Tio Papi (2013)


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It was a bachelor's life for hard-working and fun-loving Ray Ray Dominguez (Joey Dedio) who dreams of leaving the barrio for a more carefree existence in Miami. That's until one day when everything changed - and he became a reluctant "Tio Papi" aka Uncle Daddy to his sister's six children ages six to 16. Now, in charge of raising this energetic (and expensive) clan, Ray Ray must make important decisions on what life really is all about. Combining heart-warming drama with light-hearted comedy, … More

Rating: PG (for thematic elements, mild rude humor and brief language)
Genre: Drama, Kids & Family, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Brian Herskowitz, Joey Dedio
In Theaters:
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as Ray Ray

as Elizabeth Warden

as Nico

as Chizzy

as Benjamin Welling III

as Marsha Horowitz

as Detective Johnson

as Judge Vega

as Brandon

as Principal Rosen

as Officer Harris

as Sergeant Taylor

as Superintendent Mitch...

as Seymour

as Jacqueline

as Mrs. Butz

as Waitress

as Father Bryce
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Critic Reviews for Tio Papi

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (4)

[A] well-photographed, lively and lightly comic film.

Full Review… | September 6, 2013
New York Times
Top Critic

[a] by-the-numbers feel good story

Full Review… | September 6, 2013
New York Daily News
Top Critic

Dedio undoubtedly wrote Ray Ray as a star turn, but the character is so forcefully written to be likable - in this case, as a nebulously defined everyman - that he never feels human enough to empathize with.

Full Review… | September 5, 2013
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

Doesn't try to be anything more than a soft-serve pull of treacly pandering.

Full Review… | September 3, 2013
Village Voice
Top Critic

Bittersweet family comedy involves parental loss.

Full Review… | September 11, 2013
Common Sense Media

Too predictable for adults and too saccharine for even very young kids, this family-oriented comedy is strictly dullsville.

Full Review… | September 5, 2013
Film Journal International

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