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La Bamba
6.4 Rating
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6.8 IMDB rating
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Lou Diamond Phillips Lou Diamond Phillips
Ritchie Valens
Esai Morales Esai Morales
Bob Morales
Rosanna DeSoto Rosanna DeSoto
Connie Valenzuela
Elizabeth Peña Elizabeth Peña
Rosie Morales
Danielle von Zerneck Danielle von Zerneck
Donna Ludwig
Joe Pantoliano Joe Pantoliano
Bob Keane
Rick Dees Rick Dees
Ted Quillin
Marshall Crenshaw Marshall Crenshaw
Buddy Holly


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Luis Valdez Luis Valdez
(written by)


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An average movie

2 years, 10 months ago at Aug 25 9:15
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I remember it very well, the first time I saw this flick, I must have been 12 or 13 years old, it was broadcasted on TV and that’s how I ended up watching it. Honestly, isn’t it how we all saw this flick after all? Anyway, basically, it is a fairly traditional musical biopic and the main reason why I still remember it today is because it was probably the first movie in this genre that I have e... read more
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Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of singer Ritchie Valens whose life was cut short by a plane crash.
Release date: 24 July 1987
UPC: 043396085497
Tags: Music (11), Biography (10), Drama (9), 1987 (8), 1980s (7), Biopic (5), Musician (5), Romance (4), Latino (4), Musical (4), Plane Crash (4), Biographical (3), Alcoholism (3), Recommended (2), True Story (2), Tragedy (2), 80's (2), Rape (2), Dramas (2), Rock And Roll (2)
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kathy voted for a review of La Bamba 5 months, 1 week ago

“I remember it very well, the first time I saw this flick, I must have been 12 or 13 years old, it was broadcasted on TV and that’s how I ended up wa”

Paloma1996 voted for a review of La Bamba 5 months, 1 week ago

“I remember it very well, the first time I saw this flick, I must have been 12 or 13 years old, it was broadcasted on TV and that’s how I ended up wa”

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"Re-Watched on 1/2/2017 A fun and nice film about a rising star that was snuffed out too soon with some nice little nods and tributes to the real Valens."


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