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Slightly Above Average Low Budget Thriller
doug_park200129 August 2013
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After some uptown Manhattan teenagers find themselves crossways with a gangster drug-lord at a party in Brooklyn, they flee to the darkened subways and are pursued by the drug-lord and his cohorts.

I rented NYC UNDERGROUND, thinking it would probably turn out to be just another seedy-corny ultra-violent thriller. While it fits that description in many ways, this film immediately immersed me in its realistic acting, script, and cinematography. The teenagers, wild and somewhat privileged, are nevertheless convincing and defy the stereotypes so easily attached to characters of their sort.

Though quite suspenseful, NYC UNDERGROUND follows a simple and fairly predictable storyline with small but effective surprises in certain key spots. It's not as satisfying as it might have been, and they could have been a little more creative with the ending in particular. Still, crime thriller fans who aren't too demanding should find it a compelling experience and may even really, really like it. This film is a superb example of "low budget appeal."


NYC UNDERGROUND might have been enhanced with some brief midway glances at the outside world, i.e., the discovery of the body on the limo and what happens with the friend they leave behind at the party. There are also a few unlikely stretches, e.g., the crackheads' intervention at the end. Finally, though I realize that it would have complicated things and is probably something we're supposed to speculate upon for ourselves, I would have liked a quick peak at the aftermath of all of this.
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Horrible movie, poor acting and too much unnecessary screaming
blaq-iron-302-25591624 November 2013
The males in the movie didn't have any wits and they lacked bravery The females in the movie were too girly in a way that was just ridiculously, I mean continuously screaming unnecessarily, it made me want to come through the computer and smack the hell out of women to shut them up. Screaming like that would make the enemy know exactly where you are in the real world.

The movie was just stupid and a waste of time and money, good thing I watched it for free because I would have been highly upset if I had paid money.

In all fairness it's clear to why none of the actors or actresses in this movie ever made it big in the business, heck can't none of them act
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Why the negative reviews???
ebiboleigha-450-49493217 December 2014
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I actually liked it. Its one of those movies that starts with normal college students just having fun and then they get into trouble. it was pretty much intense with a lot of emotional parts and i liked the character development. it was sad to watch some characters die after knowing about them and their motives. and seriously, why would someone call this a low budget movie? the actors where decent and really good. I also liked the music, it was pretty cool. I found it funny how the blonde character got cut out from all the action. Its almost like she was lucky to have an hangover at the right time. Regardless of the negative reviews and comments, i still think the movie is way better than what i expected.
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An Underrated Drama Set In Dark Underground Ny Subway Tunnels
FilmMan471 March 2014
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Before i saw this it got me thinking that it must be a famous film and so many critics and people might have seen it when i came to IMDb & rotten tomatoes there were only few reviews i mean why this is such an underrated film set in dark tunnels of subway system in new york city i have seen many films like this before like money train even they failed to surprise me there is a film called judgment night 1993 i have not seen that so i cant say it seems similar or maybe this is a remake of that film but regardless of what anyone says this film is good i mean the suspense,realism and direction was real amazing thanks to director Jessy Terrero.

The Plot:2 rich brothers along with there friends are going to a concert but soon at the club Dylan runs into Simon for drug deal the meeting goes wrong as Simon kills their limo driver and now he also wants all of these guys dead these 5 guys now run for there lives to nearby underground subway station which leads them into a dark world.

These people were going through subway tunnels and there is really a world hidden inside these areas the place is heaven for bad guys let alone ninja turtles or max Payne,this film is a lesson for all the young teenagers who think that its cool to be hip & lie to their parents and hangout at night meeting gangsters.

The cast:it does not have big names all of them did great acting i liked the villain played by Clayne Crawford and i remember Arille Kebbel from aquamarine she looked nice here.

I don't know about others but i liked this film for what it was provided some good entertaining it was a direct DVD release so don't expect much it has flaws but the story,suspense and acting is great to see also the soundtrack is nice the music in credits is nice to listen Overall N.Y.C Underground 2013 should be watched at least once this is not a film suited for everyones taste its a very simple film includes no twists my rating is 6/10:Recommended
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Enough Already, at the 0:53:20 mark of the Movie, I had to bring down the Curtain!
derbycityusa15 December 2013
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When four heavily armed guys are chasing you and they have already killed one and than another of your acquaintances and you do not have a firearm yourself, do you think you would grab one of their weapons if the opportunity ever arose once? For the sake of discussion, let's say you wouldn't.

