Pepe the Bull

Pepe the Bull (Spanish: Pepe El Toro) is a 1953 Mexican sports drama film directed by Ismael Rodríguez and starring Pedro Infante, Evita Muñoz and Amanda del Llano.[1][2][3] It was the last in a trilogy of films featuring Infante and Muñoz playing the father and daughter characters (Pepe El Toro and Chachita, respectively) in the 1948 releases Nosotros los Pobres (We the Poor) and Ustedes los ricos (You the Rich).[4] A planned fourth film in the series was cancelled when Infante died in 1957. The film was nominated for three Ariel Awards.[5]

Pepe the Bull
Directed byIsmael Rodríguez
Written byCarlos Orellana
Ismael Rodríguez
Pedro de Urdimalas
StarringPedro Infante
Evita Muñoz
Amanda del Llano
Music byManuel Esperón
CinematographyIgnacio Torres
Edited byFernando Martínez
Producciones Rodríguez Hermanos
Release date
  • 21 August 1953 (1953-08-21)
Running time
120 minutes



  1. ^ Amador p.133
  2. ^ "Pepe el Toro (Dir. Ismael Rodríguez, 1953)". cinepremiere. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  3. ^ "El Torito, la Chorreada y Pepe el Toro: la estructura familiar en Nosotros los pobres y Ustedes los ricos". artilugiosdelahistoria. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  4. ^ Agráz Luna, Mario (21 July 2020). "Tres joyas del cine de oro (Three gems of golden cinema". La Crónica de Hoy. Mexico City, Mexico. Retrieved 8 November 2020.
  5. ^ "Pepe El Toro". Film Affinity. Retrieved 21 July 2016.


  • María Luisa Amador. Cartelera cinematográfica, 1950-1959. UNAM, 1985.

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