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Eugenio Derbez: Instructions Not Included

Eugenio Derbez: Instructions Not Included

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Eugenio Derbez is an actor, director and co-writer for the film "Instructions Not Included."  The film is smashing all kinds of records. It made $44.5 million domestically, nearly double that worldwide, which makes it the highest grossing Spanish language film ever in the US.

He never expected this kind of success with this film, which is inspired by the film, "Life is Beautiful." The story of the film is slightly based on his own life. The film has both Spanish and English languages.

About the movie (source: Wikipedia):
Valentín is Acapulco's resident playboy, until a former fling leaves a baby on his doorstep and takes off without a trace. Leaving Mexico for Los Angeles to find the baby's mother, Valentín ends up jumping out of a hotel into the pool rescuing his daughter, Maggie, and ends up being hired as a stuntman, finding a new home for himself and his newfound daughter. An unlikely father figure, Valentín raises Maggie for six years, while also establishing himself as one of Hollywood's top stuntmen to pay the bills, with Maggie acting as his on-set coach. As Valentín raises Maggie, she forces him to grow up too. But their unique and offbeat family is threatened when Maggie's birth mother shows up out of the blue, and Valentín realizes he is in danger of losing his daughter as well as his best friend. At the same time, Valentín discovers that a disease is threatening to separate them as well, and that they may not have much time left together.

About Eugenio Derbez (source: Wikipedia)
Derbez is a Mexican television actor, born in Mexico City. He created the television series of XHDRBZ, Vecinos, and La familia P. Luche. He got his first acting job at age 12 as an extra on Telenovela. Derbez is also a Formula Three Auto racing driver.

The movie comes out on DVD/Blu-Ray on January 21st. It is Rated PG-13.

Follow Eugenio Derbez on Twitter @EugenioDerbiz

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