La Bamba

Also Known As

La Bamba ( Italy / Greece / Finland ), Let's Go ( USA )


La Bamba

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Lou Diamond Phillips

Ritchie Valens

Esai Morales

Bob Morales

Rosanna DeSoto

Connie Valenzuela (as Rosana DeSoto)

Elizabeth Peña

Rosie Morales


This is the true story Ritchie Valens a young rock & roll singer who tragically died in an aircrash at the age of 17. The film follows Ritchie from his days in Paicoma, California where he in and his family makes a meagre living working at plantations to his rise as a star. The film also focus on Richies friendship and rivalry with his older brother Bob and his relationship with Donna, his girlfriend.

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Movie Berry

30April 2010

«La Bamba» is a 1987 drama. The plane crash that killed rocker Buddy Holly also took the life of Ritchie Valens (Lou Diamond Phillips), a 17-year-old Mexican-American who rocketed to fame with the hit "La Bamba." The film paints a vivid portrait of Valens' modest upbringing, his warm relationship with his hard-working mother (Rosanna DeSoto) and his rise to stardom. Los Lobos performs Valens' music on the soundtrack. «La Bamba» directed by Luis Valdez. You can download «La Bamba» right here!





Wonderful Film16 May 2013

Nothing not to like about this film. The actors and their performances therein are simply wonderful. The music is great, and the (sad, sad) storyline of a talented kid who basically goes from rags to riches before losing his line the exact way he always thought he would is very compelling.

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My husband thought that this was a good movie03 March 2012

My husband thought that this was a good movie





good movie in its day06 February 2012

good movie in its day





COMMENT FOR "LA BAMBA."30 August 2011

Good biography of Ritchie Valens. A must see.





Thanks for that comment good to know12 May 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know





Good musical biopic10 March 2011

Good biopic about Ritchie Valens right through to the "Day the Music Died".





good movie08 May 2010

Good movie in its day, not as good watching it around 10 years later with the standard of movies today.

type casting




la la la la la la Bamba30 March 2010

Good show about the recording business. Lou Diamond Phillips stars.

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