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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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Pedro Almodóvar
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Antonio Banderas ... León
Penélope Cruz ... Jessica
Coté Soler Coté Soler ... Operario 2 (as Cote Soler)
Antonio de la Torre ... Álex Acero
Hugo Silva ... Benito Morón
Miguel Ángel Silvestre ... Novio
Laya Martí ... Novia
Javier Cámara ... Joserra
Carlos Areces ... Fajas
Raúl Arévalo ... Ulloa
Pepa Charro ... Piluca (azafata 1)
Nasser Saleh ... Joven étnico
Concha Galán Concha Galán ... Señora clase turista
José María Yazpik ... Infante (as José Mª Yazpik)
Guillermo Toledo Guillermo Toledo ... Ricardo Galán
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

8 March 2013 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

I'm So Excited! See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€1,927,984 (Spain), 8 March 2013, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$97,328, 30 June 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,367,846, 3 November 2013

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,724,119, 31 December 2013
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Company Credits

Production Co:

El Deseo See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Fajas wasn't such a mean character on the screenplay, but after a few days shooting, Pedro Almodóvar noticed that Carlos Areces was, using his comic instinct, making him meaner, because it was funnier like that. The director loved the change, so allowed it. See more »

Goofs

When the lady in the black shirt is about to jump off the bridge, she receives a call and answers the phone. She keeps talking, but the screen is on "home", showing the menu items which means that the phone is not receiving a call. See more »

Connections

References The Ritz (1976) See more »

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Extra I
by Alberto Iglesias
© 2013 AI Music / Quartet Records
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A really fresh and surrealist comedy
10 March 2013 | by sergibenidormSee 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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