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Rated
PG-13
Runtime 108 min
Ratings
91% critics Rotten Tomatoes
78% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 14+ Common Sense Media
Genre Biography, Drama, Music
Release 07/24/87
Actors Lou Diamond Phillips, Esai Morales, Rosanna DeSoto, Elizabeth Peña
Directors Luis Valdez
This is the true story of Ritchie Valens, a young rock and roll singer who tragically died in a plane crash at age 17. The film follows Ritchie from his days in Pacoima, California where he and his family make a meager living working on farms to his rise as a star. The film also focuses on Ritchie's friendship and rivalry with his older brother Bob Morales and his relationship with Donna Ludwig, his girlfriend.
Genre Biography, Drama, Music
Release 07/24/87
Actors Lou Diamond Phillips, Esai Morales, Rosanna DeSoto, Elizabeth Peña
Directors Luis Valdez
This is the true story of Ritchie Valens, a young rock and roll singer who tragically died in a plane crash at age 17. The film follows Ritchie from his days in Pacoima, California where he and his family make a meager living working on farms to his rise as a star. The film also focuses on Ritchie's friendship and rivalry with his older brother Bob Morales and his relationship with Donna Ludwig, his girlfriend.