Armando Alvarez (Will Ferrell) has lived and worked on his father's ranch in Mexico his entire life. As the ranch encounters financial difficulties, Armando's younger brother Raul (Diego Luna), shows up with his new fiancé, Sonia (Genesis Rodriguez). It seems that Raul's success as an international businessman means the ranch's troubles are over as he pledges to settle all debts his father has incurred. But when Armando falls for Sonia, and Raul's business dealings turn out to be less than legit, all hell breaks loose as they find themselves in a war with Mexico's most feared drug lord, the mighty Onza (Gael Garcia Bernal). Written by
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11 May 2012 (Mexico)
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Also Known As:
House of My Father
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Opening Weekend: $2,287,239
(16 March 2012)
(11 May 2012)
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
The opening voice-over by Kris Kristofferson
, "If it sounds Spanish, man, that's what it is; it's a Spanish movie," echoes the spoken opening of his version of "Me and Bobby McGee," which he wrote in 1970: "If it sounds country, man, that's what it is; it's a country song." See more
When Onza is on the phone with the police officer he tells him keep the Americans away and hangs up the phone, in the next shot the conversation continues and he has the phone in his hand again. See more
Hello all, I apologize profusely for what you are watching right now. This was actually the most amazing sequence shot over three days with live coyotes, two Bengals tigers and a lion, but for legal reasons we can't release the footage. Did I know that coyotes can't be trained? No. Did I do background checks on the animal handlers? No. Did the tigers get into the cocaine? Yes. Was it a good idea to have coke and other drugs lying around the set? Probably not. Did some crew members get eaten? ...
At the end of the credits, there's a short commercial featuring Dan Haggerty, promoting Haggerty cigarettes. See more
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