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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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$1,221,832 (USA)
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Quotes

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 Man with a Million (1954) See more »

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TERRIBLE DUDA ME MATA
Performed by Little Joe y La Familia
Little Joe y La Familia appears courtesy of Teiabo Discos
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Good! Bien Suave
23 December 2003 | by (San Diego, California) – See all my reviews

I've seen this movie and I thought it was good. I mean I'm Latin and this movie was real true to me. I mean it related to me a lot and it also had a strong message. Don't loose faith, it all pays off in the end. I mean I found it to be funny and in the end it made me think.


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