American Me

American Me (1992)

In prison they are the law. On the streets they are the power.

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7.2 66 78%


Edward J. Olmos made his directorial bow with the powerhouse crime saga American Me. Olmos stars as street-gang leader Santana, who during his 18 years in Folsom Prison rules over all the drug-and-murder activities behind bars. Upon his release, Santana goes back to his old neighborhood, intending to lead a peaceful, crime-free life. But his old gang buddies force him back into his old habits. The

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    Production Russell Gray Casting Associate
    Directing Edward James Olmos Director
    Production Edward James Olmos Producer
    Editing Arthur Coburn Editor
    Art Joe Aubel Production Design
    Production Sean Daniel Producer
    Production Bob Morones Casting
    Crew Joel Kramer Stunt Coordinator
    Costume & Make-Up Denise Wingate Assistant Costume Designer
    Camera Reynaldo Villalobos Director of Photography
    Art Lance Lombardo Leadman
    Production Jeff Olan Extras Casting Coordinator
    Production Shelly Glasser Production Coordinator
    Writing Floyd Mutrux Screenplay
    Production Floyd Mutrux Executive Producer
    Writing Floyd Mutrux Story
    Editing Richard Candib Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Gloria Ponce Assistant Hairstylist
    Sound Dennis Jones Production Sound Mixer
    Production Lou Adler Executive Producer
    Sound Jeff Clark Sound Editor
    Writing Desmond Nakano Screenplay
    Production Terra Abroms Post Production Coordinator
    Production Robert M. Young Producer
    Camera Robert M. Young Camera Operator
    Crew Gus Williams Stunts
    Production Martine White Assistant Location Manager
    Sound Jack Woods Sound Editor
    Production Brian E. Frankish Unit Production Manager
    Production Brian E. Frankish Co-Producer
    Art Martin Price Set Decoration
    Art Darrell L. Wight Set Designer
    Camera Horace Jordan First Assistant Camera
    Costume & Make-Up John Casey Costume Supervisor
    Production Randee Lynne Jensen Associate Producer
    Crew Robbie Knott Special Effects Coordinator
    Camera David L. Butler Helicopter Camera
    Sound Mark Gordon Sound Editor
    Crew Randy Peters Transportation Coordinator
    Sound Andy D'Addario Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Camera Randy Nolen Steadicam Operator
    Editing Julie Dole Assistant Editor
    Sound James Bolt Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Pat Suraci Boom Operator
    Costume & Make-Up Sylvia Vega-Vasquez Costume Design
    Art Richard Toyon Art Direction
    Costume & Make-Up David Abbott Makeup Artist
    Sound John Stacy Supervising Sound Editor
    Camera Jeff Mart Steadicam Operator
    Production Antoinette Levine Location Manager
    Production Antoinette Levine Associate Producer
    Production Irwin Young Executive Producer
    Sound Claude Gaudette Original Music Composer
    Sound Claude Gaudette Orchestrator
    Sound Dennis Lambert Original Music Composer
    Sound Dennis Lambert Music Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Theo Mayes Hairstylist
    Camera Donald E. Thorin Jr. First Assistant Camera
    Lighting Mike Amorelli Best Boy Electric
    Lighting Hugo Cortina Chief Lighting Technician
    Editing Paula Suhy Assistant Editor
    Sound Sukey Fontelieu ADR Editor
    Editing Phil Hetos Color Timer
    Sound Dawn Soler Music Consultant
    Camera Tony Friedkin Still Photographer
    Sound Jimmy Ling Sound Editor
    Camera Bob Munoz Key Grip
    Production Luis Reyes Publicist
    Art Joseph Musso Production Illustrator
    Sound Michael Lippman Music Consultant
    Production Fabiana Arrastia Assistant Production Coordinator
    Directing Brian Whitley Second Assistant Director
    Sound David Spence Sound Editor
    Art Stephanie J. Gordon Set Designer
    Production Ramona Sánchez-Waggoner Production Accountant
    Sound Lori Martino Assistant Sound Editor
    Sound Dale Johnston Sound Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Carlos Yeaggy Makeup Department Head
    Sound James J. Isaacs Sound Editor
    Sound Denise Whiting ADR Editor
    Sound Lily Diamond Supervising ADR Editor
    Sound Albert Romero Sound Recordist
    Sound Richard Oswald Sound Editor
    Sound George A. Martin Supervising Music Editor
    Editing Sharon McGeeney Negative Cutter
    Sound William L. Manger Sound Editor
    Sound Jim Yant Sound Editor
    Editing Susan Godfrey Assistant Editor
    Camera Tony Villalobos Second Assistant Camera
    Sound Bruce Bell Sound Editor
    Art Stephen R. Ferry Swing
    Sound Karin Roulo Foley Mixer
    Camera Joe Hicks Dolly Grip
    Production Sally Perle Extras Casting
    Directing Richard Espinoza First Assistant Director
    Camera Michael Meinardus Steadicam Operator
    Camera Steve Bridge Camera Operator
    Crew Tony Casas Technical Advisor
    Camera Reynaldo Villalobos III Second Assistant Camera
    Crew Maria Varni Loader
    Camera Douglas L. Adam Jr. Additional First Assistant Camera
    Crew Bob Hoffman Public Relations
    Art Dean B. Katz Set Dresser
    Art Matt Hailey Swing
    Art Marc Martin Del Campo Swing
    Editing Elizabeth Schmidt Assistant Editor
    Directing Cassandra Barrere Script Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Willie Perez Key Costumer
    Costume & Make-Up Monica Vasquez Costumer
    Costume & Make-Up Julian Mendoza Costume Illustrator
    Costume & Make-Up Jessica Vasquez Costumer
    Art David Scott Property Master
    Art Eugene Freiburger Assistant Property Master
    Camera T. Sano Kwong Best Boy Grip
    Crew David Pauker Post Production Supervisor
    Sound Dan Thomas Sound Editor
    Sound Bill Weinman Assistant Sound Editor
    Sound Bruce Frazier Conductor
    Sound Tanya Sharp David ADR Mixer
    Sound Greg W. Lowe ADR Recordist
    Crew Don Varela Transportation Captain
    Crew Sharon Hollis Transportation Captain
    Art Greg Villalva Construction Coordinator
    Camera Clarence Tindell Grip
    Camera Brian Holechek Grip
    Editing Brian Ralph Negative Cutter