Born In East L.A.

  • 1987
  • Movie
  • R
  • Comedy

While many films spawn hit singles and rock videos, BORN IN EAST L.A. was one of the few to come to the screen after both the song and video. After reading about the 1985 case of a 14-year-old American citizen who was snatched up by Immigration and Naturalization workers and sent south of the border, Cheech Marin wrote a song parodying Bruce Springsteen's...read more

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Born In East L.A. - Official Trailer
02:01 — A Hispanic-American who can't prove his citizenship is sent south of the border after being caught up in an immigration department raid.

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  • Released: 1987
  • Rating: R
  • Review: While many films spawn hit singles and rock videos, BORN IN EAST L.A. was one of the few to come to the screen after both the song and video. After reading about the 1985 case of a 14-year-old American citizen who was snatched up by Immigration and Natural… (more)

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