Pulling Strings Synopsis
Romance blossoms between Rachel and Alejandro after he rescues her from the street.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Mary Houlihan
Appealing performances and a not always predictable storyline help elevate Pulling Strings above the run-of-the-mill rom-com.
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Arizona Republic

By Randy Cordova
It’s not that this slight, good-natured comedy is going to set the world on fire. But the movie boasts an understated sweetness, largely...
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Los Angeles Times

By Mark Olsen
Serving mostly as a strong calling card for star Jaime Camil, the film has an appealingly loose, slightly ramshackle charm.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
A slight but sweet effort that serves as an excellent showcase for its Mexican star, Jaime Camil. The effortlessly charismatic performer...
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By Joe Leydon
A lightly engaging bilingual trifle that benefits greatly from the charm of lead player Jaime Camil, a Mexican TV and film star who...
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Austin Chronicle

The film is absolutely charming if a bit too predictable and glued more to sit-com narrative strategies and aesthetics than is healthy.
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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Though it is funnier and out-charms “Tio Papi,” it lacks the whimsy, magical realism and kid-friendly sentiment of the sleeper hit,...
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Pulling strings

By tetatwit
I loved this movie. An incite to the Mexican way of Life. Great acting, handsome, wholesome actors. Very funny, uplifting. I would pay to see it again....

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By scrapingagain
This romance, comedy offered a nice twist in that it is bi-lingual. I think it was easy to understand even to the non speaking spanish. I think it is all age appropriate. I would definitely watch...

Mexiwood coming along...

By nymir
We were looking forward to seeing this film since Instructions Not Included. I have to say that Mexican cinematography is making progress and certainly has a market in the US. Theater was full. Glad...


By graciela250
Very nice movie, the music, the locations, the actors. It's very funny, it's a nice love story and it's not full of sexually explicit scenes or language. Nicely done, clean, good movie. Hope they...

Funny, Romantic, and Witty! Superseded my expectations!

By BlueJackie
I saw the previews while watching another film and right off the bat it became part of my "must see films." I was not only expecting it to be a good film but I can honestly say it superseded my...

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By eurban2006
The movie had a good theme showing a father's love for his little daughter. As her father he tries very hard to get her the best care he can and determines that living with her grandparents in...

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By carlos2907
This movie was so hilarious i loved it i even wanted to back and see it again and again love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This movie is a family movie.I think? Loved that i...

Horrible Horrible movie!!! Pelicula horible y aburrida!!

By rikkmode767
It started off ok but then it gets dumber and dumber by the minute!!! The movie is mostly so Jaime Camil can try and sell his voice, since he won't stop singing throughout the movie. He sings kinda...

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By sulemaarias
Funny movie and great actors! Absolutely loved this movie!...


By ettealesy
Super Cool, funny, great comedy, romantic I loved it! I will definitely pay again to see it!!...

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Rated NR | For Brief Smoking and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Sweet subtitled romcom hinges on night of drinking.
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