Top-US-Grossing Titles With Country of Origin Argentina


1. Focus (II) (2015)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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56 Metascore

In the midst of veteran con man Nicky's latest scheme, a woman from his past - now an accomplished femme fatale - shows up and throws his plans for a loop.

Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa | Stars: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro, Adrian Martinez

Votes: 163,949 | Gross: $53.85M

2. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.2
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80 Metascore

A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.

Director: Juan José Campanella | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago, Carla Quevedo

Votes: 142,361 | Gross: $20.17M

3. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

R | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.8
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75 Metascore

The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo De la Serna, Mía Maestro, Mercedes Morán

Votes: 85,594 | Gross: $16.76M

4. Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)

R | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.1
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In the future, Highlander Connor MacLeod must prevent the destruction of Earth under an anti-ozone shield.

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Virginia Madsen, Michael Ironside

Votes: 37,700 | Gross: $15.56M

5. Once Upon a Forest (1993)

G | 71 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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A young mouse, mole and hedgehog risk their lives to find a cure for their badger friend, who's been poisoned by men.

Director: Charles Grosvenor | Stars: Michael Crawford, Ben Vereen, Ellen Blain, Benji Gregory

Votes: 4,010 | Gross: $6.57M

6. El crimen del Padre Amaro (2002)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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60 Metascore

Politics and sexual passions threaten to corrupt a young, newly-ordained priest in a small Mexican town.

Director: Carlos Carrera | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Ana Claudia Talancón, Sancho Gracia, Angélica Aragón

Votes: 11,335 | Gross: $5.71M

7. Relatos salvajes (2014)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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77 Metascore

Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.

Director: Damián Szifron | Stars: Darío Grandinetti, María Marull, Mónica Villa, Rita Cortese

Votes: 106,757 | Gross: $3.08M

8. La mujer de mi hermano (2005)

R | 89 min | Drama

6.2
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41 Metascore

Unable to get intimate with her husband of 10 years, a woman embarks on a steamy affair with his brother.

Director: Ricardo de Montreuil | Stars: Bárbara Mori, Christian Meier, Manolo Cardona, Gaby Espino

Votes: 2,613 | Gross: $2.80M

9. Tango (1998)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Musical

7.2
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Mario Suarez is a forty-something tango artist, whose wife Laura has left him. He leaves his apartment and starts preparing a film about tango.

Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: Miguel Ángel Solá, Cecilia Narova, Mía Maestro, Juan Carlos Copes

Votes: 2,476 | Gross: $1.69M

10. Embrace of the Serpent (2015)

Not Rated | 125 min | Adventure, Drama

7.9
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82 Metascore

The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over the course of 40 years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant.

Director: Ciro Guerra | Stars: Nilbio Torres, Jan Bijvoet, Antonio Bolivar, Brionne Davis

Votes: 12,109 | Gross: $1.32M

11. The Tango Lesson (1997)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.8
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65 Metascore

On a trip to Paris Sally meets Pablo, a tango dancer. He starts teaching her to dance then she returns to London to work on some "projects". She visits Buenos Aires and learns more from ... See full summary »

Director: Sally Potter | Stars: Sally Potter, Pablo Verón, Morgane Maugran, Géraldine Maillet

Votes: 1,915 | Gross: $1.30M

12. Nine Queens (2000)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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80 Metascore

Two con artists try to swindle a stamp collector by selling him a sheet of counterfeit rare stamps (the "nine queens").

Director: Fabián Bielinsky | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Gastón Pauls, Leticia Brédice, María Mercedes Villagra

Votes: 40,258 | Gross: $1.22M

13. Nuovomondo (2006)

PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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74 Metascore

The story is set at the beginning of the 20th century in Sicily. Salvatore, a very poor farmer, and a widower, decides to emigrate to the US with all his family, including his old mother. ... See full summary »

Director: Emanuele Crialese | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Vincenzo Amato, Vincent Schiavelli, Aurora Quattrocchi

Votes: 4,306 | Gross: $1.06M

14. Assassination Tango (2002)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.9
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51 Metascore

An aging hitman gets a contract to kill a general in Buenos Aires. But when his mark becomes unavailable, he becomes involved in Argentinian tango culture.

Director: Robert Duvall | Stars: Robert Duvall, Luciana Pedraza, Rubén Blades, Kathy Baker

Votes: 2,587 | Gross: $0.97M

15. Neruda (2016)

R | 107 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
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82 Metascore

An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.

