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Casa de mi Padre (2012)

R  |   |  Comedy, Western  |  11 May 2012 (Mexico)
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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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Officer Blancardo
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Young Miguel Ernesto (as Louis Carazo)
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Hector (as Alejandro Patino)
Eduardo Ricard ...
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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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Rated R for bloody violence, language, some sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »

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11 May 2012 (Mexico)  »

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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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The copyright year shown beneath the title (in Roman numerals) is 1970. See more »

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When Armando helps Miss Lopez on the horse, a cigarette in his mouth can be seen and not seen between cuts. See more »

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Cameraman: 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? ...
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The Love child of Ricky Bobby + Anchorman
25 June 2011 | by See all my reviews

My husband and I saw this movie about 9 months ago as a finished product. It was AMAZING and way more funnier than you ever think it would be! Will speaks very good Spanish and uses "Pedro" from the Napoleon dynamite movie as his BFF. Can't go wrong without seeing this movie if you want to see the lovechild of Anchorman and Ricky Bobby. it combines cheap backdrops, randomness and everything there is to love about Will. Movie has anchorman wit and corniness and Ricky Bobby's humorous take on Spanish Novellas. No Will Ferrel Movie is complete without dream sequences and lots of laughs that will make you want to purchase the movie when it comes out. We will be seeing this movie again once it hits theaters.


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