Chasing Papi (2003)



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A man learns the hard way that, when it comes to women, three is more than a crowd in this frantic comedy. Tomas Fuentes (Eduardo Verástegui) is a successful advertising man living in Los Angeles who has a way with the ladies. Almost too much of a way, in fact, since he's currently dating three beautiful women in three different cities: Lorena (Roselyn Sanchez), a bright and attractive lawyer living in Chicago; Cici (Sofía Vergara), a cocktail waitress from Miami with a fiery personality; and … More

Rating: PG (adult situations/language)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Elizabeth Sarnoff, Alison Balian, Laura Angelica Simon, Steve Antin
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 26, 2003
Box Office: $6.1M
20th Century Fox - Official Site


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Critic Reviews for Chasing Papi

All Critics (57) | Top Critics (24)

The only place you're likely to find such shrill and whitewashed caricatures is in the elitist pages of Hola!

Full Review… | April 22, 2003
Village Voice
Top Critic

I've seen episodes of The Love Boat with more emotional investment and involvement from the characters than this ...

Full Review… | April 21, 2003
Ebert & Roeper
Top Critic

So resoundingly awful, there may be grounds to sue for mental suffering.

April 18, 2003
Washington Post
Top Critic

The whole thing is loud and unfunny, not showing off anyone to good advantage.

April 18, 2003
Arizona Republic
Top Critic

It's the engaging performances of Jaci Velasquez, Roselyn Sanchez and Sofia Vergara, as well as a few humorous Latin colloquialisms, that turn an otherwise inane script into a cute confection of a film.

Full Review… | April 17, 2003
Dallas Morning News
Top Critic

A thin attempt at comedy and a corny take on the buddy movie.

Full Review… | April 17, 2003
Chicago Tribune
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Chasing Papi

Most successful farces are interesting because they exaggerate stereotypes to previously unexplored hilarity, have comical, original schtick, and occasionally push the bounds of farce to become satire. This film goes 0/3 with three strikeouts - the hat trick. The characters are neither stick to the type nor rise to become real people. "Comical, original schtick?" Not even slightly. And I can't even think of what it could be satirizing.
The most offensive aspect of the film is its depiction of women. Not one is independent or self-respecting, and we can never understand what they see in the philandering object of their affections. Even their eventual claim to independence is contrived and lacking in any conviction. These women make me ashamed to be a feminist.
Overall, this film attempts to be a farce and succeeds only in being an insult to the audience's intelligence. Netflix warned me that I wouldn't like this film; it's good to have a friend who knows me so well.

Jim Hunter

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Leo L

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Ridiculous and cute. The women are really annoying at first but their crazy antics make them grow on you by the end.

Heather Metzger

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