There Goes The Neighborhood The California Dream becomes a hilarious nightmare when the Golden State's entire Latin American population mysteriously vanishes. For most, "the disappearance" forces the cracks in their private lives wide open, including TV news reporter Lila Rodriguez (Yareli Arizmendi - Like Water For Chocolate). the state's last remaining Hispanic, and Senator Steven Abercrombie III (John Getz - The Fly, Curly Sue), who becomes governor pro tem despite his anti-immigrant stance. In the ensuing panic, dubious experts pose some colorful theories: It's an alien abduction; an act of bio-terrorism; "The Rapture" has begun and Latinos are God's chosen. Confusion, misunderstandings and humorous situations abound, making A Day Without A Mexican a comedic satire and a modern fable with a very current message. this sleeper hit, which features the final film appearance of Mexican heart-throb Eduardo Palomo, delighted and inspired both English- and Spanish-speaking audiences during its theatrical run, and will continue to do so for years to come.

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A Day Without a Mexican (2004)

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Fantasy/Drama/Comedy · 1h 40m · 5/14/2004

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On May 14 there will be no Mexicans in California.

Description

There Goes The Neighborhood The California Dream becomes a hilarious nightmare when the Golden State's entire Latin American population mysteriously vanishes. For most, "the disappearance" forces the cracks in their private lives wide open, including TV news reporter Lila Rodriguez (Yareli Arizmendi - Like Water For Chocolate). the state's last remaining Hispanic, and Senator Steven Abercrombie III (John Getz - The Fly, Curly Sue), who becomes governor pro tem despite his anti-immigrant stance. In the ensuing panic, dubious experts pose some colorful theories: It's an alien abduction; an act of bio-terrorism; "The Rapture" has begun and Latinos are God's chosen. Confusion, misunderstandings and humorous situations abound, making A Day Without A Mexican a comedic satire and a modern fable with a very current message. this sleeper hit, which features the final film appearance of Mexican heart-throb Eduardo Palomo, delighted and inspired both English- and Spanish-speaking audiences during its theatrical run, and will continue to do so for years to come.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Countries

United States, Mexico, Spain

Production Company

Eye on the Ball Films

Budget

$1,500,000

Revenue

$10,057,021
Cast
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Caroline Aaron

Aunt Gigi
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Tony Abatemarco

Talk Show Host
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Melinda Allen

Ellen Abercombie (as Melinda R. Allen)
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Frankie J. Allison

Oficer Carr (as Frankie Jay Allison)
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Fernando Arau

Undocumented 1
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Yareli Arizmendi

Lila Rodriguez
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Todd Babcock

Nick
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Maria Beck

Officer Sanchez
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Yeniffer Behrens

Suzy
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Arell Blanton

Chris
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Cassidy Paige Bringas

Tracy Abercrombie
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Brian Brophy

Barney Montana
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Pilar Camporredondo

Lila's Mom (as Maria Camporredondo Neeley)
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Elpidia Carrillo

Cata
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Larry Carroll

Newscaster
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Suzette Craft

Newscaster
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Maureen Flannigan

Mary Jo Quintana
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Suzanne Friedline

Vicki Martin
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Jonathan Fuller

Dean - Neighbor
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Luis García

Undocumented 2 (as Luis Garcia)
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Joaquín Garrido

Jose Mendoza (as Joaquin Garrido)
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John Getz

Senator Abercombie
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Carlos Gómez

Jose Velasquez Diaz (as Carlos Gomez)
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Will Greenberg

Jeff
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Santiago Guerrero

Bobby Quintana
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Raul A. Hinojosa

Abdul Hassan
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Sabrina Howard

Lucy Quintana
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Charles Kahlenberg

General Hoff
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Baron Kelly

Officer Hyland
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Shishir Kurup

Alex
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Karen Ve Londa

Rapture Infomercial Woman
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Cyndi Martino

Nurse Jackie
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Dori Mizrahi

Unemployed Actor
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Bru Muller

George McClaire
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Rick Najera

Magician Announcer
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Steven Nevius

Sit Com Guy
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Eduardo Palomo

Roberto Quintana
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Christian Parizeau

Little Louis
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Ryan Quintana

Border Patrol #1
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Salli Saffioti

Mary Jo's Neighbor
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MaryBeth Scherr

Sharon (as Mary Beth Scherr)
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León Singer

Lila's Dad (as Leon Singer)
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Jason Stuart

Restauranteur
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Jossie Thacker

Officer Hyland's Wife
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Sylvia Thompson

Parking Officer
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Muse Watson

Louis McClaire
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Dawn Westlake

Field Reporter
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Michael White

'Unsolved' Host
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Gwendoline Yeo

Newscaster
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Ogie Zulueta

Dr. Takeshi
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Eddie 'Piolin' Sotelo

Special Voice Appearance (voice)
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Rosario Alair

Lawyer (uncredited)
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Celestine

Bar Patron (uncredited)
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Michael Dean

Protestor (uncredited)
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Mark DeWhitt

Border Patrol Agent #2 (uncredited)
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Alex Ferguson

Border Patrol Agent (uncredited)
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Jason Horton

Border Patrol Agent (uncredited)
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Jimmy Lin

Senator's Photographer (uncredited)
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Christopher Marsteller

Los perros mojados drummer (uncredited)
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Judy Prestininzi

Border Patrol Agent (uncredited)
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Edward Scott

Mariachi (uncredited)
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Rafael Simón

Homeless (uncredited)
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Kaleti Williams

Bartender (uncredited)
Crew
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Sergio Arau

Director
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

A Day Without a Mexican

(DVD)

11/9/2004

Disc Title Front Cover

Un Dia sin Mexicanos

(DVD)

11/9/2004

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