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How to Be a Latin Lover (2017)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 28 April 2017 (USA)
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Finding himself dumped after 25 years of marriage, a man who made a career of seducing rich older women must move in with his estranged sister, where he begins to learn the value of family.

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Dumped by his extremely rich 80-year-old wife for a younger boy-toy after twenty-five years of prosperous marriage, pampered, yet penniless gold-digger Maximo is forced to take matters into his own hands, perhaps for the very first time in his once luxurious life. As a result, the ageing gigolo will have no other choice but to seek shelter with his estranged widowed sister Sara and his 10-year-old nephew Hugo, completely unprepared though for a rude awakening coupled with a big slice of real life on the side. But once a seducer, always a seducer and as spoiled Maximo struggles to squeeze out one decent idea that would throw him back into the arms of yet another fabulously wealthy widow, a new opportunity will appear; one that includes a profitable first-rate tutorship in how to be the perfect Casanova. Written by Nick Riganas

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Age is a Number, Sexy is Forever. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for crude humor, sexual references and gestures, and for brief nudity | See all certifications »
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28 April 2017 (USA)  »

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Como ser un latin lover  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,252,439, 30 April 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$32,088,029, 18 June 2017
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The younger version of Eugenio is Vladir Derbez. The waiter at the party is also Eugenio's son Jose Eduardo. Both have been actors in Mexico for years. See more »

Goofs

The opening scene shows a picture of a young Maximo and his family standing together in front of a wall. The picture is stuck to the dashboard of Maximo's father's truck. By the "bouncing" shown in the shot,the truck is obviously suppose to be moving. The next scene shows the father and his truck driving down a road to substantiate that fact. However, when you look at the instruments, there are no amps being drawn, and the coolant temperature gauge is reading down below the lowest end of the cold range, indicating that the truck is not running, as hasn't been. See more »

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Maximo: Peggy dumped me... I have no home, no money, no helicopter...
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: How to Be a Latin Lover (2017) See more »

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Pale Blue Eyes
Written by Lou Reed
Performed by Carla Morrison
Carla Morrison appears courtesy of Cosmica Records
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wear your love like salsa
16 May 2017 | by See all my reviews

Truly silly, but fully enjoyable, "How to Be a Latin Lover" hits all the right notes. Eugenio Derbez plays a Mexican who marries a rich woman from Beverly Hills, only to get dumped years later with no money and no idea how to work. Moving in with his hard-working sister (Salma Hayek), he quickly learns that there's something to be said for pulling one's weight...which in this guy's case means some truly awkward things! The movie also takes the time to poke fun at lazy rich people who spend their money on extravagant things (such as a birthday party featuring a certain satirical singer). But mostly, it's just an excuse to have fun. I suspect that they had a lot of fun filming it. The rest of the cast includes Kristen Bell, Raquel Welch, and former "Daily Show" correspondents Rob Corddry and Rob Riggle.


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