True to the AIP studio tradition, the amateurish HOMEBOYS is an ultra-low-budget, teen-oriented genre film quickly produced to capitalize on contemporary trends.
Emilio and Hector Sanchez (Ron Odriozola and Keo Michaels) are brothers raised in an East LA barrio. Emilio becomes a college-educated cop, while homeboy Hector joins the neighborhood gang, the High Rollers. The "gang-bangers" become involved in a turf war with the rival Bloods and a drug-laced
sting operation with an undercover cop. The older Emilio continually warns his brother about the dangers of gang life, but his moralistic lectures meet with angry rejection. Hector recruits their little brother L...