Five Corners
Five Corners (1987)

Set in the title part of the Bronx in 1964, this intense, off-beat and episodic comedy-drama is from John Patrick Shanley, the man who penned the script for the popular Moonstruck. At times the story veers dangerously close to melodrama as… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 18, 2007
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
James Plath
Movie Metropolis

Reminds you that you can still find small treasures in all the piles of low-budget cinematic junk that are out there.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Screenplay writer John Patrick Shanley fails to shed any new light on the thorny problem of senseless urban violence.

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Jim Hunter
When the man who tried to rape her is released from prison, a woman elicits the help of a man who has sworn off violence. This is how not to do exposition.… More
Lesley N
A strange film. I kind of liked it. Good acting, especially in an early role by John Turturro. Excellent acting by the penguins too. Quirky, unconnected stories… More
Sean Gillespie
I don't know who said that this was a comedy. Hands down, the most disturbing John Turturro role I've ever seen. I dare you to compare. Watch it… More
Anthony Valletta
A great feel of New York in this underrated comedy/drama.
John Ballantine
A true hidden gem. I don't think I have heard a soul talk about this film but it is truly a good one. A great performance by Turturro..truly frightening.