R | | 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.
Some of the movie's characters are loosely based on real people but not all of them are based on real people because some of them were fictionalized inculding the events that take place in the movie.
Can I talk to you a minute?
Montoya Santana: Simon, ese.
Puppet: I heard about what happened. I'm sorry, Santana. Mi carnalito, he messed up.
Montoya Santana: It wasn't his fault, ese. It was all American beef. When they wanna pop you they're gonna pop you. Want some grill cheese, ese?
Puppet: No, ...
When the Mexican inmates are walking up with the mop and bucket to assassinate the African-American inmate, it shows the African-American inmate lying in just a t-shirt on his bed. In the next scene, after he's caught on fire, he's wearing his long sleeve button up.
$3,378,100 (USA) (15 March 1992)