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I'm So Excited! (2013)
"Los amantes pasajeros" (original title)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  8 March 2013 (Spain)
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When it appears as though the end is in sight, the pilots, flight crew, and passengers of a plane heading to Mexico City look to forget the anguish of the moment and face the greatest danger, which we carry within ourselves.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Coté Soler ...
Operario 2 (as Cote Soler)
Álex Acero
Benito Morón
Raúl Arévalo ...
Pepa Charro ...
Piluca (azafata 1)
Nasser Saleh ...
Joven étnico
Concha Galán ...
Señora clase turista
Infante (as José Mª Yazpik)
Guillermo Toledo ...
Ricardo Galán


A technical failure has endangered the lives of the people on board Peninsula Flight 2549. The pilots are striving, along with their colleagues in the Control Center, to find a solution. The flight attendants and the chief steward are atypical, baroque characters who, in the face of danger, try to forget their own personal problems and devote themselves body and soul to the task of making the flight as enjoyable as possible for the passengers, while they wait for a solution. Life in the clouds is as complicated as it is at ground level, and for the same reasons, which could be summarized in two: sex and death. Written by Production

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content including crude references, and drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

8 March 2013 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

I'm So Excited!  »

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Box Office


€5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$97,328 (USA) (28 June 2013)


$1,367,846 (USA) (1 November 2013)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Cecilia Roth had committed to star a theatre tour through Argentina when she got the offer from Pedro Almodóvar to star in the movie. Even though she felt awful for it, she ditched to play and fly to Spain to reunite with the director 11 years after their last collaboration. See more »


It is stated that the aircraft can't get permission for an emergency landing at any airport. The problem with this is twofold. First, it's hard to find a reason why no Spanish airport would allow an emergency landing of an aircraft with damaged landing gear (it would be somewhat reasonable in case of, say, an epidemic outbreak aboard the plane, but not in the case of a mechanical malfunction). Second, even if the Spanish authorities for some convoluted reason won't give the crew a permission to land, a flight from Madrid to Mexico City has enough fuel on board to reach literally hundreds of available airports throughout Europe, including some of the largest airports in the world (Heathrow, Amsterdam-Schiphol, Paris-CDG, Frankfurt or even Istanbul-Ataturk) perfectly prepared to deal with an A340 with mechanical problems. See more »


References The Ritz (1976) See more »


I'm So Excited
Written by Anita Pointer, Ruth Pointer, June Pointer, and Trevor Lawrence
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A really fresh and surrealist comedy
10 March 2013 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

What do you expect when you go to the cinema to watch a movie? Laugh? Then this is your movie; if you are not a movie critic,this is your movie;if you are not looking for a masterpiece of all times,,,this is your movie. I saw this film yesterday in Madrid,I didn't expect too much of this film because the Spanish critics have said of this movie all the negative you can imagine,,,I only can say that I laughed many times (like the rest of the public),when it ended I wanted more and all the people at the theater watching the film applauded very much,,,Just a funny comedy with all the surrealistic situations Almodovar can imagine,with great performances of all the cast,and a really comical musical scene into the airplane by the crew that makes great this movie,,,,Give it a chance!! you will be not disappointed !

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