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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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Young Miguel Ernesto (as Louis Carazo)
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Hector (as Alejandro Patino)
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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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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,287,239 (USA) (18 March 2012)

Gross:

$5,895,238 (USA) (13 May 2012)
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Will Ferrell spent a month learning and speaking Spanish with a dialect coach for his role. See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the movie when Onza is shot and falls dead to the floor below, his body is briefly seen, but when it cuts back his body is no where to be found. See more »

Quotes

Miguel Ernesto: I still say you care more for the baby cow than for a woman.
Armando: Yes, it's true, Manuel, but only because I have not found the right woman.
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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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Written by Andrew Steele and John Nau
Performed by Cecilia Noel
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classic, intelligent humor
17 July 2012 | by (out there) – See all my reviews

This movie is getting ripped on left and right, thankfully I decided to give it a shot anyway and was pleasantly surprised. The humor is pretty old-school which you rarely see these days. They don't spoon-feed the audience a lot of obvious HAW and BAHAHAHA moments which is what makes this movie clever. I got the direction and what they were trying to accomplish throughout. Loved the way it was shot, especially the cut scenes where the director really had some fun. For those of you who enjoy comedy on many different levels, this one is a must. Oh, and could Genesis Rodriguez be any hotter? Stunning woman. Very much enjoyed this flick and I hope people give it a chance. Don't believe all the negative hype. Popular opinion is rarely the right opinion.


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