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Boricua's Bond (2000)

R  |   |  Drama  |  21 June 2000 (USA)
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Can a young person in the South Bronx pursue a dream that isn't tied to crime, gang-banging, prostitution, violence, and racism? Tommy is a natural leader and a gifted artist. When Allen, a... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frankie Negron ...
Tommy
Val Lik ...
Allen
...
Axel
Jorge Gautier ...
Wilson
Jesglar Cabral ...
Antonio
Robyn Karp ...
Susan Miller
Geovanny Pineda ...
Avery
Marco Sorisio ...
Officer Highlander
Erica Torres ...
Christine
Kaleena Justiniano ...
Rose
Jeff Knite ...
Paco (as Jeff Asencio)
Michael '2-Smoove' Demitro ...
Sammy
Pietro González ...
Diner Owner
Manuel Cabral ...
Tommy's Father (as Manuel Jesus Cabral)
Elsa Canals ...
Tommy's Mother
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Storyline

Can a young person in the South Bronx pursue a dream that isn't tied to crime, gang-banging, prostitution, violence, and racism? Tommy is a natural leader and a gifted artist. When Allen, a white kid, moves into the neighborhood with his single mom, he's a victim of constant harassment until Tommy offers friendship. Meanwhile, a corrupt cop hits on Allen's mother and, when she rebuffs him, vows revenge. Forces beyond Tommy and Allen's control put them in the hands of the criminal justice system. A local murder, a rivalry between two young women, and the hot temper of Tommy's older brother make things even more difficult for the friendship and dreams of the young men. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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cross the line. don't cross your friends.

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Rated R for pervasive language, strong sexual content, violence and some drug use
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21 June 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Beco Sem Saída  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$54,289 (USA) (23 June 2000)

Gross:

$103,163 (USA) (7 July 2000)
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TERRIBLE DEPICTION OF LATINOS AS SAVAGES
18 April 2004 | by See all my reviews

I absolutely hated this movie. First there were hardly any Boricua's in the film. The story was, wait, what story? It was worst than a student film. I think the director got into some money, got some singers and rappers to be in the film and then shot random scenes, not necessarily caring whether the end result would make sense or not. Don't get fooled by Big Pun appearing on the movie poster. He is in the movie a total of about five minutes and that's only because the brilliant (can you sense my sarcasm) director used the same part of Big Pun in the beginning and then again in the end. Director,(hmmm. does he even deserve that title? uhhh, NO) at any rate, Val Lik went on to create a film where every negative stereotype about latinos were blatantly perpetuated. The movie absolutely disgusts me and it will go down as the worst movie I have seen to date.


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