Hot Tamale

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  • R
  • 2006
  • 1 hr 42 min
  • 5.5  (1,299)

Hot Tamale is a 2006 American comedy-drama film directed by Michael Damian and starring John Hayden, Richard Riehle, and Harland Williams. The story takes place in Los Angeles and follows a group of coincidentally interconnected characters as they navigate through life and love. The film begins with Zachary "Zach" Bradley (John Hayden), a struggling screenwriter who has just lost his job and is facing eviction. Out of desperation, he takes a job as a driver for an escort service, where he meets the beautiful and enigmatic Tamale (Diora Baird).

Meanwhile, store clerk Jude (Max Van Ville) is trying to impress his crush, Amber (Carmen Electra), by forging a painting and selling it as a genuine masterpiece. His scheme puts him in the crosshairs of a ruthless art dealer (Richard Riehle) and his bumbling assistant, Snake (Harland Williams).

As the different storylines converge, the characters encounter each other in unexpected ways and become entangled in a web of deceit, romance, and danger.

The film features a diverse cast of characters, including a Colombian drug lord (Elika Portnoy), a high-strung art collector (Mike Starr), and a laid-back limo driver (Jason Priestley). Each character brings their unique personality and quirks to the story, adding to the overall humor and drama of the film.

With its sunny Los Angeles setting and upbeat soundtrack, Hot Tamale exudes a lighthearted and fun vibe. However, the film also explores deeper themes such as the struggle for self-identity, the value of honesty, and the importance of following one's dreams.

Overall, Hot Tamale is an entertaining and enjoyable film that offers a fresh take on the classic romantic comedy. The talented cast, witty script, and engaging storyline all work together to create a one-of-a-kind movie experience.

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    1 hr 42 min
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    5.5  (1,299)