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No manches Frida (2016)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 2 September 2016 (USA)
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Zequi, a recently released bank robber who goes to recover stolen money buried by his ditzy accomplice before going to jail.

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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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Storyline

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

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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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Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

2 September 2016 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,676,235, 4 September 2016

Gross USA:

$11,528,613

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$23,540,937
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Trivia

Omar Chaparro had a TV show called No manches (2004) which coincidentally is also the title of this film. See more »

Quotes

Zequi: It's about time you realize who's the boss around here.
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Remake of Suck Me Shakespeer (2013) See more »

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Meh
13 April 2018 | by qetzalitaSee all my reviews

I usually have the 'opportunity' to see trailers on theaters almost every month and also catch tons of advertisement of the same matter even on Youtube adds. We're told to support national arts and cinema overall, but watching the kind of crap they have been producing, it's almost painful to bear.

This movie entertains, but sometimes it turns into some cringy moments where you can't find a place to hide, so you can avoid such shame. It's not different from other new mexican films like 'How to be a Latinlover', '3 Friends (also a remake)', or 'Treintona, Soltera y Fantástica': all just a bunch of insignificant movies, that you'd watch in a family night, just to pass the time, but nothing too serious. Besides, the plot is somehow unreal and absurd. I've never seen a high school where you can throw feces to your professors, or that kind of stuff. The humor was silly but not extremely ridiculous, I must admit.

The movie is not too bad to deserve a review, it's just that there's a wide distribution of these irrelevant and pathetic films in Mexico, instead of supporting the art, the cinema which is really worth it, and no one cares about.


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