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Casa de mi Padre
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Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell

Armando
Pedro Armendáriz Jr.

Pedro Armendáriz Jr.

Miguel Ernesto
Efren Ramirez

Efren Ramirez

Esteban
Manuel Urrego

Manuel Urrego

Officer Blancardo


Written by
Andrew Steele

Andrew Steele

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Eva Maria Peters

Eva Maria Peters

dubbing dialogue


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The design is brilliant, the delivery is mediocre

1 year, 8 months ago at Nov 6 14:42
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"Let him die. He's missing a hand anyway."

The concept behind Casa de mi Padre can be summed up very simply: Will Ferrell in a telenovela spoof - in Spanish! It's the type of pitch that one would expect for a short Saturday Night Live skit, which is unsurprising since Casa de mi Padre's writer and director have been involved in SNL for years. A Spanish-language parody of low-budget ... read more

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2 years, 3 months ago at Apr 24 11:06
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Warning: this movie must be watched only by people with very good sense of humor. I don't understand why people are criticizing it so much : it's really good, and since it's a comedy, it's supposed to make us laugh, well that made me crack up, so I just love it! Great parody of spaghetti mexican western movies, satirizing elements of classical mexican movies and mexican telenovelas. Whoever doesn'... read more

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1 month, 1 week ago at Jun 22 19:17
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I never really wanted to see this one. I hate Will Ferrell and this just didn't garner any interest for me. It does have a pleasant cast otherwise with the likes of Diego Luna, Genesis Rodriguez, Efren Ramirez, and Gael Garcia Bernal.

It is quite obvious a parody of telenovelas and low budget Mexican cinema. It starts off with some Spanish music and a narrator announcing it will be a... read more
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Armando Alvarez has lived and worked on his father's ranch in Mexico his entire life. As the ranch faces financial strains, Armando's younger brother Raul shows up with his new fiancee, Sonia and pledges to settle all his father's debts.
Release date: 11 May 2012
2012 (3), Comedy (3), 2010s (1), La Vi En El Cine (1), Action (1)
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BAMF posted a review 1 month, 1 week ago

“I never really wanted to see this one. I hate Will Ferrell and this just didn't garner any interest for me. It does have a pleasant cast otherwise with the likes of Diego Luna, Genesis Rodriguez, Efren Ramirez, and Gael Garcia Bernal.

It is quite obvious a parody of telenovelas and low budget Mexican cinema. It starts off with some Spanish music and a narrator announcing it will be a Mexican film due to this. I did like the Christina Aguilera James Bondy theme song. That was kind of funny. Most of it just tries way too hard to be funny though. It ends up coming up way too short of that. Sure I snickered a few times, but it was more due to stupidity than anything else. It had a few moments of violence I had not expected to see which were probably the only interesting thing here. ” read more

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" Actors Worthy of Note: Will Ferrell Diego Luna Pedro Armendáriz Jr. Genesis Rodriguez Efren Ramirez Adrian Martinez Gael Garcia Bernal Nick Offerman Molly Shannon and Thomas Rosales Jr. True Rating: 3.4/10 My Review: Review de mi Padre"


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PvtCaboose91 posted a review 1 year, 8 months ago

The design is brilliant, the delivery is mediocre

“"Let him die. He's missing a hand anyway."

The concept behind Casa de mi Padre can be summed up very simply: Will Ferrell in a telenovela spoof - in Spanish! It's the type of pitch that one would expect for a short Saturday Night Live skit, which is unsurprising since Casa de mi Padre's writer and director have been involved in SNL for years. A Spanish-language parody of low-budget Mexican serials, this is an oddball comedy, but it's not nearly as insane or downright hilarious as it had the potential to be. Its restrained approach is commendable since it compels Ferrell to attempt a different brand of humour, but the finished movie is only marginally successful, with only a handful of laughs here and there. The premise would be better suited for a ten-minute sketch, as it feels t” read more

Polly Pop posted a review 2 years, 3 months ago

“Warning: this movie must be watched only by people with very good sense of humor. I don't understand why people are criticizing it so much : it's really good, and since it's a comedy, it's supposed to make us laugh, well that made me crack up, so I just love it! Great parody of spaghetti mexican western movies, satirizing elements of classical mexican movies and mexican telenovelas. Whoever doesn't understand Mexican pop culture will not understand this movie either. Love the performances by Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna, who are superior actors that can be chameleons and play any kind of character. Really funny and really good to watch in a boring afternoon. If the movie had been turned on into a drama - without the funny parts and stuffed animals and stuff - it would be a nice movie ” read more

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