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

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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

Credited cast:
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Julian Pérez
Adal Ramones ...
Benito García
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Eladio
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Chema Díaz
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Carmelo Benavides
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Rosalío Medoza
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Doña Elvira de Pérez
Rodrigo Oviedo ...
Pumita
Marius Biegai ...
Sasha Boginski
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Chayito
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michelle Marie Benoit ...
News Correspondent
Michael Birnberg
Alex Cervantes ...
Julian Pérez - niño
Manuel Domínguez
Roberto Espejo ...
Lucio
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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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2 September 2011 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$1,391,770 (USA) (23 September 2011)
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Trivia

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

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Soy rebelde
Written by Manuel Alejandro (as Manuel Alvarez Beigbeder Perez)
Performed by Jeanette
Under license by UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING MGB S.A DE C.V.
Published by EMI MUSIC MEXICO S.A. DE C.V.
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it's only a fun movie
21 March 2011 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

This movie is a parody of saving private Ryan with a big difference: this movie is a comedy that uses the Mexican stereotype to bring us some funny situations. The starring actors in this movie make a great performance like a group of "narcos" (drug dealers) with all the colorful that people thinks the narcos has. The music, the clothes, the speech and the cars has one purpose: fun. The story worthless the important thing here is the relationship in the family. Miguel Rodarte, Joaquin Cossio and Jesus Ochoa made an excellent work. Adal Ramones and Jaime Camil like always: not good not bad. The soundtrack is a band music compilation with pop song soy rebelde by jeanette. If you have time go to cinema but first watch black swan, the king's speech, 127 hours or true grit.


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