A young Chicano gang member in Los Angeles comes to realize that the gang life is not what he really wants but doesn't know how to get out.

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Emilio Mendez
Sarah Holcomb ...
Sarah Lassiter
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Mike Serrano
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Cesar
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Dagger
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Sgt. Gannett
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Henry Lassiter
Domingo Ambriz ...
Cowboy
Brad Sullivan ...
Jerry Kelsey
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Mrs. Mendez (as Irene De Bari)
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Hugo (as Eloy Phil Casados)
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El Tigre
Tony Alvarenga ...
Paco
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Hippo (as Stephen Morrell)
Benjie Bancroft ...
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A young Chicano gang member in Los Angeles comes to realize that the gang life is not what he really wants but doesn't know how to get out.

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He was tough enough for the streets... was he tough enough to leave them?

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9 November 1979 (Denmark)  »

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Trivia

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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Referenced in A Million to Juan (1994) See more »

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Se a Cabo
by Santana
Composed by Jose Chepito Areas (as Chepito Areas)
Recording Supervised by CBS Records
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Not A Bad Movie!
30 July 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Robby Benson and a cast of others star in this love/action type story. When Benson gets involved with a girl in school he starts to try and distance himself from his friends. This is a hard to find movie. I don't think I've ever seen it on tv. But if you ever come across it you should give it a look!


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