American Heart
American Heart (1992)

In this film, Jack is a taciturn ex-con who's been conditioned to trust no one. Not long after his release from prison, Jack is reunited with Nick, his teenaged son. Jack would prefer to carry on his life alone, but Nick is in dire need… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: February 18, 2003
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

The film begins as a gritty look at down-and-out lives in Seattle, but becomes a more conventional father-son melodrama, though the acting Jeff Bridges and Edward Furlong is good.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A gritty tale about a down-and-out father and son who inch toward a loving relationship

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
An ok movie. Edward Furlong was good, as usual...
Leo L
A favorite
Jim Hunter
An ex-con with dreams of starting a new life reunites with his son. In 1993 it was impossible to view this as I see it now: Jeff Bridges was practicing for his… More
Todd Smith
Edward Furlong is one of my favorite actors. Jeff Bridges is one of the top actors in Hollywood, and while not on my top 10 list, he's still a brilliant… More