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Saving Private Perez -- 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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Release Date:
2 September 2011 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
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... | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 1 nomination See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Miguel Rodarte ... Julián Pérez

Jesús Ochoa ... Chema Díaz

Joaquín Cosio ... Rosalío Medoza

Gerardo Taracena ... Carmelo Benavides
Rodrigo Oviedo ... Pumita

Marius Biegai ... Sasha Boginski

Jaime Camil ... Eladio
Adal Ramones ... Benito García

Isela Vega ... Doña Elvira de Pérez

Juan Carlos Flores ... Juan Pérez

Claudia Salinas ... Chayito
Alexander Minchenko ... Yuri

Randy Vasquez ... Lt. Diaz
Kaveh Parmas ... Ahmed Kubba
Agustín Tapia ... Angel Exterminador (as Agustín 'Oso' Tapia)
Guillermo Quintanilla ... Delfino
Roberto Espejo ... Mayordomo
Humberto Yáñez ... Jefe Militar Turco
Jorge Celaya ... Román
William Raymond ... Willis
Enoc Leaño ... Secretario de Estado
Manuel Domínguez ... Choco
Gaston Peterson ... Romero
Perro Aguayo Sr. ... Cornello (as Pedro 'El Gordo' Aguayo)
Gerardo Ott ... Pascual
Alfredo Herrera ... Contacto árabe

Veronica Falcón ... Mujer árabe
Danil Artamonov ... Mercenario Ruso
Alex Koslov ... Escolta Yuri
Carl Dillard ... Oficial EU
Gerald Peterson ... Soldado
Wilson Mena ... Soldado

Johnny Gerland ... Daily (as John Gerald Randall)
Vicky Palacios ... Esposa de Benito García
Rodolfo Calderón ... Hijo de Benito García
Derek Sasso ... Hijo de Benito García
Fernanda Murra Sala ... Ahijada de Rosalío
Konstantin Kursky ... Cirujano Plástico
Greg Lucas ... Ingeniero USA (as Greg Lucas)
Gutemberg Brito ... Rebelde árabe
Ricardo Lorenzana ... Rebelde árabe
Alejandro Ramírez Borjón ... Soldado Turco
Daniel Trejo Terrazas ... Soldado Turco
Michelle Marie Benoit ... Periodista norteamericana (as Michelle Benoit)
Iratxe Beorlegui ... Reportera española
Carlos Peralta ... Asesor norteño en mesa de Juntas
Walter Ormeño ... Asesor norteño en mesa de Juntas (as Walter Ormeño 'Bengala Man')
Gerardo Tamez ... Staff Newscenter Televisa
Alex Cervantes ... Julián Pérez (13 años)
Fernanda Nakakawa ... Staff Newscenter Televisa
Victor Rivera ... Juan Pérez (8 años)
Angel Torres ... Niño Julián Pérez
Miguel Enrique Rodriguez ... Niño Carmelo Benavides
Alejandro Aguilera ... Niño Juan Pérez
Armando Sicsik Del Toro ... Standee de Julián Pérez
Leonardo Kourchenko ... Himself
Michael Birnberg ... (additional voices)
Ali Barabulut ... (additional voices)
Tulay Karakus ... (additional voices)
Amina El Mekaoul ... (additional voices)
Yaffam Ali ... (additional voices)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vicente Fox ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Beto Gómez 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Francisco Payó González 
Beto Gómez 

Produced by
Alexis Fridman .... producer
Fernanda Gabenara .... associate producer
Alex Garcia .... producer
Beto Gómez .... producer
Diloy Gülün .... line producer: Turkey
Mariano Menendez .... executive producer
Billy Rovzar .... producer
Fernando Rovzar .... producer
Alejandro Safa .... executive producer
Anwar Safa .... executive producer
Sandra Solares .... line producer
Walter Von Borstel .... producer
 
Original Music by
Mark Mothersbaugh 
 
Cinematography by
Daniel Jacobs 
 
Film Editing by
Mario Sandoval 
 
Casting by
Manuel Teil 
 
Production Design by
Raymundo Cabrera 
 
Art Direction by
Alejandra Quijano 
 
Set Decoration by
Liz Medrano 
 
Costume Design by
Marylin Fitoussi 
 
Makeup Department
Antonio Garfias .... makeup artist
Roberto Ortiz .... makeup department head
Marco Antonio Pérez .... key hair stylist
Karina Rodríguez .... makeup artist
Felipe Salazar .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Stephanie 'Tuty' Correa .... unit manager
Carlos A. Morales .... post-production supervisor
Horacio Rodríguez .... unit manager
Erica Sánchez Su .... executive in charge of production
Juan Uruchurtu .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mauricio Lule .... first assistant director: second unit
Miguel Necoechea Jr. .... second assistant director
Jorge Eduardo Ramírez .... first assistant director
Hugo Rodríguez .... first assistant director
Anwar Safa .... second unit director
Rodrigo Valdés .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Fernando Acevedo .... props
Renata Alegría .... set dresser
Maga Bellomo .... property master
Leopoldo Castellanos .... on-set dresser
Javier Cortes .... construction coordinator
Carlos Cosio .... special props
Diego Gajardo .... graphic design director
Carlos Lagunas .... lead set designer
Edgar Matamoros .... graphic designer
Lucía Oceguera .... set dresser
Sandro Valdez .... set designer
 
