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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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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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Robby Benson sang the theme song "Adios Yesterday". See more »


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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 horrible
18 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I always loved Robby Benson when I was a kid. So when I saw a title in the TV guide line up, that I had never heard of, I set out to give it a shot. But watching this movie Robby couldn't keep up the "gangsta" strut throughout. I guess I just look for inconsistencies. The movie itself wasn't all that bad. Typical 70's Robby stuff. Trinidad Silva (Hill Street Blue's fame) of course has his Chicano gangster character down pat. I happened to come across this movie in the movie guide for an Encore channel. I thought I would give it a go. All-in-all not a bad movie, if you can get past the typical "hokey" 70's gang stereotypes. Think Shaft or Foxy Brown. But, if you like Robby, I think you will like the movie.

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