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Los Angeles teenager Ritchie Valens becomes an overnight rock 'n' roll success in 1958, thanks to a love ballad called "Donna" that he wrote for his girlfriend. But as his star rises, Valens has conflicts with his jealous brother, Bob, and becomes haunted by a recurring nightmare of a plane crash ju
MPAA Rating PG-13
Release Date 1987-07-24
Runtime 108 minutes
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elizabeth_sanders_5655 shared a tip "Love this movie"
nicole_graham_-_mor shared a tip "One of the movies you'll always remember. Classic."
mona_magallanes shared a tip "RITCHIE!!! Not my Ritchie!!!"
tamara_sewell shared a tip "Great musical reproductions. Lou Diamond Phillips is great in this movie."
greg_elder shared a tip "Classic"
krystal.rodriguez shared a tip "Get ready to get the word “drought” extinct."
stephanie_cole_81 shared a tip "Reminds me of my dad. Watched it with him when he was alive. Great movie!"
christina_v_6021 shared a tip "I definitely suggest watching at least once in your life. Great soundtrack as well."
jessica_white_6061 shared a tip "Classic"
michelle_reno_4459 shared a tip "Love this movie!!"
anita_rosales shared a tip "Get the Kleenex"
cindy_lee_2129 shared a tip "This is a great movie. Feb 3, 1959 the day the music died. Such great music."
wolf_9201 shared a tip "RITCHIEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!"