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(2006)

Trivia

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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.
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.
Ramses is portrayed by Cesar Gonzalez, a real-life luchador best known as Silver King, a second-generation luchador who is the son of lucha libre legend Dr. Wagner. He is also the brother of fellow luchador Dr. Wagner Jr. and the uncle of the recently debuted Dr. Wagner III.
While filming a wrestling scene, Jack Black jumped from the ring and struck his head on a chair. This caused a black eye and a gash above his right eye which needed stitches.
During filming Jack Black recorded a series of "confessionals" which were uploaded onto the Internet as video podcasts available from iTunes. They became one of the most popular podcasts in the world.
"Chancho" is Mexican slang for pig, Esqueleto translates as skeleton.
The "Nachomobile" is a customized version of a pedal tricycle commercialized in Mexico, which got an after-market upgrade by adding a scooter engine and wider tires.
Was sent to theaters under the codename "Toast".

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One of the moves that Satan's Cavemen do is the 619 by Rey Mysterio from WWE.
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Silencio finishes Nacho off with a Tombstone Piledriver
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