Blood In, Blood Out (Bound by Honor)
Blood In, Blood Out (Bound by Honor) (1993)

Taylor Hackford directed this urgent melodrama about the realities of street crime, gangs, and prison life among the Chicanos of East Los Angeles. Miklo (Damian Chapa), Paco (Benjamin Bratt) and Cruz (Jesse Borrego) are three friends who… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 16, 1993
DVD Release Date: June 13, 2000
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Critic Score: 55% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

When mainstream Hollywood tackles Hispanic-themed movies, such as this one, the results are usually disastrous. Though aiming at creating an authentic Hispanic street epic, the otherwise reliable Hackford has directed a diffues and cliche picture.

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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Long, ambitious and uneven, but an interesting project.

Scott Weinberg

Flawed and perhaps a tad overlong, but pretty gripping all the same.

Flixster Audience Score: 94% Flixster User Reviews
James Alvarez
Loved it...because I lived it.
Cassandra Maples
Recently viewed this film which was called, "Blood In Blood Out" and could hardly believe the great details and realistic way this film was produced.… More
Cynthia S.
I viewed this movie because it got such terrific ratings. However, it was probably one of the stupidest movies I have ever seen. The acting, or should I say… More
EightThirty .
Good Story...The Wimp becomes the strongest Prisoner, The Gangster one Turns into a Cop and the Scholar becomes a Druggie...Great Movie
El Hombre Invisible
Like a Lifetime Original Movie version of American Me with a cast of actors leftover from the auditions.
Michael S
Epic storytelling. Despite the running time, this is a great movie.