Most Popular "Barrio" Titles
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1. Blood In, Blood Out (1993)
R | 180 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members... See full summary »
2. Goal! The Dream Begins (2005)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
The extremely talented Santiago Munez is given a chance at professional football, after being spotted by a scout who has ties with Newcastle United.
3. Stand and Deliver (1988)
PG | 103 min | Drama
The story of Jaime Escalante, a high school teacher who successfully inspired his dropout prone students to learn calculus.
4. Colors (1988)
R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.
5. American Me (1992)
R | 125 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A Mexican-American Mafia kingpin is released from prison, falls in love for the first time, and grows introspective about his gangster lifestyle.
6. A Better Life (2011)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama
A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while trying to give his son the opportunities he never had.
7. I Witness (2003)
95 min | Drama, Action, Thriller
After 27 bodies are discovered in a collapsed tunnel in Tijuana, a man tries to unravel the mystery before becoming the next victim.
8. Talento de barrio (2008)
R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A young drug dealer falls in love while facing disruption among the men in his gang, and being offered a career as a Reggaetón singer.
9. Boulevard Nights (1979)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama
Kid brother Chuco (Danny De La Paz) is a sullen low-rider still caught up in the life. Despite their differences, their family bond is strong. But that bond is violently tested when rivals ... See full summary »
10. One Story (2013)
85 min | Drama
Third-generation Mexican teenagers Angie and Josh Navarro from Laguna Beach's upper class estates, are forced to move into their grandparent's house in the barrio. It is there they will ... See full summary »
11. Rodrigo D: No futuro (1990)
93 min | Crime, Drama, Music
Rodrigo, a poor and troubled teenager in the barrios of Medellin, Colombia, struggles to find hope in a world ravaged by violence and chaos. An aspiring drummer in a punk band, he uses his ... See full summary »
12. Such Is Life (2000)
98 min | Drama, Romance
Based on the Greek tragedy MEDEA, this is a present day Mexican version, set in the seediest possible milieu of Mexico City. A woman abandoned by her husband, is thrown out of her apartment... See full summary »
13. Biyaya ng lupa (1959)
111 min | Drama
A young married couple, Maria and Jose (Rosa Rosal and Tony Santos) start life together creating a lanzones orchard in the countryside. They have four children - Miguel (Leroy Salvador), ... See full summary »
14. Please, Don't Bury Me Alive! (1976)
"This independent film, a slice-of-barrio- life that was shot and exhibited in South Texas. It is a compelling film about the dilemmas facing a young Chicano in the spring of 1972 amid the ... See full summary »
15. Slums: Cities of Tomorrow (2013)
81 min | Documentary, Biography, News
From the heart of the planet's slums and squats, individuals have taken over these marginalized worlds and erected cities in their own image.
17. Indelatino's 'El muerto' (2009)
Unrated | 13 min | Short, Adventure, Drama
As a rabid experiment in urban Latino cinema Indelatino's "El Muerto" presents a side of the Caribbean never before experienced on Latino film. When two friends are entrusted to take care ... See full summary »
19. Amor chicano es para siempre (1977)
101 min | Drama
A young Chicano couple struggles to balance work, college and marriage, pitting the husband's machismo and self-sacrifice against the wife's desire for agency and companionship.