Sound Department
Miguel Ángel Blanco .... foley editor
Eduardo Castillo .... adr recordist
Eduardo Castillo .... dialogue editor
Eduardo Castillo .... sound effects editor
Fernando Cámara .... sound
Eric Dounce .... sound designer
Paulina García .... sound department coordinator
Enrique Greiner .... sound designer
Enrique Greiner .... sound re-recording mixer
Miguel Ángel Molina .... sound mixer
Ernesto Muñoz .... boom operator
Michael Parlett .... adr engineer
Raúl Zabala .... on-set sound assistant
 
Special Effects by
Alejandro Vázquez .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Gustavo Bellon .... digital compositor
Diana Vergara Camacho .... digital compositor
Roger Alcocer del Olmo .... modeler: compositor
Jose C. Garcia de Letona .... visual effects producer
Alejandra Gonzalez-Reygadas .... visual effects producer
Jose Julian Karam Lopez .... digital compositor
Juan Carlos Lepe .... cg artist
Miguel Lizarraga .... matte paint artist
Diego Vazquez Lozano .... visual effects artist
Edgardo Mejia .... visual effects producer
Jorge Mendoza .... digital compositor
Pilar Sarmiento Mere .... digital compositor
Edgar Piña .... cg artist
Raul Prado .... visual effects supervisor
Diego Riestra .... visual effects artist
Omar Rocha .... digital compositor
Omar Rocha .... graphics design
Mevlana Rumi .... digital compositor
Guillermo Leonardo Diaz Sotelo .... compositor
 
Stunts
Hugo Aguilera .... stunt double
Odin Ayala .... stunts
Omar Ayala .... stunts
Julian Bucio .... stunt coordinator
Toni Bucio .... stunt double
Victor Hugo Ramirez .... stunts
Alonso Rosado .... stunts
Jordi Sendra Morales .... stunts
Rafael Valdez .... stunts
Pablo Vinós .... stunt double
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Marc Bellver .... cinematographer: second unit
Jose Gutierrez .... assistant camera
Leonardo Julián .... gaffer
Dariela Ludlow .... camera c operator
Juan Pablo Ojeda .... first assistant "a" camera: second unit
Anna Soler Cepriá .... still photographer
 
Casting Department
Jorge Guerrero .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rodolfo Cruz .... wardrobe assistant
Zeferino Gutierrez .... wardrobe assistant
Gerardo Medina .... wardrobe coordinator
Guadalupe Narváez .... wardrobe assistant
Ana Gabriela Nuñez .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
Salvador Flores .... assistant editor
Raul Luna .... colorist
Mathieu Reid .... color timer
 
Music Department
John Enroth .... arranger
John Enroth .... musician
John Enroth .... orchestrator
Lynn Fainchtein .... music supervisor
Albert Fox .... arranger
Albert Fox .... musician
Albert Fox .... orchestrator
 
Transportation Department
Sergio Galicia .... unit driver
 
Other crew
David Alatorre .... production assistant
Jose Manuel Ballesteros .... catering coordinator
Roberto Cárdenas .... production assistant
Fuad Abed Dalton .... key production assistant
Manuel Del Toro .... armorer
Rafael Del Toro .... armorer
Brenda Fernández .... production assistant
Rabdul Fez .... making-of
Andrea Gamboa .... additional assistant production coordinator
Lili Gonzalez .... production coordinator
Norka Guerrero .... animal trainer
José Alberto López .... executive production manager (as Beto López)
Jobo Panteras .... making-of director and editor
Lorenzo Roca .... animal trainer
Rodrigo Santoyo .... film scan
Karla Cadena Soto .... production assistant
Fernando Torres .... production assistant
Alejandra Treviño .... production assistant
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Salvando al Soldado Pérez" - Mexico (original title)
"Private Pérez" - International (English title) (imdb display title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for violence and brief strong language
Runtime:
Mexico:105 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

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 »
Movie Connections:
References Saving Private Ryan (1998)See more »
Soundtrack:
Soldado PérezSee more »

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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Of no interest whatsoever., 3 October 2012
Author: Adrian Becerra from Mexico

This attempted Hollywood style action movie is a shameful example of what a lack of talent can achieve. The fact that it received support from government institutions is a disgrace for Mexican cinema.

While the premise is not bad, the script lacks character depth. The gags don't work and, overall, gives the idea of a lack of direction. Instead of progressing, it just keeps getting worse and worse. The situations go from unrealistic to ludicrous and, as the movie advances, it becomes more reliant on special effects which are not credible at all. As a truck advances through the sand dunes of some dessert in Asia, it looks like an old-fashion animation of it.

The budget used on this film could be a lot more profitable if put in the right hands.

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