El Cantante Movie

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Biopic of Hector Lavoe, one of the biggest Spanish-language singers in the 1970s, but personal tragedy and a heroin addiction left him penniless and dying from complications from AIDS.

Who's Involved:

Jennifer Lopez, Federico Castelluccio, Vincent Laresca, Marc Anthony, Simon Fields, Romi Dias, Leon Ichaso, Julio Caro

Release Date:

Friday, August 3, 2007

Rating: R

Runtime: 1 hr, 46 m

Plot: What's the story about?

The dramatic-biography of Puerto Rican salsa pioneer Hector Lavoe, one of the biggest Spanish-language singers in the 1970s. The tale follows Lavoe's passionate relationship with his love Puchi, and his skyrocket to international fame. But even when he has it all, Lavoe is unable to escape the allure of drugs and his personal pain.

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Leon Ichaso


Leon Ichaso


Julio Caro
Simon Fields
Jennifer Lopez



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Filming Timeline

On or about December 31, 1969, the film was in Completed status.

El Cantante Release Date: When was it released?

El Cantante was released in 2007 on Friday, August 3, 2007 (). There were 5 other movies released on the same date, including Becoming Jane, Hot Rod and Underdog.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

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