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Saving Private Perez (2011)
"Salvando al Soldado Pérez" (original title)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Western  |  2 September 2011 (USA)
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A Mexican crime lord is forced by his mother to plan a suicidal rescue mission to find his lost brother in the most unexpected place on Earth...

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Julián Pérez
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José María 'Chema' Díaz
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Rosalío Medrano
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Carmelo Benavides
Rodrigo Oviedo ...
Juventino Rodríguez 'Pumita'
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Sasha Boginski
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Eladio
Adal Ramones ...
Benito García
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Doña Elvira de Pérez
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Juan Pérez
Alexander Minchenko ...
Yuri
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Lt. Diaz
Kaveh Parmas ...
Ahmed Kubba
Agustín Tapia ...
Angel Exterminador (as Agustín 'Oso' Tapia)
Guillermo Quintanilla ...
Delfino
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A Mexican crime lord is forced by his mother to plan a suicidal rescue mission to find his lost brother in the most unexpected place on Earth...

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$664,725 (USA) (2 September 2011)

Gross:

$1,391,770 (USA) (23 September 2011)
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The last name of the 'Sasha Boginski''s character is a screenwriter's homage to legendary gymnast Svetlana Boginskaya, a.k.a. "The Belarusian Swan". See more »

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References Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) See more »

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La hierba se movia
Written by Arturo Ortiz Solis
Performed by La Arolladora Banda Kateme
Por cortesia de: Audio Grabaciones de Mexico
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I love this film, a must see and a great cinematographic experience!!!!
27 March 2011 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

I truly love this film, is so funny and also so exciting, something that most of Mexican movies today seem to have forgotten. Is also a powerful story about family, I don't think is about to sanctified criminals, is about bad people doing a good thing in the middle of a terrible war and a crazy world. Antiheroes are here to stay in movies, since the beginning of cinema. And the antiheroes of "Salvando al soldado Pérez" are well presented, displayed and put into action and a weird but very enjoyable trip. I hope Mexican cinema learns from this movie to think about what cinema-goers expect from a movie: to have a very good time!!!!! By the way, I loved the references to Sergio Leone's movies and all the cinephile paraphernalia, including "Scarface", "Star Wars", you name it!!!!


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