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Raymo Serrano
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Lucy
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Some friends are closer than brothers, for Raymo, Alfonso and Danny that's all they know. Growing up in an L.A. barrio (neighborhood) is a daily struggle for survival all on its own. But life on the streets will soon make all three of the boy's realize, there are consequences that follow with the choices we make. The story also revolves around "Big Joe" a cholo (mexican gangster) ex-con just released from prison, and returning home once again. But this time with two strikes on his record and a third one will send Big Joe back to prison for life. Written by Adam De La Villa

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Rated R for pervasive language, strong violence, some sexuality and drug content
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Alfonso Carrasco: [about Chespi's pregnacy] It's not like she got my nuts in a glass jar!
Danny Pacheco: She got one of them.
Raymo Serrano: But you still got one left.
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Check Tha Name
Written and Produced by Magdaleno Robles Jr
Performed by Guic One DRP 50/50 Business Music/ASCAP
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Better than expected
8 February 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I read some other comments and can't understand why some people didn't like this film. The problem is someone who's never made a film doesn't know what it takes to make a film for very little money. I've done it twice. I thought this film was very good. It made me laugh, cry and think, which is what every film is supposed to do. Great job directing and well acted. Some of the comments said the film had bad acting. Those people obviously don't know what good acting is.


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