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
Funniest movie you'll ever read.
11 May 2012 (Mexico)
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Also Known As:
House of My Father
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Opening Weekend USA: $2,287,239,
18 March 2012, Limited Release
Gross USA: $5,895,238, 13 May 2012
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
"Casa de mi Padre" means "House of my Father", or "My Father's House". See more
(at around 6 mins) When Ferrel is hiding behind the rock, the background is a two-part screen and was not lined up straight. However this movie has a lot of deliberate mistakes. A very obvious painted background, not lined up straight, is just one of them. See more
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.
At the end of the credits, there's a short commercial featuring Dan Haggerty, promoting Haggerty cigarettes. See more
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