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El mil usos (1981)

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The tragic adventures of a illiterate man named "Milusos" who leaves his family & hometown to go to the big city and try to better his luck. And finds he's unprepared for what he encounters.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Héctor Suárez ...
Tránsito Pérez 'El milusos'
Rafael Inclán
Roberto Cañedo ...
District Attorney at the Prison
Isabela Corona
Miguel Manzano
Manuel 'Flaco' Ibáñez ...
(as Manuel Ibanez)
Alberto Rojas ...
Don Chava
José Carlos Ruiz
Juan Ángel Martínez
Gina Morett
Eugenia Avendaño
Alejandra Meyer
Pedro Weber 'Chatanuga' ...
El Major (Big Boss in Prison) (as Pedro Weber)
Raúl Padilla ...
Fellow inmate
Alfredo Solares
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The tragic adventures of a illiterate man named "Milusos" who leaves his family & hometown to go to the big city and try to better his luck. And finds he's unprepared for what he encounters.

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Director Roberto G. Rivera sings and performs, with Job Morel, the opening song "Cuando Dos Almas"(by Maestro Pedro Sagarra) See more »

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Districk Attorney at Prison: What do you go by?
Tránsito Pérez 'El milusos': What?
Districk Attorney at Prison: [irritated] My goodness, what is your name?
Tránsito Pérez 'El milusos': Transito!
Districk Attorney at Prison: Transito what?
Tránsito Pérez 'El milusos': That's to many questions. Don't you think.
Districk Attorney at Prison: Please be respectful and answer accordingly.
Tránsito Pérez 'El milusos': Just leave it at Transito. And also put that they call me 'Milusos'.
Districk Attorney at Prison: I will put that down as an alias. How long have you been incarcerated?
Tránsito Pérez 'El milusos': Oh boy, if I didn't keep track of time on the outside, no way I kept it in here. Maybe months, a year? I don't know. More than a year I think.
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Followed by El mil usos II (1984) See more »

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Cuando Dos Almas
Written by Maestro Pedro Sagarra
Performed by Robert G. Rivera & Job Morel
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Suàrez at his best...
26 April 2005 | by (Noctropolis) – See all my reviews

Hèctor Suàrez didn't have a single problem in performing this character. "El Mil Usos" is somewhat of a cult character and represents the lower class in Mèxico.

Trànsito Pèrez moves to Mèxico city in order to begin a new life. In order to complete his objective, he works in a thousand jobs where he gets exploted, humilliated, and even ends in jail.

Oh well this is one of the ultra low budget movies from the worst Mexican era in cinema. The movie is grotesque but funny at some times.

Suàrez dressed as Santa Claus is stuff for legend. Watch this movie to witness the mediocrity of ultra low budget.


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