Street Smart Reviews

June 24, 2019
Fact checkers will bail on this improbable, boring drama that deigns to make Christopher Reeve's character the hero even after he dangles his girlfriend as pimp bait. So should you, as Morgan Freeman's performance doesn't justify the casual racism.
January 14, 2013
Is Morgan Freeman the greatest American actor?
July 29, 2005
July 1, 2005
June 13, 2005
August 1, 2003
...the movie's still worth seeing, though, if only for Freeman's electrifying performance.
May 20, 2003
Street Smart winds up being a bit too smart for its own good, but it's compelling and complex.
February 4, 2003
January 27, 2003
Freeman is remarkable.
September 9, 2002
Justified by Freeman's amazing performance
July 27, 2002
January 1, 2000
Schatzberg's major problems are lethargic pacing and a strained plot.
January 1, 2000
There's something about seedy undersides that brings out the best (or at least the personal) in director Jerry Schatzberg ... though his Elia Kazan social consciousness could use a little toning down.
January 1, 2000
A clever thriller with a lot of unbelievable scenes and a sappy ending, but two wonderful performances.