• Released
  • June 24, 2011
  • (Limited 6/24)
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 38 min
  • Art House/Foreign
A Better Life Synopsis
An illegal immigrant bonds with his son as they search Los Angeles for their stolen truck.
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Movie Reviews

eye opening

By maryanne5
So happy this movie was made. Hopefully it will help some see beyond the word illegal and better understand the tragedy of separated families, uncertainty about tomorrow, abuse by those who have the...

Nice Moving Movie

By oscarlascano
My wife and I enjoyed the movie. Although the actors weren't known, they really did a fantastic job acting out the everyday of Mexican and Mexican Americans living in America.You could probably take...


By theredraylives

Different Perspective

By glowing tweet
This movie brings to the table the complex situation many families are in. I thought it was believable. I feel everyone should see this movie since this topic is very much current and brings the...

A real story

By mazamora83
After working with this population for many years, this story rings so true....


By product0fthe8os
What I loved about the movie was the story line and how real they kept the dialogue and settings. The struggles and challenges immigrants and children of immigrants face is on captured perfectly. The...

great movie, loved it. did not wanted to see it but im so gl

By delgalu5

LOVE this film!

By preemad
A BETTER LIFE is the front runner as my favorite film of 2011 so far. I've seen this three times so far (and plan to see it again during its run). There are no loud explosions, CGI effects, or big...

a better life

By leolido
very good film. it will help people better understand the immigrant situation...

A Better Life review

By SH2011
Great story line...

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Rated PG-13 | For some violence, language and brief drug use