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Monument Ave. (1998)
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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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Bobby O'Grady
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Mouse
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Seamus
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Skunk
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Mickey Pat
George MacDonald ...
Gallivan (as George Macdonald)
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Digger
Lyndon Byers ...
Fitzie
Herbie Ade ...
Herbie
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Red
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Sheila
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Brosnihan
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Teddy
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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 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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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

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

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

Quotes

Hanlon: [after finding out Bobby has killed Jackie]
[to Bobby]
Hanlon: I'll tell you how we're going to handle this. We'll play it your way this time, alright?
Hanlon: [puts his finger to his mouth] Shhhhhhhhh.
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References Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

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 (chicago) – See 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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