“Instructions Not Included,” the most successful Spanish-language film ever released in the United States (grossing $44 million at the box office), will be released for home viewing January 21. The comedy stars Eugenio Derbez–who also directed, produced and co-wrote the film–and Loreto Peralta as a single man who must suddenly grow up and become a father.

The film will be available on Blu-ray plus Digital HD UltraViolet, DVD plus Digital UltraViolet, Digital HD, Video On Demand and Pay-Per-View through Pantelion and Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

Here’s more on “Instructions Not Included”:

“A “sweet, funny and poignant comedy” (Los Angeles Times), Instructions Not Included tells the story of a confirmed bachelor (Derbez) who must suddenly take on responsibility for the daughter he never knew he had. The film also stars Jessica Lindsey (Now You See Me), Alessandra Rosaldo (TV’s ‘Ni Contigo Ni Sin Ti’) and introduces Loreto Peralta as Derbez’s ‘adorable pint-sized co-star’ (Los Angeles Times).

Resident bachelor Valentin Bravo has his life turned upside down when a former fling leaves a baby girl on his doorstep. He moves to LA in search of the mother, but unable to find her, he decides to raise the baby and gets a job as one of Hollywood’s top stuntmen.”

“Instructions Not Included” Blu-ray and DVD includes an audio commentary with Derbez and will be available for the suggested retail price is $24.99 (Blu-ray) and $19.98 (DVD).

Want to learn more about the film yourself? Check out these two exclusive clips about the film, featuring Derbez and Peralta talking about their favorite scenes.


By Monique Jones

Monique Jones blogs about race and culture in entertainment, particularly movies and television. You can read her articles at Racialicious, and her new site, COLOR . You can also listen to her new podcast, What would Monique Say.

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