How to Be A Latin Lover

How to Be A Latin Lover

DVD - 2017
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Maximo gets the surprise of his life when his wealthy, 80 year old wife dumps him for a younger car salesman. Forced out of his mansion, he must now move in with his estranged sister Sara and her nerdy but adorable son Hugo. Anxious to return to the lap of luxury, Maximo hatches a scheme to seduce a widowed billionaire and live the high life once again.
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA :, Pantelion,, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE HOW
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,region 1,rda
digital,optical,surround,Dolby Digital 5.1,rda
1 videodisc (115 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches

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PearlyKayAm1
Jul 24, 2018

Funny, interesting, farcical, over-the-top, enjoyable, with more than a few sight-gags. Get ready to do a lot of reading because whenever the brother/sister are talking to each other, they do it in Spanish with English subtitles (20% of the movie).

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VcrRocker
Jul 07, 2018

It's a heart warming fish out of water story loaded with clever gags and laughs. The film is blessed with sumptuous girls like Selma and Raquel, but Eugenio Derbez steals the show. Los Angeles continues to successfully play itself. Show me your sexy!

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ilovewhippets
May 20, 2018

Very funny! A Classic! Can watch it over and over!

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cgarzon
Apr 21, 2018

Haha, Salam Hayek, Rob Lowe and Eugenio Derbez. Cringe worthy comedy good for a laugh!

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msaustin206
Jan 24, 2018

I laughed all the way through this movie. This is a so-stupid-it's-funny movie. I found it VERY VERY FUNNY right from the start. I love the Spanglish. The casting is excellent. Unexpected goofy yet believable acting from Rob Lowe that delighted my funny bone. His character is such a ham. Selma Hayak has very good way of delivering comedy. Oh and the last scenes with Racquel Welch had me giggling and laughing! The little boy who played the nephew was spot on with all his seasoned co-stars. I like this so much I'll look to own it.

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COURIER3
Jan 18, 2018

Silly, some interesting parts. I am a fan of Salma Hayek. Some interesting roles played by the older rich women. Glad to see Linda Lavin of Mel's Diner and Flo TV sitcom had a part.

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msmoshii
Jan 15, 2018

Very funny and entertaining. Love the script and acting. Many all-star cameos...Laughed out loud several times!
Used closed caption as the dialogue mixes and interplays quickly between Spanish and English.

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cmarie20
Jan 07, 2018

Silly and funny - Salma Hayek can sing!

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lindy919
Jan 06, 2018

Often funny and sweet but needed better editing to cut out the many obvious gags (I lost count of how many times people were slapped or hit it the head) and other jokes that ran too long.

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annod
Dec 27, 2017

Thought this would be a lot bigger time waster than it was. There were a lot of laughs, and the main actor was excellent. It's worth it if you're in need of a laugh.

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jimg2000
Dec 14, 2017

Only 4 short quotes in IMDb, here's more:
Papa always said that you get what you work for, not what you wish for.
-And look what happened to him!
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After I gave her my best years, after I gave her my youth, after I gave her the best of me! Of course, now that my boobs have sagged, she finds someone younger than me.
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Did you dye your hair?
- Yep! All of it. I gave myself a little makeover.
Maybe next time they can make over your brain.
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I had a chance to be a part of a family, and I ruined it.
-I don't think you ruined it, because it's never too late to make it right. "Catta" do what you "catta" do.
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"You can't live your life afraid that something bad will happen, because then you really never lived. "
-Where did you hear that?
Uncle Maximo.

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jimg2000
Dec 14, 2017

You're not attracted to me?
-No!
Really?
- Not at all. No, I'm attracted to, like, really good looking guys. Guys with, like, great faces and great bodies, who are muscular and handsome, and younger, much younger than you, and tall- a lot taller. But that's just me.
But then... why did you give me the job?
-I think I'm just drawn to helping less fortunate, damaged, sad, sad, sad, sad creatures.
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We're family!
-No. You're not family. You're nothing more than a lazy 46 year old freeloader, who doesn't think of anyone but himself. ... You stole his hopes. You stole his dreams. But it ends now. You will never use me or Hugo again, understood?
I'm 39.
-What?
You said I'm 46, but I'm 39.
-No, you're not.
Of course I am.
- Hell no!
Of course I am.
- But I'm 42!
So what?
- You're my older brother!
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You know, the McLarens are like snowflakes, in that no two are ever the same.

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