Born in East L.A.

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Overview

Cheech Marin directs himself in the comedy Born in East L.A., which comes to DVD with a pair of transfers. The widescreen anamorphic transfer preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1, and is preferable to the standard full-frame image. English, Spanish, and French soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital Mono. There are no subtitles, but the English soundtrack is closed-captioned. There are no supplemental materials of any consequence, making it difficult to recommend this Universal release to ...
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Overview

Cheech Marin directs himself in the comedy Born in East L.A., which comes to DVD with a pair of transfers. The widescreen anamorphic transfer preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1, and is preferable to the standard full-frame image. English, Spanish, and French soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital Mono. There are no subtitles, but the English soundtrack is closed-captioned. There are no supplemental materials of any consequence, making it difficult to recommend this Universal release to anyone who is not already a fan of Cheech Marin or a genre enthusiast.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; [None specified]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/7/2003
  • UPC: 025192019128
  • Original Release: 1987
  • Rating:

  • Source: Universal Studios
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1), Theatre Wide-Screen (1.85.1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Pan & Scan
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English, Français, Español
  • Time: 1:25:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 2,139

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Cheech Marin Rudy Robles
Paul Rodriguez Javier
Daniel Stern Jimmy
Kamala Lopez Dolores
Jan-Michael Vincent McCalister
Neith Hunter Marcie
Alma Martinez Gloria
Tony Plana Feo
Eddie Barth Lester
Diana Bellamy Harry's Wife
Larry Blackmon Slick Dude
Eloy Casados Thug #1
Lilyan Chauvin German Woman
Josh Cruze Jail Truck Driver
Miguel Delgado Jose
Miguel M. Delgado Jose
Terrence Evans Immigration Officer
Ruben Guevara Miguel
Ernest Harden Jr. Border Patrol Officer
Ernesto Hernandez Fernando
Ronald G. Joseph Tattoo Prisoner
Tito Larriva Oscar
Jason Scott Lee What's Happening Boys
Ted Lin What's Happening Boys
Sal Lopez What's Happening Boys
Urbanie Lucero Rudy's Sister
Bob McClurg Harry
Mike Moroff Thug #2
Angela Moya Mexican Wife
Lupe Ontiveros Rudy's Mother
Dyana Ortelli Mother with Oranges
Humberto Ortiz Boy with Oranges
Randal Patrick Border Patrol Officer
Cassandra Peterson
Geoffrey Rivas Immigration Aide
David Selberg Policeman
David Silva Norteno Trio
Mark L. Taylor TV Evangelist
Vic Trevino Border Patrol Officer
Daniel Valdez Norteno Trio
Sam Vlahos Father Sanchez
Noble Willingham Border Patrol Sargeant
David Yanez Alter Boy
Del Zamora What's Happening Boys
Technical Credits
Cheech Marin Director, Screenwriter
Don Brochu Editor
Lynda Burbank Art Director
Isabella Van Soest Chubb Costumes/Costume Designer
Enrique Estevez Set Decoration/Design
J. Rae Fox Art Director
Lee Holdridge Score Composer
William B. Kaplan Sound/Sound Designer
Steve Karatzas Set Decoration/Design
Peter Kaye Score Composer
Peter Macgregor-Scott Producer
Alex Phillips Jr. Cinematographer
Hector Rodriquez Art Director
Michael J. Sheridan Editor
Isabella Van Soest Costumes/Costume Designer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Rudy at Home [3:28]
2. Main Titles [3:29]
3. Rudy at Work [2:32]
4. Looking for Javier [1:28]
5. The Raid [5:46]
6. The Immigration Office [2:58]
7. Rudy Calls Home [4:21]
8. Working for Jimmy [7:52]
9. The Stowaway [7:14]
10. A Border Run [5:03]
11. Culture Lessons [11:14]
12. Making Money [3:37]
13. Rudy the Musician [5:45]
14. A Dinner Invitation [3:33]
15. A Mugging [4:25]
16. Saying Good-bye [4:27]
17. Coming to America [3:28]
18. End Titles [3:38]
1. Rudy at Home [3:24]
2. Main Titles [3:29]
3. Rudy at Work [2:32]
4. Looking for Javier [1:28]
5. The Raid [5:46]
6. The Immigration Office [2:58]
7. Rudy Calls Home [4:21]
8. Working for Jimmy [7:52]
9. The Stowaway [7:14]
10. A Border Run [5:03]
11. Culture Lessons [11:14]
12. Making Money [3:37]
13. Rudy the Musician [5:45]
14. A Dinner Invitation [3:33]
15. A Mugging [4:25]
16. Saying Good-bye [4:27]
17. Coming to America [3:28]
18. End Titles [3:38]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Fullscreen
      Scenes
      Trailer
      Languages
         Spoken Languages: English
         Spoken Languages: Español
         Spoken Languages: Français
         Captioned for the Hearing Impaired: English
         Captioned for the Hearing Impaired: None
      Play
   Widescreen
      Scenes
      Trailer
      Languages
         Spoken Languages: English
         Spoken Languages: Español
         Spoken Languages: Français
         Captioned for the Hearing Impaired: English
         Captioned for the Hearing Impaired: None
      Play
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