Washington Heights
Washington Heights (2002)

Carlos (Manny Perez) is a talented artist who draws comics for a living. He's desperate to move out of his Washington Heights neighborhood. His girlfriend, Maggie (Andrea Navedo) feels more connected to the neighborhood. She's not… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: May 9, 2002
DVD Release Date: November 4, 2003
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Critic Score: 79% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Brandon Judell

Considering the money this film cost to make, its short shooting schedule, and its unpandering ethnic content, it's a triumph.

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Eleanor Ringel Cater
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Washington Heights is sloppy and often undernourished, but it convincingly creates a neighborhood throbbing with activity and caring.

John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

may inspire some to get off at 191st street

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Jane Sumner
Dallas Morning News

A promising debut that makes us anticipate this Columbia University film grad's sophomore work.

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Michael Booth
Denver Post

Deserves a wide audience hungry for sympathetic, three-dimensional people caught up in something bigger than themselves.

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Matt Kelemen
Las Vegas CityLife

De Villa has a light touch that instills the film with a certain charm that saves the day

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

Buoyed by strong performances from Perez and Miami-resident Milian, Washington Heights overcomes the familiarity of its premise through its passion and conviction.

Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News

Washington Heights may not always be great, but director Alfredo de Villa lights an undeniable fire in the movie's belly.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A solid effort by the talented de Villa in his directorial debut.

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