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R| 2 hr. 8 min.

Plot Summary
Four friends enter the drug trade in Boston in the late 1970s: Tristan (Allen Payne), Money (Aaron D. Spears), E-Bone and Simon. With the consent of a South End crime boss, Benny (Clarence Williams III), they quickly rise in the drug game, while the leader of the group, Tristan, keeps his double life a secret from his clueless parents. However, as the 1970s pass to the 2000s, a police investigation threatens to ignite a violent feud among the tight-knit friends.

Cast: Allen Payne , Angelle Brooks , Aaron D. Spears , Andrew Divoff , Clarence Williams III , William Forsythe , Myquan Jackson , Marlon Young

Director: Craig Ross Jr.

Genres: Crime drama

Distributor: Artisan Entertainment

Blue Hill Avenue (2001)

Release Date: August 3rd, 2001|2 hr. 8 min.

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critic reviews (4)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 30
    The Hollywood Reporter

    The story has little resonance or depth. The R-rated movie comes off as exploitative and derivative. show more

  • 70
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    This is a demanding, intelligent film of considerable complexity and of sufficient seriousness to justify its 128-minute running time. show more

  • 50
    Robert Koehler Variety

    Writer-director Craig Ross Jr. offers both rigorously effective dramatic sections and terribly pedantic and melodramatic strokes of overkill. show more

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