• Antwone Fisher (2003)

Antwone Fisher

Release Date: January 1st, 2003

DVD Release Date: May 20th, 2003

PG-13 |2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

The touching story of a sailor (Derek Luke) who, prone to violent outbursts, is sent to a naval psychiatrist (Denzel Washington) for help. Refusing at first to open up, the young man eventually breaks down and reveals a horrific childhood. Through the guidance of his new doctor, he confronts his painful past and begins a quest to find the family he never knew.

Cast: Derek Luke, Joy Bryant, Denzel Washington, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Earl Billings, Kevin Connolly, Viola Davis, Rainoldo Gooding

Director: Denzel Washington

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Antwone Fisher Productions [us], MDP Worldwide, Mundy Lane Entertainment, Hofflund/Polone

Distributors: Fox

Keywords: Emotional , Murder , Family , Rescue , Hotel , 2000s , Transformation , Dark , Inspiring

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    A deceptively simple movie with a deeply felt message. show more

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Antwone Fisher has a confrontation with his past, and a speech to the mother who abandoned him, and a reunion with his family, that create great, heartbreaking, joyous moments. show more

  • 60
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Affecting but formulaic.

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