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Monument Ave. (1998)

Snitch (original title)
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 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

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

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25 September 1998 (USA)  »

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Monument Ave.  »

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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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1.85 : 1
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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

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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References Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) See more »

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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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A Surprisingly good drama
23 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

I liked this film because it had some good performances and a(even though not truly seen until a half hour into the movie) good plot. And, it is the second time for me (the first was Good Will Hunting) to see a look at Southey (the south side of Boston). Denis Leary teams up once again with director Ted Demme (Denis Leary's No Cure for Cancer and Lock 'N' Load and the Ref) and Photographer Adam Kimmel in a look at a confined, yet wild, group of Irish hoods who, while are racist and drugged up, are also loyal and sometimes funny in the bar sense. Not exactly for everyone, but for fans of the stars, or for people from Southey, it is a great glance. A-


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