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I am, I am...

Advantages: Hilarious, Jack Black under control
Disadvantages: Incredibly silly, naturally

Ignacio is a tubby Mexican friar in charge of cooking meals for the orphans. He's a simple man who harbours a secret ambition, to become a famous wrestler. Increasingly frustrated by the lack of fresh ingredients for his orphans' dinners, he teams up with ...

Olly_Plimsoll 16.10.2006 · Read full review
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He's Nacho Ordinary Hero

Advantages: Jack Black is great as always; it's just a relaxed, funny comedy
Disadvantages: Too many fart jokes, not much plot

Nacho Libre is the second film from director Jared Hess; his first, Napoleon Dynamite, was a strange indie comedy which became a huge cult classic. This film stars Jack Black (previously seen in School of Rock, King Kong, and the rock band Tenacious D) a ...

l-m-n-o-p 03.02.2007 · Read full review
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Nachooooooooooo!!!

Advantages: Laugh-out-loud funny slapstick shenanigans
Disadvantages: You'll hate it if you're looking for a story or highbrow comedy

Ignacio is a cook at the local orphanage, appalled by the terrible quality of his ingredients that he is forced to feed the kids. But one night he ventures into town and sees a wrestling match, one of Mexico's famous Lucha Libre bouts. Then he decides to ...

afy9mab 10.10.2006 · Read full review
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Jack Black fighting little Mexican blokes

Advantages: Funny, easy, Jack Black
Disadvantages: Predictable, little apart from Black

...Been meaning to watch this for ages and realising I'm home alone, ill and need some cheering up this should work brilliantly. Nacho Libre was released in 2006 with Jack Black as the star of a wrestling themed religious comedy that was loosely based on the ...

iamasadlittleboy 09.09.2009 · Read full review
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Wrestling with nuns

Advantages: Jack Black in the wrestling scenes
Disadvantages: Story, plot, characters..everything really!

From the pen of Mike White (School of Rock, Orange County) and Jared Hess, the writer & director of Napolean Dynamite, comes the latest Jack Black comedy, a comedy that is so far removed from any other film that it is hard to find anything to compare it t ...

Ailran 12.10.2006 · Read full review
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