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Monument Ave. (1998)

Snitch (original title)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bobby O'Grady
Mickey Pat
George MacDonald ...
Gallivan (as George Macdonald)
Lyndon Byers ...
Herbie Ade ...
Jackie O'Hara


Bobby O'Grady is a low range member of Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty for 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.


Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

25 September 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Monument Ave.  »

Box Office


$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$41,556 (USA) (25 September 1998)


$332,388 (USA) (18 December 1998)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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At 1:04:45 the wireless transmitter is briefly visible on the right when Catie leans over to hug her friend. See more »


Mouse: [Mouse and Bobby approaching Sheila and Katy] I know I might like her, but sometimes she's a different person. I don't know what she's gonna be one moment to the next.
Bobby O'Grady: Don't say anything.
[to Katy and Sheila]
Bobby O'Grady: Hey, whats goin' on?
Katy: Boys.
Mouse: Hey, Sheila.
Sheila: Hey, Mouse.
Mouse: That's a nice sweater.
Sheila: It's a, uh, blouse, Mouse.
Mouse: Yeah, it's nice.
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A good film about thugs
15 July 2006 | by (Milpitas, California) – See all my reviews

The chronicles of soldier level (the lowest level of thugs in the mafia) of the Irish mob gang is directed well by Demme. Although its not flashy, it tells a semi-simple story in a natural and realistic manner. Leary does well in the lead as Bobby O Grady who is a member in Jackie's(Meaney) gang but things go bad when Jackie the boss kills one of Bobby's friends. This film is written well by Mike Armstrong and Denis Leary (uncredited according to IMDb). I liked how Demme went about it, much different from other films i saw of his which were "Blow", "Life", although in some ways i could see similarities between this and his 96' film "Beautiful Girls". After viewing this, i think that Demme was not a bad director, of course not on the level of his uncle Jonathan Demme. Anyhow this film good, if u like mafia or movies about thugs (i do) then u will like this. IMDb rating: 6.3 my rating: 8/10

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