Joe and Betty run a fish market and have sunk into a comfortable, if somewhat boring life. Enter the drifter Nick, who takes a job in the store and a place in their home. He proceeds to ... See full summary »
Robert M. Young
Edward James Olmos,
Maria Conchita Alonso,
In a miserable circus, a young trapeze artist seduces her father, gets pregnant and decides to have her baby, so she leaves the circus and joins a group of puppeteers who make shows from passages of the Bible.
Two friends who work on a ranch herding sheep are fed up with the mistreatment given to them by their boss. They come up with a plan to steal the sheep and sell them at the Mexican-American... See full summary »
A terrible film, but one that compels the viewer to finish watching it with its hypnotic terrible-ness.
A young Latina has a gift for boxing (though you wouldn't know it from the fight sequences), and decides to carry on boxing after her cop father/trainer dies. She KOs the formidable ladies' champion and is a hero.
Fun things to watch for: the scene where the heroine is sparring with the smart-aleck who keeps knocking her down. She gets hit....pause...her head snaps back. Badly timed! The scene where the "champ" dances to "Don't Mess With Me," a stupid song obviously written and recorded for this film. The scene where dad talks to the armed punks in the alley.
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