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Instructions Not Included


Rated PG-13 for sexual content, thematic elements and language.

PG-13 In Theaters 08/30/2013 , 100min.
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Critic score based on 5 reviews

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October 03, 2013
Una buena pelicula, recomendada para toda la familia. Lo disfrutamos mucho. Van a reir, sorprenderse y encantarse con algunas escenas. Al final un buen mensaje para todos.
September 30, 2013
Love the movie . I am seeing it again and taking my freind. Yes dressing alike, thats what some parents do. Not creepy, bathing he was comfortable , not sexual, wth his daughter
September 29, 2013
This could have been a really cute movie. It was just really really boring. It also got a little creepy at times - I understand that they were trying to make you get the close relationship between dad and kid, but dressing alike at 7? Bathing your 7-year-old-daughter? Creepy, creepy.
September 27, 2013
Don't walk, run to see this movie. A little long, but worth it.
September 27, 2013
Wonderful, and brilliant. One of few movies that have made me tear up with laughter, sadness, and joy. And it also had a beautiful message to give. It's a must-see!

Critic Reviews powered by Metacritic ™

Annlee Ellingson
Los Angeles Times
There's a lot of movie here with unexpected developments, held together by the irresistible chemistry between Derbez and his adorable pint-sized co-star. Full Review
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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 more successful than it should be. Full Review
Joe Leydon
Instructions Not Included is a sporadically amusing but unduly protracted dramedy that slowly — very slowly — devolves into a shameless tearjerker during its third act. Full Review
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
The film’s counterintuitive success is largely due to Derbez, who demonstrates why he is beloved, both south and north of the border. Full Review
Roger Moore
Movie Nation
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 tricks you into thinking it was better than it really was as you leave the theater. Full Review

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