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Road Dogz (2002)

Some friends are closer than brothers, for Raymo, Alfonso and Danny that's all they know. Growing up in an L.A. barrio (neighborhood) is a daily struggle for survival all on its own. But ... See full summary »

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Alfredo Ramos

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Alfredo Ramos
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Cast

Credited cast:
Clifton Collins Jr. ... Raymo Serrano
Greg Serano ... Alfonso Carrasco
Jacob Vargas ... Danny Pacheco
Lobo Sebastian ... Gramps
Priscilla Garita ... Lucy
Danny De La Paz Danny De La Paz ... Torneo
Emilio Rivera ... Big Joe
Rudy Ramos ... Canto
Jenny Gago ... Ana Carrasco
Yelba Osorio Yelba Osorio ... Chespi
Ruben Moreno Ruben Moreno ... Abuelito
Pete Leal Pete Leal ... Mr. Ochoa
Mike Gomez ... Antonio Carrasco
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
James Dalesandro ... Chespi's Father
Roberto Enrique ... Omar
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Storyline

Some friends are closer than brothers, for Raymo, Alfonso and Danny that's all they know. Growing up in an L.A. barrio (neighborhood) is a daily struggle for survival all on its own. But life on the streets will soon make all three of the boy's realize, there are consequences that follow with the choices we make. The story also revolves around "Big Joe" a cholo (mexican gangster) ex-con just released from prison, and returning home once again. But this time with two strikes on his record and a third one will send Big Joe back to prison for life. Written by Adam De La Villa

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Some friends are closer than brothers.

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Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language, strong violence, some sexuality and drug content
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 January 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ghetto Dogz See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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$200,000 (estimated)
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Shooting Star Pictures See more »
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Color
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Lobo Sebastian and Clifton Collins Jr both starred in One Eight Seven (1997). See more »

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Alfonso Carrasco: [about Chespi's pregnacy] It's not like she got my nuts in a glass jar!
Danny Pacheco: She got one of them.
Raymo Serrano: But you still got one left.
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Gangbangin In California
Written and Produced by Magdaleno Robles Jr
Performed by Guic One DRP 50/50 Business Music/ASCAP
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An emotional story about best friends in troubled times.
13 February 2000 | by girl-4See all my reviews

Any movie that can make me laugh, cry, and feel hope is a 10 in my book. This movie did all of that for me. Alfredo Ramos, the Writer/Director of this film will go far in the movie business. I also liked seeing the character, Lucy, stand up for what she believed was right for herself, in life and in her relationship. Crime doesn't pay, and growing up is difficult even under the best circumstances. The Character Danny, played by Jacob Vargas, turned into a man of substance thru the course of the movie. I think he is a good role model for adolescence everywhere


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