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Born in East L.A. (1987)
Starring: Cheech Marin, Paul Rodriguez, Daniel Stern, Jan Michael Vincent
Director: Cheech Marin
Category: Comedy
Studio: Univesal
Spanish, French
87 mins



A comedy bordering on insanity.

In his first solo screen appearance, Marin stars as Rudy Robles, who is accidentally deported to Mexico without I.D. or knowledge of Spanish and can't convince the U.S. officials to let him return.Unable to contact his vacationing family or communicate with his newly immigrated cousin, Javier, Rudy embarks upon a series of wild schemes to get across the border any way he can.Along the way, he takes a variety of very odd jobs from a sleezy entrepreneur, Jimmy, in order to raise money while falling head over heels for a stunning senorita.