Most Rated Titles With Luis Valdez
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1. Coco (I) (2017)
PG | 105 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
Votes: 174,934 | Gross: $209.73M
2. La Bamba (1987)
PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of early rock and roll singer Ritchie Valens who died at age 17 in a plane crash with Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper.
Votes: 23,678 | Gross: $54.22M
3. Which Way Is Up? (1977)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Richard Pryor is playing three different roles here. The first being a poor orange picker named Leroy Jones who gets laid off when by mistake he joins the worker's union during one of their... See full summary »
4. Zoot Suit (1981)
R | 103 min | Drama, Musical
A kind of musical accompanying the story of the early 1940's and the effect that the "zoot suit" (a man's suit of long jacket and pegged pants, always worn with a long keychain that looped ... See full summary »
Votes: 914 | Gross: $3.26M
5. Great Performances (1971– )
"You Can't Take It With You" is hailed one of the greatest revivals and filmed plays for PBS television. David Woods brought stunning charm, humor, and time to this Moss Hart masterpiece. ... See full summary »
7. The Cisco Kid (1994 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 91 min | Comedy, Western
This update of the 1950 western TV series changes Cisco and Pancho from wandering heroes of the old west to somewhat anti-"gringo" Mexican revolutionaries.
90 min | Documentary, History
Documentary about the presence of Latin American culture and actors in American movies.
Great Performances (1971– )
79 min | Music
It is the day before Christmas. Gila Diaz is a young adolescent girl, the oldest child in a large rural Tex-Mex family. She is frustrated with her family's poverty and the drudgery of her ... See full summary »
14. The Fight in the Fields (1997)
120 min | Documentary, Biography
This documentary traces the history of the United Farmworkers Union and the life of its founder, Cesar Chavez, from his birth in Arizona, his education into organizing and non-violence, his... See full summary »
The Director's Chair (2014– )
TV-14 | 42 min | Biography, Talk-Show
Robert sits with The Original Chicano-American Director, Luis Valdez, to discuss the journey from migrant farmworker to filmmaker, the founding of Teatros Campesinos, crafting Zoot Suit for stage/screen, and the classic, La Bamba.
20. Pancho Villa's Last Son (2009)
Not Rated | 32 min | Short
Hosted by Actor~Paul Renteria (Cousin to Austreberta Renteria~Pancho Villa's 2nd Wife), Ernesto Nava Villa, tells the secret of who his Father is, 86 years after he promised his Mother never to tell anyone, because of her fear of his murder or kidnapping.
26. Crossing Borders: The Journey of Carlos Fuentes (1989 TV Movie)
60 min | Biography
A biography of the celebrated Mexican writer and diplomat, Carlos Fuentes, who has specialized in "crossing borders," and attempting to bridge the differences between Latin America and the U.S.
27. Voces (2013– )
60 min | Documentary
Celebrate the rich diversity of Latino arts and culture in this documentary showcase. Produced by Latino Public Broadcasting, VOCES is PBS's signature Latino arts and culture documentary ... See full summary »
VH1 Goes Inside (2003– )
Awesome Movie Songs
A celebration of memorable movie scenes involving music and how they came to be, including "Lose Yourself" by Eminem from the movie 8 Mile (2002); "In Your Eyes" by Peter Gabriel from Say ... See full summary »
Voces (2013– )
Willie Velasquez: Your Vote Is Your Voice
Political empowerment for Latinos in the United States has always faced adverse circumstances. From poll taxes and gerrymandering to outright intimidation, Latinos have been kept from the ... See full summary »