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Somebody to Love (1994)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  27 September 1996 (USA)
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Mercedes is a taxi dancer who wants to be an actress. She's involved with the married Harry, who considers himself a respected actor. Ernesto is in love with Mercedes, but he doesn't dance or have money.

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Gerardo Mejía ...
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Angel Aviles ...
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Lorelei Leslie ...
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Mercedes is a taxi dancer who wants to be an actress. She's involved with the married Harry, who considers himself a respected actor. Ernesto is in love with Mercedes, but he doesn't dance or have money.

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Rated R for pervasive strong language, some violence and sexual content | See all certifications »
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Alguien a quien amar  »

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Sam Rockwell does not have a speaking part, but for SR fans this movie will hold some significance. It clearly shows his bandaged left hand after his car accident and reconstructive surgery. He appears in several scenes, and in one, sits gingerly in the back of the truck, protecting his fingers by holding them straight up. See more »

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Papa Joe
Written by Tito Larriva
Published by Placa Music
Performed by Tito & Tarantula (as Tito and Tarantula)
Produced by Tito Larriva
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Sam Fuller is the best part
16 March 2009 | by (Marin County, CA) – See all my reviews

Yes, it's an okay film, somewhat formulaic (as some reviewers have pointed out) and well-acted (as other reviewers have pointed out). The real gem here, for people in the know, is the cameo by the late, great director Sam Fuller, as a man injured in a car accident (which has virtually nothing to do with the main plot). Fuller is totally himself, as he rants his way through all of his complaints about Hollywood, in his own inimitable style. It's great having him on screen and those who may know the man's films (including THE BIG RED ONE, SHOCK CORRIDOR, THE NAKED KISS, STEEL HELMET, 40 GUNS, and many others) will enjoy seeing the man behind the camera -- one of the great Hollywood personalities.


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