40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Cathy Moriarty and other Scorsese alums pop up, but these mean streets feel too derivative to thrill.
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38

New York Post

By Farran Smith Nehme
Give director Paul Borghese credit for daring in giving his movie a title that evokes Sergio Leone’s two most famous epics. The trouble with doing that, of course, is that you better be prepared to deliver a movie on the same level.
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25

Slant Magazine

By Drew Hunt
As far as derivative crime sagas go, Paul Borghese's film might represent the new gold standard of shameless barrel-scraping.
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20

Village Voice

Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn's vision of the Mafia comes filtered through a needlessly complex screenplay, as if the creators felt the need to prove they've seen a few Arnaud Desplechin films alongside Goodfellas.
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10

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Barely qualifies as late-night cable television fodder.
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0

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Pathetically inept.
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15 out of 100
Overwhelming dislike
Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.