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Canal Street

Canal Street is a movie starring Lance Reddick, Jamie Hector, and Will Yun Lee. After being arrested for the murder of a white classmate, a young black man's father fights in court for his son's vindication. Against all odds, they...

Running Time
1 hours 29 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Thriller, Drama
Rhyan LaMarr
Rhyan LaMarr, Jon Knitter, Adam Key
Lance Reddick, Jamie Hector, Michael Beach, Will Yun Lee
Audio Languages
Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

After being arrested for the murder of a white classmate, a young black man's father fights in court for his son's vindication. Against all odds, they embrace their undying trust in each other and find faith in God.

Comments about thriller «Canal Street» (20)

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Ann H.

This film tells the story of a serial killer who kills his victims in the form of a vignette in which they describe their crimes. Each vignette is accompanied by a new version of the killer's latest victim, who's name is shown when the vignette is played. This film is disturbing but never explicit. The killings are of different kinds, but they are all presented as simply awful. This film is well done. The murder scenes are realistic and the acting is good. I found it not as good as the previous ones in the series but still better than most movies in the same genre. I do not recommend this film, however, because it is not for all tastes.

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Roger W.

The protagonist (Keanu Reeves) is a working-class young man in a great need of money, his only avenue to getting it is to seduce a prostitute (Sienna Miller). She is more than willing to give him a lift, but he is unaware of the long-term repercussions of his actions. This is a compelling movie that is full of sexual and moral quandaries. What makes it stand out is that it is a well-acted movie. It is quite well done with good acting all around. Reeves gives an outstanding performance as the young man trying to be a successful businessman in the financial world, his character is engaging and well-written. The story is compelling, as well, with twists and turns in the story as well. This is a very well made film. The cinematography is quite good, and the sound effects are well done as well. The music is also well done, especially the song, "The Sound of Silence."

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Ann M.

An intelligent, suspenseful, and entertaining thriller, "Dangerous Minds" has a good storyline. The characters are likable and well developed, especially the Detective and the Psychiatrist. The lead Detective's emotions and intelligence are very believable. As a result, I was compelled to watch this film. The film begins in 1972, and is told from the point of view of a boy who had been diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome. The Detective takes him under his wing, and teaches him how to be a Detective. The boy's parents have to convince him that he is not crazy, but is actually a nice person. "Dangerous Minds" is an excellent thriller, but could have been better. The pacing is slow, and the story lacks character development. "Dangerous Minds" has a great atmosphere and a unique direction, and I hope the director chooses to make future films based on the same themes.

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Alexander J.

I thought this movie was excellent. I thought it was real, authentic, true, and even though I had problems with it, I did not realize how much I liked it until I read the review. I don't get why people are so mad about the violence, they must have had it on purpose, and that would be a problem. I also think it is too much on the movie posters to say "the main character is a woman". I think it is a good movie, and I think it is the best movie I have ever seen. I really liked it.

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This movie is a very good example of how to use film to tell a story. The idea is simple: a police chief and his wife get into a car accident and both of them are seriously injured. The wife goes into a coma and is now in a vegetative state. The police chief is given a chance to be a doctor, but the only way he can get a license is if he's in the medical profession. He knows a woman who can help him to get a license, but she's in a coma. After this, they find out that there's an inmate who's dying in jail and wants to testify on the other side. He's played by the great John Vernon, who did the amazing "Dirty Harry" and "The Bourne Ultimatum". The other two main characters in the movie are played by Jodie Foster and Dennis Farina. Foster is really great in her role and is really convincing, but Farina is also great and gives an outstanding performance as the bad guy. All in all, this movie is really good. It's really good for all ages. I'm going to buy it when it comes out. It's really good, a really good movie. I recommend it to everybody. Enjoy the movie.

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Christopher R.

The film is about a couple of thugs who make some money when they break into a bank and take off with some gold bullion. They make a deal with the local Sheriff to let them stay in the house. It's a kind of game and the thugs keep an eye on the house and watch out for one another. They look out for each other and the other thugs look out for each other. They don't realize that a lot of people are watching them. I love how this film is shot in black and white. It makes it more real. It's really a character study and one that has a lot of heart. The actors are all good. It's a wonderful film.

