Monument Ave.
Monument Ave. (1998)

This crime drama takes place among Irish-American toughs in Boston's Charlestown neighborhood. Car-thief Bobby O'Grady (Denis Leary) belongs to a gang run by bully Jackie O'Hara (Colm Meaney). Bobby's cousin Seamus (Jason… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 3, 2001
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Though very much in the vein of Scorsese's masterpiece Mean Streets, Ted Demme's bleak and downbeat tale has its distinctive merits, not least of which is the acting.

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Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

Gives off a winter-in-Boston chill that you take with you in your bones.

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Prefectly entertaining "gangs, guns & streets" tale.

David Luty
Film Journal International

As soon as the script turns serious, the film slows to a languid crawl, and ends up as a slight retread of all-too-familiar elements.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A realistic, hard-boiled peek at an old Irish, close-knit neighborhood, in Boston's blue-collar Charlestown section.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Jeffrey Meyers
While it may be familiar, Monument Ave is gritty, realistic, and certainly an authentic depiction of the bleak nature of the 'mean streets'. Denis… More