London Boulevard Synopsis
A parolee battles a gangster for the affections of a reclusive movie star.
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Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
It reminds me more of Shane Black's "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang," though ultimately it's darker and more raggedy around the margins. Still,...
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75

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Take a stroll down London Boulevard if you enjoy surly, smart, hard-edged British crime movies like "Sexy Beast" and "Croupier."
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Ray Bennett
It satisfies not only in the tradition of yarns boiled hard and wry, but as a savvy comment on fame and ambition.
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67

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
As exercises in pulp go, this one yields a solid workout.
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50

Slant Magazine

By Jesse Cataldo
A movie like this lives and dies by its finer details, and London Boulevard screws up by applying the same broad brush to its entire cast,...
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50

Los Angeles Times

By Betsy Sharkey
That the plot is the problem comes as something of a surprise given Monahan's pedigree. The well-regarded screenwriter ("Body of Lies,"...
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50

Village Voice

By Michael Atkinson
Monahan's debut has verve and charisma, but, in the end, the tension of a late-night pub shrug.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Had the film stood still more often, its stylish gambit would have worked better.
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40

Time Out New York

By David Fear
This full-clip misfire reminds us of a valuable lesson: Not even talent, tastefully dressed tough guys and a metropolitan backdrop dripping...
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40

Empire

By Kim Newman
Guilty, with one or two mitigating circumstances.
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same ole

By dermycar
Not worth the money....

By amyt73
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GREAT CAST, CHARACTERS, AND PLOT!

By VicodinNightmare
Go rent this movie! It's entertaining and fun! The shock ending will blow your mind! That's all I'm going to say. :-]...

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Rated R | For Strong violence, pervasive language, some nudity and drug use
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Lifeless crime drama has lots of violence and smoking.
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