• Broken City (2013)

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Broken City

Release Date: January 18th, 2013

DVD Release Date: April 30th, 2013

R |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

Former cop Billy Taggart (Mark Wahlberg) sees a chance at redemption for past sins when New York City's Mayor Nicolas Hostetler (Russell Crowe) calls on him for a special job. Hostetler thinks his wife, Cathleen (Catherine Zeta-Jones), is having an affair and that it may hurt his chances for re-election. However, a bigger scandal than expected pulls in Billy right at the start of his investigation. Double-crossed by the mayor, Billy begins a relentless quest for justice.

Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jeffrey Wright, Barry Pepper, Kyle Chandler, Natalie Martinez, Alona Tal

Director: Allen Hughes

Genres: Thriller, Crime drama

Production Co: Allen Hughes, Emmett/Furla Films, Closest to the Hole, New Regency Pictures, Leverage Communications

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Suspenseful, Investigation, Revenge, 2010s, Mystery, Office, Cool, Wife, New York City

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Chicago Sun-Times

    It's pretty trashy and sometimes stupid. But there was never a moment when I wasn't entertained on one level or another. show more

  • 60
    Mark JenkinsNPR

    As an investigation into American municipal corruption, Broken City is, well, damaged. But as an opportunity for hard-boiled types to trade threats, blows and caustic banter, this modern-day noir works reasonably well. show more

  • 50
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Would have made for a fine film noir 60 years ago but feels rather contrived and unbelievable in the setting of contemporary New York. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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