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Men with Guns (II) (1997)

R  |   |  Drama  |  27 March 1998 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dr. Fuentes
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Domingo, the Soldier
Dan Rivera González ...
Conejo, the Boy
Tania Cruz ...
Graciela, the Mute Girl
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Padre Portillo, the Priest
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Andrew
Kathryn Grody ...
Harriet
Iguandili López ...
Mother
Nandi Luna Ramírez ...
Daughter
Rafael de Quevedo ...
General
Carmen Madrid ...
Angela, Dr. Fuentes' Daughter
Esteban Soberanes ...
Raúl, Angela's Fiancé
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Carlos, Dr. Fuentes' Son
Maricruz Nájera ...
Rich Lady
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Humberto Fuentes is a wealthy doctor whose wife has recently died. In spite of the advice of his children, he takes a trip to visit his former students who now work in impoverished villages. His trip soon becomes a quest, politically awakening him when he finds out that one of his students was killed by the army. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for language and some violent images | See all certifications »
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Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$22,132 (USA) (6 March 1998)

Gross:

$742,032 (USA) (24 April 1998)
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John Sayles wrote his first draft in Spanish, the second in English and then polished it back into Spanish for his third draft. See more »

Quotes

Barber's Client: Nobody refuses the men with guns.
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Connections

References The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) See more »

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Amor De Pobre
Written by Juan Gabriel
Performed by El General
Courtesy of BMG Latin
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Excellent Character-driven Drama
13 November 2003 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

This movie has some of the most expertly drawn characters I've ever seen in a movie. The acting and writing is absolutely superb. The ending is uplifting, but not sappy or overly sentimental. It's the type of movie that can be watched again and again.


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