A Million to Juan Movie Review 1994

Information and Film Reviews for A Million to Juan the Movie

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Familiar rags-to-riches tale, this time set in a L.A. barrio, centers on Juan Lopez (Rodriguez), an uneducated good guy struggling to raise his son. Juan gets his lucky break when a stranger hands him a check for $1 million, explains it's a loan, and if Juan can use the money properly for a month, he'll get a reward. Juan remains incredibly noble; the movie remains mushy. Loose adaptation of the Mark Twain story "The Million Pound Bank Note." Directorial debut for Rodriguez.


Available on VHS
Running time 97 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Rags to Riches, Adapted from a Story, Books to Film: Mark Twain
Francisca Matos, Robert Grasmere
Paul Rodriguez, Polly Draper, Pepe Serna, Bert Rosario, Jonathan Hernandez, Gerardo Mejia, Victor Rivers, Edward James Olmos, Paul Williams
Paul Rodriguez
Tony Plana, Ruben Blades, Richard "Cheech" Marin, David Rasche, Liz Torres
Steven Paul, Barry Collier, Barbara Javitz, Gary Binkow, Sherman Baldwin, Samuel Goldwyn Company, Crystal Sky Communications, Prism Entertainment

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