Born in East L.A.
Born in East L.A.
Manufacturer : UNI DIST CORP. (MCA)
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Give us your tired and poor but keep Cheech Marin. Cheech Marin writes, directs and stars in Born in East L.A., a hip, outrageous comedy that's based on his best-selling record parody. The story follows Rudy (Marin), an American of Hispanic descent, whose south-of-the-border looks show him no mercy during an immigration raid in a migrant worker factory. As his luck goes, he is caught with neither money nor his ID and is deported to Mexico - without speaking a word of Spanish! Unable to contact his vacationing family or his newly immigrated cousin (played by comedian Paul Rodriguez), Rudy is in for a crazy ride as he tries every legal - and illegal - scheme he can think of to get back home to the States. He finds himself in jail, in love, and practically in-sane! Trouble follows him everywhere as he runs from la migra in this case of mistaken - or rather misplaced - identity.
Product Details
  • Amazon Sales Rank: #4235 in DVD
  • Brand: UNI DIST CORP. (MCA)
  • Model: 2219577
  • Released on: 2003-01-07
  • Rating: R (Restricted)
  • Aspect ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Formats: Multiple Formats, Closed-captioned, Color, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Original language: English
  • Dubbed in: Spanish, French
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Dimensions: .50" h x 5.50" w x 7.75" l, .20 pounds
  • Running time: 85 minutes
  • Product Features
  • Run Time: 85
  • Release Date: 6/24/2008
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    0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
    5Waas sappening?
    By RBob
    I love this movie, ever since I saw it as a kid in the 80s. A couple of caveats about this DVD version:
    It has 2 formats, wide screen and the "fit to your tv" one. It is the shorter version they played on TV, in
    both formats. There are no extra deleted scenes, or longer cut options. It comes with 3 audio tracks, English
    Spanish and French. Although ironically the Spanish version takes away from part of the story line. Since no one
    is speaking English all the language related jokes are gone. They really should have left cheech and sterns characters
    speaking English, to help highlight both "fish out of water' they are both feeling. Daniel Stern's character is a much a
    "gringo" as Cheech Marin's character is, thats the funny part. despite being a mexican-american, Rudy is much more
    American and has more in common with Jimmy then anyone else. And Kamala Lopez (Dolores) does a wonderful job
    as the sweet innocent hardworking girl with big dreams to come to the USA.

    0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
    4A Classic Comedy
    By Kittykatnip1970
    A classic comedy, kinda goofy, may be considered a bit "Politically Incorrect" for today's standards, but in my opinion that is what comedy is all about. It's not a movie you can take seriously, just sit back and enjoy. Cheech Marin does a great job!

    2 of 2 people found the following review helpful.
    1Ok, but not the complete version
    By Manny Noriega
    Movie was good quality, but! Missing a good 10 minutes part from it... I've seen this movie before so I know it, when I sat down to watch it, noticed right before ending part was missing.

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