Walk Proud (1979)

PG  |   |  Drama  |  9 November 1979 (Denmark)
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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.


(as Robert Collins)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Emilio Mendez
Sarah Holcomb ...
Sarah Lassiter
Mike Serrano
Ji-Tu Cumbuka ...
Sgt. Gannett
Henry Lassiter
Domingo Ambriz ...
Brad Sullivan ...
Jerry Kelsey
Irene DeBari ...
Mrs. Mendez (as Irene De Bari)
Hugo (as Eloy Phil Casados)
El Tigre
Tony Alvarenga ...
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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Gang!  »

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Did You Know?


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 »


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


We All Fall in Love Sometimes
Sung by Elton John
Lyrics by Bernie Taupin
Music by Elton John
Courtesy of MCA 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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