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Tio Papi (2013)

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, TIO PAPI, directed by Fro Rojas from the original screenplay by Joey Dedio and Brian Herskowitz, is an upbeat story of life's unexpected surprises and ultimately what matters the most - the love of family. (c)Active Fox

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Cast

Joey Dedio
as Ray Ray
Kelly McGillis
as Elizabeth Warden
Dax Roy
as Nico
Franky G.
as Chizzy
Jack Noseworthy
as Benjamin Welling III
Gina Hecht
as Marsha Horowitz
Erica Gimpel
as Detective Johnson
Priscilla Lopez
as Judge Vega
Tyrone Brown
as Brandon
Mary Testa
as Principal Rosen
Mareo Ryan
as Officer Harris
Rick Zahn
as Sergeant Taylor
Gary Betsworth
as Superintendent Mitchell
Melvin Lima
as Seymour
Ursula Abbott
as Jacqueline
Marilyn Dobrin
as Mrs. Butz
Johnnie Mae
as Waitress
John Deyle
as Father Bryce
José Báez
as Wrestling Match Spectator
Mark Basnight
as The Announcer
Rao Rampilla
as Indian Liquor Store Owner
David Boston
as Hotel Guest
Thelma O'Leary
as Wardrobe Assistant
Charlie Meany
as Sportscaster
George J. Vezina
as Pedestrian/Vintage Car Driver
Molly DePietro
as Outraged Woman
Darren Whitfield
as Theater Patron
Shade Rupe
as 16mm News Cameraman
Jacob Heimer
as Movie Patron
Simeon Lipman
as Stallone's Bodyguard
Shana DeAndrea
as Bikini Girl #1
Paul Thornton
as Movie Spectator
Russ DiBello
as First Reporter
Danielle Murdock
as Babysitter
Christopher Jack
as Pool Player
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Critic Reviews for Tio Papi

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (4)

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

September 6, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

[a] by-the-numbers feel good story

September 6, 2013 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

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.

September 5, 2013 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

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

September 3, 2013 | Full Review…

Bittersweet family comedy involves parental loss.

September 11, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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

September 5, 2013 | Full Review…

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