Director: Pablo Larraín | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Luis Gnecco, Mercedes Morán, Emilio Gutiérrez Caba

Votes: 3,294 | Gross: $0.84M

16. Nicotina (2003)

R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.7
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49 Metascore

A real-time dark comedy about a science geek who tangles with a clutch of Russian gangsters after he delivers them the wrong computer disk.

Director: Hugo Rodríguez | Stars: Diego Luna, Marta Belaustegui, Rosa María Bianchi, Rafael Inclán

Votes: 3,136 | Gross: $0.80M

17. The Devil's Backbone (2001)

R | 106 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.5
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78 Metascore

After Carlos - a 12-year-old whose father has died in the Spanish Civil War - arrives at an ominous boys' orphanage, he discovers the school is haunted and has many dark secrets that he must uncover.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Marisa Paredes, Eduardo Noriega, Federico Luppi, Fernando Tielve

Votes: 50,040 | Gross: $0.75M

18. Man Facing Southeast (1986)

R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A patient in a mental hospital claims to be an extraterrestial. Could he be right?

Director: Eliseo Subiela | Stars: Lorenzo Quinteros, Hugo Soto, Inés Vernengo, Cristina Scaramuzza

Votes: 2,873 | Gross: $0.73M

19. On the Road (2012)

R | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.1
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56 Metascore

Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams

Votes: 34,599 | Gross: $0.72M

20. Apartment Zero (1988)

R | 124 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Set in modern day Buenos Aires, the film centers around a relationship between two emotionally crippled roommates. Adrian LeDuc is a lonely sociopath who is forced to rent his insane ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Donovan | Stars: Hart Bochner, Colin Firth, Dora Bryan, Liz Smith

Votes: 3,195 | Gross: $0.67M

21. Son of the Bride (2001)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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68 Metascore

At age 42, Rafael Belvedere is having a crisis. He lives in the shadow of his father, he feels guilty about rarely visiting his aging mother, his ex-wife says he doesn't spend enough time ... See full summary »

Director: Juan José Campanella | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Héctor Alterio, Norma Aleandro, Eduardo Blanco

Votes: 12,129 | Gross: $0.62M

22. Tetro (2009)

R | 127 min | Drama

6.9
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65 Metascore

Bennie travels to Buenos Aires to find his long-missing older brother, a once-promising writer who is now a remnant of his former self. Bennie's discovery of his brother's near-finished play might hold the answer to understanding their shared past and renewing their bond.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Vincent Gallo, Alden Ehrenreich, Maribel Verdú, Silvia Pérez

Votes: 10,880 | Gross: $0.44M

23. The German Doctor (2013)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.8
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62 Metascore

The true story of an Argentine family who lived with Josef Mengele without knowing his true identity, and of a girl who fell in love with one of the biggest criminals of all time.

Director: Lucía Puenzo | Stars: Alex Brendemühl, Diego Peretti, Guillermo Pfening, Alan Daicz

Votes: 4,585 | Gross: $0.41M

24. Cortázar (1994)

PG | 80 min | Documentary

7.8
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This documentary explores the most important events in the life of the acclaimed writer Julio Cortázar. His childhood accompanied by books, his career as a teacher, his life in Paris and the mass publication of his novels and stories.

Director: Tristán Bauer | Stars: Alfredo Alcón, Hugo Carrizo, Julio Cortázar, Aguston Goldschmidt

Votes: 78 | Gross: $0.37M

25. The Holy Girl (2004)

R | 106 min | Drama

6.7
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75 Metascore

16-year-old Amalia looks to save the soul a middle-aged doctor.

Director: Lucrecia Martel | Stars: Mercedes Morán, Carlos Belloso, Alejandro Urdapilleta, María Alche

Votes: 2,826 | Gross: $0.30M

26. The Addiction (1995)

Unrated | 82 min | Horror

6.4
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A New York philosophy grad student turns into a vampire after getting bitten by one, and then tries to come to terms with her new lifestyle and frequent craving for human blood.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Lili Taylor, Christopher Walken, Annabella Sciorra, Edie Falco

Votes: 6,851 | Gross: $0.30M

27. Seres queridos (2004)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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70 Metascore

Leni takes Rafi to meet her family in Madrid. Leni's family is Jewish - mother, father, older sister and daughter, brother, and grandfather. Rafi is Palestinian, in Spain since age 12. ... See full summary »

Directors: Dominic Harari, Teresa Pelegri | Stars: Guillermo Toledo, Marian Aguilera, María Botto, Fernando Ramallo

Votes: 1,532 | Gross: $0.28M

28. Valentin (I) (2002)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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52 Metascore

An 8-year-old boy, raised by his grandmother, is surrounded by problems in his family he finds only himself capable of solving.

