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The Boys of Ghost Town (2009)

 -  Drama  -  21 April 2009 (USA)
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Danny Ortega is imprisoned for a crime of justice at a very young age. After 17 years in prison, he returns to his town of Houston to find that crime and drugs have overturned what he once ... See full summary »

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Carmen Ortega (as Nova Clark)
Evie A. Armstrong ...
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Carlos Montez
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Roy Belcher
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Danny Ortega is imprisoned for a crime of justice at a very young age. After 17 years in prison, he returns to his town of Houston to find that crime and drugs have overturned what he once called home. When he attempts to rebuild his life, the lust for power overtakes him and launches him into the world that he always dreaded. Written by Pablo Veliz

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Several of the shooters hold their pistols sideways while firing. This is strictly a Hollywood gimmick; it is not done in real life because of the possibility of the gun jamming and the shot missing its target. See more »

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Lyrics by Emmanuel Gyadu AKA Scrip and Aleksandar Sasha Panich
Music by Jaron Deal and Aleksandar Sasha Panich
Produced by Aleksandar Sasha Panich
Performed by Emmanuel Gyadu AKA Scrip and Aleksandar Sasha Panich
Courtesy of AREA ILLUSIONS
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Boys of Ghostown
23 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Boys of Ghostown starts off with the young Danny Ortega getting out of prison. It is the reality of one who tries to do better on the outside but society rejects him. As with all people, he happens to have a great friend, Corando, who hooks him up with a job. His true love happens to still be around and they wind up falling for each other. The evils of the world coming knocking, as Corando's client wants a hook up with some drugs. Danny is compelled to make a few dollars and gets involved. There was many good moments in the film. I was fortunate to be a cast member in this film. Having Danny Trejo be a part of it was very special. I think it was directed very well. Pablo is a great Director and I hope to work with again in the future.


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