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Torrente 3: El protector (2005)

Unrated | | Comedy, Crime | 30 September 2005 (Spain)
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The horrendous spanish detective becomes a bodyward in his new third adventure.

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Santiago Segura

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Santiago Segura
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Santiago Segura ... Torrente
José Mota ... Josito
Javier Gutiérrez ... Juan Francisco (as Javi Gutiérrez)
Carlos Latre Carlos Latre ... Pepito
Tony Leblanc ... Tío Mauricio / Abuela
Eduardo García Eduardo García ... Torrente niño
Yvonne Sciò ... Giannina
Silvia Gambino Silvia Gambino ... Vanessa
Ruth Zanon Ruth Zanon ... Fiorella (as Ruth Zanón)
Fabio Testi ... Montellini Roures
Enrique Villén ... Salas
Luis Larrodera Luis Larrodera ... Menéndez (as Luis Roderas)
Martin Czehmester Martin Czehmester ... Coloso (as Martín Czhesmester)
Nicolás Rodríguez-Villar Nicolás Rodríguez-Villar ... El de la máscara
Fernando Sáez Fernando Sáez ... Geo 1 (as Fernando Saez 'Tito')
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The horrendous spanish detective becomes a bodyward in his new third adventure.

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Taglines:

Pensaban que sólo era un imbécil... acertaron (They thought he was just a moron... they were right)

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish | Italian | Catalan | English

Release Date:

30 September 2005 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Torente 3: Zaštitnik See more »

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Budget:

€8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€7,200,000 (Spain), 2 October 2005
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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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(at around 20 secs) At the very beginning of the movie, the motto of the fictitious Spanish Intelligence agency can be read on the doors: "Laborantes in Illo Sumus", which means "We're Working on It" in Latin. That phrase ("Estamos trabajando en ello") became famous in Spain when former Prime Minister José María Aznar said it in a press conference, next to George W. Bush, during a visit to the United States. He pronounced it with a marked Spanish-Texan accent that most Spaniards found amusing, generating a lot of jokes. See more »

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(at around 1h) When Vanessa and Josito are about to steal her father's car, Vanessa's lips don't match the words when she says she doesn't have the keys. See more »

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Locutor informativo: [TV news bulletin] The popular Euro deputy, Giannina Ricci, will be back in Spain next week. After her tour of Europe closing factories that posed and environmental threat, she will continue with her investigations at the International Ecological Forum now being held in Madrid, presenting a detailed report on illegal activities carried out by various companies, including the multinational Petronosa. Her radical defense of environmental laws has won her many ...
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References Bruce Almighty (2003) See more »

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Apatrullando la ciudad
Written and Performed by Santiago Segura
Published by Canciones del Mundo/Warner Chapell Music
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Torrente 3 - One was enough
26 October 2005 | by tleftwich75See all my reviews

A film that succeeds in reaching new depths previously unheard of. There are similarities between this and Austin Powers: Goldmember in that the both concepts were already exhausted and could only try to entertain by stooping even lower. Torrente 3 surpassed Goldmember by a long shot.

The storyline, that barely exists, is used to exhibit Benny Hill style scenes with topless models, so nothing new, but raping an unconscious drug-addict, from behind, on two separate occasions, really makes you wonder who in their sane minds thought these were acceptable comedy moments. Other 'highlights' such as a parody of 9/11, illegal immigrant extortion, famous footballers (+ one Hollywood director) cinema cameos brawling in a brothel, says it all. The novelty of this charmingly degenerate character was spent after the first film, but to believe it could live on for a third is a cheap joke too far.


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