Director: Alejandro Agresti | Stars: Rodrigo Noya, Alejandro Agresti, Julieta Cardinali, Carmen Maura

Votes: 3,796 | Gross: $0.28M

29. Miss Mary (1986)

R | 100 min | Drama

6.8
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A young British woman is hired as a governess by a wealthy Argentine family. Through her position, she slowly sees how the upper class of society is slowly crumbling, and how a popular ... See full summary »

Director: María Luisa Bemberg | Stars: Julie Christie, Nacha Guevara, Eduardo Pavlovsky, Gerardo Romano

Votes: 171 | Gross: $0.27M

30. I Don't Want to Talk About It (1993)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Leonor, a widow in a small South American town, gives birth to Charlotte, a dwarf. The mother not only provides a rich childhood for her daughter, she erases any clues her daughter might ... See full summary »

Director: María Luisa Bemberg | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Luisina Brando, Alejandra Podesta, Betiana Blum

Votes: 293 | Gross: $0.25M

31. Burnt Money (2000)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.2
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68 Metascore

Nene & Angel and their accomplice Cuervo participate in a botched bank robbery in 1965 Buenos Aires, then hide out from the police in Uruguay while the gang breaks down.

Director: Marcelo Piñeyro | Stars: Eduardo Noriega, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Pablo Echarri, Leticia Brédice

Votes: 5,260 | Gross: $0.24M

32. Gerry (2002)

R | 103 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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54 Metascore

A friendship between two young men is tested when they go for a hike in a desert and forget to bring any water or food with them.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Casey Affleck, Matt Damon

Votes: 15,644 | Gross: $0.24M

33. ABCD (2002)

11 min | Short

5.8
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Director: Federico Serafín | Stars: Daniel Casablanca, Fernando Gonet, Marina Robagliati, Noemí Ron

Votes: 8 | Gross: $0.22M

34. Carandiru (2003)

R | 145 min | Drama, Crime

7.6
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71 Metascore

Brazilian MD Drauzio Varella starts AIDS prevention in Brazil's largest prison, Carandiru, in São Paulo, where the population is nearly double its 4,000 maximum. Doc learns from experience ... See full summary »

Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: Enrique Diaz, Wagner Moura, Caio Blat, Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos

Votes: 14,664 | Gross: $0.21M

35. Primera nieve (2006)

15 min | Short, Drama

5.7
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A mother and her son, refugees in a precarious and isolated hut, struggle for survival and affection. Confronting each other by their own urgency, they could die before the first snowfall.

Director: Pablo Agüero | Stars: Lucila Urquiola Serrano, Ayrton Rivero Villalba

Votes: 60 | Gross: $0.21M

36. Mondovino (2004)

PG-13 | 135 min | Documentary

7.1
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67 Metascore

A documentary on the impact of globalization on the world's different wine regions.

Director: Jonathan Nossiter | Stars: Albiera Antinori, Allegra Antinori, Lodovico Antinori, Piero Antinori

Votes: 1,279 | Gross: $0.21M

37. The Burning Plain (2008)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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45 Metascore

A drama with a two-tiered storyline concerning a mother and daughter who try to form a bond after the young woman's difficult childhood.

Director: Guillermo Arriaga | Stars: Charlize Theron, John Corbett, José María Yazpik, Robin Tunney

Votes: 15,957 | Gross: $0.20M

38. Lost Embrace (2004)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy

7.0
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70 Metascore

In Buenos Aires, the twenty and something year old Jewish-Argentinean Ariel Makaroff has left the University of Architecture and spends his time wandering through the downtown gallery where... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Burman | Stars: Daniel Hendler, Adriana Aizemberg, Jorge D'Elía, Sergio Boris

Votes: 2,605 | Gross: $0.19M

39. Elsa y Fred (2005)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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52 Metascore

When the retired seventy-seven years old hypochondriac widower Fred moves to an apartment in Madrid, his temperamental daughter Cuca has an incident with his next door neighbor, the elder ... See full summary »

Director: Marcos Carnevale | Stars: Manuel Alexandre, China Zorrilla, Blanca Portillo, José Ángel Egido

Votes: 2,911 | Gross: $0.19M

40. El Clan (2015)

R | 108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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73 Metascore

The true story of the Puccio Clan, a family who kidnapped and killed people in the 80s.

