The Perez Family

The Perez Family

"On the way to finding a family, she found love."
  • R
  • 1995
  • 1 hr 53 min
  • 6.0  (2,107)

This comedy, based on a novel by Christine Bell, concerns a pair of unrelated Cuban refugees who pretend to be a family in order to increase their chances of being allowed to stay in the United States. The fake family includes a former aristocrat, played by Alfred Molina, and a former prostitute, played by Marisa Tomei, who pretend to be married. Anjelica Huston plays Carmela, the aristocrat's ex-wife, who appears suddenly and threatens to upend the whole plan. The film was directed by Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding, The Namesake, Queen of Katwe) and co-stars Chazz Palminteri, Trini Alvarado, Celia Cruz, and Ranjit Chowdhry.

The Perez Family
The Perez Family
The Perez Family

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Description
This comedy, based on a novel by Christine Bell, concerns a pair of unrelated Cuban refugees who pretend to be a family in order to increase their chances of being allowed to stay in the United States. The fake family includes a former aristocrat, played by Alfred Molina, and a former prostitute, played by Marisa Tomei, who pretend to be married. Anjelica Huston plays Carmela, the aristocrat's ex-wife, who appears suddenly and threatens to upend the whole plan. The film was directed by Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding, The Namesake, Queen of Katwe) and co-stars Chazz Palminteri, Trini Alvarado, Celia Cruz, and Ranjit Chowdhry.

The Perez Family is a 1995 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 53 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.0.

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  • Release Date
    1995
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 53 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.0  (2,107)