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Nacho Libre (2006)

 -  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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Chancho (as Darius A. Rose)
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Ramses (as Cesar Gonzalez 'Silver King')
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Julio Sandoval ...
Ventura 'Tigre Hispano' Lahoz ...
Felipe Jesus 'Terror Chino' Hernandez ...
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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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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:

Untitled Jack Black Project  »

Box Office

Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$524,529 (New Zealand) (6 October 2006)
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During some of the wrestling scenes they used blow up dolls to replace some of the audience. Supposedly, they cost much less than extras and they looked real. See more »

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When Nacho and Sister are sitting on the bed eating toast, the toast in Nacho's hands changes continually. See more »

Quotes

Nacho: Beneath the clothes, we find a man... and beneath the man, we find his... nucleus.
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Encarnacion in Kitchen
Composed and Produced by Danny Elfman
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Nacho Libre
25 June 2006 | by (Manitoba, Canada) – See all my reviews

Nacho Libre Jack Black......a guitarist, singer, rocking out for the School Of Rock, and many other parts. Now.....he is a man of god....who happens to become a wrestler.

Now just the way Jack Black tries to be a Mexican is great. His little Mexican accent is hilarious. At times you can't really understand what he's saying, but his actions and his words are great. The other people were very funny too, especially cave men midgets

The story is funny as itself too. A man of god wants to become a wrestler to help the orphans of his church. But he needs a tag team parter, so he finds this guy who looks like a twig (who is also hilarious) and they fight together. They have no clue how to wrestler, so they get beat pretty much every time. There is also some random fat kid....who some how has a machete....

Overall, the movie is really hilarious, and you should really go see it.


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