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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

Status Released

Release Date 1987-07-24

Runtime 108 minutes

Budget $6.5m

Revenue $54m


TMDB 7.2


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mlhawkins shared a tip "Amazing!"

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mariah_taylor_ shared a tip "great movie"

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elizabeth_sanders_5655 shared a tip "Love this movie"

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nicole_graham_-_mor shared a tip "One of the movies you'll always remember. Classic."

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anita_rosales shared a tip "Get the Kleenex"

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greg_elder shared a tip "Classic"

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krystal.rodriguez shared a tip "Get ready to get the word “drought” extinct."

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mona_magallanes shared a tip "RITCHIE!!! Not my Ritchie!!!"

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cindy_lee_2129 shared a tip "This is a great movie. Feb 3, 1959 the day the music died. Such great music."

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jessica_white_6061 shared a tip "Classic"

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wolf_9201 shared a tip "RITCHIEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!"

reanna_bennett shared a tip "#drama"

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stephanie_cole_81 shared a tip "Reminds me of my dad. Watched it with him when he was alive. Great movie!"

tray_3660 shared a tip "Great movie."

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tamara_sewell shared a tip "Great musical reproductions. Lou Diamond Phillips is great in this movie."

tequila shared a tip "🥰 This movie still makes me cry."

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christina_v_6021 shared a tip "I definitely suggest watching at least once in your life. Great soundtrack as well."

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