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El mejor del Chavo del Ocho

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The family comedy series El Chavo del Ocho ran on Mexican television from 1973 to 1979 and has since become a classic. The show centers around the 8-year-old orphan Chavo and the colorful characters living in his immediate neighborhood. The show is known for its clean and clever humor and for the unusual fact that adult actors played the child characters.

WRITER: Roberto Gómez Bolaños
DIRECTOR: Roberto Gómez Bolaños, Enrique Segoviano

Roberto Gómez Bolaños as El Chavo Del Ocho (Chespirito)
María Antonieta de las Nieves as La Chilindrina
Carlos Villagrán as Federico De La Regueira ( 'Kiko')
Ramón Valdés as Don Ramón Valdéz
Florinda Meza García as Doña Florinda de la Regueira/La Popis
Edgar Vivar as Sr. Zenón Barriga
Rubén Aguirre as Prof. Inocencio Jirafales 'Maestro Longaniza'
Angelines Fernández as Doña Cleotildes 'La Bruja Del 71'
Horacio Gómez Bolaños as Godínez

El Chapulín Colorado

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El Chalupín Colorado: Mexico's most beloved and widely known superhero for over 30 years. The show El Chapulín Colorado television show aired from 1970 to 1978. In 1975, it ran over 200 episodes. The family comedy series became one of the most successful shows in Mexican history, and it still airs in reruns in over 10 countries including Mexico, Angola, and the United States. El Chapulín Colorado remains famous for his honesty and good morals. The character was also the purported inspiration for the Bumblebee Man figure on The Simpsons.

DIRECTOR: Enrique Segoviano

Roberto Gómez Bolaños as El Chapulín Colorado
María Antonieta de las Nieves
Ramón Valdés
Edgar Vivar
Rubén Aguirre
Angelines Fernández

Cantiflas: El Padrecito / Su Excelencia / El Analfabeto / El Bolero De Raquel

Collection of 4 Cantiflas films
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Mario Moreno Reyes (1911-1993), better known as Cantinflas, is one of the most successful Spanish language film actors of all time. Active as a comedian, writer, actor, and singer, the Mexican-born entertainer made more than 55 films. His work made him a legend in Spain and throughout Latin America.

This Collection of 4 Cantiflas films includes:
• El Padrecito (1964)
• Su Excelencia (1967)
• El Analfabeto (1961)
• El Bolero De Raquel (1957)

Robert Rodriguez Mexico Trilogy: El Mariachi / Desperado / Once Upon A Time In Mexico

Rodriguez Film Trilogy
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This Robert Rodriguez Mexico Trilogy includes:

El Mariachi (1992): All he wants is to be is a mariachi, like his father, his grandfather and his great grandfather before him. But the town he thinks will bring him luck brings only a curse of deadly mistaken identity. Forced to trade his guitar for a gun, the mariachi is playing for his life in this critically-acclaimed film debut from director Robert Rodriguez. This astonishingly low-budget action adventure was shot with no second takes, using borrowed equipment and a talented cast of unknowns. The riveting result is a wild bullet-dodging ride through a world of bandido violence. With this film, Rodriguez established himself as an unquestionable talent.

Desperado (1995): This stylish shoot-'em-up described as a south-of-the-border Pulp Fiction. Director Robert Rodriguez follows up his legendary debut film, El Mariachi, with this sexy sequel about a mysterious guitar player (Banderas) searching for vengeance against the men who murdered his girlfriend.
STARRING Antonio Banderas, Joaquim De Almeida, Salma Hayek, Steve Buscemi, Cheech Marin and Quentin Tarantino

Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003): Leaping back into action, gun-slinging, guitar-toting hero "El Mariachi" is back in town in, as director Robert Rodriguez delivers the epic final chapter of his pulp Western trilogy.
STARRING Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Johnny Depp, Mickey Rourke, Eva Mendes, Enrique Iglesias and Willem Dafoe, this flick is a full-frontal assault.

Antonio Aguilar 5-Disc Collector's Edition Boxed Set

Aguilar 5-DVD Set
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Antonio Aguilar was a well-loved major film star and singer in Mexico during the 1950s and 60s, though his career in film spans 40 years into the 19901. He is especially known for his roles in numerous Western-type movies like those in this boxed set. The Antonio Aguilar Boxed Set includes:

• Bala Peridia (1959): In a small Mexican town, bullfighter Carmelo is deeply in love with Alicia, the adopted daughter of the town’s pharmacist. However both Carmelo and Alicia’s lives are complicated by Carmelo’s old rival Emilio when he returns from Mexico City with an angry posse on his trail, asking Alicia to hide the money he won cheating at card games.
• Yo el mujeriego (1963): In Guadalajara, the rich and philandering Rafael, though engaged to Marilu, meets and falls for Cristina, a single mother. Her daughter Patricia may be expelled from her school unless Cristina proves she is married. She has Rafael pretend to be her husband but when Marilu and her meddling mother, Gertrude, get word of Rafael’s charade, he’s in considerable trouble!
• Gabino Barrera (1964): Gabino Barrera was a legend of his time and a symbol of his people; a fighter against injustice, a true Mexican hero. Legendary Antonio Aguilar, the number one leading man of Mexican Cinema’s golden era plays Gabino Barrera like no other as he travels the countryside protecting ordinary people.
• Caballo prieto azabache (1965): In this classic Antonio Aguilar film set during the Mexican Civil War, horse breeder Jesus helps a man, Doroteo Arango, who is accused of killing a landowner, escape sure death. Arango later becomes the legendary anti-government movement leader Pancho Villa. When Jesus is captured by Villa’s men for selling horses to the government, Pancho Villa recognizes him and true to his principal returns the favor and spares him his life.
• La venganza de Gabino Barrera (1967): Gabino Barrera’s plight for justice resumes when Luis kills his young wife Alicia after escaping from prison. Gabino must catch him before he crosses the northern border. Luis knows he must escape the fist of Gabino Barrera and stops at nothing, even killing his own accomplices. Nothing stands in the way of Gabino and Luis’ moment of truth.

Cine de epocas colecciones

Coleccion de los '70
Includes the films:
Mojados / Wetbacks (1979)
La banda del polvo maldito (1977)
El Tigre de Santa Julia (1973)

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Coleccion de los '70
Includes the films:
El Andariego (1976)
Los compadres
Los galleros de Jalisco (1973)

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Coleccion de los '80
Includes the films:
Las braceras (1981)
La fuga de Carrasco (1983)
Durazo: La verdadera historia (1988)
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