With a body of work where comedy and drama usually flow together, he is also recognized for the use of Mexican and Latin pop culture elements.
His casual sense of humor and his precise direction of actors are two of the characteristics of his work, where he uses to ensemble peculiar casts of actors and actresses of very different backgrounds, accomplishing a very different tone.
Gómez is one of the most exciting directors from México.
-Release 2001 • World cinema/Comedy
Inaki, a young thief, is forced to flee Spain when his elderly partner dies during a robbery. Inaki travels to Mexico to live with his father, Patxi, but the two have a strained relationship. Inaki meets Patxi's drag-queen landlord, Aunt Carmen, and begins a relationship with Carmen's niece, Anita. Carmen and Anita encourage Inaki to go straight while Patxi tries to recruit him in a new robbery.
-Release 1997 • Drama/Comedy
In the days before The Day of the Dead, Pachuco returns to his hometown of Patzcuaro, in the Mexican State of Michoacan. After thirty years, his arrival in Patzcuaro is nothing like the heroes welcome he had always dream of.
-Release 2004 • Sport/Drama
Jimmy Morales is a young boxer which works as well at the family business, a funerary frequently used by the local mafia. One night he witnesses a murder and the killer, Germán Corona, let him run away, but later they find each other again in jail, to where Jimmy falls due to his father bets. The last encounter will happen outside the jail and will mark them both forever.
Saving Private Pérez
-Release 2011 • Adventure/Comedy
A Mexican crime lord is forced by his mother to plan a suicidal rescue mission to find his lost brother in the most unexpected place on Earth.
-Release 2014 • Drama/Comedy
Chuyin Venegas and Cornelio Barraza were the greatest stars of popular music and cinema in the 80's and 90's. After decades of success as "Los Jilgueros de Rosarito", they went their separate ways; but their story was far from over.
I like it, but it scares me
-Release 2017 • Comedy
Brayan Rodríguez, a member of one of the most influential families in the north of México, is sent to Mexico City to expand the family's secret business. There, he meets Claudia, a young woman who lives expenses at his father's.