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Boulevard Nights (1979)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  18 June 1979 (Denmark)
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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 »

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Raymond Avila (as Richard Yñiguez)
Danny De La Paz ...
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Shady Landeros (as Marta Du Bois)
James Victor ...
Gil Moreno
Betty Carvalho ...
Mrs. Avila
Carmen Zapata ...
Mrs. Landeros
Victor Millan ...
Mr. Landeros
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Big Happy (as Gary Cervantes)
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Ernie (as Garret Pearson)
Jerado Carmona ...
Wolf
Jesse Aragon ...
Casper
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Toby (as Roberto Covarrubias)
Eliseo Estrada ...
Hopper
Mary McFerren ...
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Dawson Mays ...
Jerry Werner
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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 challenge Chuco's gang - and ignite a neighborhood war. Written by Anonymous

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Two brothers ... the street was their playground and their battleground. See more »

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One of a number of 1979 "gang movies" which were first released in that year. The pictures included Walk Proud (1979), The Warriors (1979), Boulevard Nights (1979) and The Wanderers (1979). Then hot on the heels in 1980 came John Carpenter's Escape from New York (1981).). See more »

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Street Tattoo
Theme from Boulevard Nights (1979)
Performed by George Benson
Music by Lalo Schifrin
Lyrics by Gale Garnett
Additional Special Lyrics Written and Performed by Gregory Prestopino (as Greg Prestopino)
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My favorite movie of all-time
14 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of the most underrated movies of all-time. The granddaddy of all "street-gang" movies. If your a fan of Colors, Boyz in the Hood, etc. you will see that this film trumps them all. This movie is under-appreciated because of the seclusive nature of the genre it explores. But if you have ever lived, experienced or known someone who was ever lost in the world of street life then you have to see this movie. Many can't relate to the emptiness of Chuco or the inner struggle of his older brother but these stories are ones that have played out for years and are still relevant today. Don't listen to any biased review of this movie, it is a jewel.


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