"American Me" quotes

American Me poster
A Mexican-American Mafia kingpin is released from prison, falls in love for the first time, and grows introspective about his gangster lifestyle.

Director: Edward James Olmos
Writer: Floyd Mutrux, Desmond Nakano
Production: N/A
Year: 1992
MetaScore: 66/100
ImdbRating: 7.1
BoxOffice: $13,086,430
Released: 13 Mar 1992
Awards: 1 nomination

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Cast

Pedro Santana - Sal Lopez
Esperanza Santana - Vira Montes
Yolanda - Dyana Ortelli
Tattoo Artist - Joe Aubel
Zoot Riot Bystander - Rob Garrett
Young Sailor - Lance August
Older Sailor - Cody Glenn
Police Officer - Don Pugsley
Young Montoya Santana - Panchito Gómez
Street Mechanic - Albert Joe Medina Jr.
Street Mechanic - Alex Solís
Young JD - Steve Wilcox
Young Mundo - Richard Coca
Hazard Kid - Javier Castellanos
Restaurant Owner - Richard Lee-Sung
Juvie Hall Attacker - Eric Close
Blond Kid in Yard - Christian Klemash
Juvie Officer - Brian Holechek
Big Happy - Rigoberto Jimenez
Montoya Santana - Edward James Olmos
Mundo - Pepe Serna
Pie Face - Domingo Ambriz
Junkie - Ron Thompson
Visiting Room Guard - Glenn Shelton
Visiting Room Guard - Scott Johnstad
Paulito - age 7 - Abraham Verduzco
JD's Friend - Grace Morley
Cheetah - Vic Trevino
Drug Thief - Robby Robinson
Willie-Vato - Guillermo Pérez
Little Puppet - Daniel Villarreal
Sparky - Robert Chavez
El Chucko - Rafael H. Robledo
Paulito - age 11 - Dennis Ryan Sacco
Tony Scagnelli, Jr. - Michael Shaner
Segregation Guard - Tom S. Ventimiglia
Processing Guard - William Fetzer
Processing Guard - Thomas Richard Gorman III
Mundo's Attorney - George Padilla
Eddie - Jaime Gomez
Samson - Jose Guardado
Paulito - age 15 - Jacob Vargas
Mico (age 9) - Daniel Lujan
Shoe Salesman - Rodney Rincon
Nelo - age 15 - John Rangel
Bodyguard - Robert Pucci
Don Antonio Scagnelli - Tony Giorgio
Arthur J - Manny Perry
Ronnie Little - Bennie Moore
Eddie Johnson - Alex Brown
Deacon - William Smith
BGF Member - Gerald Lynn Walker
Julie's Mother - Ana Lizarraga
Prison Inmate - Dawud Abdullah
NF Gangleader - Art Bonilla
Dornan - Tom Bower
Sailor - Kevin Gardner
Waitress - Jessica Russell
Prison inmate - Dave Smith