Under Hellgate Bridge
Under Hellgate Bridge (2001)

Soap icon Michael Rodrick stars in this gritty urban drama about love, jealousy, and crime set in Queens, New York. After returning to the old neighborhood from a two year stint in jail, Ryan (Rodrick) discovers that his girlfriend has… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 11, 2001
DVD Release Date: November 12, 2002
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Jan Stuart

Energetic, earnestly performed and short on nuance.

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David Nusair
Apollo Guide

From start to finish, it feels like an amalgam of various other crime movies.

Steve Simels
TV Guide

It may not be as epochal a piece of work as Mean Streets, but packs what feels like a real-life punch none the less.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

The performances are correspondingly overblown and the soundtrack inundated with grandiose choral music and mediocre hard rock.

Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

A hard-edged gangster revenge movie which suffers from a budget too small to enable it to rise to its rightful place as a major crime genre film.

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Eric Monder
Film Journal International

For an updated -- but not revisionist -- version of Dead End or Angels With Dirty Faces or even Mean Streets, you could do worse.

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Ed Park
Village Voice

Robotic acting and outtakes from the Stigmata soundtrack complement the perfunctory plot, while the dialogue indulges massive backstorytelling and desperate iteration.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's less than ordinary in every which way.

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Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy

Seems to be cut from the same cloth as almost every low-budget mobster film.

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