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Christine Stone

Diane Lane is a very nice and likable actress, and she plays the role of Vanessa Creasy with such skill that you wonder why she was overlooked for her Oscar. The whole story of Vanessa is somewhat predictable, but it doesn't matter because the characters are very believable. The movie centers around the relationship between the two main characters, and I like the fact that the movie never goes into much detail on the motives of either of the characters. The movie is long, and it will take some time to watch, but I think that it's worth the time. The movie is really about two people who can't stand each other and are very very different, but their relationship does eventually work out. If you can't stand a movie with a strong female character, I wouldn't recommend this movie. I give it a 7 out of 10.

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Susan Valdez

Perhaps if one is more familiar with James Ellroy's novels, this film is less enjoyable. I liked the general idea of the film, and thought it was well done. The story of the (newly-wed) couple, Tom and Kate, and their relationship, as well as the affair that puts their marriage on the brink of ruin, is well told. The problem is that the plot does not make a whole lot of sense. For instance, why does Tom and Kate have a baby so quickly? Is it really necessary for their marriage to go through so much turmoil and pain? Or does Kate really love her husband so much, that she could do anything to prevent his death? The acting in the film is top-notch. I liked Peter Finch as the husband, who is even-tempered and reasonable, while Kate is the cold-hearted shrew that her husband always finds in his life. In fact, Finch does a great job of playing this role. I also liked Charles Napier as the detective who is too busy trying to solve the case to do anything else. I also thought Timothy Hutton as the detective was excellent. I thought the movie was well-acted, but it does not make much sense. The idea that a woman can break up a marriage so suddenly, without any reason, is hard to swallow. Also, the whole affair seems to be too long, but I understand that the idea is so dark and dramatic, it would be hard to cut it to a couple of hours. Overall, I think this is an interesting and well-made film. The acting is top-notch, the story is well-told, and the direction is good. However, it is a bit confusing. The film is well-made, but it is not one of Ellroy's best.

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Julia Ray

I'm not going to comment on the original because I think it was a great film, but this is not the case with this one. The original was a true story, the remake just dabbles around with a few parts of it. It's not terrible, it's just not the same as the original. One of the main problems with this movie is that it's too long. It could have been done better and with less of the glorified flashbacks. You're never really told what happened to the girl or how she ended up in the place she did. I guess that's a good thing because it makes the movie feel more real. Another problem with the film is that it doesn't really feel like it's trying to be anything more than an action movie. It's trying to be a story about a girl who ends up in a strange place, but it's also trying to be an action movie. There's some action, but it's just not enough to make the film interesting. It's definitely a good movie and it's worth seeing, but it's not the same as the original.

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Russell Contreras

When I first heard that Jim Sheridan was directing a film, I thought it would be a 'found footage' type film. I was right. The main characters are found footage and some of the footage is very violent and disturbing. But it is still a good film. It is based on the true story of two sisters, who were murdered by their father in their home. The film doesn't show any action. The camera moves only to take the audience into the background of the main character. There is very little dialogue. The film is structured so that the audience can see the whole story. The director uses this to its advantage and makes the film more enjoyable. The acting is not a problem for me. The acting is solid. The characters are likable and believable. It is also a good film to watch with your children. The film is still worth watching.

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Christina Keller

In New York City, a group of young women, mostly black, form a resistance group. They are initially opposed to the conflict between the blacks and whites. After several murders are committed, they realize that their methods of protest are not working. The resistance group gathers on the streets. The camera focuses on the group members and their interaction. The group members identify the individuals they are looking for and they learn about them. This is a very good movie about politics. It is a good movie to get a grasp on the ideology behind the riots. The violence and rioting in the movie is very realistic. The riots are in Brooklyn, and the story is similar to other movies about the riots. The director, Gary Winters, is the best of the directors who have made films about the riots. The violence in the movie is very realistic. I think the riots in the movie was realistic because the people in the movie are very realistic. I also think the director is very good at telling the story.

