) and so attempts to lay his charms on her to discover any relevant information to the DEA case. The DEA suspects that a Mexican kingpin called Carlos is arriving in California to deal with Mac, and so Nick is tasked with attempting to apprehend both.


  • Mel Gibson
  • Kurt Russell
  • Michelle Pfeiffer
  • Raul Julia
  • J. T. Walsh
  • Arliss Howard

Directed by:  Robert Towne

Rating:  R for violence and language.