Edward James Olmos

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Edward James Olmos (born February 24, 1947) is a Mexican American actor and director. Among his most memorable roles are William Adama in the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica, Lt. Martin Castillo in Miami Vice, teacher Jaime Escalante in Stand and Deliver, patriarch Abraham Quintanilla in the film Selena, Detective Gaff in Blade Runner, and narrator El Pachuco in both the stage and film versions of Zoot Suit.

Most Popular Edward James Olmos Trailers

Total trailers found: 61

Gossip Trailer (2000)

21 April 2000

On a beautiful college campus, something ugly is about to be spread around. A bit of gossip that was told is starting to take a frightening turn.

Blade Runner Trailer (1982)

25 June 1982

In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.

The Predator Trailer (2018)

02 August 2018

The newest sequel/reboot to Predator.

2 Guns Trailer (2013)

02 August 2013

A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.

The Green Hornet Trailer (2011)

12 January 2011

Britt Reid (Seth Rogen), the heir to the largest newspaper fortune in Los Angeles, is a spoiled playboy who has been, thus far, happy to lead an aimless life.

12 Angry Men Trailer (1997)

17 August 1997

During the trial of a man accused of his father's murder, a lone juror takes a stand against the guilty verdict handed down by the others as a result of their preconceptions and prejudices.

The Road to El Dorado Trailer (2000)

31 March 2000

After a failed swindle, two con-men end up with a map to El Dorado, the fabled "city of gold," and an unintended trip to the New World.

Blade Runner 2049 Trailer (2017)

04 October 2017

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos.

Battlestar Galactica: Razor Trailer (2007)

24 November 2007

A two-hour Battlestar Galactica special that tells the story of the Battlestar Pegasus several months prior to it finding the Galactica.

Battlestar Galactica: The Plan Trailer (2009)

27 October 2009

When the initial Cylon attack against the Twelve Colonies fails to achieve complete extermination of human life as planned, twin Number Ones (Cavils) embedded on Galactica and Caprica must improvise to destroy the human survivors.

Battlestar Galactica Trailer (2003)

08 December 2003

After a 40-year armistice in a war between the Twelve Colonies and the Cylons, the Cylons launch a surprise nuclear attack intended to exterminate the human race.

Selena Trailer (1997)

21 March 1997

In this biographical drama, Selena Quintanilla is born into a musical Mexican-American family in Texas.

Beverly Hills Chihuahua Trailer (2008)

03 October 2008

A pampered Beverly Hills chihuahua named Chloe who, while on vacation in Mexico with her owner Viv's niece, Rachel, gets lost and must rely on her friends to help her get back home before she is caught by a dognapper who wants to ransom her.

Unity Trailer (2015)

12 August 2015

Despite the advent of science, literature, technology, philosophy, religion, and so on -- none of these has assuaged humankind from killing one another, the animals, and nature.

Wolfen Trailer (1981)

24 July 1981

A New York cop investigates a series of brutal deaths that resemble animal attacks.

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Trailer (1993)

13 September 1993

Sissy Hankshaw (Uma Thurman) is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the US from a young age.

El Americano: The Movie Trailer (2016)

29 January 2016

Cuco, a mexican parrot, goes on an adventure from Mexico to Hollywood in order to get help from El Americano, a famous superhero from TV, against an evil band of birds trying to take control of his family’s beloved circus.

I'm Still Here Trailer (2010)

10 September 2010

I'm Still Here is a portrayal of a tumultuous year in the life of actor Joaquin Phoenix. With remarkable access, the documentary follows the Oscar-nominee as he announces his retirement from a successful film career in the fall of 2008 and sets off to reinvent himself as a hip-hop musician.

Go for Sisters Trailer (2013)

08 November 2013

Bernice and Fontayne grew up so tight they could ‘go for sisters’. After twenty years apart, they are reunited when Bernice is assigned to be Fontayne’s parole officer- just when she needs help on the wrong side of the law.

