Tag: Edward James Olmos

Talent for the Game (1991) 6

Talent for the Game (1991)

Virgil Sweet is on the verge of losing his job as a talent scout with the California Angels when he discovers Sammy Bodeen, a country boy with no pro ball experience, but with a pitching arm no one has seen the like of. ...

The Devil Has a Name (2019) 6.9

The Devil Has a Name (2019)

A psychotic oil matriarch leaves the whole industry exposed when she attempts to outfight a bullish farmer whose water has been poisoned.::jmkuk...

Battlestar Galactica: The Plan (2009) (V) 7.1

Battlestar Galactica: The Plan (2009) (V)

The number One Cylon brothers Cavil organize a massive coordinate simultaneous attack to destroy the twelve colonies, but it fails to wipe out human life or break the human spirit. They now orchestrate deceptive actions,...

Triumph of the Spirit (1989) 6.8

Triumph of the Spirit (1989)

Fact based story about a former Greek Olympic boxer who was taken as a prisoner during World war II and placed in the Auschwitz prison camp. There he was permitted to survive as long as he fought for the amusement of his...

Imprisoned-2018 5.1

Imprisoned-2018

Dylan Burke has made many mistakes in his former life as a small-time criminal, but he put his dark past behind him when he found the love of his life, Maria. Dylan now works as an open water fisherman, while Maria runs ...

In the Time of the Butterflies-2001 6.7

In the Time of the Butterflies-2001

On November 25, 1960, the bodies of three sisters were found near the bottom of a cliff on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The official daily 'El Caribe' reports that it had been an accident, but it does not m...

Zoot Suit-1981 6.8

Zoot Suit-1981

A kind of musical accompanying the story of the early 1940's and the effect that the "zoot suit" (a man's suit of long jacket and pegged pants, always worn with a long keychain that looped almost to the ankle.... the reb...

American Me-1992 7.2

American Me-1992

This epic depiction of thirty years of Chicano gang life in Los Angeles focuses on a teen named Santana who, with his friends Mundo and the Caucasian-but-acting-Hispanic J.D., form their own gang and are soon arrested fo...

Stand and Deliver-1988 7.3

Stand and Deliver-1988

Jaime Escalante is a mathematics teacher in a school in a Hispanic neighbourhood. Convinced that his students have potential, he adopts unconventional teaching methods help gang members and no-hopers pass the rigorous Ad...

Selena-1997 6.7

Selena-1997

The film tells the story of the life of Mexican "Tejano" style singer Selena Quintanilla-Perez and the progress of her career resulting in her No. 1 US album....

Gossip-2000 5.9

Gossip-2000

On a beautiful college campus, something ugly is about to be spread around. A bit of gossip that was told is starting to take a frightening turn. Who could it have offended and how far will the person on the other side o...

The Green Hornet-2011 5.8

The Green Hornet-2011

Playboy Britt Reid (Seth Rogen) becomes the new publisher of Los Angeles' "The Daily Sentinel" after the sudden death of his father. Britt's party life is about to change when he and his driver and kung fu expert, Kato (...

Battlestar Galactica: Razor-2007 7.6

Battlestar Galactica: Razor-2007

A two-hour Battlestar Galactica special that tells the story of the Battlestar Pegasus several months prior to it finding the Galactica.::Anonymous...

The Road to El Dorado-2000 6.9

The Road to El Dorado-2000

The story is about two swindlers who get their hands on a map to the fabled city of gold, El Dorado, while pulling off some sort of scam. Their plan goes bad and the rogues end up lost at sea after several misfortunes. O...

Wolfen-1981 6.3

Wolfen-1981

A city cop is assigned to solve a bizarre set of violent murders where it appears that the victims were killed by animals. In his pursuit he learns of an Indian legend about wolf spirits....

A Dog’s Way Home-2019 6.7

A Dog’s Way Home-2019

As a puppy, Bella finds her way into the arms of Lucas, a young man who gives her a good home. When Bella becomes separated from Lucas, she soon finds herself on an epic 400-mile journey to reunite with her beloved owner...

2 Guns-2013 6.7

2 Guns-2013

Robert Trench, an undercover DEA agent, takes advantage of gunman Michael Stigman's idea to rob a bank to bust him and a mob boss. However, it proves too successful with much more money seized than anticipated with Trenc...

Blade Runner-1982 8.1

Blade Runner-1982

In the 21st century, a corporation develops human clones to be used as slaves in colonies outside the Earth, identified as replicants. In 2019, a former police officer is hired to hunt down a fugitive group of clones liv...

The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez-1982 6.9

The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez-1982

After he is accused of murdering a lawman in 1901 Texas, a Mexican-American farmer flees and manages to elude a large posse for two weeks before he is finally captured.::charlywiles...