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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.

Director:

Ted Demme

Writer:

Mike Armstrong
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Denis Leary ... Bobby O'Grady
Ian Hart ... Mouse
Jason Barry ... Seamus
Lenny Clarke ... Skunk
Kevin Chapman ... Mickey Pat
George MacDonald George MacDonald ... Gallivan (as George Macdonald)
John Diehl ... Digger
Lyndon Byers Lyndon Byers ... Fitzie
Herbie Ade Herbie Ade ... Herbie
Noah Emmerich ... Red
Famke Janssen ... Katy
Melissa Fitzgerald ... Sheila
Don Gavin ... Brosnihan
Billy Crudup ... Teddy
Colm Meaney ... 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 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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Taglines:

Every city has one.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Co-produced by Montréal company Filmline, despite being shot in Boston with American actors. See more »

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

Jackie O'Hara: So... Teddy fuckin' Timmons, huh? I heard you were back.
Teddy: Yeah.
Jackie O'Hara: You don't call me!
Teddy: Well, no, you see, Jackie, I-I just got back...
Jackie O'Hara: -What are you boys drinkin'? Hey, Shang, get a round in here will you?
Shang: [calls out] Sure, Jack.
Jackie O'Hara: Fuckin' Celtics, huh?
Teddy: I-I-I g-guess you've been hearin' stories about me, huh, Jackie?
Jackie O'Hara: I heard you was back was all.
Teddy: Well, let me tell ya. This is fuckin' hilarious, you're gunna piss your pants. Remember that Perez, that fuckin' spic from Dorchester? Remember him?
[...]
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Connections

Referenced in Jersey Girl (2004) 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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Great Character Study of Small Time Criminals
11 August 2005 | by JakealopeSee all my reviews

I think this movie was much better than others in this genre, like "Mean Streets" or much ballyhooed and similar location, "Mystic River". The characters and dialog are A1, Dennis Leary really impressed me. Colm Meaney was truly a meaney and not his Star Trek O'Brien nice guy non-com role. It was more character than plot driven and is lean on the violence, so shoot 'em up freaks will be disappointed. I borrowed this from the library cause I never remembered this one when it debuted cause it had no publicity. Truly a gem in this genre and won't disappoint you. It has a great insight into the Irish Boston working class world without exploiting it or lapsing into sentimentality.


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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Monument Ave. See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$41,556, 27 September 1998

Gross USA:

$333,760

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$333,760
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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