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Boulevard Nights (1979)

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 ...
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Carmen Zapata ...
Mrs. Landeros
Victor Millan ...
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Big Happy (as Gary Cervantes)
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Ernie (as Garret Pearson)
Jerado Carmona ...
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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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18 June 1979 (Denmark)  »

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Alamedas da Noite  »

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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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28 December 1999 | by (sur califas) – See all my reviews

this is the greatest movie ever made. i have seen other movies but none are as authentic to the times as boulevard nights. no stereotypes or exaggerated characters. no movie ever made on any budget with any great actors pulled off such a believable urban setting. no m-16 toting ninjas, no nortenos and surenos kicking it together. a common mistake, back in the day, vatos didn'thave gang signs it must take a low budget chicano movie made in the time to be more authentic then hollywood can buy


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