A Better Life

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"Every father wants more for his son."
  • PG-13
  • 2011
  • 1 hr 38 min
  • 7.2  (15,669)
  • 64

Carlos Galindo is a hard working man, trying to earn a living and support his son, buy working as a gardner in Los Angeles, California. Carlos is a decent man, and from Mexico. He is also a single parent trying to raise, Luis, his fourteen-year-old son. Carlos is really worried about his son, he is frightened that he will drift into local gang culture. Carlos ends up buying a truck for his work. The money was loaned to him from his sister. However one of his shifty new employees steals the truck from him. Carlos and Luis work together and are able to track the thief down. However, the truck has already been sold. The father and son end up bonding as they reclaim the vehicle from the pound. However, Carlos attracts the police's attention, making his future in America unsure when it is discovered that Carlos is an illegal immigrant.

A Better Life
A Better Life
A Better Life

Trailer - 2 min 15 sec

That's Why I Had You
That's Why I Had You

Clip - 1 min 36 sec

Blasco Tries To Convince Carlos To Buy His Truck
Blasco Tries To Convince Carlos To Buy His Truck

Clip - 54 sec

Take Your Shirt Off
Take Your Shirt Off

Clip - 52 sec

Luis Asks For Money
Luis Asks For Money

Clip - 1 min 3 sec

Description
Carlos Galindo is a hard working man, trying to earn a living and support his son, buy working as a gardner in Los Angeles, California. Carlos is a decent man, and from Mexico. He is also a single parent trying to raise, Luis, his fourteen-year-old son. Carlos is really worried about his son, he is frightened that he will drift into local gang culture. Carlos ends up buying a truck for his work. The money was loaned to him from his sister. However one of his shifty new employees steals the truck from him. Carlos and Luis work together and are able to track the thief down. However, the truck has already been sold. The father and son end up bonding as they reclaim the vehicle from the pound. However, Carlos attracts the police's attention, making his future in America unsure when it is discovered that Carlos is an illegal immigrant.

A Better Life is a 2011 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 38 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2 and a MetaScore of 64.

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  • Release Date
    2011
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 38 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (15,669)
  • Metascore
    64