La Bamba - (1987) - Netflix

1h48m - Dramas

The plane crash that killed Buddy Holly also took Ritchie Valens, whose modest upbringing and rise to fame are depicted in this exhilarating biopic.

Director: Luis Valdez
Cast: Elizabeth Pena, Rosanna DeSoto, Esai Morales, Joe Pantoliano, Danielle von Zerneck, Howard Huntsberry, Brian Setzer, Marshall Crenshaw, Lou Diamond Phillips, Rick Dees
Netflix Rating:
6.8/5
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 0/100
Countries Available in: De

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Available Since: 2018-07-01
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Synopsis This is the true story of Ritchie Valens, a young rock and roll singer who tragically died in a plane crash at age 17. The film follows Ritchie from his days in Pacoima, California where he and his family make a meager living working on farms to his rise as a star. The film also focuses on Ritchie's friendship and rivalry with his older brother Bob Morales and his relationship with Donna Ludwig, his girlfriend.

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