In early November of 2018, Eduardo Ortíz and Jorge Pabón were sued over the screenplay for this film , where the plaintiff accused these gentlemen of plagiarizing a screenplay he had submitted to Mr. Pabón. This got considerably heightened coverage in Puerto Rican news media (and podcasts) due to the plagiarism situation that occurred with Mr Ortiz when his film Vasos De Papel (2016) was released, then almost immediately yanked from movie theaters, in March of 2016.
"Los Domiriquenos" is the most successful Puerto Rican film in the island's film industry history when it comes to ticket sales. The film made well over 3 million dollars in ticket sales, a first for a Puerto Rican film. The film ticket sales are divided as follow: 3 ,200,000 in Puerto Rico and 1,400,00 in the United States.
This film gave the first opportunity to Dominican super star comedic trio, Fausto Mata, Aquiles Correa and Tony Pascual. To work together since the success of the Sanky Panky franchise. It also was the first time of the trio working together in Puerto Rico.
"Los Domiriquenos" is the first film of director Eduardo Ortiz to be released simultaneously in movie theaters in Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and The United States. It was also the first Puerto Rican Film that had being release in movie theaters in The Virgin Islands.
Jorge Pabon AKA "El Molusco" one of the stars of the film, won the "que actoraso" award from "Premios Juventud" after the release of " Los Domiriquenos". Pabon campaign to win this award, wish started as a joke, quickly took of and was supported by many international artists like Wisin & Yandel among others.