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American Me (1992)

R 03/13/1992 (US) CrimeDrama 2h 5m
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In prison they are the law. On the streets they are the power.


During his 18 years in Folsom Prison, street-gang leader Santana rules over all the drug-and-murder activities behind bars. Upon his release, Santana goes back to his old neighborhood, intending to lead a peaceful, crime-free life. But his old gang buddies force him back into his old habits.

  1. Floyd Mutrux

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Edward James Olmos


  3. Desmond Nakano


Top Billed Cast

  1. Edward James Olmos

    Edward James Olmos

    Montoya Santana

  2. William Forsythe

    William Forsythe


  3. Pepe Serna

    Pepe Serna


  4. Panchito Gómez

    Panchito Gómez

    Young Montoya Santana

  5. Steve Wilcox

    Steve Wilcox

    Young J.D.

  6. Danny De La Paz

    Danny De La Paz


  7. Sal Lopez

    Sal Lopez

    Pedro Santana

  8. Dyana Ortelli

    Dyana Ortelli


  9. William Smith

    William Smith


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American Me
American Me

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $16,000,000.00

Revenue $13,100,000.00


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