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R| 2 hr. 2 min.

Plot Summary
New York radio host Erica Bain (Jodie Foster) endures a brutal attack that leaves her badly injured and her beloved fiance dead. The tragedy haunts her, and she sets forth on a personal quest for revenge. Her exploits captivate city residents but, as a determined detective (Terrence Howard) closes in on her, Erica wonders if she is now no better than those she hunts.

Cast: Jodie Foster , Terrence Howard , Nicky Katt , Naveen Andrews , Mary Steenburgen , Ene Oloja , Luis Da Silva Jr. , Blaze Foster

Director: Neil Jordan

Genres: Thriller, Action, Drama

Distributor: Warner Bros.

The Brave One (2007)

Release Date: September 14th, 2007|2 hr. 2 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 52 )
  • 63
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Foster is electrifying as ego and id clash and the movie fires up with genuine provocation. show more

  • 50
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    Jodie Foster and Terrence Howard are incredibly compelling and hold your attention despite Jordan's deliberately slow pacing. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    If only The Brave One had captured more of the complex nature of the fear and paranoia plaguing society since 9/11. Instead, it is a well-made but predictable take on the revenge fantasy thriller, with a female twist. show more

  • December 07, 2008 ivEL MadA
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  • November 21, 2008 LSMINSC
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    this is one of my all-time favs of Jodie.The new hair style made her look 10 years younger! I have the movie, and I never get tired of it. You did it again, girl. Keep the short hair!!!!!!!!!!! I am a n avid fan- plus a mom, grandmom,& great grandmom. I saw you grow up on screen. Suzane

  • May 22, 2008 tootieluvs20
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    this movie is may fav. of all time. i loved it and if i could give it ten stars then i would so i will give it the most that i can give it 5 stars this was a really great movie and i loved it. whow it rox

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