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Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo (2019)

71 years in the making, "Inmate #1: The Rise Of Danny Trejo" is the feature documentary experience revealing the extraordinary life journey of Hollywood's most unlikely hero, Danny Trejo.

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Brett Harvey
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Credited cast:
Craig Balkam Craig Balkam ... Himself
Jhonnie Harris Jhonnie Harris
Donal Logue ... Himself
Cheech Marin ... Himself
Max Martinez Max Martinez
Michelle Rodriguez ... Herself
Robert Rodriguez ... Himself
Danielle Trejo Danielle Trejo ... Herself
Danny Trejo ... Himself
Gilbert Trejo Gilbert Trejo ... Himself
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71 years in the making, Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo is the feature documentary experience revealing the extraordinary life journey of Hollywood's most unlikely hero, Danny Trejo. From an early life of drugs, armed robbery and hard prison time, to the red carpets of Hollywood blockbusters and helping troubled addicts. Danny gives a first hand account of one of the greatest transformations of human character ever put to film. To this day, Danny continues to council recovering addicts and speak at state prisons. After 46 years of sobriety, he never forgets his roots and pays forward that which has been bestowed on him. Having spent 71 years starring in a personal expedition that outshines any Hollywood fiction, Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo, is the shocking story of one mans capacity to overcome his demons, only to discover redemption through the most unlikely of journeys. Through the exploration of his old stomping ground and the supporting cast of family, friends and some ... Written by Brett Harvey

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I owe a debt. I dept to society

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 2019 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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Awesome movie!
22 September 2019 | by jewel-59463See all my reviews

Watched the world premiere last night at the Calgary film festival. It was so good. I left the theatre so I inspired. I would recommend this film to everyone.


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