Born in East L.A.
Born in East L.A. (1987)

Comedian "Cheech" Marin plays a Hispanic repairman who is mistakenly caught in a round-up of illegal aliens and shipped overseas to Mexico. Having no identification and no money, the repairman embarks on an attempt to return to… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: April 7, 1998
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

Without the drugs or Tommy Chong, Marin still have something to offer.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Surprisingly pleasant, warm comedy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Wahida K
A Comedy Bordering On Insanity
Jason Spencer
Funny flick. I liked this one and my brother and I always watched it.
Anthony Lawrie
Nice idea, not a brilliant film but I do like Cheech, he's entertaining and very watchable!
danny d
pretty good movie
Lafe Fredbjornson
Somewhat funny, but Cheech keeps hammering the title point "Born in East L.A." over our heads until it's annoying.
Juan Charqueno
easily cheech marin's hillarious and best performance he's been since up in smoke. A+