Danny De La Paz

American Me (1992)

ViolentComplexDramaticHeartbreaking

During his 18 years in Folsom Prison, street-gang leader Santana rules over all the drug-and-murder activities behind bars. Upon his release, Santana goes back to his old neighborhood, intending to lead a peaceful, crime-free life. But his old gang buddies force ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward James Olmos
CAST:  Edward James Olmos  •  William Forsythe  •  Sal Lopez  •  Pepe Serna

During his 18 years in Folsom Prison, street-gang leader Santana rules over all the drug-and-murder activities behind bars. Upon his release, Santana goes back to his old neighborhood, intending to lead a peaceful, crime-free life. But his old gang buddies force ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward James Olmos
CAST:  Edward James Olmos  •  William Forsythe  •  Sal Lopez  •  Pepe Serna

Miracle Mile (1988)

After 30 years of searching, Harry has finally met the girl of his dreams. Unfortunately, before they even have a chance to go on their first date, Harry intercepts some chilling news: WWIII has begun and nuclear missiles will destroy Los Angeles in less than an hour!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve De Jarnatt
CAST:  Anthony Edwards  •  Mare Winningham  •  John Agar  •  Lou Hancock

After 30 years of searching, Harry has finally met the girl of his dreams. Unfortunately, before they even have a chance to go on their first date, Harry intercepts some chilling news: WWIII has begun and nuclear missiles will destroy Los Angeles in less than an hour!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve De Jarnatt
CAST:  Anthony Edwards  •  Mare Winningham  •  John Agar  •  Lou Hancock

Boulevard Nights (1979)

A focus on life in a gang, Boulevard Nights portrays the dangers of street violence. Richard Yniguez plays a young Chicano who tries to get out of the gang, but he keeps finding himself drawn back into it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Pressman
CAST:  Richard Yniguez  •  Danny De La Paz  •  Marta DuBois  •  James Victor

A focus on life in a gang, Boulevard Nights portrays the dangers of street violence. Richard Yniguez plays a young Chicano who tries to get out of the gang, but he keeps finding himself drawn back into it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Pressman
CAST:  Richard Yniguez  •  Danny De La Paz  •  Marta DuBois  •  James Victor

Lives in Hazard (1994)

Lives in Hazard is a tough, uncompromising look at kids in gangs and the men they become in prison. Filmed in the barrios of east LA and in the prisons of California, this real-life drama follows the making of the Hollywood feature film American Me, in which ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Todd  •  Andrew Young
CAST:  Domingo Abriz  •  M.C. Boulevard  •  William Forsythe  •  Greg Boyle

Lives in Hazard is a tough, uncompromising look at kids in gangs and the men they become in prison. Filmed in the barrios of east LA and in the prisons of California, this real-life drama follows the making of the Hollywood feature film American Me, in which ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Todd  •  Andrew Young
CAST:  Domingo Abriz  •  M.C. Boulevard  •  William Forsythe  •  Greg Boyle

3:15 (1986)

Violent crime is routine. Organized drug trade runs rampant in the face of powerless authority. And a vicious street gang holds dominion with a savage reign of terror. Welcome to Lincoln High! Here the cobras rule the school and everyone in it. Everyone except for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Gross
CAST:  Adam Baldwin  •  Jesse Aragon  •  René Auberjonois  •  Wendy Barry

Violent crime is routine. Organized drug trade runs rampant in the face of powerless authority. And a vicious street gang holds dominion with a savage reign of terror. Welcome to Lincoln High! Here the cobras rule the school and everyone in it. Everyone except for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Gross
CAST:  Adam Baldwin  •  Jesse Aragon  •  René Auberjonois  •  Wendy Barry

When The Bough Breaks (1986)

A Los Angeles psychiatrist testifies for the prosecution in the trial of an accused child molester. Later the defendant, who is out on bail, is found dead in the psychiatrist's office, in what appears to be a suicide. Shaken, the psychiatrist moves to the mountains ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Waris Hussein
CAST:  Ted Danson  •  Richard Masur  •  Rachel Ticotin  •  James Noble

A Los Angeles psychiatrist testifies for the prosecution in the trial of an accused child molester. Later the defendant, who is out on bail, is found dead in the psychiatrist's office, in what appears to be a suicide. Shaken, the psychiatrist moves to the mountains ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Waris Hussein
CAST:  Ted Danson  •  Richard Masur  •  Rachel Ticotin  •  James Noble

The Wild Pair (1987)

A strait-laced FBI agent and a hulking, big-hearted narcotics cop team up to track down a drug lord associated with a militant hate group.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beau Bridges
CAST:  Beau Bridges  •  Bubba Smith  •  Lloyd Bridges  •  Gary Lockwood

A strait-laced FBI agent and a hulking, big-hearted narcotics cop team up to track down a drug lord associated with a militant hate group.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beau Bridges
CAST:  Beau Bridges  •  Bubba Smith  •  Lloyd Bridges  •  Gary Lockwood

Road Dogz (2002)

"Boyz N the Hood" meets "Blood In, Blood Out" in this gritty tale of life on the streets of East L.A. Danny (Jacob Vargas), Alfonso (Greg Serano) and Raymo (Clifton Collins Jr.) are lifelong friends who have spent their days hanging out and playing basketball. But ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfredo Ramos
CAST:  Clifton Collins Jr.  •  Greg Serano  •  Jacob Vargas  •  Lobo Sebastian

