The Perez Family

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Run time: 113 mins

In Theaters: Friday 12th May 1995

Distributed by: Hallmark Entertainment

Production compaines: Samuel Goldwyn Company, The

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 1.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 63%
Fresh: 10 Rotten: 6

IMDB: 6.1 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: Marisa Tomei as Dorita Evita Perez, Alfred Molina as Juan Raul Perez, Anjelica Huston as Carmela Perez, Chazz Palminteri as Lt. John Pirelli, Trini Alvarado as Teresa Perez

The Perez Family Movie Review


How can you have a Perez family without Rosie? Put aside the fact that Tomei and Huston are decidedly not Cuban, I had to read a plot summary to find out this was supposed to be a comedy. Oh really, now? This story, adapted from a novel, picks up the fragments of at least four Perezes, Cuban refugees who find themselves inventing a "family" to better gain political asylum. The plot centers around Molina's search for long-list (real) wife Huston, only he falls in love with slut Tomei, while Huston falls for cop Palminteri. Poor Trini Alvarado is wasted as Huston's wide-eyed sidekick. Everyone else is wasted on a hopelessly dull story which positively puts you to sleep.

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