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Boulevard Nights (1979)

Kid brother Chuco (Danny De La Paz) is a sullen low-rider still caught up in the life. Despite their differences, their family bond is strong. But that bond is violently tested when rivals ... See full summary »

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Desmond Nakano
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Yniguez ... Raymond Avila (as Richard Yñiguez)
Danny De La Paz Danny De La Paz ... Chuco Avila
Marta DuBois ... Shady Landeros (as Marta Du Bois)
James Victor ... Gil Moreno
Betty Carvalho Betty Carvalho ... Mrs. Avila
Carmen Zapata Carmen Zapata ... Mrs. Landeros
Victor Millan Victor Millan ... Mr. Landeros
Gary Carlos Cervantes ... Big Happy (as Gary Cervantes)
Daniel Zacapa ... Ernie (as Garret Pearson)
Jerado Carmona Jerado Carmona ... Wolf
Jesse Aragon Jesse Aragon ... Casper
Robert Covarrubias ... Toby (as Roberto Covarrubias)
Eliseo Estrada Eliseo Estrada ... Hopper
Mary McFerren Mary McFerren ... Receptionist
Dawson Mays Dawson Mays ... Jerry Werner
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Storyline

Kid brother Chuco (Danny De La Paz) is a sullen low-rider still caught up in the life. Despite their differences, their family bond is strong. But that bond is violently tested when rivals challenge Chuco's gang - and ignite a neighborhood war. Written by Anonymous

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Everything happens on the boulevard - and the boulevard happens at night. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 June 1979 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Alamedas da Noite See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

One of a number of 1979 "gang movies" which were first released in that year. The other films were Walk Proud (1979), The Warriors (1979) and The Wanderers (1979). Then hot on the heels in 1980 came John Carpenter's Escape from New York (1981).). See more »


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28 December 1999 | by villain13See all my reviews

this is the greatest movie ever made. i have seen other movies but none are as authentic to the times as boulevard nights. no stereotypes or exaggerated characters. no movie ever made on any budget with any great actors pulled off such a believable urban setting. no m-16 toting ninjas, no nortenos and surenos kicking it together. a common mistake, back in the day, vatos didn'thave gang signs it must take a low budget chicano movie made in the time to be more authentic then hollywood can buy


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