Born in East L.A.

When an L.A. born American citizen is mistaken for a Mexican illegal alien and deported to Mexico, he has to do everything he can to get across the border.


Domestic (100%)
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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1,112 theaters
Release DateAug 21, 1987
Running Time1 hr 25 min
In Release133 days/19 weeks
Widest Release1,112 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Aug 21-232$4,359,040-1,112-$3,920$4,359,0401
Aug 28-3010$2,470,800-43.3%1,065-47$2,320$8,920,4002
Sep 4-7
Labor Day wknd
Sep 11-1310$1,154,730-631-$1,830$13,618,7804