• PG-13, 1 hr. 40 min.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Eugenio Derbez
    In Theaters:
    Aug 30, 2013 Limited
    On DVD:
    Jan 21, 2014
  • Lionsgate Films

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Instructions Not Included Reviews

Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
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The film's counterintuitive success is largely due to Derbez, who demonstrates why he is beloved, both south and north of the border.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 5, 2013
Joe Leydon
Variety
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This sporadically amusing but unduly protracted dramedy devolves into a shameless tearjerker in its third act.

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September 3, 2013
Annlee Ellingson
Los Angeles Times
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There's a lot of movie here with unexpected developments, held together by the irresistible chemistry between Derbez and his adorable pint-sized co-star.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

August 30, 2013
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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"Instructions Not Included" is a sweet little movie that is more than it seems to be.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 3.5/5

August 29, 2013
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