The Beat

  • 1988
  • 1 HR 38 MIN
  • NR
  • Drama

The only thing worse than a great stage play made into a lousy movie is a bad stage play made into a lousy movie. Originally conceived and presented as an off-Broadway play by writer-director Mones, THE BEAT is a horribly pretentious and inept production offering nothing but stock characters and sophomoric philosophy. Set in the ghettos of New York City,...read more

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01:28 — A new student at an inner-city high school uses his literary background to end hostility between street gangs. Earnest but not believable.

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  • Released: 1988
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: The only thing worse than a great stage play made into a lousy movie is a bad stage play made into a lousy movie. Originally conceived and presented as an off-Broadway play by writer-director Mones, THE BEAT is a horribly pretentious and inept production o… (more)

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