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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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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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Details

Country:

USA | Canada

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, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$332,388, 20 December 1998
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

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

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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Connections

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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Leary's so cool...
23 April 1999 | by jptullySee all my reviews

This movie could've easily been a total mess, but Denis Leary holds it together very well. You can't take your eyes off him when he's on the screen -- there's a scene in a cab when he reminded me A LOT of Jimmy Cagney -- he's just that intense. Actually, I had a lot of fun trying to figure out which Leary pal would make the next appearance -- Greg Dulli of the Afghan Whigs plays a small role as a killer, while former Bruins star Cam Neely has a cool cameo as well. And I was surprised to find out that "Mouse" was played by Ian Hart, who did great as John Lennon in "Backbeat". But after all is said and done, it's Denis Leary that captures your attention. He can handle leads, Hollywood.


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