Five Corners
Five Corners (1987)

A violent and psychotic rapist is released from prison and returns to his old neighborhood to terrorize the locals. A few of the neighbors find their lives turned upside-down by his return, and this film is their story.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1987
DVD Release Date: September 18, 2007
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Cathy Burke
United Press International

Bill presents his story of 5 Corners with a delicate mix of passion and humor, satire and devotion. It's the story of a time in America that became a crossroads for a generation, as well as for a unique neighborhood called 5 Corners.

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

Reminds you that you can still find small treasures in all the piles of low-budget cinematic junk that are out there.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality & Practice

Screenplay writer John Patrick Shanley fails to shed any new light on the thorny problem of senseless urban violence.

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Flixster Audience Score: 54% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
When the man who tried to rape her is released from prison, a woman elicits the help of a man who has sworn off violence. This is how not to do exposition.… More
Lesley N
A strange film. I kind of liked it. Good acting, especially in an early role by John Turturro. Excellent acting by the penguins too. Quirky, unconnected stories… More
Sean Gillespie
I don't know who said that this was a comedy. Hands down, the most disturbing John Turturro role I've ever seen. I dare you to compare. Watch it… More
Anthony Valletta
A great feel of New York in this underrated comedy/drama.
John Ballantine
A true hidden gem. I don't think I have heard a soul talk about this film but it is truly a good one. A great performance by Turturro..truly frightening.