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I Like It Like That (1994)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  14 October 1994 (USA)
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Lisette and husband Chino face marital difficulties. She is fed up with the kids, while he has job troubles. His mother Rosaria hates Lisette and the neighborhood tramp has designs on Chino... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lisette Linares
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Chino Linares
Tomas Melly ...
Li'l Chino Linares
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Minnie Linares
Isaiah Garcia ...
Pee Wee Linares (as Isiah Garcia)
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Alexis
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Magdalena Soto
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Stephen Price
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Rosaria Linares
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Angel
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Tito (as E.O. Nolasco)
Sammy Melendez ...
Victor
Jose Soto ...
Chris
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Mrs. Gonzalez
Emilio Del Pozo ...
Mr. Soto
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Storyline

Lisette and husband Chino face marital difficulties. She is fed up with the kids, while he has job troubles. His mother Rosaria hates Lisette and the neighborhood tramp has designs on Chino. Things get even worse when Chino goes to jail and Lisette gets a good job uptown. Can this marriage be saved? Written by Reid Gagle

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For Lisette, everyday has become independence day.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for lots of language and strong sexuality | See all certifications »

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Black Out  »

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$1,777,020 (USA)
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With this, her debut feature, Director Darnell Martin was reputedly the first black American woman to write and direct a film for a major Hollywood studio. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Lisette Linares: You know what your problem is? You never think about the other person.
Chino Linares: Good night, other person.
Lisette Linares: It's morning, Chino.
Chino Linares: Good morning.
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Try a Little Tenderness
Written by Harry M. Woods (as Harry Woods), Jimmy Campbell and Reginald Connelly (as Reg Connelly)
Produced by Dallas Austin and Arnold Hennings
Performed by Barrio Boyzz
Courtesy of SBK Records/ERG
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24 April 1999 | by See all my reviews

The acting, writing, editing, directing, cinematography, music and art direction are infused with Chekhovian tragi-comic magic from the yearning of intersected details and human idiosyncracies. A jewel of a film, stolen by it's charismatic leads Lauren Velez and Jon Seda.


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