• Four Brothers (2005)

Four Brothers

Release Date: August 12th, 2005

DVD Release Date: December 20th, 2005

R |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

When an inner-city Detroit foster mother (Fionnula Flanagan) is murdered in a botched holdup, four of her now-grown adopted children suspect it was no random killing. Rising musician Jack (Garrett Hedlund), former-Marine Angel (Tyrese Gibson), hotheaded hockey player Bobby (Mark Wahlberg) and settled-down husband and father Jeremiah (André Benjamin) go on the hunt for neighborhood criminal kingpin Victor Sweet (Chiwetel Ejiofor) while being trailed themselves by the local beat cops.

Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, André Benjamin, Garrett Hedlund, Terrence Howard, Josh Charles, Sofía Vergara, Fionnula Flanagan

Director: John Singleton

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Paramount Pictures, Four Brothers Films Inc.

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Pursuit, Husband, 2000s, Revenge, Police officer, Murder, Police station, Tense, Investigation

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Jack MathewsNew York Daily News

    If you can overcome the graphic nature of its casual violence, it is a lot of fun. The banter among the brothers is well-written and has a genuine fraternal feel to it. And the chases and shootouts have a fresh malevolence to them. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Four Brothers works as an urban thriller, if not precisely as a model of logic. show more

  • 50
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    If you take any of this seriously, you are not going to enjoy the movie very much. But as an absurd riff on baadasssss gangsta movies, Four Brothers has an undeniable visceral kick. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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