Herod's Law - (2000) - Netflix

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Following the brutal 1949 murder of a small Mexican town's mayor, genteel and humble janitor Juan Vargas is appointed his successor.

Director: Luis Estrada
Cast: Damian Alcazar, Pedro Armendariz Jr., Juan Carlos Colombo, Delia Casanova, Guillermo Gil, Alex Cox, Leticia Huijara, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Eduardo López Rojas, Luis de Icaza, Salvador Sánchez, Manuel Ojeda, Isela Vega, Evangelina Sosa
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 68/100
Countries Available in: De

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Synopsis After the corrupt former Mayor is killed by the peasants, poor janitor Juan Vargas is appointed new Mayor of a desert town in central Mexico. Although he tries to bring the motto of the ruling party to town (modernity, peace and progress) he realizes soon that there's nothing to do against corruption... except to become corrupt. Step by step, helped by his pistol, Juan Vargas becomes the law and the worst Major in the town's history.

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