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Good latino gang movies??

Unread post by Chicano3000X » February 9th, 2007, 4:09 pm

anyone got a list good latino gang movies(mostly prefer Los Angeles based) that are pretty good?

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Unread post by KayCee » March 11th, 2008, 4:30 pm

Price of the American Dream
American Me
187 Shad0wLane (lame)
187

i know there's more but can't think of 'em right now

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Blood In Blood Out

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Unread post by Silencioso » March 27th, 2008, 10:23 am

You're forgeting the two grand daddy cholo movies!

Walk Proud
Buelevard Nights

Check out the intro to Walk Proud (the only L.A. gang movie to take place in West Los).

http://youtube.com/watch?v=rIX8KnIzrJM

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Unread post by Vincetheprince » June 25th, 2008, 10:57 pm

blood in blood out

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american Me

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Unread post by StillNoScript » June 26th, 2008, 2:42 am

Silencioso wrote:You're forgeting the two grand daddy cholo movies!

Walk Proud
Buelevard Nights

Check out the intro to Walk Proud (the only L.A. gang movie to take place in West Los).

http://youtube.com/watch?v=rIX8KnIzrJM
Walk Proud was free on Comcast a few months back.

It was alright. Liked the "jumping out" scene. But Robbie Benson? My god. Was Chachi not avalable?

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Unread post by StillNoScript » June 26th, 2008, 2:54 am

1. American Me -- Screw the factual errors. It's the best movie ever made about cholo life. Period.

2. Mi Vida Loca -- Underrated, undermentioned flick, because it's about chicks. If this film were about guys, there'd be 20 threads on it.

3. Boulevard Nights -- De La Paz = best cholo actor ever, as a kid, as an adult.

4. Blood In, Blood Out -- Producers chickened out in light of American Me drama and opted to use hardly any real actors or consultants, which left Benjamen Bratt on his own to play a cholo, without coaching. Yikes. Guy who plays Cruz later ends up in photograph with NF members.

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Unread post by Vincetheprince » June 26th, 2008, 4:53 am

carlito's way, american me, mi vida loca, blood in blood out, 187

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Unread post by StillNoScript » July 6th, 2008, 1:30 am

Vincetheprince wrote:carlito's way,
"You ain't a lawyer no more, Dave. You're a gangster now. You're on the other side. Whole new ball game. You can't learn about it in school, and you can't have a late start."

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Unread post by Vincetheprince » July 6th, 2008, 1:39 am

hahaha lol

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Unread post by StillNoScript » July 6th, 2008, 11:14 pm

"Pachanga would kill his own mother for money"

"Most people would"

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Unread post by Vincetheprince » July 7th, 2008, 4:17 am

hahaha lol, I wouldn't

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StillNoScript wrote:
"You ain't a lawyer no more, Dave. You're a gangster now. You're on the other side. Whole new ball game. You can't learn about it in school, and you can't have a late start."
"Fu-k you and your self righteous code of the -od damn street. Did it pull you outta a 30 year stint in 5 years? did it? no, it didn't, I did.........."

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Unread post by Vincetheprince » July 18th, 2008, 5:38 pm

that white dude from carlitos way should burn in hell

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Silencioso wrote:You're forgeting the two grand daddy cholo movies!

Walk Proud


Dam I've been trying to remember the name of this movie for ever! Thanks Silencioso. Homeboy was from Venice 13 right?

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Unread post by MMRbkaRudog » July 30th, 2008, 1:01 am

NewMission wrote:
Silencioso wrote:You're forgeting the two grand daddy cholo movies!

Walk Proud


Dam I've been trying to remember the name of this movie for ever! Thanks Silencioso. Homeboy was from Venice 13 right?
There is no real gang names in the movie. Mr. Benson played someone that was in a gang called "los Aztecas" & they were from Venice.

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Unread post by Vincetheprince » July 30th, 2008, 4:13 am

I think you're right.

