The Casagrandes Movie in Spanish class

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The Casagrandes movie is a new Netflix movie set in Mexico. Los Casagrande: la película set to come to Netflix on March 22nd, 2024. Here are some resources that you can use to discuss The Casagrades the movie in Spanish class today.

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Los Casagrande la pelicula Spanish class resources from Mis Clases Locas

What is The Casagrandes Movie about?

After a surprise family trip to Mexico derails Ronnie Anne’s birthday plans. She is determined to prove she’s old enough to do her own thing – even if it means confronting an ancient preteen demigod whose angst has apocalyptic potential. The 2024 Casagrades Movie is on Netflix. (from IMDB)

Where does The Casagrandes movie take place?

The 2024 Netflix movie The Casagrandes is set in Mexico on a family trip. The Casagrande family travels to Michoacán, Mexico.

Other Spanish class movies set in Mexico or that focus on Mexican-Americans are listed below.

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What ages is The Casagrandes movie appropriate for?

Los Casagradne is rated TV-Y7. The Casagrandes movie is a spin-off of the 2019 Nickelodeon show The Casagrandes. All these were a spin-off of the show Loud House, which included Mexican-American Ronnie Anne.

The film The Casagrades focuses on a 12 year old girl and her family. It would be great for middle school Spanish or upper elementary Spanish students. Some high schoolers who grew up with Loud House & The Casagrades might also enjoy this goofy movie.

The Casagrandes movie has themes of family, legends, and indigenous peoples of Mexico.

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Are the Casagrades Mexican?

Yes, the Casagrade family is Mexican-American. The Casagrandes celebrate their heritage with customs, traditions, and other connections to their roots in Michoacán. The creators said they worked hard to avoid Latin American stereotypes with the Casagrandes. The family travels to Mexico in The Casagrandes movie.

The multigenerational Casagrande family uses Spanglish and embraces their Mexican roots. In the movie, characters speak English with Spanish and Purépecha (an indigenous language from pre-colonial Mexico).


The Casagrandes Movie includes ancient traditions of the Purépecha. The Purépecha are a group of Indigenous people in the northwestern region of Michoacán, Mexico. Some traditions of Purépecha including the matriarchal society are discussed. While this animated movie is fictional, you could learn more about the real diverse indigenous peoples of Mexico, including the Purépecha

Read more >> Indigenous Peoples in Spanish class

Legends in Los Casagrande

The Casagrandes Movie includes connections to legends. In the film, a demi-god of legend wants to become a god. But, in doing so against her parents’ wishes, she summons up a powerful creature from the underworld. The creature threatens the village and her parents’ lives.

Ronnie Anne accidentally unleashes the frozen tween demigod, Punguari. Pungari’s actions long ago left her parents frozen and unleashed a dangerous creature from the underworld. Now it will be up to Ronnie Anne and Punguari to save them all.

Want to connect or compare legends in the film to other legends?

  • A newer, cuter Chupacabras >> The movie Chupa (also set in Mexico)
  • Netflix show with 30 minute episodes set in pre-colonial Mexico > Maya y los tres

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The Casagrandes Movie Trailers to Use in Spanish Class

Here are multiple trailers to introduce The Casagrandes Movie on Netflix. You could mute the trailer and describe it in basic Spanish. Or take screenshots of the video and project them. Then have students write or discuss what they see and what they wonder. Finally, you could have students find cultural elements and then research to make predictions.

The Casagrandes Movie Trailer Short First Look – English audio & Spanish subtitles

Los Casagrande: La película | Tráiler en Español | Netflix

The Casagrandes Movie Trailer – English

More Videos for The Casagrades in Spanish class

For upper-level classes, you could use some of these videos in Spanish. They would be great for authentic listening comprehension related to the film.

Reaction to Trailer in Spanish

Casagrande intro en español latino 🇲🇽 (from show)

Los Casagrande | Los Casagrande adoptan tradiciones mexicanas (from the show)

More cultural info about the family and traditions.

Opinión Hablaremos Sobre Los Casagrandes La Película | Será¿ Buena o Mala?

A longer 10 minute video for upper levels.

Authentic Readings about The Casagrandes the movie

Novice reading for Los Casagrande in Spanish class – Authentic Tweet

More advanced authentic readings for Los Casagrande la película in Spanish class

Los Casagrande la película

Fecha de lanzamiento: 22 de marzo de 2024

Géneros: Animación, Aventura, Comedia, Familia, Fantasía

Tiempo de ejecución: 1 hora 29 minutos

“Después de que un inesperado viaje familiar a México arruine sus planes de cumpleaños, Ronnie Anne está dispuesta a probar que es lo suficientemente mayor como para valerse por sí misma..” – IMDB

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Other Mexico resources

If you want to dig deeper and connect more with the beautiful culture of Mexico, here are some resources.

Other Movie Resources for Spanish Class

If you want another film to use in your Spanish classes, here are some resources to save you time.

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