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Casa de mi Padre (2012)

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Scheming on a way to save their father's ranch, the Alvarez brothers find themselves in a war with Mexico's most feared drug lord.

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Cast

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Esteban
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Manuel
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Onza
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Officer Blancardo
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DEA Agent Parker
Jerry Collins ...
DEA Agent #2
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Young Miguel Ernesto (as Louis Carazo)
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Miguel Ernesto's Wife
Elijah Velarde ...
Young Armando
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Hector (as Alejandro Patino)
Eduardo Ricard ...
Old Friend #1
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Storyline

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 Production

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Funniest movie you'll ever read.

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Comedy | Western

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Rated R for bloody violence, language, some sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »

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11 May 2012 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

House of My Father  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,287,239 (USA) (16 March 2012)

Gross:

$5,895,238 (USA) (11 May 2012)
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Trivia

Director Matt Piedmont met with Javier Bardem about playing the character of The Onza. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

DEA Agent Parker: Listen you piece of shit. I make one call, and I can get 10 helicopters to come over that hill and turn your ranch into a lit fart.
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At the end of the credits, there's a short commercial featuring Dan Haggerty, promoting Haggerty cigarettes. See more »

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Referenced in Bros Before Hos (2013) See more »

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Written by Nachum Heiman (Acum)
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Casa de mi Padre is a GEM!
20 July 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Perhaps because I grew up amid my family's obsession with nightly Spanish soap-operas, the spoof of this most ridiculous genre made the movie so hilarious! I have been a fan of Will Ferrell since he played the cow bell on SNL. When he's in character just walking into a room makes me crack up, so watching him immersed in the character of Armando Alvarez, speaking Spanish throughout the entire movie made it all the funnier. The lampooning of stereo-types and clichés were abundant and satisfyingly fresh. The entire cast was fabulous and the small details, for those who notice, make this movie one of the best comedic films I've seen in a long time. It was a pleasure and a treat to watch.


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