MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 10,546 this week

Pepe & Santo vs. America (2009)

 |  Comedy  |  2009 (USA)
5.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.9/10 from 53 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 1 critic

Pepe travels to America with Santo (The Patron Saint of Immigrants) in search of his grandmother's dying wish..."The Mexican Dream."

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

ON DISC

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 150 titles
created 14 Oct 2011
 
P
a list of 1305 titles
created 28 Nov 2012
 
a list of 271 titles
created 05 Nov 2013
 
a list of 51 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Pepe & Santo vs. America (2009)

Pepe & Santo vs. America (2009) on IMDb 5.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Pepe & Santo vs. America.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

El Cartel de los Sapos (TV Series 2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Two good friends join the underground world of Drug trafficking to make quick money and have a better quality of living. The illegal drugs trafficking world seems to be attractive to all ... See full summary »

Stars: Manolo Cardona, Neal Kodinsky, Karen Martínez
Comedy

In order to help save the world from an Aztec Apocalypse, a gringo from the barrio, raised by an elite group of covert Mexican warriors, has to over-come self doubt transforming into a ... See full summary »

Director: Michael D. Olmos
Stars: Danny Trejo, Elpidia Carrillo, Kuno Becker
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929); a war by the people of Mexico against the atheistic Mexican government.

Director: Dean Wright
Stars: Andy Garcia, Oscar Isaac, Catalina Sandino Moreno
Daddy's Home (2010)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

When an elementary school teacher named Angelica gets involved with a newly relocated family, she discovers that they are hiding from more than just a broken marriage. What do you do when Daddy comes home?

Director: Justin Price
Stars: Christina Trevino, C.H. Morris, Sebastian Trevino
Señora Acero (TV Series 2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

An innocent woman becomes haunted by the death of her husband to later learn that he was worked in the drug business. This woman, Sara, slowly begins her own drug traffiquing and becomes a ... See full summary »

Stars: Blanca Soto, Christian Sanchez, Alan Castillo
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Adam Jacobo ...
Pepe
...
Julio
...
Isabel
...
Juan
...
Nick (as Robert Lambert)
...
Lupe
Robert E. Martinez ...
Sylvester
...
Todd Ewing
Peter C. Garcia ...
Richard
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gopal Bidari ...
1st Phone Sex Operator
...
Yolanda
Ivana Cantu ...
Juan's daughter #2
Jackie Cantu ...
Bibi
Chloe Carrera ...
Frazzled Mom
...
VW Bug Driver
Edit

Storyline

Pepe travels to America with Santo (The Patron Saint of Immigrants) in search of his grandmother's dying wish..."The Mexican Dream."

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

2009 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
OK Indie Comedy about the Mexican-American Dream
13 March 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Pepe seeks the Mexican Dream. It's a dream inspired by his recently deceased grandmother to own a home in America. With a tattered real estate advertisement (to own a home for $2000 down), his life savings, and little doll named Santo, Pepe enters the USA on a fake passport to seek his dream. But he finds that his savings isn't enough for a down payment, he's short $500. He ends up on a street corner hoping for day labor jobs.

The movie is not just about Pepe's dreams but a multi-storied tale about Mexican immigrants. There's the stressed out father, boxing wannabe, aspiring dress-maker, no confidence lawyer, and a couple of telenovela stars researching a role. Pepe even meets a girl and of course there's a greedy American. They mow people's lawns, build their schools, pick up their dog's poo and take care of their kids. It's pointed out that Mexicans don't dominate the making of affordable spicy food. That crown has been taken by the Chinese, who according to the Mexicans, build a hell of a wall too.

excerpt from www.cinemaliberated.com


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Pepe & Santo vs. America (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?