• Pulling Strings (2013)

Pulling Strings

Release Date: October 11th, 2013

DVD Release Date: February 15th, 2014

PG |1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary

Rachel, a diplomatic consul, passes out on a street in Mexico City after a night of drinking. She is rescued by Alejandro, a single father whose visa she rejected the day before, and sparks fly between the two.

Cast: Tom Arnold, Jaime Camil, Stockard Channing, Omar Chaparro, Laura Ramsey, Roberto Sosa, Aurora Papile, Renata Ybarra

Director: Pitipol Ybarra

Genres: Romantic comedy

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Roger MooreMcClatchy-Tribune News Service

    Though it is funnier and out-charms “Tio Papi,” it lacks the whimsy, magical realism and kid-friendly sentiment of the sleeper hit, “Instructions Not Included.” show more

  • 75
    Mary HoulihanChicago Sun-Times

    Appealing performances and a not always predictable storyline help elevate Pulling Strings above the run-of-the-mill rom-com. show more

  • 60
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    A slight but sweet effort that serves as an excellent showcase for its Mexican star, Jaime Camil. The effortlessly charismatic performer delivers a winning performance in this romantic comedy that somehow manages to work despite its endless contrivances. show more

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