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La Bamba

PG-13

24 Jul 1987

1 hr 48 min

Drama

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Born into poverty. Destined for stardom. He lived the American dream.
Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of singer Ritchie Valens whose life was cut short by a plane crash.

Details

Status: Released
Country: USA
Language: English
Awards: Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Budget: $7M

Direction

Luis Valdez

Writing

(Writer)

Production Companies

Columbia Pictures Corporation

Acting

Lou Diamond Phillips (as Ritchie Valens)
Danielle von Zerneck (as Donna Ludwig)
Elizabeth Peña (as Rosie Morales)
Rosanna DeSoto (as Connie Valenzuela)
Esai Morales (as Bob Morales)
Joe Pantoliano (as Bob Keane)
Rick Dees (as Ted Quillin)
Marshall Crenshaw (as Buddy Holly)
Brian Setzer (as Eddie Cochran)

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