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).
Funniest movie you'll ever read.
11 May 2012 (Mexico)
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Also Known As:
House of My Father
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Opening Weekend USA: $2,287,239,
18 March 2012, Limited Release
Gross USA: $5,895,238, 13 May 2012
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
Will Ferrell did this movie out of a contractual obligation. See more
When Armando helps Miss Lopez on the horse, a cigarette in his mouth can be seen and not seen between cuts. See more
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.
But I am smart father.
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.
At the end of the credits, there's a short commercial featuring Dan Haggerty, promoting Haggerty cigarettes. See more
Referenced in Bro's Before Ho's
Written by Andrew Steele
and John Nau
Performed by Cecilia Noel See more