'Inmate #1': Hispanic community doesn't need a Superman because they 'already have Danny Trejo,' say fans

The feature-length documentary film goes into great detail about Trejo's troubled childhood, his criminal activities, his time in prison and his long road to becoming a better man


                            'Inmate #1': Hispanic community doesn't need a Superman because they 'already have Danny Trejo,' say fans
Danny Trejo (Getty Images)
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A new documentary chronicling the life of legendary actor Danny Trejo has now been released. Titled 'Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo', the feature-length documentary film goes into great detail about Trejo's troubled childhood, his criminal activities, his time in prison, and his long road to becoming a better man.

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Obviously, the documentary has resonated well with audiences and quite a few fans are taking to social media to talk about it and to praise Trejo for his life and example. "Just watched Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo... Absolutely cracking story, big respect for @officialDannyT," one fan wrote on Twitter. Another fan tweeted, "@officialDannyT bought and now watching INMATE #1. Very enlightening and makes you feel great for Danny Trejo and his success. Great documentary."

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In fact, this documentary is actually causing some viewers to appreciate the actor more than ever before and one such new fan wrote, "I’m a quarter way through right now... WoW! This is so appreciated. I have seen you often at Expos & I'm so disappointed in myself that I didn’t make sure to meet you. Much love .. still watching."

The documentary presents Trejo's life with total honesty, going into the details of his drug addiction and his notorious reputation in prison. At no point does it hold back and what we get is a powerful story about a man who has overcome massive odds to get where he has today. "A great inspirational and powerful documentary we just finished watching #inmate1 #dannytrejo," one fan wrote. "Check out this doc u guys, it was fantastic #inmate1," another fan declared.

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With all the impressive details about Trejo that the documentary has brought to light, quite a few of his fans from the Hispanic community have also taken to Twitter to voice their admiration for the actor. And one such fan has declared that Trejo is equivalent to Superman or Black Panther. "INMATE #1 THE RISE OF DANNY TREJO: the Hispanic community doesn't need a Superman or Black Panther, we already have Danny Trejo," they wrote. "This documentary is a nice little love letter to the man and shouldn't be slept on."

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'Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo' was released on Digital HD on July 7.