La Bamba Solarmovie

La Bamba (1987)


Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of singer Ritchie Valens whose life was cut short by a plane crash.

La Bamba Solarmovie
Solarmovie Score: 7.1/10 from 400 votes
Release Date: 1987-07-24
Status: Released
Run time: 108 min / 1:48
Production Studio : New Visions Pictures, Columbia Pictures
Production Country: United States of America


Lou Diamond Phillips
as Ritchie Valens
Danielle von Zerneck
as Donna Ludwig
Elizabeth Peña
as Rosie Morales
Rosanna DeSoto
as Connie Valenzuela
Esai Morales
as Bob Morales
Joe Pantoliano
as Bob Keane
Marshall Crenshaw
as Buddy Holly
Brian Setzer
as Eddie Cochran
Daniel Valdez
as Lelo
Howard Huntsberry
as Jackie Wilson
Felipe Cantu
as Curandero
Eddie Frias
as Chino
Mike Moroff
as Mexican Ed
Geoffrey Rivas
as Rudy
Sam Anderson
as Mr. Ludwig
Maggie Gwinn
as Mrs. Ludwig
Jeffrey Alan Chandler
as Alan Freed
Stephen Lee
as Big Bopper
John Quade
as Bartender
Lettie Ibarra
as Vera
Diane Rodriguez
as Ernestine
Katie Valdez
as Connie Jr.
Gloria Balcorta
as Irma
Ernesto Hernández
as Garbage Man
Noble Willingham
as Howard
Thom Pintello
as Sound Engineer
Stephen F. Schmidt
as Tommy Allsup
Rosanna Locke
as Sharon Sheeley
Kim Sebastian
as Donna's Girlfriend
Dyana Ortelli
as Rosalinda
Andy Griggs
as Mr. House
Art K. Koustik
as Trucker
Tony Genaro
as Mr. Caballero
Allison Robinson
as Girl at Party
Hunter Payne
as Baseball Announcer
Joe Miller
as Student
Mary Ann Tanedo
as Student
Barb Jittner
as Student
Brian Russell
as Student
Yolanda Martinez Olivarri
as Tall Blonde Girl on Motorcycle
Frank Aragon
as Student
Linda Holdahl
as Dancer
Thomas Rosales Jr.
as Man at Party
Matthew Shields
as Dancer
Reynaldo Silva
as Student
Connie Valenzuela
as Elderly Lady at Party
Rick Dees
as Ted Quillin


Production Alan C. Blomquist Unit Production Manager
Production Junie Lowry-Johnson Casting
Camera Adam Greenberg Director of Photography
Editing Sheldon Kahn Editor
Art Rosemary Brandenburg Set Decoration
Production Daniel Valdez Associate Producer
Production Taylor Hackford Producer
Production Bill Borden Producer
Editing Don Brochu Editor
Sound Miles Goodman Music
Directing Luis Valdez Director
Writing Luis Valdez Writer
Sound Carlos Santana Music
Art Vincent M. Cresciman Production Design
Directing Kerry Lyn McKissick Script Supervisor
Production Marcy Carriker Casting Associate
Costume & Make-Up Sylvia Vega-Vasquez Costume Design
Production Stuart Benjamin Executive Producer
Production Josh King Location Manager
Art Dan Perri Title Designer
Production Richard Davis, Jr. Location Manager
Production Misty Carey Production Coordinator