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American Me


Edward James Olmos, William Forsythe, Pepe Serna, Panchito Gómez View All


Edward James Olmos (Director), Floyd Mutrux (Screenplay), Floyd Mutrux (Story), Desmond Nakano (Screenplay) View All

Release: Mar. 13th, 1992
Runtime: 2 hours, 5 minutes
Edward J. Olmos made his directorial bow with the powerhouse crime saga American Me. Olmos stars as street-gang leader Santana, who during his 18 years in Folsom Prison rules over all the drug-and-murder activities behind bars. Upon his release, Santana goes back to his old neighborhood, intending to lead a peaceful, crime-free life. But his old gang buddies force him back into his old habits. The
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Exchanges like that are one of many examples in the film where Montoya has to come to terms with his life, his choices.