La Bamba quotes

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Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of early rock and roll singer Ritchie Valens who died at age 17 in a plane crash with Buddy Holly and The Big Bopper.

Director: Luis Valdez
Writer: Luis Valdez
Production: Columbia Pictures
Year: 1987
MetaScore: 65/100
ImdbRating: 6.9
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 24 Jul 1987
Awards: Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations.

20 Clips & Quotes


Ritchie Valens - Lou Diamond Phillips
Bob Morales - Esai Morales
Connie Valenzuela - Rosanna DeSoto
Rosie Morales - Elizabeth Peña
Donna Ludwig - Danielle von Zerneck
Bob Keane - Joe Pantoliano
Ted Quillin - Rick Dees
Buddy Holly - Marshall Crenshaw
Jackie Wilson - Howard Huntsberry
Eddie Cochran - Brian Setzer
Curandero - Felipe Cantu
Chino - Eddie Frias
Mexican Ed - Mike Moroff
Mr. Ludwig - Sam Anderson
Mrs. Ludwig - Maggie Gwinn
Big Bopper - Stephen Lee
Bartender - John Quade
Ernestine - Diane Rodriguez
Connie Jr. (as Kati Valdez) - Katie Valdez
Garbage Man (as Ernesto Hernandez) - Ernesto Hernández
Sound Engineer - Thom Pintello
Tommy Allsup (as Stephen Schmidt) - Stephen F. Schmidt
Sharon Sheeley - Rosanna Locke
Donna's Girlfriend - Kim Sebastian
Rosalinda - Dyana Ortelli
Mr. House - Andy Griggs
Trucker (as Art Koustik) - Art K. Koustik
Mr. Caballero - Tony Genaro
Girl at Party - Allison Robinson
Baseball Announcer - Hunter Payne
Student - Joe Miller
Student - Mary Ann Tanedo
Student - Barb Jittner
Student - Brian Russell
Tall Blond Girl on Motorcycle - Yolanda Martinez Olivarri
Featured Dancer - Linda Holdahl
Man at Party - Thomas Rosales Jr.
Student / Party Animal - Reynaldo Silva
Elderly Lady at Party - Connie Valenzuela