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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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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)

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$1,391,770 (USA) (23 September 2011)
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Listed on the "Top Eleven Latino Films of 2011 That You Probably Didn't See But Should" by U.S. Latin Culture and Trend Guide "Remezcla" (January 3rd, 2012). See more »

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Unforgettably funny and exciting
10 April 2011 | by (Guadalajara, Mexico) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie after his third week at first place in the Mexico's box office, even over all Hollywood releases. Let's not waste more time to say it: "Salvando al soldado Pérez" is a great comedy, spectacular, kitsch, strange, funny, a very different movie that the ones we are used to saw from Mexican cinema. I mean, it happens in Irak!!!! They go to Turkey, the have an adventure, there's no sign of the same loser-goes-loser cliché of so many Mexican movies, no, in "Salvando al soldado Pérez" we mexicans are heroes, are compadres and are very funny adventurers. I had a great time in the theater. I only have one doubt: where the hell is Irak? I love the answer to this that the main character gives to one of his friends in a scene of the movie, jajajajajajajaja


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