Gun Hill Road
Gun Hill Road (2011)

After three years in prison, Enrique (Esai Morales) returns home to the Bronx to find the world he knew has changed. His wife, Angela (Judy Reyes), struggles to hide an emotional affair, and his teenage son, Michael (Harmony Santana),… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 5, 2011
DVD Release Date: March 5, 2013
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Critic Score: 62% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

Gun Hill Road is shot through with performances at once intense and relaxed.

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David Lewis
San Francisco Chronicle

In writer-director Rashaad Ernesto Green's assured hands, "Gun Hill Road" manages somehow to be gritty, delicate, in your face and nuanced at the same time.

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Richard Knight
Knight at the Movies

Though the story follows a familiar trajectory, Gun Hill Road offers a lot of fresh insight into the day-to-day transgender experience.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

Feels like it's been workshopped, from its string of coincidences to its tidy downbeat conclusion in which Green stabs at irony with a dull knife.

Kyle Smith
New York Post

Tenderness and good intentions don't necessarily add up to a movie.

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Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

A film that might have an afterschool special feel, but compensates for it somewhat with mood and intensity.

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

Before some predictable, freedom-threatening recidivism on Enrique's part, the film exhibits a simultaneously anthropological and sensitive interest in Michael's day-to-day life...

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

A coiled feeling hangs over writer-director Rashaad Ernesto Green's assured, engrossing feature film debut.

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Molly Eichel
Philadelphia Daily News

It's most powerful in its quiet moments that deal with the familial dynamics of a family torn apart by incarceration.

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
William Dunmyer
"Gun Hill Road" is the debut feature film from writer /director Rashaad Ernesto Green, a Bronx native and graduate of NYU. Filmed on location in the… More
Glenn Gaylord
Sometimes the same old story CAN feel new with a slight alteration in tone, script and performance. Such is the case with GUN HILL ROAD, which could have… More