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Road Dogz (2000)

R | | Crime, Drama
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 ... See full summary »

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Raymo Serrano
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Alfonso Carrasco
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Danny Pacheco
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Lucy
Danny De La Paz ...
Torneo
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Big Joe
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Canto
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Ana Carrasco
Yelba Osorio ...
Chespi
Ruben Moreno ...
Abuelito
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Mr. Ochoa
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Omar
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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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Some friends are closer than brothers.

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Rated R for pervasive language, strong violence, some sexuality and drug content
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$200,000 (estimated)
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Lobo Sebastian and Clifton Collins Jr both starred in One Eight Seven (1997). See more »

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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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Gangbangin In California
Written and Produced by Magdaleno Robles Jr
Performed by Guic One DRP 50/50 Business Music/ASCAP
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This is a Great Classic Latino Film- One of the best I've seen
22 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've seen many Latino-themed movies but not many that has the heart and soul of Road Dogz. I can't believe this film did not have a theatrical release, it's better than most "B" hood movies that are out there. This movie seems to be one of those films that never received its proper(and deserving) recognition. Road Dogz seems to be a film that is so under the radar that not too many people know about it. I just discovered it and I'm glad I did. It's powerful film-making! The acting, writing, and directing are very good and it feels REAL- you believe that this is a legitimate Chicano Experience, a true slice of life. I would like to see what writer-director Alfredo Ramos does next. Do yourself a favor and watch this film, you won't be sorry.


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