Walkout Trailer (2006)

18 March 2006

Walkout is the true story of a young Mexican American high school teacher, Sal Castro. He mentors a group of students in East Los Angeles, when the students decide to stage a peaceful walkout to protest the injustices of the public school system.

My Family Trailer (1995)

03 May 1995

Traces over three generations an immigrant family's trials, tribulations, tragedies, and triumphs. Maria and Jose, the first generation, come to Los Angeles, meet, marry, face deportation all in the 1930's.

Triumph of the Spirit Trailer (1989)

01 January 1989

Fact based story about a former Greek Olympic boxer who was taken as a prisoner during World war II and placed in the Auschwitz prison camp.

Stand and Deliver Trailer (1988)

11 March 1988

Jaime Escalante is a mathematics teacher in a school in a hispanic neighbourhood. Convinced that his students have potential, he adopts unconventional teaching methods to try and turn gang members and no-hopers into some of the country's top algebra and calculus students.

Blade Runner: The Final Cut Trailer (2007)

18 December 2007

Visually spectacular, intensely action-packed and powerfully prophetic since its debut, Blade Runner returns in Ridley Scott's definitive Final Cut.

Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner Trailer (2007)

18 December 2007

The definitive three-and-a-half hour documentary about the troubled creation and enduring legacy of the science fiction classic "Blade Runner," culled from 80 interviews and hours of never-before-seen outtakes and lost footage.

Splinter Trailer (2006)

17 August 2006

A gang member, suffering from severe memory loss, searches for his brother's murderer. He secretly enlists the aid of the investigating Detective, while other members of his gang are mysteriously and sadistically murdered.

Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills Trailer (1994)

22 May 1994

About the 1989 murders of Carolco Entertainment chairman, Jose Menendez, and his wife, Kitty, who were killed by their sons, Lyle and Erik, in Beverly Hills, allegedly for a multimillion-dollar inheritance.

Dead Man's Walk Trailer (1996)

12 May 1996

Dead man's Walk is the beginning of the Lonesome Dove Saga. Gus McCrae and Woodrow Call are just starting out in the Texas Rangers and have no idea of what they are doing for Call it's Duty above all else.

Virus Trailer (1980)

26 June 1980

Scientists in Antarctica desperately try to find a cure to a military virus that was released in a plane crash and has wiped out the rest of the world.

In the Time of the Butterflies Trailer (2001)

21 October 2001

In the Time of the Butterflies is inspired by the true story of the three Mirabal sisters who, in 1960, were murdered for their part in an underground plot to overthrow the government.

The Earth Day Special Trailer (1990)

22 April 1990

The Earth Day Special is a television special revolving around Earth Day that aired on ABC on April 22, 1990.

Caught Trailer (1996)

24 January 1996

A middle-aged couple has a drifter enter their lives. The fish-store owners find that the mysterious young man awakens the couple in ways they didn't expect.

American Me Trailer (1992)

13 March 1992

Edward J. Olmos made his directorial bow with the powerhouse crime saga American Me. Olmos stars as street-gang leader Santana, who during his 18 years in Folsom Prison rules over all the drug-and-murder activities behind bars.

The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca Trailer (1996)

24 October 1996

A journalist starts an investigation into the disappearance of famed poet and political agitator, Garcia Lorca, who disappeared in the early days of the Spanish Civil War in the the 1930's.

Filly Brown Trailer (2013)

19 April 2013

“Majo” Tonorio, a.k.a. Filly Brown, is a raw, young Los Angeles hip-hop artist who spits from the heart.

A Million to Juan Trailer (1994)

15 May 1994

Romantic comedy about an honest Mexican immigrant who struggles without a green card by selling oranges on a street corner.

La Cerca Trailer (2005)

04 May 2005

Edward James Olmos narrates this multi-fest winner about an immigrant who recalls a vivid and momentous memory where he discovered his boundaries.

Aloha Bobby and Rose Trailer (1975)

29 April 1975

Bobby and Rose, two youngsters who are in love, have to run away from home when they are falsely accused to have committed a robbery and an assassination.

