Brooklyn's Finest

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Violent, demeaning police drama too dark for most teens.

R 2010 125 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 8 reviews

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age 17+

Seriously depressing cop drama

This is not a fun movie. This is not an action movie. In fact, this just isn't a good movie in my opinion. The acting is alright, but the tone of the story and the results of the character's poor actions is just too much for young viewers. plus, where's the joy in watching this movie? Aren't we supposed to enjoy the movies we see? Unless you like very dark, gritty, realisitc crime dramas, I'd stay away. Far away! Thanks for reading! - Movie Man

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Movie Details

  • In theaters: March 5, 2010
  • On DVD or streaming: July 6, 2010
  • Cast: Don Cheadle, Ethan Hawke, Richard Gere
  • Director: Antoine Fuqua
  • Studio: Overture Films
  • Genre: Drama
  • Run time: 125 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: bloody violence throughout, strong sexuality, nudity, drug content and pervasive language
  • Last updated: March 31, 2022

Our Editors Recommend

For kids who love crime drama

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