However, if you did not decide to grab one of those high powered firearms the first time, do you believe you would maybe grab one or more of those 9mm, 45 caliber, or 40 caliber pieces (I am not certain what caliber they were) if by some miracle the opportunity just happened to arise once again?

Well, let's just say that when that happened at the 0:53:20 mark of the picture, I made an executive decision and decided to close the show!
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Clayne Crawford a Gangster??? Say whaatt? 🤦
ReviewsMatter30 June 2019
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So, watching NYC Underground and I am shooketh!😱 I have never imagined Clayne in the role of a mob boss. Once, I got over being shocked, I settled in to see how the movie would play out. Right, off the back his voice threw me for a loop. Never heard Clayne speak with kinda deep baritones before. And, the kicker is the twisty things in his hair. Now WTH! The Godfather never had those and he was gangsta all day baby! Anyhow, the movie starts off with subtle build up to action and continues throughout the film. The kids represent the privilege of being in the upper class of NY society. But, they decide to go party in Brooklyn led by one of the main bros. As one girl said, "We're going to the jungle!?! 🤣 I was weak! 🤣🤣 There were some lull moments but not too many. The film had good action, decent fighting and great songs, particularly at the very end of the film. Don't watch the film expecting a blockbuster and you won't regret it. 7 stars outta 10.
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nogodnomasters29 August 2018
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Dylan (Rob Mayes) is the BMOC at his private east side high school, but when he parties with 5 friends in Brooklyn, he finds a different world. It seems the bad guy (Sean Faris) is worried about the FBI investigating his drug dealing and doesn't trust anyone. The film turns into a cat and mouse chase in the NYC subway underground. Clearly this is a film for the younger generation. While running away for their lives, one of the teens laments that she may die a virgin. This is not a film that needs a message or meaningful dialouge.

The film has a lot of drug use, showing this younger generation improperly mixing their highs, although a good adrenaline rush all of a sudden sobers everyone up.

Might make for a decent rental for a young adult. I was bored with most of the film.

Parental Guide: F-bomb. No sex or nudity.
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Slime Time
kapelusznik186 October 2015
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***SPOILERS*** There's these preppy collage boys & girls who've got everything going for them who decide to spend a Friday night at a sleazy Brooklyn disco to score drugs and have a good time. It's the upper East Side's Montgopmery's hard up for money chauffeur Ernie, who hasn't gotten a raise in 15 years,who introduces looking for a good time spoiled brat Dylan Montgomery to his drug dealing connection Siman at the disco. It's that in return get for all his efforts Ernie gets the hell beaten out of him by Siman's goons for being a suspected plant by the FBI. That in the money strapped Ernie in getting paid by them to improve his middle to lower class lifestyle.

With Dylan and his collage friend witnessing Earnie's murder in him being thrown, I guess just for fun, by Siman's goons on top of the Montgomery family limousine it's off to the races or New York Subway System with Siman & co. hot on their tails in order to keep them, as if they would, reporting them to the police. If Siman and the morons who works for him just left the murdered Earni where he was, on top of the disco's roof, and didn't dump his body right on top of Dylan and his friends there was be no reason for him to have them murdered! The rest of the movie has Dylan and his his not so bright, with the exception of his big brother Logan, friends on the run from Siman and his bumbling goons in the rat and roach infested NY Subway System where being murdered by Siman and his goons would be an improvement. It's when it looks like the end with Siman who found the job of knocking out Dylan & co. far more difficult hen he ever expected that the local bums or cave dwellers who make the NY Subway System, together with its rats & roaches, their home sweet home come to his and Logan's aid. Lead by chief Moleman Kevin Cannon they massacre Siman and what's left of his gang before they can do any more damage.

A bit too crazy even for an on location movie "N.Y.C. Underground" does give it's audience a tour of the N.Y Subway System on foot not rail that keeps it from conking out in just how ridicules and a bit insane the movie is. What made the film so unbelievable is why a major drug dealer like Siman would go through so much to murder a bunch of collage students, how the hell they ever got into collage is another story, and in the end getting whacked together with his gang of low-IQ goons by the students and their cave or subway dwellers allies. When he could have just left them alone knowing, if he in fact had a brain, they'll never report his murder of Ernie to the police much less be able to identify him!
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