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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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Esteban
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Manuel
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Onza
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Officer Blancardo
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DEA Agent Parker
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Young Miguel Ernesto (as Louis Carazo)
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Miguel Ernesto's Wife
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Young Armando
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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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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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Release Date:

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

Will Ferrell spent a month learning and speaking Spanish with a dialect coach for his role. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Miguel Ernesto: You are so much like your mother. She had such a good heart, and I know your heart is in the right place, but like your mother, you are not smart. You have never been smart.
Armando: But I am smart father.
Miguel Ernesto: Yes, of course, Armando. But for my trouble, I need someone who is very smart. If you were truly smart, you would know that you are dumb. Look at your fat head.
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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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Featured in Maltin on Movies: The Watch (2012) See more »

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Written by Traditional/Arranged By Dimitrios Xanopolos
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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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