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Monument Ave. (1998)

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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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$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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At 1:04:45 the wireless transmitter is briefly visible on the right when Catie leans over to hug her friend. See more »

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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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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 great movie about real life
14 September 1999 | by See all my reviews

Truly one of the best independent films I've seen in a long time. Monument Ave is about one man struggling to maintain his loyalty to a vindictive crime boss or to his own principles as a man. The film gives a true to life look at working class Boston and some of the situations that people are in. Denis Leary uses his Boston personality in this well made drama. Among excellent performances is Colm Meaney as the nasty boss, Ian Hart as Leary's friend, and Famke Janssen as the boss' girlfriend.


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