10 Classic Chicano Movies West Coasters Grew Up Watching

Here are 10 Chicano films about fallen heroes, life in the barrio, crossing the border, and exceeding expectations of what Mexican-Americans can achieve.

I really enjoy watching this movie. It gives me an example how the Mexican mafia was back in the 1950's and 1980's.

American Me (1992)

A Mexican-American Mafia kingpin is released from prison, falls in love for the first time, and grows introspective about his gangster lifestyle.

10 Classic Chicano Movies Everyone on the West Coast Grew Up Watching | Film | Remezcla

Here are 10 Chicano films about fallen heroes, life in the barrio, crossing the border, and exceeding expectations of what Mexican-Americans can achieve.

"Orale ese vato loco!" Stand and Deliver

Stand and Deliver (1988)

Edward James Olmos’ portrayal of math teacher Jaime Escalante’s efforts to win respect for the achievement of his Latino students.

Blood In, Blood Out (1993) Hispanic gang life in and out of prison and their struggles. Based in LA in 1972

Blood In, Blood Out (1993)

Blood In, Blood Out Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in as the three are members.

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Blood And Tears Original Chicano Movie Starring Angel Aviles Mi Vida Loca

Blood And Tears Original Chicano Movie Starring Angel Aviles Mi Vida Loca

10 Classic Chicano Movies West Coasters Grew Up Watching

Here are 10 Chicano films about fallen heroes, life in the barrio, crossing the border, and exceeding expectations of what Mexican-Americans can achieve.

BLOOD IN BLOOD OUT movie quotes

Miklo: I may be white from the outside, but I'm brown on the inside, TO THE BONE! To ALL my fellow light-skinned Raza out there!

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