Mean Streets

1973

Action / Crime / Drama / Romance / Thriller

105
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Certified Fresh 98%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright 85%
IMDb Rating 7.4 10 80490

Synopsis


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Cast

Robert De Niro as Johnny Boy
Martin Scorsese as Jimmy Shorts
Harvey Keitel as Charlie
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by bkoganbing 7 / 10

Is he worth the bother?

I was never clear at just why Harvey Keitel was putting himself out on a limb for Robert DeNiro in Mean Streets. Sure he's taken with DeNiro's cousin Amy Robinson still I'm not sure he was worth the effort.

Keitel is a small time hood in Manhattan's Little Italy who's not really into it. DeNiro is another small time hood but he's completely and psychotically out of control. He's borrowed a few grand from local loan shark Robert Romanus and Romanus wants his money. Now during the climax scene DeNiro does ask a relevant question, why after he has borrowed and stiffed everyone in the neighborhood would you lend him any money?

In fact Keitel is all that's standing between DeNiro and gangster retribution. Is it all worth it even for Amy Robinson who is an epileptic and for some reason Keitel's uncle Cesare Danova thinks that disqualifies her as a potential bride.

The story is a bit muddled but the characters especially Keitel and DeNiro are unforgettable. Mean Streets made the career of both of them and of director Martin Scorsese. Keitel has become a valued character player and DeNiro a star with an astonishing variety of roles. In fact next to John Ford/John Wayne, Martin Scorsese/Robert DeNiro is probably the most successful director/player combination in film history.

This must have been a labor of love since Martin Scorsese grew up in Little Italy grown a lot smaller since he was a kid there. No doubt Keitel, DeNiro and the rest are drawn from characters he knew. His mom Catherine Scorsese also makes an appearance as she does in many of her son's works.

I don't think Mean Streets ranks up there with Casino, The Departed, The Aviator and Goodfellas, but it's an interesting work.

Reviewed by donaldricco 4 / 10

what did it mean?

I was completely bored watching this movie. The character of Johnny Boy is one of the most annoying characters I've ever seen on film and I have no idea why anyone would protect him, help him, or assist him in any way, ever! I wanted to shoot him on my tv minutes after he came on screen! And what is the plot of this story? The most annoying man on earth owes someone money and he doesn't' pay? I'd give it just one star, but the music was good.

Reviewed by tonyisknoakh 4 / 10

Filthy movie about small time crooks. Best thing is the ending.

Glad Kognny Boy got what hd seserved in the end. Just wonder why he got help so long time when acting the way he did. Also wonder why he the wanna kill him and loose the money he owed. Shitty and disgusting movie where the filthy pkaces and nonsense dialogues is all over...everyehere. Must been made in like a month.

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