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Unread post by pimpsmooth420 » July 30th, 2008, 12:48 pm

zooo suit
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Unread post by Vincetheprince » August 2nd, 2008, 1:20 am

yup

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Unread post by 353 » September 11th, 2008, 10:32 am

American Me
Mi Vida Loca
Bound By Honor Blood In Blood Out
Boulevard Nights

anybody remember this 1 called "The Duke of Earl",it was low budget like gang prevention type movie that church people would get youngstaz to watch it and hope they dont go down the same path

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Unread post by MMRbkaRudog » September 11th, 2008, 1:42 pm

353 wrote:American Me
Mi Vida Loca
Bound By Honor Blood In Blood Out
Boulevard Nights

anybody remember this 1 called "The Duke of Earl",it was low budget like gang prevention type movie that church people would get youngstaz to watch it and hope they dont go down the same path
I remember & they have it on youtube, just like a lot of other films.

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Unread post by MidwestMind » December 12th, 2008, 12:02 am

Just saw American Me the other day, and I would definitely recomment it. Shit was crazy.

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Unread post by MARTINEZ » December 12th, 2008, 8:49 am

“….Blood In, Blood Out -- Producers chickened out in light of American Me drama and opted to use hardly any real actors or consultants, which left Benjamen Bratt on his own to play a cholo, without coaching. …/

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They used a few real one for the back ground from where I grew up ^^^ in EAST LOS

Draga
Chucky (the one who pulled out the shot gun on the hill)
Travieso
A few others

Even the lil kid, Juanito, who OD'd in the movie... is my homeboy - M*** from THE LOTT 13 Tiny Dukes

I know the guy who was offered the position of lead role, he was a straight real one, had just paroled from Y.T.S. – had the “look” big time

But he fucked up cause he started using drugs and became unrealiable

That’s when they went with Benjamin Bratt

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Unread post by 353 » December 12th, 2008, 10:09 am

MARTINEZ wrote:“….Blood In, Blood Out -- Producers chickened out in light of American Me drama and opted to use hardly any real actors or consultants, which left Benjamen Bratt on his own to play a cholo, without coaching. …/

..........................................................................................

They used a few real one for the back ground from where I grew up ^^^ in EAST LOS

Draga
Chucky (the one who pulled out the shot gun on the hill)
Travieso
A few others

Even the lil kid, Juanito, who OD'd in the movie... is my homeboy - M*** from THE LOTT 13 Tiny Dukes

I know the guy who was offered the position of lead role, he was a straight real one, had just paroled from Y.T.S. – had the “look” big time

But he #%@& up cause he started using drugs and became unrealiable

That’s when they went with Benjamin Bratt
its still a good movie though
got alot of scenes and characters that have me rollin
they used hollywood no names at the time which some have gotten big like Benjamin Bratt,i think Ving Rhames was the warden

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Unread post by KimBodia » February 12th, 2009, 5:01 am

A lot of good ones here, keep em coming!

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Unread post by jaundice » June 24th, 2009, 5:09 pm

Duke of Earl
Blood In Blood Out
Boulevard Nights
American Me
Walk Proud
Mi Vida Loca


NOT Havoc (wack ass white boy movie)
NOT Harsh Times (kind of cool but Bale as a chicano doesnt work.)
NOT 187 (are you fuckin serious??)
NOT Carlitos Way (not a chicano fillm at all but still good)
NOT Livin the Life (wack ass amateur flick, might as well said El Mero or whaterever low budget ass movie Damian Chapa just made or some Dungeon Familia straight to DVD BS)

Pretty good prison flick that just came out is Felon with Val Kilmer and some kinda familiar whiteboy.

For the record, some idiot here kept mentioning Duke of Earl was based on SanJo and filmed there too.... i got news for you... White Fence is an LA varrio.. not a San Jo pigtown. If the film was made in San Jo why is White Fence placced up in the underground scenes? Soto St? all these SS gangs are the graffiti in the background NOT San jo.

Where in the flick is White Fence? On the scene where the first vato from 14th starts chiming in how they arent into the movement and the only way to get out of the gang is down in a box. Right behind him on the stone pillars.....

Duke of Earl was filmed in LA and its based on LA life. Get it straight.

Other than the misinformation on Duke of Earl i do enjoy reading all the lists here.

