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Brief Synopsis: "The true story of Saúl Armendáriz, a gay amateur wrestler from El Paso that rises to international stardom after he creates the character Cassandro, the “Liberace of Lucha Libre.” In the process, he upends not just the macho wrestling world but also his own life."

Overall Ranking: - (Rank from 2023: # 0)

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MaddWolf Hope85 - The entire ensemble shines, but Bernal owns the screen, his ever present smile a heartbreaking and beautiful image of the resilience and determination that fueled an icon of wrestling and LGBTQ culture.
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People Involved

  • Gael García Bernal (Saúl "Cassandro")
  • Roberta Colindrez (Sabrina)
  • Perla de la Rosa (Yocasta)
  • Joaquín Cosío (Lorenzo)
  • Raúl Castillo (Gerardo)
  • El Hijo del Santo (El Hijo del Santo)
  • Bad Bunny (Felipe)
  • Gigántico (Murder Clown)
  • Yavor Vesselinov (Pete)
  • Leonardo Alonso (El Mysterioso)
  • Carmen Ledesma (Rosie)
  • Javier Escobar (Masked Massacre)
  • Lorenzo Constantini (Cousin Thiago)
  • Jorge Andrés Zerecero (Young Saúl)
  • Robert Salas (Eduardo)
  • Ronald Gonzales-Trujillo (Young Eduardo)
  • Sofía Félix (Young Yocasta)
  • Eduardo Cayetano (Diablo)
  • Joseph Gabriel Rodríguez (Ruben)
  • Julieta Ortiz (Candance)
  • Mark Vasconcellos (Dante)
  • Víctor Ismael Pinillos (CD Juarez Announcer)
  • Norman Elizondo (Man at CDMX Club)
  • Luis J. Sánchez (El Paso TX Announcer)