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A Million to Juan (1994)

 -  Comedy  -  15 May 1994 (USA)
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Romantic comedy about an honest Mexican immigrant who struggles without a green card by selling oranges on a street corner. One day a limousine pulls up and he is handed a check for ... See full summary »

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Romantic comedy about an honest Mexican immigrant who struggles without a green card by selling oranges on a street corner. One day a limousine pulls up and he is handed a check for $1,000,000 with instructions that he is to give the check back in 30 days. Initially he uses the check to convince people to extend credit to him. In the meantime he also attracts a woman who is in a dead end relationship with a bossy businessman. At the end of the 30 days, he finds his life in turmoil, the things he got on credit is repossessed, and he is being evicted from his dwelling and being sent back to Mexico. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Money can't buy everything. Yeah, right. See more »

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Rated PG for some very mild language | See all certifications »
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15 May 1994 (USA)  »

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A Million to One  »

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Jorge: What is it that every Chicano family needs and very few have?
Juan Lopez: Birth control.
Jorge: Chicano celebrity totem poles.
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Version of Your Show Time: The Million Pound Bank Note (1949) See more »

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CALIFORNIA
Performed by Little Joe y La Familia & Las Campanas de America with Joel Guzman
Written by J.D.Hernandez
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small, but an understandable film to watch
22 March 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

i was young when i first saw this movie. Paul Rodriguez plays Juan, a hispanic living in a poor neighborhood with his 2 brothers and his son. Juan isn't the kind of man who has luck everyday; he lost his wife, he can't afford to give his son his wishes, he sells oranges on the streets, until one day he meets a man in an angel suit(played by Edward James Olmos). The Estrange man gives Juan a check for 1 million dollars with rules and conditions. All of a sudden, his luck has change and people are kissing his ass back and forth, even the people he hates wants a piece of the check, Juan falls in love with a banker(Polly Draper), but doesn't know how to react. His son comes to the rescue and gets them hooked up. Small movie, but a film that people should watch and understand how it feels to have something vaulable for a one time deal.


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