Street Smart

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Street Smart ★★½ 1987 (R)

Reeve was blah as Superman (let's be frank), and he's blah here as a desperate New York freelance writer who fakes a dramatic story about prostitution. When his deception returns to haunt him, he's in trouble with pimps and murderers, as well as the D.A. Freeman and Baker are both superb. Based on screenwriter David Freeman's own experience with “New York” magazine. 97m/C VHS, DVD . Christopher Reeve, Morgan Freeman, Kathy Baker, Mimi Rogers, Andre Gregory, Jay Patterson, Anna Maria Horsford; D: Jerry Schatzberg; W: David Freeman; C: Adam Holender; M: Miles Davis. Ind. Spirit '88: Support. Actor (Freeman); L.A. Film Critics '87: Support. Actor (Freeman); N.Y. Film Critics '87: Support. Actor (Freeman); Natl. Soc. Film Critics '87: Support. Actor (Freeman), Support. Actress (Baker).