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Unread post by MMRbkaRudog » June 24th, 2009, 8:31 pm

jaundice wrote:Duke of Earl
Blood In Blood Out
Boulevard Nights
American Me
Walk Proud
Mi Vida Loca


NOT Havoc (wack ass white boy movie)
NOT Harsh Times (kind of cool but Bale as a chicano doesnt work.)
NOT 187 (are you fuckin serious??)
NOT Carlitos Way (not a chicano fillm at all but still good)
NOT Livin the Life (wack ass amateur flick, might as well said El Mero or whaterever low budget ass movie Damian Chapa just made or some Dungeon Familia straight to DVD BS)

Pretty good prison flick that just came out is Felon with Val Kilmer and some kinda familiar whiteboy.

For the record, some idiot here kept mentioning Duke of Earl was based on SanJo and filmed there too.... i got news for you... White Fence is an LA varrio.. not a San Jo pigtown. If the film was made in San Jo why is White Fence placced up in the underground scenes? Soto St? all these SS gangs are the graffiti in the background NOT San jo.

Where in the flick is White Fence? On the scene where the first vato from 14th starts chiming in how they arent into the movement and the only way to get out of the gang is down in a box. Right behind him on the stone pillars.....

Duke of Earl was filmed in LA and its based on LA life. Get it straight.

Other than the misinformation on Duke of Earl i do enjoy reading all the lists here.
Duke of Earl was shot both in SJ & LA, so sorry if I was the 1 who didn't make that clear. Also San Jo very much is in the film, but it may be hard for some to notice. Duke himself said it was a fictional story, cuzz I asked him. Rumors were it was based on San Jo, but it's not & would not have to be shot in SJ to be based on it either.

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Unread post by MMRbkaRudog » June 24th, 2009, 8:52 pm

jaundice wrote:Duke of Earl
Blood In Blood Out
Boulevard Nights
American Me
Walk Proud
Mi Vida Loca


NOT Havoc (wack ass white boy movie)
NOT Harsh Times (kind of cool but Bale as a chicano doesnt work.)
NOT 187 (are you fuckin serious??)
NOT Carlitos Way (not a chicano fillm at all but still good)
NOT Livin the Life (wack ass amateur flick, might as well said El Mero or whaterever low budget ass movie Damian Chapa just made or some Dungeon Familia straight to DVD BS)

Pretty good prison flick that just came out is Felon with Val Kilmer and some kinda familiar whiteboy.

For the record, some idiot here kept mentioning Duke of Earl was based on SanJo and filmed there too.... i got news for you... White Fence is an LA varrio.. not a San Jo pigtown. If the film was made in San Jo why is White Fence placced up in the underground scenes? Soto St? all these SS gangs are the graffiti in the background NOT San jo.

Where in the flick is White Fence? On the scene where the first vato from 14th starts chiming in how they arent into the movement and the only way to get out of the gang is down in a box. Right behind him on the stone pillars.....

Duke of Earl was filmed in LA and its based on LA life. Get it straight.

Other than the misinformation on Duke of Earl i do enjoy reading all the lists here.
So who's the idiot? Don't be so quick to assume shit & talk it. Who are you any way? Coming up in here & venting on me in your 1st post, cuzz I'm sure I'm the only 1 who mentioned Duke of Earl actually being shot in SJ. You remind me of a fake as bitch putting up that she claims EL RUKN, but really seems confused about things like you. Also why did you have to mention my town is a pigtown? I'm sure LA has more.

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Unread post by MMRbkaRudog » January 14th, 2010, 11:42 pm

What film was it, where some cholos say something like: "Put some shalaq on it"?

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Unread post by ~J~ » January 15th, 2010, 1:41 am

American Me. the part where Santana met up with J-Dee in Juvenile Hall and looked at his wooden leg and said " Sh-- homes throw some shalack on it." :lol:

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Unread post by HappLoccc » August 1st, 2010, 7:42 pm

I got to go with the classic Boulevard Nights , I can watch it again and again.
It is cool how it takes you back into Latino gang life in the 1970's and how LA was back in the 1970's

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