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American Me


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MPAA Rating: R
Genre: Crime Drama
Director: Edward James Olmos

As a young man, Montoya Santana is introduced to gang life on the tough streets of Los Angeles after spending his youth in reform school. Soon Santana finds himself facing an 18-year prison sentence. In jail, he works his way to the top of the institution's violent drug trade, but, on his release from prison, he opts for a redemptive, family-centered lifestyle. However, his gangster friends try to force him back into illegal activities.

Cast :

  • Edward James Olmos
  • Montoya Santana
  • William Forsythe
  • J.D.
  • Pepe Serna
  • Mundo
  • Danny De La Paz
  • Puppet
  • Evelina Fernandez
  • Julie
  • Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
  • El Japo
  • Daniel Villareal
  • Little Puppet
  • Sal Lopez
  • Pedro Santana
  • Daniel A. Haro
  • Huero
  • Vira Montes
  • Esperanza Santana
  • Domingo Ambriz
  • Pieface
  • Vic Trevino
  • Cheetah
  • Tom Bower
  • Dornan (uncredited)
  • Panchito Gomez
  • Young Montoya Santana
  • Steve Wilcox
  • Young J.D.
  • Richard Coca
  • Young Mundo
Producers :
Robert M. Young , Edward James Olmos , Sean Daniel
Writers :
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