American Me
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In this crime saga, Edward James Olmos stars as street-gang leader Santana, who during his 18 years in Folsom Prison ruled over all the drug-and-murder activities behind bars. Upon his release, Santana intends to lead a peaceful, crime-free life. However, his gang buddies force him back into his old habits.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 75%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The film's intent to serve as a cautionary tale is admirable, but Olmos acts better than he directs, and the film is shapeless and disjointed. ."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Worth seeing for Olmos' performance alone."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
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