Director: Pablo Trapero | Stars: Guillermo Francella, Peter Lanzani, Lili Popovich, Gastón Cocchiarale

Votes: 8,308 | Gross: $0.19M

41. La Ciénaga (2001)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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75 Metascore

The life of two women and their families in a small provincial town of Salta, Argentina.

Director: Lucrecia Martel | Stars: Mercedes Morán, Graciela Borges, Martín Adjemián, Leonora Balcarce

Votes: 3,571 | Gross: $0.10M

42. Intimate Stories (2002)

Unrated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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76 Metascore

Three people and a baby set off on separate journeys, along the same road; their disparate dreams and stories intertwine amidst the breathtaking deserted Patagonic route.

Director: Carlos Sorin | Stars: Javier Lombardo, Antonio Benedicti, Javiera Bravo, Julia Solomonoff

Votes: 4,286 | Gross: $0.10M

43. A Place in the World (1992)

PG | 120 min | Drama

7.8
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Mario and Ana, in voluntary exile from Buenos Aires, live in a remote Argentine valley with their 12-year-old son Ernesto. Mario runs a school and a wool cooperative; Ana, a doctor, heads a... See full summary »

Director: Adolfo Aristarain | Stars: José Sacristán, Federico Luppi, Leonor Benedetto, Cecilia Roth

Votes: 1,813 | Gross: $0.10M

44. Un tango más (2015)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Musical

7.2
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70 Metascore

The life and love story of Argentina's famous tango dancers Maria Nieves Rego and Juan Carlos Copes, who met as teenagers and danced together for nearly fifty years until a painful separation tore them apart.

Director: German Kral | Stars: María Nieves Rego, Juan Carlos Copes, Melina Brutman, Johana Copes

Votes: 340 | Gross: $0.10M

45. La mujer sin cabeza (2008)

Unrated | 87 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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81 Metascore

After running into something with her car, Vero experiences a particular psychological state. She realizes she might have killed someone.

Director: Lucrecia Martel | Stars: María Onetto, Claudia Cantero, Inés Efron, César Bordón

Votes: 2,929 | Gross: $0.10M

46. Final: The Rapture (2013)

PG-13 | 90 min | Thriller

5.9
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A gritty, international tale of four separate stories woven together by a common theme: the Rapture.

Director: Timothy A. Chey | Stars: Jah Shams, Mary Grace, Carman, Masashi Nagadoi

Votes: 1,170 | Gross: $0.09M

47. Stranded: I've Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains (2007)

Unrated | 130 min | Documentary

8.1
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82 Metascore

For the first time ever, survivors of the famous 1972 Andes plane crash tell in their own words their harrowing story of survival.

Director: Gonzalo Arijon | Stars: Jose Algorta, Roberto Canessa, Alfredo Delgado, Daniel Fernandez

Votes: 1,054 | Gross: $0.09M

48. Carancho (2010)

Unrated | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.9
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66 Metascore

In Argentina over 8,000 people die in traffic accidents every year. Behind each of these tragedies is a flourishing industry founded on insurance payouts and legal loopholes. Sosa is a ... See full summary »

Director: Pablo Trapero | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Martina Gusman, Carlos Weber, José Luis Arias

Votes: 6,300 | Gross: $0.09M

49. El topo (2004)

15 min | Short

5.4
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Director: Emiliano Romero | Stars: Lautaro Delgado, Sammy Lerner, Javier Lester, Haydée Padilla

Votes: 12 | Gross: $0.08M

50. El rey del Once (2016)

Unrated | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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66 Metascore

After years away, Ariel (Alan Sabbagh) returns to Buenos Aires seeking to reconnect with his father Usher, who founded a charity foundation in Once, the city's bustling Jewish district ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Burman | Stars: Alan Sabbagh, Julieta Zylberberg, Usher Barilka, Elvira Onetto

Votes: 285 | Gross: $0.06M