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A small-time hoodlum is divided between his conscience and loyalty to his boss when his cousin is murdered.

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Ted Demme

Writer:

Mike Armstrong
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Denis Leary ... Bobby O'Grady
Ian Hart ... Mouse
Jason Barry ... Seamus
Lenny Clarke ... Skunk
Kevin Chapman ... Mickey Pat
George MacDonald George MacDonald ... Gallivan (as George Macdonald)
John Diehl ... Digger
Lyndon Byers Lyndon Byers ... Fitzie
Herbie Ade Herbie Ade ... Herbie
Noah Emmerich ... Red
Famke Janssen ... Katy
Melissa Fitzgerald ... Sheila
Don Gavin ... Brosnihan
Billy Crudup ... Teddy
Colm Meaney ... Jackie O'Hara
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Storyline

Bobby O'Grady is a low-range member of Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty from him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even from their and Teddy's relatives. Written by Anonymous

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Every city has one.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong language, drug use and violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Noose See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$41,556, 27 September 1998, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$332,388, 20 December 1998
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Jackie O'Hara: So... Teddy fuckin' Timmons, huh? I heard you were back.
Teddy: Yeah.
Jackie O'Hara: You don't call me!
Teddy: Well, no, you see, Jackie, I-I just got back...
Jackie O'Hara: -What are you boys drinkin'? Hey, Shang, get a round in here will you?
Shang: [calls out] Sure, Jack.
Jackie O'Hara: Fuckin' Celtics, huh?
Teddy: I-I-I g-guess you've been hearin' stories about me, huh, Jackie?
Jackie O'Hara: I heard you was back was all.
Teddy: Well, let me tell ya. This is fuckin' hilarious, you're gunna piss your pants. Remember that Perez, that fuckin' spic from Dorchester? Remember him?
[...]
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Black Love
Written and Performed by Greg Dulli
Published by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
Kali Nichia Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Electra Entertainment Group
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Monument Avenue really works with it's fine acting and directing
7 August 2001 | by jonparSee all my reviews

Monument Avenue is a familiar story that has been done before. However, this film really works due to the fine acting and directing. Ted Demme does an outstanding job developing the characters through his his long and sometimes drawn out dialogue scenes. The cast of Dennis Leary and Famke Janssen are extremely convincing and really make this film better than most of it's kind. Perhaps the small, almost cameo roles played by stars Billy Crudup, Martin Sheen and Jeanne Tripplehorn are what really make this film worth seeing. This is a perfect example of how good directing and acting can make a big difference on a common and somewhat predictable script.


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