Born in East L.A.

  • 1987

34 %
33 % Rotten
$ 17 Million

Born in East L.A. is a 1987 English-language Comedy motion picture directed by Cheech Marin and produced by Peter Macgregor-scott under the banner of Clear Type. Rudy is an American of Mexican descent who is caught up in an immigration raid on a factory. Deported to Mexico as an undocumented immigrant, he has no way of proving that he is in fact an American citizen, and is forced to rely on his cunning to sneak his way back home. Written by Murray Chapman. Born in east l.a. features Cheech Marin, Daniel Stern, Paul Rodriguez, Jan Michael Vincent, Kamala Lopez, Tony Plana and Carol Stoddard. The screenplay is written by Cheech Marin. The music was composed by Lee Holdridge. Cinematography was done by Alex Phillips Jr. and editing by Don Brochu, Stephen Lovejoy, David Newhouse and Mike Sheridan. The motion picture has a running time of 85 minutes. It was released on 21st August 1987. The motion picture made a box office gross of $17 million. Distribution rights for the motion picture were acquired by Universal Pictures.

Release Date 21 AUG 1987
Run Time 1 HOUR 25 MINUTES

English, Spanish



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