5.4/10
649
11 user 1 critic

A Million to Juan (1994)

PG | | Comedy | 13 May 1994 (USA)
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 »

Director:

Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

When a native-born American citizen of Mexican descent is mistakenly deported to Mexico, he has to risk everything to get back home.

Director: Cheech Marin
Stars: Cheech Marin, Daniel Stern, Paul Rodriguez
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Down on his luck and working in a Mexican restaurant in Australia, an American tourist is hired by a icy heiress to pose as an obnoxious new boyfriend in an attempt to make her father accept her current boyfriend.

Director: Michael Gottlieb
Stars: Cheech Marin, Emma Samms, Vernon Wells
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Two brothers who can feel each others' pain and pleasure mess up the French revolution.

Director: Tommy Chong
Stars: Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Roy Dotrice
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

In the 1960s, two hippies go off into the jungle to evade the FBI. When they come back to New York in the 1980s, their fellow hippie friends have become rich yuppies.

Directors: David Greenwalt, Aaron Russo
Stars: Cheech Marin, Eric Roberts, Julie Hagerty
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Leslie Danon ...
Evelina Fernández ...
...
Flaco (as Gerardo)
...
...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some very mild language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 May 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Million to One  »

Box Office

Gross:

$1,221,832 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Very few people know that this movie (along with the 1957 version and the 1946 version) are loosely based upon a short story by Mark Twain called "The Million Pound Bank Note", published in 1893. The story line in the book, and the three movie versions, basically only share the theme of the "bank note" or "check" that cannot be cashed or spent. See more »

Quotes

Jorge: What is it that every Chicano family needs and very few have?
Juan Lopez: Birth control.
Jorge: Chicano celebrity totem poles.
See more »

Connections

Remake of Man with a Million (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

EL GUAPO SANGRON
Performed by Carla DeLeon
Written by j.Flores
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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.


6 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page