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Nacho Libre (2006)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family, Sport  |  16 June 2006 (USA)
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Berated all his life by those around him, a monk follows his dream and dons a mask to moonlight as a Luchador (Mexican wrestler).

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Darius Rose ...
Chancho (as Darius A. Rose)
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Diego Eduardo Gomez ...
Carlos Maycotte ...
Richard Montoya ...
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Ramses (as Cesar Gonzalez 'Silver King')
Rafael Montalvo ...
Julio Sandoval ...
Ventura 'Tigre Hispano' Lahoz ...
Felipe Jesus 'Terror Chino' Hernandez ...
Enrique Muñoz ...
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Storyline

Nacho (Black) is a monastery cook, who spends his day feeding orphans and being overlooked by the monastery. When Sister Encarnación (Reguera) arrive at the monastery, Nacho realises that the only way to win her affection and to save the children, will be by competing as a Luchador wrestler. Written by FilmFanUK

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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He's not lean. He's not mean. He's nacho average hero.

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Comedy | Family | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some rough action, and crude humor including dialogue | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 June 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$28,309,599 (USA) (16 June 2006)

Gross:

$21,138 (Chile) (6 October 2006)
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Trivia

The film was partly inspired by Fray Tormenta ("Friar Storm"), aka Rev. Sergio Gutiérrez Benítez - a Mexican priest who became a wrestler to raise money for his parish. See more »

Goofs

Nacho tosses a handful of chips into the alley to entice Stephen to come out. The tossing would likely spread the chips all over the alley. When Stephen is eating the chips they are in a nice little pile. See more »

Quotes

Esqueleto: How did you get up here so fast?
Candidia: Shh, shh, shhhh... secret tunnels
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Encarnacion
by Mike White, Jack Black & Jared Hess
Performed by Jack Black
Jack Black performs courtesy of Epic Records
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Based On A Real Character, Fray Tormenta
21 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is based on a real priest, Rev. Sergio Gutierrez Benitez. who has been in over 4,000 matches over the past 23 years. His ring name is Fray Tormenta ("Friar Storm" in Spanish)and he does wrestle under the mask in Mexico to support an orphanage. The story was on the CBS evening news and a couple of the news magazine shows several years ago. Every now and then you either see, or read something about him.

I watch movies to be entertained. If I wanted "deep thought" I'd go to a library. This is Jack Black being Jack Black. The dialog is crude, humor slapstick, and storyline so, so. But it's funny.

I wouldn't buy it for my personal collection, but it's good for an evening of rental movies at home.


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