- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 38 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: February 20, 2007
- Originally Released: 2006
- Label: Millennium
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital Surround 5.1 - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Deleted Scenes
- Alternate Scenes: Bonus Opening and Endings
- Featurette: Making of A GUIDE TO RECOGNIZING YOUR SAINTS
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Premiere - 09/01/2006
"Shia LaBeouf, as the young Montiel, is galvanizing..."
New York Times - 09/29/2006
"[T]hough the picture is wrenching, at times devastating, it leaves you with that buoyant feeling of having encountered a raw, authentic work of art."
Entertainment Weekly - 10/06/2006
"This gallantly imperfect indie pops with attitude." -- Grade: B+
Sight and Sound - 03/01/2007
"[I]t's Montiel's skill with the actors, particularly those he's recruited to play Dito's childhood buddies...that remains the film's overriding strength."
Total Film - 04/01/2007
4 stars out of 5 -- "Downey Jr and Rosario Dawson are reliably on the money..."
- Theatrical Release: September 29, 2006