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Biography Drama Rated: 18+ (R)20011h 43mOn: Paramount+ Tags: Adaptation Prison Country: America

"Piñero" tells the story of the explosive life of a Latino icon, the gay poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero, whose urban poetry is recognized as a pre-cursor to rap and hip-hop. After doing time in hard-core Sing-Sing for petty thefts and drug dealing, Piñero's prison experiences developed into the 1974 Tony-nominated play Short Eyes. The resulting notoriety and fame was too much for the Latino bad-boy genius who retreated to the darker corners of New York City.Piñero featuring Benjamin Bratt and Giancarlo Esposito is streaming with subscription on Paramount+, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 4 others. It's a biography and drama movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.3 (1,294 votes).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (Paramount+).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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Not available to watch free online.

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#31,906 Ranked Movie

#363 Ranked in Movies on Paramount+

#2220 Ranked in Biography Movies

#18644 Ranked in Drama Movies

Piñero has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.3 (1,294 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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