Hurricane Streets (1997) - Rotten Tomatoes

Hurricane Streets (1997)




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Fifteen-year-old Marcus is a good-hearted boy who must deal with impoverished conditions. His father is dead, and his mother is in prison. Living with his grandmother, Marcus rides around with a gang of bicyclers and barely steers clear of the law. When he falls for beautiful Maria, fate must intervene.

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Edie Falco
as Joanne
Andrew Ko
as Little Kid
Preston B. Handy
as Detective No. 1
Terry Sturiano
as Detective No. 2
Anna Basoli
as Social Worker
Leslie Body
as Police Man
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Critic Reviews for Hurricane Streets

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (4)

Morgan J. Freeman won the Director and the Audience Award (a rare combination) at the 1997 Sundance Film Fest for his impressive debut, an edgy, well acted coming of age tale.

October 6, 2012 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Never rises above the very ordinary.

September 7, 2011 | Rating: C | Full Review…

Shows how our breathless desire enables us to overcome difficulties and to cross borders.

February 28, 2002 | Full Review…

For a debut feature, Hurricane Streets is technically very solid.

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…

Masterfully written and memorably performed.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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