American Me

An ambitious drama about gang warfare and the culture of violence, AMERICAN ME is nothing if not earnest. Unfortunately, this doesn't mean it's a particularly successful film; for every bluntly powerful moment, there's another that's crude and obvious, sometimes excruciatingly so. Raised in the East Los Angeles barrio, Santana Montoya (Edward James Olmos)...read more

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01:47 — True story of a Los Angeles teenage murderer who ran the Mexican Mafia from Folsom Prison and tried to reform himself upon being paroled. Impressive d (more…)

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  • Released: 1992
  • Rating: R
  • Review: An ambitious drama about gang warfare and the culture of violence, AMERICAN ME is nothing if not earnest. Unfortunately, this doesn't mean it's a particularly successful film; for every bluntly powerful moment, there's another that's crude and obvious, som… (more)

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