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El cantante (2006)

R
106 min | Biography, Drama, Music

The life story of Hector Lavoe who started the salsa movement in 1975 and brought it to the United States.
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Writers
Leon Ichaso (screenplay) | David Darmstaeder (screenplay) (as David Darmstaedter) (story) (as David Darmstaedter) | Todd Bello (screenplay) (as Todd Antony Bello) (story) (as Todd Antony Bello)
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Opening Wknd
$ 3,202,035
Gross (USA)
$ 7,556,004
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Release date
Aug 3, 2007 (United States)

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60 cast members
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Marc Anthony
Hector Lavoe Hector Lavoe   See fewer
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John Ortiz
Willie Colon Willie Colon   See fewer
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Federico Castelluccio
Jerry Masucci Jerry Masucci   See fewer
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Nelson Vasquez
Johnny Pacheco Johnny Pacheco   See fewer
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Antone Pagán
Papo (as Antone Pagan) Papo (as Antone Pagan)   See fewer
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Romi Dias
Priscilla Priscilla   See fewer
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Jared Everleth
Tito (4 yrs.) Tito (4 yrs.)   See fewer
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Bernard Hernandez
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Christopher Becerra
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Ismael Miranda
Hector's Father Hector's Father   See fewer
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Tito Allen
Singer Singer   See fewer
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Víctor Manuelle
Ruben Blades Ruben Blades   See fewer
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Michael Wright
Shooting Gallery Man Shooting Gallery Man   See fewer
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Cucu Diamantes
Female Junkie Female Junkie   See fewer
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Marina Durell
Madrina Madrina   See fewer
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Jack Mulcahy
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Joe Lala
Band Leader Band Leader   See fewer
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Domingo Quiñones
San Juan Promoter San Juan Promoter   See fewer
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Elliot Santiago
Bouncer Bouncer   See fewer
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Obie Bermúdez
Taxi Driver Taxi Driver   See fewer
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Glenda Dopazo
Carmen Carmen   See fewer
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Hector A. Leguillow
Pianist (as Hector Leguillow) Pianist (as Hector Leguillow)   See fewer
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Lou Torres
Pianist 2 / Pianist (After hrs.) Pianist 2 / Pianist (After hrs.)   See fewer
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Victor Santos
Pianist 3 Pianist 3   See fewer
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Hugo Duran
Bassist Bassist   See fewer
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Julio Ortiz
Trumpet Trumpet   See fewer
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Jorge Pupo
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Danny A. Abeckaser
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Marlon Belcione
Party Goer #1 Party Goer #1   See fewer
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Arlene Rodriguez
Mercedes Mercedes   See fewer
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Roberto Romero
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Chiko Mendez
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Deirdre Lorenz
Willie's Girl (as Deidre Lorenz) Willie's Girl (as Deidre Lorenz)   See fewer
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Grant Crawford
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Edwin Rivera
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Yomo Toro
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Eddie Montalvo
Himself Himself   See fewer
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David Marquez
Boogaloo Line Dancer Boogaloo Line Dancer   See fewer
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Jerry Perez
Salsa Dancer Salsa Dancer   See fewer
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Marcus Collins
Photographer (uncredited) Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Abraham De Funes
Family Member (uncredited) Family Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tony Devon
Record Executive (uncredited) Record Executive (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wanda Ferreiras
Fania All-Star Groupie (uncredited) Fania All-Star Groupie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Luis Galli
Friend in the bar (uncredited) Friend in the bar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Amerindia Garrido
Salsa Dancer (uncredited) Salsa Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rodyniel Gonzalez
Dancer in the audience concert (uncredited) Dancer in the audience concert (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hristo Hristov
Photographer (uncredited) Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ana Isabelle
Puchi's Friend (uncredited) Puchi's Friend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pierangeli Llinas
Salsa Dancer (uncredited) Salsa Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claudia Lopez
Party goer - Puchi's birthday party (uncredited) Party goer - Puchi's birthday party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gloria Parks
Salsa Dancer (uncredited) Salsa Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Vallejos
Roadie (uncredited) Roadie (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.5 / 10 | 4,384 votes