Best Edward James Olmos movies

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Best Edward James Olmos movies
Today we present the best Edward James Olmos movies. If you are a great movie fan, you will surely know most of them, but we hope to discover a movie that you have not yet seen ... and that you love! Let's go there with the best movies from Edward James Olmos:

TOP 22:
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
Edward James Olmos as: Musician at Barbecue
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western, Romance
Release: 1994
Sissy Hankshaw is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the US from a young age. She becomes a model in advertising and her NY agent 'the Countess' sends her to his ranch in CA to shoot a commercial, set against the background of mating whooping cranes. There, she befriends Bonanza Jellybean, one of the cowgirls at the beauty- ranch.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Pat Morita movies?

TOP 21:
Beverly Hills Chihuahua
Beverly Hills Chihuahua
Edward James Olmos as: Diablo (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Family
Release: 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.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Marguerite Moreau movies?


TOP 20:
The Green Hornet
The Green Hornet
Edward James Olmos as: Michael Axford
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Release: 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. After his father (Tom Wilkinson) dies, Britt meets Kato (Jay Chou), a resourceful company employee. Realizing that they have the talent and resources to make something of their lives, Britt and Kato join forces as costumed crime-fighters to bring down the city's most-powerful criminal, Chudnofsky (Christoph Waltz).
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jay Chou movies?

TOP 19:
Gossip
Gossip
Edward James Olmos as: Detective Curtis
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 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. Who could it have offended and how far will the person on the other side of the gossip handle the embarrassing situation.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Norman Reedus movies?

TOP 18:
Wolfen
Wolfen
Edward James Olmos as: Eddie Holt
Genre: Drama, Horror
Release: 1981
A city cop is assigned to solve a bizarre set of violent murders where it appears that the victims were killed by animals. In his pursuit he learns of an Indian legend about wolf spirits.


TOP 17:
Virus
Virus
Original Title: 復活の日
Edward James Olmos as: Captain Lopez
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Science Fiction
Release: 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.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Henry Silva movies?

TOP 16:
I'm Still Here
I'm Still Here
Edward James Olmos as: Himself
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Release: 2010
I'm Still Here is a portrayal of a tumultuous year in the life of actor Joaquin Phoenix. With remarkable access, the film 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. The film is a portrait of an artist at a crossroads and explores notions of courage and creative reinvention, as well as the ramifications of a life spent in the public eye.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Casey Affleck movies?

TOP 15:

2 Guns

2 Guns
Edward James Olmos as: Papi Greco
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Release: 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.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bill Paxton movies?


TOP 14:

Battlestar Galactica: The Plan

Battlestar Galactica: The Plan
Edward James Olmos as: Commander William Adama
Genre: Action, Drama, Science Fiction
Release: 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.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bruce Dawson movies?

TOP 13:

A Dog's Way Home

A Dog's Way Home
Edward James Olmos as: Axel
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Release: 2019
A Dog’s Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Alexandra Shipp movies?

TOP 12:

Battlestar Galactica: Razor

Battlestar Galactica: Razor
Edward James Olmos as: Admiral William Adama
Genre: Action, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller, TV Movie
Release: 2007
A two-hour Battlestar Galactica special that tells the story of the Battlestar Pegasus several months prior to it finding the Galactica.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kandyse McClure movies?


TOP 11:

Stand and Deliver

Stand and Deliver
Edward James Olmos as: Jaime A. Escalante
Genre: Drama
Release: 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.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Andy García movies?

TOP 10:

The Road to El Dorado

The Road to El Dorado
Edward James Olmos as: Chief (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Action
Release: 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. Much to their surprise, the map does lead the pair to the mythical city, where the startled inhabitants promptly begin to worship them as gods. The only question is, do they take the worshipful natives for all they're worth, or is there a bit more to El Dorado than riches?

TOP 9:

Blade Runner: Black Out 2022

Blade Runner: Black Out 2022
Original Title: ブレードランナー ブラックアウト 2022
Edward James Olmos as: Gaff (voice)
Genre: Action, Animation, Science Fiction
Release: 2017
This animated short revolves around the events causing an electrical systems failure on the west coast of the US. According to Blade Runner 2049’s official timeline, this failure leads to cities shutting down, financial and trade markets being thrown into chaos, and food supplies dwindling. There’s no proof as to what caused the blackouts, but Replicants — the bio-engineered robots featured in the original Blade Runner, are blamed.

TOP 8:

American Me

American Me
Edward James Olmos as: Montoya Santana
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 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. Upon his release, Santana goes back to his old neighborhood, intending to lead a peaceful, crime-free life. But his old gang buddies force him back into his old habits. The


TOP 7:

Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049
Edward James Olmos as: Gaff
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction
Release: 2017
Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.

TOP 6:

Selena

Selena
Edward James Olmos as: Abraham Quintanilla
Genre: Drama, Music
Release: 1997
In this biographical drama, Selena Quintanilla is born into a musical Mexican-American family in Texas. Her father, Abraham, realizes that his young daughter is talented and begins performing with her at small venues. She finds success and falls for her guitarist, Chris Perez, who draws the ire of her father. Seeking mainstream stardom, Selena begins recording an English-language album which, tragically, she would never complete.

TOP 5:

Dangerous Days: Making 'Blade Runner'

Dangerous Days: Making 'Blade Runner'
Edward James Olmos as: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2007
The definitive 3½-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.

TOP 4:

12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men
Edward James Olmos as: Juror 11
Genre: Crime, Drama, TV Movie
Release: 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.

TOP 3:

Blade Runner

Blade Runner
Edward James Olmos as: Gaff
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 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.


TOP 2:

LA 92

LA 92
Edward James Olmos as: Himself (archive footage)
Genre: Documentary, History
Release: 2017
Twenty-five years after the verdict in the Rodney King trial sparked several days of protests, violence and looting in Los Angeles, LA 92 immerses viewers in that tumultuous period through stunning and rarely seen archival footage.

TOP 1:

Coco

Coco
Edward James Olmos as: Chicharrón (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2017
Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.


If you like the best Edward James Olmos movies, then you will also like the best Sean Young movies, where many of their films coincide.