• Released
  • August 30, 2013
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 55 min
  • Art House/Foreign
    Comedy
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Instructions Not Included (No se Aceptan Devoluciones) Synopsis
An irresponsible playboy must grow up quickly when an ex-lover gives him their daughter to raise.
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70

Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
Some of the comic bits are a little too broad and silly, but Derbez, in his feature debut, makes Instructions Not Included a balancing act...
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70

Los Angeles Times

By Annlee Ellingson
There's a lot of movie here with unexpected developments, held together by the irresistible chemistry between Derbez and his adorable...
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63

Washington Post

By Michael O'Sullivan
The film’s counterintuitive success is largely due to Derbez, who demonstrates why he is beloved, both south and north of the border.
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50

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
The ending of the movie is a real grabber, the sort of thing that lifts and improves a tediously long and otherwise mediocre film and...
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40

Variety

By Joe Leydon
Instructions Not Included is a sporadically amusing but unduly protracted dramedy that slowly — very slowly — devolves into a shameless...
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Rated PG-13 | For Language, Thematic Elements and Sexual Content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Mix of comedy and tragedy in Mexican dad-daughter tale.
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