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Selena (1997)

PG 03/21/1997 (US) DramaMusicHistory 2h 7m

Discover the true story of one of America's brightest stars... that faded too soon.

Overview

In this biographical drama, Selena Quintanilla is born into a musical Mexican-American family in Texas. Her father, Abraham, realizes that his young daughter is talented and begins performing with her at small venues. She finds success and falls for her guitarist, Chris Perez, who draws the ire of her father. Seeking mainstream stardom, Selena begins recording an English-language album which, tragically, she would never complete.

  1. Gregory Nava

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jennifer Lopez

    Jennifer Lopez

    Selena Quintanilla-Pérez

  2. Edward James Olmos

    Edward James Olmos

    Abraham Quintanilla

  3. Constance Marie

    Constance Marie

    Marcela Quintanilla

  4. Jon Seda

    Jon Seda

    Chris Perez

  5. Lupe Ontiveros

    Lupe Ontiveros

    Yolanda Saldívar

  6. Jackie Guerra

    Jackie Guerra

    Suzette Quintanilla

  7. Jacob Vargas

    Jacob Vargas

    A. B. Quintanilla

  8. Seidy López

    Seidy López

    Deborah

  9. Rebecca Lee Meza

    Young Selena

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Full Cast & Crew

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Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $20,000,000.00

Revenue $60,000,000.00

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