Regeneration (1915)





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Noteworthy as the first ever feature-length crime movie, this melodrama concerns a charismatic gang leader and a society woman who run a Bowery mission on New York's Lower East Side.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Raoul Walsh, Carl Harbaugh
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 27, 2001



as Assistant D.A.

as Owen at seventeen

as Maggie Conway

as Owen (age 10)

as Owen (age 17)
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All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

Revelling in the cinema's power to set a vast scene in a single glance, Walsh gives the spare, schematic story a novelistic amplitude.

Full Review… | November 5, 2013
New Yorker
Top Critic

[Regeneration is] distinguished by a remarkable approach to physical casting, a robust treatment of violent action, and a sheer narrative pace to shame contemporary ponderousness.

Full Review… | November 5, 2013
Time Out
Top Critic

An astonishingly impressive and durable movie for its years.

Full Review… | November 5, 2013
TV Guide's Movie Guide

It's an extraordinary film.

Full Review… | November 5, 2013
Combustible Celluloid

Pioneering crime drama, brilliantly made, with rich acting, stunning photography of NY slums, creative visual style.

Full Review… | August 15, 2005
Classic Film and Television

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