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Metascore
66

Generally favorable reviews - based on 11 Critics

User Score
6.0

Mixed or average reviews- based on 4 Ratings

Summary: A powerful, stunning examination of a Latino crime lord, set against a backdrop of prejudice and hopelessness. Santana, a youth from the streets of East Los Angeles, becomes the leader of the Mexican Mafia behind the gates of Folsom Prison. With his two childhood friends, Santana rules the prison with an iron fist, continuing a vicious cycle from which there is no escape. (Universal Studios)
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Runtime: 125 min
Production: Universal Pictures
Genres: Biography, Drama, Romance, Crime
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Jan 7, 2003
Director Credit
Edward James Olmos Director
Writer Credit
Desmond Nakano Screenplay
Floyd Mutrux Story
Cast Credit
Albert Joe Medina Jr. Street Mechanic
Alex Solís Street Mechanic
Cody Glenn Older Sailor
Don Pugsley Police Officer
Dyana Ortelli Yolanda
Joe Aubel Tattoo Artist
Lance August Young Sailor
Panchito Gómez Young Montoya Santana
Raymond Amezquita Abuelito
Richard Coca Young Mundo
Rob Garrett Zoot Riot Bystander
Roberto Martín Márquez Acha
Sal Lopez Pedro Santana
Steve Wilcox Young JD
Vira Montes Esperanza Santana
Producer Credit
Antoinette Levine Associate Producer
Brian E. Frankish Co-Producer
Edward James Olmos Producer
Floyd Mutrux Executive Producer
Irwin Young Executive Producer
Lou Adler Executive Producer
Randee Lynne Jensen Associate Producer
Robert M. Young Producer
Sean Daniel Producer
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