Monument Ave.
Monument Ave. (1998)

This crime drama takes place among Irish-American toughs in Boston's Charlestown neighborhood. When Teddy gets killed, gang leader Jackie is behind the hit, and Bobby participates angrily in the code of silence. When Bobby's cousin… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 25, 1998
DVD Release Date: July 3, 2001
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

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

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

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Scott Weinberg

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: 66% 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