Share

Watch It

On DVD: Now | On Blu-ray: TBD

Chop Shop

  • Release Date: Feb 27, 2008
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 25 min.
  • Genres: Art House/Foreign, Drama

Synopsis

A 12-year-old youth and his older sister live in the no-man’s land that is known as the Iron Triangle: a 20-block stretch of junkyards and chop shops (where stolen cars are dismantled for parts), overshadowed by Shea Stadium’s giant billboard: “Make Dreams Happen.” Young Alejandro (Alejandro Polanco) lives and works in an auto-body shop, apprenticing as a mechanic and hustling clients for his no-nonsense boss. With a mixture of childlike naiveté and adult ambition, he obsessively saves money to buy a...more

Trailers + Clips

Other Critics

5.0

83 out of 100 Metascore®

Universal acclaim

Read reviews

Advertisement