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Mi vida loca (1993)

R | | Crime, Drama | 15 July 1994 (USA)
Mousie and Sad Girl are childhood best friends in a contemporary Los Angeles poor Hispanic neighborhood. But when Sad Girl becomes pregnant by Mousie's boyfriend, a drug dealer named ... See full summary »

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Joker Bird (as Panchito Gomez)
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Rascal (as Angelo Martinez)
Nélida López ...
Whisper (as Nelida Lopez)
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Mousie and Sad Girl are childhood best friends in a contemporary Los Angeles poor Hispanic neighborhood. But when Sad Girl becomes pregnant by Mousie's boyfriend, a drug dealer named Ernesto, the two become bitter enemies. While their dispute escalates towards violence, the violence of the world around them soon also impacts their lives. Written by Reid Gagle

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Mothers. Warriors. Sisters. Survivors.

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Rated R for strong language, and for drug content and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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15 July 1994 (USA)  »

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My Crazy Life  »

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$3,269,420 (USA)
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Jason Lee's film debut. See more »

Quotes

Sad Girl: When Mousie and me joined our gang, all the names were taken except Mousie and Sad Girl. Everyone said Maribel should be Mousie cuz she was so little. Sleepy said "No stupid because then we're gonna have to name Mona Sad Girl and she's not sad at all." Rascal said "Stupid , it don't matter." Sleepy was mad and kept saying "She's too happy to be Sad Girl."
[cut to Sad Girl sitting in a chair with a baby in her lap]
Sad Girl: "But they don't say that to me no more."
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Referenced in American Grindhouse (2010) See more »

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If the Papes Come
Performed by A Tribe Called Quest
Written by Q-Tip (as J. Davis), Ali Shaheed Muhammad (as A. Shaheed) and P. Hall
Zomba Enterprises, Inc. / Jazz Merchant Music
Admin. by Zomba Enterprises, Inc./Mother Man Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Jive Records
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This is the most realistic film you will ever see about street gangs.
12 July 1999 | by (Yonkers, NY) – See all my reviews

This film shows the true nature, and harsh reality of life in gangs. It takes you step by step through aspects, opinions, and facts. Never before has a film portrayed the truth as this one has. If you have ever been in a gang you know exactly how on point this film is. If you have never known the life of gang members this will teach you. You will never see such raw emotions as in this film. I suggest that if you have not seen this film see it today!


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