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No Manches Frida (2016)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 2 September 2016 (USA)
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NO MANCHES FRIDA is the story of Zequi, a recently released bank robber who goes to recover stolen money buried by his ditzy accomplice before going to jail. They return to the site only to... See full summary »

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Nacho G. Velilla

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Laurence Rosenthal (screenplay), Claudio Herrera (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Omar Chaparro ... Zequi
Martha Higareda ... Lucy
Mónica Dionne Mónica Dionne ... Miss Gaby
Rocio Garcia Rocio Garcia ... Jenny
Regina Pavón Regina Pavón ... Mónica
Mario Morán Mario Morán ... Cristobal
Fernanda Castillo Fernanda Castillo ... Caro
Pamela Moreno Pamela Moreno ... Cuquis
Adal Ramones ... Sr. Valdez
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carla Adell Carla Adell ... Laura
Norma Angelica Norma Angelica ... Lic. Lopez
Susana Ayala Susana Ayala ... Lucha
Briggitte Bozzo Briggitte Bozzo ... Marifer (as Brigitte Bozzo)
Miriam Calderón Miriam Calderón ... Miss Gimena (as Miriam Calderon)
El Cibernetico El Cibernetico ... Paco
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NO MANCHES FRIDA is the story of Zequi, a recently released bank robber who goes to recover stolen money buried by his ditzy accomplice before going to jail. They return to the site only to find that Frida Kahlo High has built a gymnasium over the loot. To get the money, he poses as a substitute teacher for a school that can't seem to keep any teachers around. Zequi comes in ready to lay down the law- but he quickly finds out that life on the inside may have been easier to deal with than a school full of wild and rebellious teenagers. Written by Pantelion Films

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The students are bad, the teachers are worse

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude sexual content, drug material, teen smoking and drinking, brief strong language and gestures, and thematic elements. | See all certifications »
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USA | Mexico | Germany

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

2 September 2016 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,650,000, 2 September 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$11,514,388, 30 October 2016
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Trivia

Like the original German film Fack ju Göhte (2013), this film proved to be extremely successful. At the time of release the film had the third highest opening weekend for a Mexican movie (63,2 million pesos). See more »

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Remake of Fack ju Göhte (2013) See more »

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Para siempre... tal vez
Written by Noel Schajris (as Nahuel Schajris)
Performed by Sin Bandera
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Pretty good slapstick comedy.
8 September 2016 | by tprspanSee all my reviews

I saw this movie tonight, a Thursday, in Northwest Indiana, and my wife and I were the only ones in the theater. I have to say that it could have come off as an average slapstick Mexican comedy, but Omar Chaparro and Martha Higareda(looking too thin I'm afraid)saved this one. The two seem to have good chemistry, the comedy scenes and jokes seem to work well, and the film has a solid plot. I have heard that this film is a copy of a German film, and I guess if I had seen that one first, I would have rated this film lower. But, I've only seen this one, so what do I care, it made me laugh. On a side note, check out Martha in the comedy/drama "7 Días"(a very unknown, but very good film), and Omar in the comedy "Suave Patria".


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