Boulevard Nights Poster

Release Date: 1979

R|1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary
Raymond Avila (Richard Yñiguez) is a young Mexican-American trying to resist the lure of street gangs in East Los Angeles. Raymond's brother, Chuco (Danny De La Paz), has been less successful; despite Raymond's attempts to steer him clear, Chuco finds a sense of belonging by being part of a gang. As Raymond's relationship with his girlfriend (Marta Du Bois) deepens, he takes steps toward building himself a future. But all that is thrown into jeopardy when tragedy strikes and a gang war erupts.

Cast: Richard Yniguez, Marta Dubois, Danny De La Paz, Bill Benenson, Chuco Avila, James Victor, Betty Carvalho, Carmen Zapata

Director: Michael Pressman

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Los Angeles, Gritty, 1970s, Growing up, Rivalry, Girlfriend, Escape, Tense, Brother, Marriage, Mother, Emotional