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Casi casi (2006)

PG | | Adventure, Comedy | 2006 (USA)
Running for Student Council President will impress the popular girl, until she decides she wants to be president, too.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marian Pabon Marian Pabon ... Principal Richardson
Mario Pabón Mario Pabón ... Emilio
Irene Sofia Lucio ... María Eugenia (as Irene Lucio)
Alexis Arce Alexis Arce ... Mónica
Ricardo Arias Ricardo Arias ... Alfredo
Fernando Castro-Álvarez Fernando Castro-Álvarez ... Ángel
Marisa Gómez Marisa Gómez ... Natalia
Maite Cantó Maite Cantó ... Jacklynne
Albert Rodriguez Albert Rodriguez ... Mr. Bismark
Manuel Benítez Manuel Benítez ... Manolete
Tino García Tino García ... Don Paco
Wanda L. Sais Wanda L. Sais ... Cashier
Tatiana Rosado Tatiana Rosado ... Jessica
Teresa Casellas Teresa Casellas ... Maryjane
Annie Catalá Annie Catalá ... Amparo


Emilio is a normal teenager who somehow finds himself being sent to the principal's office every other week. He has a crush on Jacklynne, the most popular girl in school, so he decides to run for Student Council President in order to impress her. After announcing his candidacy, Emilio discovers, to his horror, that Jacklynne herself will be running for office against him. Emotions fly high as campaign fever intensifies. Not wanting to lose his chance to win her heart, Emilio devises a risky plan that could come to a disastrous end if the tyrannous school principal gets wind of his scheme. Written by Anonymous

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Adventure | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for language and some crude humor

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Release Date:

2006 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Lirica See more »
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Casi Casi 2 has been in the works since the release of the original. See more »


A Casi Casi 3 has been in the works since the release of Casi Casi 2. Since everyone loved the first Casi Casi, the writers decided it was in their best interest to make a 3rd one. See more »


Featured in Cinema Puerto Rico: una antropología visual (2014) See more »

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Excellent Film
28 June 2008 | by rpmoralesSee all my reviews

This movie was a fascinating look at modern day life in a Puerto Rican high school. It is funny and witty with great young performers who carry the movie brilliantly from scene to scene. It is a great family movie that all members can enjoy yet the message to young people about love and the loyalty of good friends is well presented without falling into a moralistic trap.

Too bad Puerto Rico doesn't produce more gems such as these. If it did Puerto Rico would be a world leader in film production for markets in the US, Latin America and Europe. Once this sleeping giant awakens look out!!!

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