The American SideThe movie tells the story of a Polish low-rent detective (Greg Stuhr) who looks into an alleged suicide at Niagara Falls, and ends up unraveling a conspiracy to build a revolutionary invention by enigmatic scientist, Nikola Tesla.
Actors of "The American Side"
Characters of "The American Side"
Directors of "The American Side"Jenna Ricker
Creators of "The American Side"Greg StuhrJenna Ricker
Critic Reviews of "The American Side"Chicago Sun-TimesJune 16, 2016
[A] fascinating whodunit/whatisit thriller that's sure to leave some questions unanswered. And that's not necessarily a bad thing.San Francisco ChronicleJune 06, 2016
The American Side is a swell trip on one of those cheesy carnival rides, and you'll know it's time to get off the roller coaster when the credits roll.Hollywood ReporterApril 29, 2016
True to form, the screenplay... is barely coherent in its explication of the convoluted plotline. But it does provide a fair share of hard-boiled, frequently amusing dialogue and a plethora of colorful characters.New York TimesApril 28, 2016
The American Side shows glimmers of ingenuity, both with its use of Tesla mystique and with atmospheric location work that makes Buffalo a presence.Village VoiceApril 27, 2016
While The American Side may not quite achieve the classic thriller tone to which it aspires, it does create an enjoyably hard-boiled world.rec.arts.movies.reviewsMarch 26, 2017
An extremely satisfying throwback to those classic gumshoe dramas of the '40s and '50s, with the style and tone intact.Rochester Democrat and ChronicleAugust 10, 2016
It's an intriguing neo-film-noir, and amusingly convoluted (in the challenging tradition of the genre.)Killer Movie ReviewsJuly 12, 2016
Tesla, government black ops, and a shadowy cabal running the world all wrapped up in a nifty neo-noir that pays suitable homage to the genre. Be still my foolish heart.Willamette WeekJuly 07, 2016
This Nikola Tesla-inspired conspiracy shoots for too much wonder and darkness at once, too wed to Greg Stuhr's gullible gumshoe to make a memorable noir on the cheap.SF WeeklyJune 01, 2016
The American Side never quite adds up to a satisfying experience, but that's made up for by the cavalcade of familiar faces in small parts, including Matthew Broderick, Harris Yulin, Robert Forster -- and, most excitingly, Janeane Garofalo.Flick FilosopherMay 03, 2016
Invoking fascinating conspiracy theories surrounding Nikola Tesla only to turn them into a macguffin, this neonoir detective flick ultimately disappoints.The Film StageApril 29, 2016
Even though the genre is tried and true, The American Side constantly remains fresh.
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