Bonanno: A Godfather's Story Trailer (1999)

25 July 1999

The true life story of mafia boss Joesph Bonanno. The story spans from Bonanno's early beginings in Italy, to his conquests in America.

The Nightingale Trailer (1983)

10 May 1983

A kitchen maid and a nightingale help save the emperor with the power of song and friendship

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three Trailer (1998)

01 February 1998

In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?

Hollywood Confidential Trailer (1997)

14 April 1997

A former LA cop runs a top-flight private detective agency that caters to spoiled Hollywood types.

Zapatista Trailer (1999)

01 January 1999

With exclusive access and interviews with SubcomandanteMarcos, Noam Chomsky and others, Zapatista is the definitive look atthe Zapatista uprising, its historical roots and its lessons for thepresent and the future.

Maria's Story Trailer (1990)

01 January 1990

Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Historical Documentaries - In this riveting documentary that was an official selection at the Sundance Film Festival, filmmakers Monona Wali and Pamela Cohen shadow the remarkable Maria Serrano, an El Salvadoran woman who splits her time as a wife, mother and guerrilla leader.

Journey of a Female Comic Trailer (2014)

02 May 2014

The ups and downs of female comic Kiki Melendez.

A Bridge Apart Trailer (2013)

01 January 2013

The journey of the thousands of people from Central America and Mexico who leave their homes and families and suffer extraordinary brutality -or loss of life itself- in search of the American Dream.

America Trailer (2011)

10 March 2011

América, a 30-year-old mother who lives in a remote Caribbean village, suffers the hardest hit when her lover takes her daughter from her.

Dead Angle Trailer (1979)

04 July 1979

An extraordinary group of action stars join up together as elite college graduates in the 1950's who commit perfect financial crimes through legal loopholes.

The Limbic Region Trailer (1996)

30 June 1996

Original and unpredictable thriller about a seasoned cop determined to bring down San Francisco's most notorious serial killer in the turbulent 1960's.

The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit Trailer (1998)

23 January 1998

Gomez is a middle-aged man who dreams of buying a gorgeous white suit in a nearby store, but doesn't have enough cash.

Slave of Dreams Trailer (1995)

01 January 1995

The Egyptian executioner's wife tries to seduce Hebrew slave Joseph to fulfill a dream they are experiencing simultaneously.

Recycled Life Trailer (2006)

01 January 2006

The dramatic and touching story of thousands of adults, children, and generations of families who have been living and working in the largest and most toxic landfill in Central America, the Guatemala City Garbage Dump, over the last sixty years.

Mirage Trailer (1995)

21 November 1995

Matteo Juarez is a retired detective hired by a local businessman to follow his wife Jennifer. She has a split personality and seems to be putting herself in danger without knowing it.

The Judge Trailer (2001)

06 May 2001

When a key witness in a case of corruption is killed in courts all suspicion falls on Judge Armando Acosta.

Battlestar Galactica: The Lowdown Trailer (2003)

08 December 2003

Zoot Suit Trailer (1981)

02 October 1981

Part fact and part fiction, Zoot Suit is the film version of Luis Valdez's critically acclaimed play, based on the actual Sleepy Lagoon murder case and the zoot suit riots of 1940s Los Angeles.

Talent for the Game Trailer (1991)

26 April 1991

Major League Baseball scout must find promising young player to save his job and his team.

The Princess and the Barrio Boy Trailer (2000)

08 December 2000

A teenager who dreams of becoming an Olympic swimmer has a romance with a boy from the wrong side of town.

Alambrista! Trailer (1977)

16 October 1977

After the birth of his first child, Roberto, a young Mexican man slips across the border into the United States.

The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez Trailer (1984)

01 January 1984

The entire cause of the problem evolves from the use of a deputy to translate. His command of Spanish is inadequate and he mistranslates what a witness tells the sheriff as to whether the real perpetrator of the crime is riding a mare (yegua) or a male horse (caballo).