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The Little Match Makers (2011)

It's summer in San Diego. Lily (Hannah Frantz) and her mother, Diane (Jacleen Haber), are on vacation from New York City while Pepin (Julian Ortiz) and his father, Jose (Agustin Castaneda),... See full summary »
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Hannah Frantz ...
Lily Richards
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Diane Richards
Julian Ortiz ...
Pepin Casas
Agustín Castañeda ...
Jose Casas
Nicolas DiBello ...
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Officer Candy
Joey Molina ...
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Satya Chavez ...
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Rosalie Ortiz ...
Officer Miranda
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Roberto
Marina Inserra ...
Monica
Jessica Roe ...
Gina
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It's summer in San Diego. Lily (Hannah Frantz) and her mother, Diane (Jacleen Haber), are on vacation from New York City while Pepin (Julian Ortiz) and his father, Jose (Agustin Castaneda), from Mexico City are also on vacation. The kids meet at the beach and quickly discover they have a lot in common with each other even if they are from different places. Both are ten years old, both their parents are divorced, and both want their parents to be happy. Why not introduce their parents to each other in hopes that they will fall in love so everyone has the best summer ever? Despite Pepin & Lily's grand plan, it's not as easy as they think it will be. When they orchestrate the first encounter between their parents, much to their dismay, their parents can't stand each other! With a bad start, how can these little matchmakers spark the magic that will make their mom & dad fall for each other? The quirky Officer Candy (Richard Hatch) & the bumbling waiter (Valente Rodriguez) offer assistance... Written by Anonymous

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Pretty decent flick (if you like similar story lines)
6 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just by looking at the poster,I could figure out what this movie was going to be like and about.I mean this in no disrespect to the writers and everything,but it is a predictable plot.You have your humor,drama,and other cliché movie themes.I mean:two kids with single parents meet,become friends,do the math.But one thing's different from others:they befriend a cop and not some thug. This isn't an awful movie,but it's also not a masterpiece.I guess you would want to watch it as a family who's easily amused.I believe it is ABC Family material though. If you're expecting to be blown away by cinematic genius,please look somewhere else.Some (if not most) indie movies are great,but this another independent film who found the prettiest child actors they could find,and a washed up actor(Valente Rodriguez)who couldn't find work anywhere else. But if you want a family friendly movie,here you go.


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