Set in the city of Viña del Mar, the story focuses on the Mercader family and the conflicts, love and relationships that arise between the patriarch Ángel Mercader and his 7 sons.




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Series cast summary:
Héctor Noguera ...  Ángel Mercader 162 episodes, 2003
Felipe Braun Felipe Braun ...  Ariel Mercader 161 episodes, 2003
Jorge Zabaleta Jorge Zabaleta ...  Álex Mercader 161 episodes, 2003
Gonzalo Valenzuela ...  Adán Mercader 161 episodes, 2003
Diego Muñoz Diego Muñoz ...  Amaro Mercader 160 episodes, 2003
Pablo Díaz Pablo Díaz ...  Antonio Mercader 160 episodes, 2003
María Elena Swett María Elena Swett ...  Fernanda Garrido 158 episodes, 2003
Teresita Reyes Teresita Reyes ...  Imelda Robles 158 episodes, 2003
Cristián Campos Cristián Campos ...  Alonso Mercader 155 episodes, 2003
Rodrigo Bastidas Rodrigo Bastidas ...  Armando Mercader 152 episodes, 2003
Liliana Ross Liliana Ross ...  Valentina Fernández 151 episodes, 2003
Carolina Arregui Carolina Arregui ...  Sonia Trujillo 150 episodes, 2003
Ingrid Cruz Ingrid Cruz ...  Belén Cruchaga 148 episodes, 2003
Mariana Loyola ...  Soraya Salcedo 147 episodes, 2003
Aranzazú Yankovic Aranzazú Yankovic ...  Úrsula Villavicencio 146 episodes, 2003
María José Prieto María José Prieto ...  Mónica Salazar 137 episodes, 2003
Adriana Vacarezza Adriana Vacarezza ...  Isabel Füller 137 episodes, 2003
Viviana Rodríguez Viviana Rodríguez ...  Consuelo Valdés 136 episodes, 2003
Solange Lackington ...  Josefina Urrutia 136 episodes, 2003
Carolina Varleta Carolina Varleta ...  Kiara Salazar 136 episodes, 2003
Sergio Silva Sergio Silva ...  Lucas Farfán 129 episodes, 2003
Lorena Capetillo Lorena Capetillo ...  Madona Ríos 127 episodes, 2003
Maricarmen Arrigorriaga Maricarmen Arrigorriaga ...  Estela Salazar 122 episodes, 2003
Alejandro Castillo Alejandro Castillo ...  Fanor Cruchaga 122 episodes, 2003
Juan Pablo Bastidas ...  Benjamín Cruchaga 112 episodes, 2003
Marcela Medel Marcela Medel ...  Clemencia Ríos 111 episodes, 2003
José Jiménez José Jiménez ...  Andrés Mercader 108 episodes, 2003
Berta Lasala Berta Lasala ...  Pilar Ponce 95 episodes, 2003
Cristián Guzmán Cristián Guzmán ...  Gustavo Heredia 85 episodes, 2003
Renato Münster Renato Münster ...  Pedro Pablo Estévez 76 episodes, 2003
Elvira López Elvira López ...  Alicia Mercader 69 episodes, 2003


Tells the story of Angel Mercader and his seven sons: Alonso, Armando, Ariel, Alex, Adan, Amaro and Antonio. Throughout the story, Angel and his sons will have conflicts and the struggle of how these sons no matter their age; they end up doing the will of their conservative and authoritarian father. Themes such as treason, homosexuality, divorce, envy and rivalry will put the Mercader family ties to the test. Written by Latin Media Corp

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La brutal pasión de siete hermanos (The brutal passion of seven brothers)





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Coca Gómez reveals that the fiction project was not always called 'Machos': "originally it was '7 Hermanos', then 'Hijos de Tigre' and it was the great Carlos Leppe (who died in 2015 and was an art director) the one who led us to 'Machos'. His first proposal was 'Macho Bruto' and finally it became 'Machos, la brutal pasión de siete hermanos'." See more »


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At 10 years of Machos
6 May 2013 | by SekhoSee all my reviews

10 years ago which aired the first episode of "Machos" series that revolutionized throughout Chile, and I must say that since then no other Chilean TV series made ​​me to like as much as this one.

A great cast as not seen today in the Chilean series, with more than 50 actors, the mixture between them was very good, some stable of Channel 13, others from Mega, others come from its direct competition (TVN ), some beginners, and others who had no work on television for quite some time. Emphasize the performance of Héctor Noguera (Ángel), the "return" of the great Carolina Arregui (Sonia) and the great revelation to me that year Carolina Varleta (Kiara).

The Mercaders family life is still remembered in Chile, and that's because the show is very well done, addresses many issues that to this day are contingent, and not for nothing that this year returns the romantic couple Adán and Fernanda after 10 years, but this time in the night series of TVN: "Socias".

Too bad that after 2006, channel 13 has not been repeated, I should do a tribute after these 10 years!

My note: obviously 10 stars.

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