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Veneno (2018)

TV-14 | | Action, Drama, Sport | 13 April 2018 (USA)
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The origin and rise of the most famous Dominican wrestler of all time, Rafael Sánchez aka Jack Veneno, and his arch-nemesis, José Manuel Guzmán aka Relámpago Hernández.

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Tabaré Blanchard
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Cast

Credited cast:
Manny Perez ... Jack Veneno / Rafa
Pepe Sierra Pepe Sierra ... Relámpago Hernández / Josema
Richard Douglas ... Vampiro Cao
Ovandy Camilo Ovandy Camilo ... Silvio Paulino
Riccardo Bardellino Riccardo Bardellino ... Luca Diana
Mario Nunez Mario Nunez ... El Puma
Jaime Pina Jaime Pina ... El Tuerto
Yamile Scheker Yamile Scheker ... Doña Tatica
Xiomara Rodríguez Xiomara Rodríguez ... Doña Sion
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mario Alba Mario Alba ... Oponente 6
Héctor Aníbal ... Caballero Negro
Janio Bencosme Janio Bencosme ... Rafa (niño)
Ramón Emilio Candelario Ramón Emilio Candelario ... Alberto Tamárez
Omar de la Cruz Omar de la Cruz ... El Bronco
Luvil Gonzalez Luvil Gonzalez ... Tía Marina
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The origin and rise of the most famous Dominican wrestler of all time, Rafael Sánchez aka Jack Veneno, and his arch-nemesis, José Manuel Guzmán aka Relámpago Hernández.

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Genres:

Action | Drama | Sport

Certificate:

TV-14
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Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

13 April 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Veneno, 1ra. Caída: El Relámpago de Jack See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA See more »

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Budget:

DOP 115,126,396 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Executive Producer Riccardo Bardellino chose Manny Pérez for the main role after seeing him on the poster for The King of Najayo (2012), where Pérez sports a beard similar to Veneno's iconic look. See more »

Goofs

The "Dominicana" airplane shown landing in 1969 features a livery design from the late 70s. See more »

Crazy Credits

Before the opening credits, a scene from the TV wrestling show in the eighties is re-enacted to highlight the sponsors. During the end credits, the re-enactment is continued to announce the film sequel. See more »

Connections

Featured in Premios La Silla (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

El Resguardo
performed by El Gran Poder de Diosa
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History & fantasy together!
9 January 2019 | by manuelsanchez48See all my reviews

Great movie, characters, music. If you know something about Jack Veneno your experience with this movie will be greater.


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