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Chasing Papi (2003)

PG | | Comedy, Romance | 16 April 2003 (USA)
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The successful and handsome wolf executive of the cosmetic industry Thomas Fuentes has three sexy Latin girlfriends: in Miami, the waitress Cici; in Chicago, the intellectual lawyer Lorena;... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Thomas Fuentes
Doctor Chu
Ivette Sosa ...
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The successful and handsome wolf executive of the cosmetic industry Thomas Fuentes has three sexy Latin girlfriends: in Miami, the waitress Cici; in Chicago, the intellectual lawyer Lorena; and in New York, the "daddy's girl" Patricia. When the three women decide to visit him in Los Angeles, Thomas is in a big trouble. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Three women. Three cities. Three times the trouble.


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 April 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Papi chulo  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$2,404,557 (USA) (18 April 2003)


$6,126,237 (USA) (30 May 2003)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Roselyn Sanchez actually was Miss Puerto Rico Petite. See more »


When Cici rips off the bottom of Lorena's skirt, it's obvious Lorena's skirt has already been pre-cut where it's being torn off. See more »


Beauty Pageant Judge: [during Beauty Pageant] How would you respond to those who say: a beauty contest such as this does more for the objectification of women, rather than women's rights?
Lorena: I say, what better way to show that a woman can be both beautiful and intelligent? In fact, if chosen, I plan to propose that all beauty contestants are required to take entrance exams.
Miss Mexico: [mumbling] What the hell is she talking about?
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References The Matrix (1999) See more »


Chasing Papi
Written by Fat Joe (as Joseph Cartagena), Marcello Valenzano and Andre Lyon
Performed by Huey Dunbar featuring Fat Joe
Produced by Cool and Dre
Huey Dunbar performs courtesy of Sony Discos
Fat Joe performs courtesy of Terror Squad Productions and Atlantic Recording Corporation
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Fun and playful movie - NOT to be taken seriously!!!
25 January 2004 | by (Tampa) – See all my reviews

I've read some the reviews that people made in regards to this movie and all I can say is take it easy - this movie DOES NOT deplict the average latino but it does reflect a funny view to the Casanova that is actually a nice guy who actually falls for 3 different ladies.

If this movie was made with pure white/anglo/european actors and it was called Chasing Stud - I'm sure the anglo community wouldn't be so agitated by the flick.

In the DVD the director mentioned that that she wanted to capture the goofy and fun-loving interaction from the movies in the 60's like What's Up Doc with Barbara Stresan and she succeeded with this movie.

As a latino - I do not find this movie at all offensive to my latin culture (Puerto Rican/Colombian) and everyone (family/friends)I talked to about this movie found it to be cute and funny.

So, sit back, watch, crack up and enjoy the movie!!!!1

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