Bound by Honor was released in the year 1993。Bound by Honor is also called as Blood Out, Blood Out... Bound by Honor, Blood in Blood Out - Verschworen auf Leben und Tod, Desmoi aimatos, Blood In, Marcados Pelo Sangue, Patto di sangue, Princes de la ville, Samaa verta, Ligados Pelo Sangue。
Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members of an East L.A. gang known as the "Vatos Locos", and the story focuses on how a violent crime and the influence of narcotics alter their lives. Miklo is incarcerated and sent to San Quentin, where he makes a "home" for himself. Cruz becomes an exceptional artist, but a heroin addiction overcomes him with tragic results. Paco becomes a cop and an enemy to his "carnal", Miklo.