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  • 50
    Film Threat

    It's hard to remain interested in everyone when they're continually shuffled around. Half-baked storylines abound. show more

  • 30
    Los Angeles Times

    The film and its makers simply try too hard. Director and co-writer Judy Hecht Dumontet can't stop "helping" with overactive editing and scoring, such as tinkling bells every time the sacred tortilla is shown early on. show more

  • 20
    Justin Chang Variety

    As flat as a tortilla and considerably less nourishing. show more

  • 10
    L.A. Weekly

    If it was simply a jokey commentary on the dangers of greed and religious fervor, Tortilla Heaven would be forgivable. But Hecht Dumontet deserves special derision for her hypocritical condescension toward Falfúrrias' simple-folk caricatures, rendering them as God-fearing dolts worthy of scorn until the patronizing finale, which tries for a spiritual uplift that's as disingenuous as it is incompetently executed. show more

  • May 22, 2008 zamoradel
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    Latino families will enjoy it. It is a clever whimsical fable that does not pretend to be anymore than what it is. A good movie for families.

  • May 22, 2008 jilliemarie67
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    I loved this movie.It was funny.The chemistry between the actors seemed authentic.It had a moral.My kids loved it.It gave us something to think about when it was over (our religion and principles).I highly recommend this movie!

  • May 22, 2008 supergirl2336
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    Tortilla Heaven was a waste of $10. The only reason i continued watching it was for extra credit for my spanish class. otherwise i would of just left the theatre! dont go see it not even at the dollar theatre!!

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