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Blue Hill Avenue (2001)

R | | Crime, Drama | 3 August 2001 (USA)
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A child of a middle class home with solid moral values is lured into a world of crime and corruption.

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Tristan
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Martine
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Simon (as Michael 'Bear' Taliferro)
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E. Bone
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Money
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Uncle Rob
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Twinkie
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Violet
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Hazel
Veronica Redd ...
Nana
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Melvin
Myquan Jackson ...
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Nicole
Brandon Hammond ...
Young E. Bone
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A child of a middle class home with solid moral values is lured into a world of crime and corruption.

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Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, language, drug content and sexuality
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3 August 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blue Hill - Nasce uma Gangue  »

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$1,200,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Benny: Your ghetto card has been pulled.
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Connections

Referenced in Final Move (2006) See more »

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Call It What You Wanna
Written by Space Hog
Performed by Space Hog
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Not Just a Black Crime Movie, but a Crime Movie Triumph!
23 January 2004 | by (Sacramento, California) – See all my reviews

I can not believe so few people have seen this movie. It is a terrific film. It has all the action, intrigue, double and triple crosses, and tragedy anyone could ask for. The plot and its development is a work of art. It is first class. The characters are so real and the depth of their portrayals goes well beyond most crime films, including the Godfathers. This is a film you must see if you every watched a single episode of The Sopranos, and liked it.


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