El Padrino

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  • R
  • 2004
  • 2 hr 8 min
  • 4.7  (750)

El Padrino follows the story of Kilo, a California native, and his seemingly destined path as a ruler in the underworld of drugs. As a boy his father, Manny, leaves Kilo's mother and begins showing him the glamor of a lifestyle that's funded by profits from illegal means. Their father-son bonding time is cut short when Manny is incarcerated and Kilo is returned home to his mother. Years later, despite her best efforts, Kilo begins his career in the drug world by dealing to college and high school students. With the help of his friend Sebeva, a female Colombian drug runner with connections, Kilo quickly assembles his own gang. His drive and focus propels him quickly to the status of a kingpin, but not without bloodshed and work. As soon as Kilo feels some stability his life begins unraveling. His girlfriend becomes pregnant and Kilo is framed and arrested on charges. Always a leader, he begins recruiting members from various gangs and quickly stops his empire from crumbling. In fact, while in jail, Kilo manages to expand his business. Meanwhile, the governor's daughter is abducted and murdered by a serial killer. When the serial killer is put in the same facility as Kilo, the governor decides to enlist him for personal justice. Determined to return to his family, Kilo agrees to cut a deal with the governor. After murdering his fellow inmate, Kilo is released to the streets and his old life. Now viewed as a threat, the governor decides Kilo must be destroyed. Kilo's personal life becomes just as complicated as his position in the drug world. With his father being released from prison, Kilo is confronted with the obligation of helping Manny without allowing his drug using to jeopardize Kilo's future. In addition to that, Kilo's men begin getting put away one by one by the Feds. After years of building his fortune, Kilo is left scrambling to keep it from slipping away.

El Padrino
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El Padrino follows the story of Kilo, a California native, and his seemingly destined path as a ruler in the underworld of drugs. As a boy his father, Manny, leaves Kilo's mother and begins showing him the glamor of a lifestyle that's funded by profits from illegal means. Their father-son bonding time is cut short when Manny is incarcerated and Kilo is returned home to his mother.

Years later, despite her best efforts, Kilo begins his career in the drug world by dealing to college and high school students. With the help of his friend Sebeva, a female Colombian drug runner with connections, Kilo quickly assembles his own gang. His drive and focus propels him quickly to the status of a kingpin, but not without bloodshed and work.

As soon as Kilo feels some stability his life begins unraveling. His girlfriend becomes pregnant and Kilo is framed and arrested on charges. Always a leader, he begins recruiting members from various gangs and quickly stops his empire from crumbling. In fact, while in jail, Kilo manages to expand his business.

Meanwhile, the governor's daughter is abducted and murdered by a serial killer. When the serial killer is put in the same facility as Kilo, the governor decides to enlist him for personal justice. Determined to return to his family, Kilo agrees to cut a deal with the governor. After murdering his fellow inmate, Kilo is released to the streets and his old life.

Now viewed as a threat, the governor decides Kilo must be destroyed. Kilo's personal life becomes just as complicated as his position in the drug world. With his father being released from prison, Kilo is confronted with the obligation of helping Manny without allowing his drug using to jeopardize Kilo's future. In addition to that, Kilo's men begin getting put away one by one by the Feds. After years of building his fortune, Kilo is left scrambling to keep it from slipping away.

El Padrino is a 2004 action movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 8 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.7.

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  • Release Date
    2004
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr 8 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    4.7  (750)