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This is my first review of a movie, but I believe this one deserves it. While this film does follow the same plot structure as most of the movies I've seen, it is one of the best movies of the year and I believe will be a classic. This is a movie that tells a story that needs to be told and it did. I don't know what kind of story it wants to tell, but it told it perfectly and I don't think there was ever a dull moment. It wasn't a movie I would go out of my way to see, but it is a movie that I would be proud to own on DVD. I would definitely recommend this movie to anyone.

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Having read many reviews of this movie, I expected it to be a horror movie, but I was pleasantly surprised at the amount of thought and emotion put into this movie. The characters all felt real, and the movie was a great representation of the times in which the story was set. I also enjoyed the music, as well as the cinematography. Overall, this was a great movie, and I would definitely recommend it.

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I enjoyed the movie because I was not expecting it to be as good as it was. The movie was a little bit over-the-top, but it was good. I found it amusing to watch the FBI agents being portrayed as police officers, but that did not detract from the movie. The acting was good for a drama. I would like to see a follow-up film, or a sequel to this movie.

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A little bit of a mess here. The film is pretty much a cross between a serial killer film, and a love story. The script isn't very good, and the script is a little bit of a mess. But the film is good, for what it is. An OK film, and an OK film is still better than a bad one. It's not a great film, but it's better than average.

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Robert Harper

I will not waste any more words about this movie. It is the movie that I can't stand watching. I can't even stand watching the TV movie "Youngblood". There are no words for this movie. I can't believe that it was made in the 70's and that it still is entertaining. I think that it's a really bad idea to make a film for children in this era. The whole film is made for the adults. I don't think that children have a soul. I think that this movie is the most disgusting movie ever made. I saw it at the theater, and I thought that the whole time that the movie was going to end, I saw a lot of dead people. I think that this movie is the worst movie I have ever seen.

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Benjamin Stephens

A late 19th century detective (James Coburn) is a bachelor. His life consists of playing the lonesome game of chase with a fugitive (James Mason) who has stolen the gold of the king of France. The cops are baffled and do not have the means to track him. The only possible result of their investigation is the death of the fugitive. The detective is about to find out who has stolen the gold and what is the purpose of his life. His life is in the hands of an experienced criminal (James Mason) who wants to kill the detective. This is a smart movie which is not predictable. It is a very realistic film. This is not a movie which makes you feel good but rather makes you think. It is an interesting movie and is very well made. I give it 7 out of 10.

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Randy L.

This is a great film, not to be taken too seriously, but a great film nonetheless. I think the best thing about this film is the fact that it is totally unpredictable and I never knew where it was going to go. The story is extremely well written, and has a very interesting twist at the end, and in my opinion that's what makes this film so great. The characters in this film are not the typical "bad guys, good guy", and they are all just as interesting and unpredictable as the actors playing them. They are all given great performances. They are all very good actors, and all give great performances. I just think the biggest thing that makes this film stand out from other movies is the fact that there are no characters, there is no one to root for. They are all just complete strangers to each other. The plot is really complex, but in the end, it's still predictable, and it is not about the story, but the actors in it. If you don't like this movie, then you probably won't like this movie. This is a very good movie, and if you like good movies, you should really watch this film. This is definitely a movie you should watch.

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Amber K.

I really enjoyed this movie, and I think it's great. The atmosphere is great, and the characters are unique. The acting is pretty good. The movie has an atmosphere that is completely believable. It's a bit depressing at times, but it's still realistic. I can't think of another movie with such a great atmosphere. The movie is also really well written. It is really realistic, and is at times funny. I really enjoyed this movie, and I think it's great.

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Richard M.

So I finally decided to watch this movie after hearing so many positive reviews, and finally decided to take a chance and watch it. It is a must watch. It is a must watch, and I am thankful for that. I cannot imagine any other film could have been made with the same theme and characters as this one. The story was great, the performances were great, the direction was great, and the music was brilliant. The movie is extremely dark, and it is very hard to watch at times, but you have to remember that it is a movie. It is not just about crime and crime, but it is about the human condition. The cast was outstanding, and the performances were outstanding. I hope that the movie gets a good response because it is a must see. I hope the movie gets a good response. It is a must see. I give it a 9/10.