Alexander is an 11-year-old boy who experiences a series of disastrous events in just one day, from waking up with chewing gum stuck in his hair and tripping over in front of the girl he likes to someone at school sending round embarrassing photos of him and him setting fire to the science lab. His family seem to be having the best day ever though with his father looking at an impressive new job and his brother looking forward to getting his driver's license. The next day, however, the tables have turned as everyone sleeps in, his father seems out of his depth in his job interview, the baby eats felt tip pen and his brother crashes the family car during his driving exam. While everyone wallows in their own bad luck, it's up to Alexander to realise that he's not the only one who has bad days - and remind his family of that too.
Magdalena (Emily Rios) is coming back from her best friend's Quinceañera when she starts talking to her mother about getting a stretch hummer limo for her celebration. This is the least of her worries. She's pregnant with the child of Herman (J.R. Cruz), even though they are both still virgins. The realization of this turns her father against her and her friends into gossip manufacturers. She escapes to her great uncle Tomas (Chalo Gonzalez), who owns a small apartment in Echo Park, where he lives with his grand-nephew Carlos (Jesse Garcia), a homosexual teen who was abandoned by his parents.
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American Thighs was released on this day in 1994.