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Blue Hill Avenue (2001)

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

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Uncle Rob
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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

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Rated R for strong violence, language, drug content and sexuality
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Blue Hill - Nasce uma Gangue  »

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$1,200,000 (estimated)
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Quotes

Benny: Your ghetto card has been pulled.
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Connections

Referenced in Final Move (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Be All You Can Be
Produced by William L. Johnson and Art Dixie
Performed by William L. Johnson and Art Dixie
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decent film
15 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

Had the opportunity to see this movie at a free screening. So, that being said that I saw this for free, I thought the movie was okay. It was somewhat predictable, but still worth while. It's basically a movie about 4 childhood friends who get caught up in the drug game. They started off small time marijuana dealers and grow up to be the biggest coke dealers on Blue Hill Avenue.

The movie starts at the end, and then flashes back to their childhood. And it progresses on from childhood, back to where the movie started, and on from there. It's almost a typical drug/gangster movie. Except, the ending lacks character development and it doesn't explain why things happened the way they did. Also, there are scenes in the movie which are supposed to be serious, but somehow, they are hilarious.

And, for some reason, although I have my complaints about this movie, it's a good movie to have discussions about. I wish I could've taken more people with me to this screening, because I found myself talking about this movie days after I watched it.

So, even with its' flaws, when and if this movie ever comes to a theater near you, go see it, you'll at least laugh at the silliness that happens throughout!

And the actors really did a great job! It was great seeing Brandon Hammond (Ahmad from the movie Soul Food) in this movie, he did a great job.


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