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  • Flamin' Hot (2023)
  • PG-13
    99 min | Biography, Drama, History
Flamin' Hot (2023)
PG-13
99 min | Biography, Drama, History

This is the inspiring true story of Richard Montañez who, as a Frito Lay janitor, disrupted the food industry by channeling his Mexican heritage to turn Flamin' Hot Cheetos from a snack into an iconic global pop culture phenomenon.
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Lewis Colick (screenplay by) | Linda Yvette Chávez (screenplay by) | Richard Montanez (based upon the book "A Boy, A Burrito and a Cookie: From Janitor to Executive" by) (as Richard Montañez) (based upon the life story of) (as Richard Montañez) | Judy Montanez (based upon the life story of) (as Judy Montañez)
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Updated Mar 11, 2023

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Jun 9, 2023 (United States)

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58 cast members
Name Known for
Jesse Garcia
Richard Montañez Richard Montañez   See fewer
Annie Gonzalez
Judy Montañez Judy Montañez   See fewer
Emilio Rivera
Vacho Montañez Vacho Montañez   See fewer
Vanessa Martinez
Concha Montañez Concha Montañez   See fewer
Dennis Haysbert
Clarence C. Baker Clarence C. Baker   See fewer
Tony Shalhoub
Roger Enrico Roger Enrico   See fewer
Pepe Serna
Abuelito Abuelito   See fewer
Bobby Soto
Tony Romero Tony Romero   See fewer
Jimmy Gonzales
Hector Morales Hector Morales   See fewer
Matt Walsh
Lonny Mason Lonny Mason   See fewer
Carlos S. Sanchez
Young Richard (as Carlos Sanchez) Young Richard (as Carlos Sanchez)   See fewer
Hunter Jones
Lucky Montañez Lucky Montañez   See fewer
Carlos Solórzano
Young Lucky Montañez (as Carlos Solorzano) Young Lucky Montañez (as Carlos Solorzano)   See fewer
Brice Gonzalez
Steven Montañez Steven Montañez   See fewer
Jayde Martinez
Young Judy Young Judy   See fewer
Fabian Alomar
Pablito Pablito   See fewer
Eric Marq
Nacho Nacho   See fewer
Howard Ferguson Jr.
Al Carey Al Carey   See fewer
Peter Diseth
James Finley James Finley   See fewer
Lora Martinez-Cunningham
Enrico's Secretary Patti Enrico's Secretary Patti   See fewer
Zach Rose
Wade Carson Wade Carson   See fewer
Stephen Zamora
Courthouse Judge Courthouse Judge   See fewer
J.D. Garfield
Pastor Marco (as JD Garfield) Pastor Marco (as JD Garfield)   See fewer
Jacob Browne
Post Office Clerk Post Office Clerk   See fewer
Jackamoe Buzzell
Post Office Customer Post Office Customer   See fewer
Stephanie Jones
Frito Lay Personnel Secretary Frito Lay Personnel Secretary   See fewer
Stephen Fuller Austin
Frito Lay Plant Director (as Stephen F. Austin) Frito Lay Plant Director (as Stephen F. Austin)   See fewer
Brent Black
Frito Lay VP of Operations Frito Lay VP of Operations   See fewer
Landall Goolsby
Scientist Scientist   See fewer
Gianna Gallegos
Young Mary Lou Young Mary Lou   See fewer
Hank Rogerson
1966 Quickie Mart Manager 1966 Quickie Mart Manager   See fewer
Vic Browder
Quickie Mart Police Officer Quickie Mart Police Officer   See fewer
Kevin Chambers
Quickie Mart Manager Quickie Mart Manager   See fewer
Ericka Zepeda
Quickie Mart Customer Quickie Mart Customer   See fewer
Eli Bickel
Cafeteria Kid (as Eli Abrams Bickel) Cafeteria Kid (as Eli Abrams Bickel)   See fewer
Beckett Bauer
Cafeteria Kid (as Beckett X. Bauer) Cafeteria Kid (as Beckett X. Bauer)   See fewer
Brady Bauer
Cafeteria Kid (as Brady X. Bauer) Cafeteria Kid (as Brady X. Bauer)   See fewer
Rafael Herrera
Landscaper Landscaper   See fewer
Jack O'Donnell
Grocery Store Manager Grocery Store Manager   See fewer
D'Nette Wood
Supermarket Woman (as Dnette Wood) Supermarket Woman (as Dnette Wood)   See fewer
Mickey Bond
Social Worker Social Worker   See fewer
Greg Lutz
Angry Husband Angry Husband   See fewer
Gerald Cordova
Janitor (as Gerald Andrew Cordova) Janitor (as Gerald Andrew Cordova)   See fewer
George Strada
Waiter (as George Estrada) Waiter (as George Estrada)   See fewer
Flora Amanda
Chola (uncredited) Chola (uncredited)   See fewer
Alison Grainger
Office Worker (uncredited) Office Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
Michel Hall
Factory Floor Manager (uncredited) Factory Floor Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
Quasheem D. Herring
Defense Attorney (uncredited) Defense Attorney (uncredited)   See fewer
Leah Hopkins
Chola Woman (uncredited) Chola Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Adrianne Lovato
Market Shopper (uncredited) Market Shopper (uncredited)   See fewer
Crystal Mayes
Restaurant Patron (uncredited) Restaurant Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Gonzalo Robles
Job Applicant (uncredited) Job Applicant (uncredited)   See fewer
Aaron Rogers
Factory Manager (uncredited) Factory Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
Sarah Ann Santos
Target Employee (uncredited) Target Employee (uncredited)   See fewer
J. Nathan Simmons
Neighbor (uncredited) Neighbor (uncredited)   See fewer
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