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American Me (1992)

R
125 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

A Mexican-American Mafia kingpin is released from prison, falls in love for the first time, and grows introspective about his gangster lifestyle.
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Writers
Floyd Mutrux (story) (screenplay) | Desmond Nakano (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Editors
Richard Candib | Arthur Coburn (as Arthur R. Coburn)
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Budget
$ 16,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 3,378,100
Gross (USA)
$ 13,086,430
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Release date
Mar 13, 1992 (United States)

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Sal Lopez
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Vira Montes
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Roberto Martín Márquez
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Joe Aubel
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Rob Garrett
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Lance August
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Cody Glenn
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Don Pugsley
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Panchito Gómez
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Albert Joe Medina Jr.
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Alex Solís
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Richard Coca
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Javier Castellanos
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Eric Close
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Christian Klemash
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Brian Holechek
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Pepe Serna
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Junkie Junkie   See fewer
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Scott Johnstad
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Dennis Ryan Sacco
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Michael Shaner
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7.2 / 10 | 6,828 votes