"Boyz N the Hood" meets "Blood In, Blood Out" in this gritty tale of life on the streets of East L.A. Danny (Jacob Vargas), Alfonso (Greg Serano) and Raymo (Clifton Collins Jr.) are lifelong friends who have spent their days hanging out and playing basketball. But ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfredo Ramos
CAST:  Clifton Collins Jr.  •  Greg Serano  •  Jacob Vargas  •  Lobo Sebastian

Star Maps (1997)

Dramatic

Carlos wants to be an actor. But his father, Pepe, wants him to work in the family business, that is, male prostitution. Carlos decides that he will be one of his father's boys until he can get his foot in the door in Hollywood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Douglas Spain  •  Efrain Figueroa  •  Kandeyce Jorden  •  Martha Velez

Carlos wants to be an actor. But his father, Pepe, wants him to work in the family business, that is, male prostitution. Carlos decides that he will be one of his father's boys until he can get his foot in the door in Hollywood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Douglas Spain  •  Efrain Figueroa  •  Kandeyce Jorden  •  Martha Velez

Gaby: A True Story (1987)

The life of Gaby Brimmer, a girl physically handicapped, who finally gets her goals of study and triumph.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luis Mandoki
CAST:  Liv Ullmann  •  Norma Aleandro  •  Robert Loggia  •  Rachel Chagall

The life of Gaby Brimmer, a girl physically handicapped, who finally gets her goals of study and triumph.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luis Mandoki
CAST:  Liv Ullmann  •  Norma Aleandro  •  Robert Loggia  •  Rachel Chagall

Cuba (1979)

A British mercenary arrives in pre-Revolution Cuba to help train the corrupt General Batista's army against Castro's guerrillas while he also romances a former lover now married to an unscrupulous plantation owner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Brooke Adams  •  Jack Weston  •  Hector Elizondo

A British mercenary arrives in pre-Revolution Cuba to help train the corrupt General Batista's army against Castro's guerrillas while he also romances a former lover now married to an unscrupulous plantation owner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Brooke Adams  •  Jack Weston  •  Hector Elizondo

The Brotherhood of Justice (1986)

A group of high school students, led by a rich boy Derek, is sick of school violence and decides to become underground vigilantes named "Brotherhood of Justice". It starts with the idea "watching people", but things quickly get out of control. "Brotherhood of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Braverman
CAST:  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Lori Loughlin  •  Joe Spano  •  Keanu Reeves

A group of high school students, led by a rich boy Derek, is sick of school violence and decides to become underground vigilantes named "Brotherhood of Justice". It starts with the idea "watching people", but things quickly get out of control. "Brotherhood of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Braverman
CAST:  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Lori Loughlin  •  Joe Spano  •  Keanu Reeves

Barbarosa (1982)

Karl Westover, an inexperienced farm boy, runs away after unintentionally killing a neighbor, whose family pursues him for vengeance. He meets Barbarosa, a gunman of near-mythical proportions, who is himself in danger from his father-in-law Don Braulio, a wealthy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Willie Nelson  •  Gary Busey  •  Isela Vega  •  Gilbert Roland

Karl Westover, an inexperienced farm boy, runs away after unintentionally killing a neighbor, whose family pursues him for vengeance. He meets Barbarosa, a gunman of near-mythical proportions, who is himself in danger from his father-in-law Don Braulio, a wealthy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Willie Nelson  •  Gary Busey  •  Isela Vega  •  Gilbert Roland

The Border (1980)

Frank Cooper, a senior immigration police, remains a daily struggle against mafias operating between Mexico and the United States. Although it has a good standing with the poorest of Mexican towns near the border. Two are Leina and Benny, a couple of young boys who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Leitch
CAST:  Telly Savalas  •  Danny De La Paz  •  Eddie Albert  •  Michael V. Gazzo

Frank Cooper, a senior immigration police, remains a daily struggle against mafias operating between Mexico and the United States. Although it has a good standing with the poorest of Mexican towns near the border. Two are Leina and Benny, a couple of young boys who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Leitch
CAST:  Telly Savalas  •  Danny De La Paz  •  Eddie Albert  •  Michael V. Gazzo

Police Story: Burnout (1988)

A veteran vice cop has a hard time dealing with her partner's suicide.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Switzer
CAST:  Lindsay Wagner  •  Julie Carmen  •  John Getz  •  John Karlen

A veteran vice cop has a hard time dealing with her partner's suicide.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Switzer
CAST:  Lindsay Wagner  •  Julie Carmen  •  John Getz  •  John Karlen

Taking the Westside (2003)

Fifteen years is a long time to contemplate revenge -- and that's precisely how long a recently released ex-convict has had to think about the folks who landed him in the big house. Now, he's out and ready to take action.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John N. Perez
CAST:  Danny De La Paz  •  Ishmael Idoro  •  Mariano Mendoza  •  Alex Perez

Fifteen years is a long time to contemplate revenge -- and that's precisely how long a recently released ex-convict has had to think about the folks who landed him in the big house. Now, he's out and ready to take action.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John N. Perez
CAST:  Danny De La Paz  •  Ishmael Idoro  •  Mariano Mendoza  •  Alex Perez