Are you looking for a nice comedy movie for your family movie night? You must add Nacho Libre to your list.
The rating earned by this movie is not truly high and some people believe that the cover picture of this movie looks weird.
So why should we consider watching this movie?
Let us see what makes this movie a good option for your leisure time.
Nacho Libre Movie
Nacho Libre released on 16 June 2006 in United States of America.
Jared Hess who wrote the scripts with Jerusha Hess and Mike White was also the director of this movie.
This sport themed movie is about Nacho who is the monastery cook and played by Jack Black.
This movie actually based on Sergio Gutierrez Benitez’s story who uses Fray Tormenta or Friar Storm as his mask.
With only US $ 35 million as the production budget, this movie grossed more than US $ 99 million, which means this movie was successful in gaining people’s interest.
Even though this movie is about a good man showing his love to orphans, parents need to be careful in watching this movie with kids.
This movie comes with some crude humor between the dialogues and rough actions.
Why Should Watch Nacho Libre
Nacho, the monastery cook, loves orphans and wants to feed them with healthy foods.
Unfortunately, he could not afford the quality ingredients. This man also wants to be luchador or Mexican wrestler.
Unfortunately, monastery does not allow anyone to be luchador.
Because of his love to the orphans, Nacho disregards the rule of monastery and becomes luchador in order to make money.
This movie is teaching us a very deep lesson, to love children with all our heart and do whatever it takes to help them.
This is one reason why we should watch this movie. Unfortunately, some scenes may be bad for children.
Nacho Libre Quotes
Quotes From Nacho Libre
I am the gatekeeper of my own destiny and I will have my glory day in the hot sun.
Eagle powers come to me please.
Did you not tell them that they were the Lord’s chips?
Don’t you want a little taste of the glory!
My life is good. Really good.
I ate some bugs, I ate some grass, I used my hand.
Silence brothers! This is the worst lunch I ever had.
This man lived a good life.
Funny Nacho Libre Quotes
Hug hug, kiss kiss, hug hug, big kiss, little hug, kiss kiss, little kiss.
They give me no eagle powers! They give me no nutrients
Those eggs were a lie, Steven.
They tried to convert each other, but got married instead…. Then they died.
Underneath the robe you find a man.
I get to lay in a bed, all by myself, all of my life!
When the fantasy has ended, then we break our vows together.
You are useless Ignacio!
Best Nacho Libre Quotes
To kiss your mouth, I’d break my vow.
Do you remember the time when everyone was screaming my name, and I used my strength to rip my blouse.
Come on, don’t be crazy
Well to tell you the truth.
I know that the wrestlers get all the fancy ladies, the clothes, the free creams and lotions, but my life is good.
I’m not listening to you!
It sucks to be me right now.
Get That Corn Outta My Face!
It’s time for me to get a better duty!
Nacho Libre Trivia / Interesting Fact
Wrestling scenes require many people to watch.
In some of these scenes, real audiences replaced by blow up dolls that are cheaper but look real.
Another interesting thing in this movie is the character named Ramses that played by Cesar Gonzales.
Ramses actually is real luchador who known as Silver King. Who is this Silver King?
Ramses or Silver King is son of Dr. Wagner who is lucha libre legend.
Ramses is also brother of Dr. Wagner Jr. who is fellow luchador.
Silver King is also uncle of Dr. Wagner III who recently debuted as a luchador.