09/12/2013 05:17 pm ET

Eugenio Derbez Could Be Contender For Oscar With 'Instructions Not Included'


Mexican actor and filmmaker Eugenio Derbez, has expressed his surprise at the success of his latest movie, "Instructions Not Included" in the U.S. box office, where it grossed $8.1 million in its opening week.

Beyond good results in the box office, the Mexican said he was excited that his directorial debut, a comedy in both Spanish and English, was taken into account to represent Mexico in the Academy Awards in the Foreign Language Film category, reported People en Español.

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