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Underworld

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Underworld (Movie - 1996)

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
95 minutes
Wide Release Date:
05/09/97
performer:
Denis Leary, Larry Bishop, Joe Mantegna, Robert Costanzo, Annabella Sciorra
director:
Roger Christian
distributor:
Legacy Releasing
author:
Larry Bishop
genre:
Comedy, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a D

Quentin Tarantino has a lot to answer for. Ever since the success of Pulp Fiction, it seems like 9 out of 10 low-budget crime stories are nothing but yack yack yack bang yack yack yack. Populated by a horde of pseudo-spooky psychopaths in shiny suits, this one is the maudlin tale of Denis Leary’s quest to (a) avenge his father’s murder and (b) talk Joe Mantegna’s ear off. Boring, pompous, and — even at 95 minutes — overlong, Underworld underwhelms. D

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