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PG| 1 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary
Ignacio (Jack Black), or Nacho to his friends, works as a cook in the Mexican monastery where he grew up. The monastery is home to a host of orphans whom Nacho cares for deeply, but there is not much money to feed them properly. Nacho decides to raise money for the children by moonlighting as a Lucha Libre wrestler with his partner Esqueleto (Héctor Jiménez), but since the church forbids Lucha, Nacho must disguise his identity.

Cast: Jack Black , Ana de la Reguera , Héctor Jiménez , Richard Montoya , Peter Stormare , Moises Arias , Lauro Chartrand , César González

Director: Jared Hess

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Nacho Libre (2006)

Release Date: June 16th, 2006|1 hr. 31 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    This Nacho leaves your palate longing for more spice and less rancid cheese. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The comedy is hit and miss, with good bits interrupted by dead patches. It's a movie to root for more than to enjoy. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    What is missing in plot and character development is made up for in silly fun. show more

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