Nacho Libre | 2006

Directed by: Jared Hess

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Main Plot

Berated all his life by those around him, a monk follows his dream and dons a mask to moonlight as a Luchador (Mexican wrestler).


  • Jack Black plays a cook turned luchador who wrestles to earn money for an orphanage in Nacho Libre.
  • Ana de la Reguera's character, Sister Encarnación, is a nun who provides guidance and love to Nacho throughout the film.
  • Héctor Jiménez's character, Esqueleto, serves as Nacho Libre's sidekick and wrestling partner, providing comedic relief and support.


In the ending of Nacho Libre, Nacho and his partner Esqueleto compete in the final wrestling match against Ramses and his sidekick, winning the championship. Nacho confesses his love for Sister Encarnación, and they share a kiss. Nacho then opens an orphanage with the prize money, and the children happily embrace their new home. The film concludes with Nacho and Esqueleto continuing their wrestling careers, bringing joy to the community.

Jared Hess