A Better Life (2011)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Romance


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A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while trying to give his son the opportunities he never had.


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  • Taylor Lautner at an event for A Better Life (2011)
  • Demián Bichir in A Better Life (2011)
  • Demián Bichir in A Better Life (2011)
  • Jami Gertz at an event for A Better Life (2011)
  • Demián Bichir and José Julián in A Better Life (2011)

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Trivia

Director Chris Weitz liked to do all the dangerous scenes in the script before he asked his cast to perform them. A stunt double taught Weitz and Demián Bichir how to climb a palm tree, and although Weitz was first to successfully climb one, Bichir did go on to film all ... ...


Quotes

Carlos Galindo: You are the most important thing in this world to me, mijo.


Goofs

When Carlos is chasing his stolen truck, he has his climbing belt in his hand. When he gives up and walks away, his hands are empty.

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Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Drama | Romance

Details

Release Date:

28 July 2011

Language

English, Spanish


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$62,087 (USA) (26 June 2011)

Gross:

$1,759,252 (USA)

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