We Own the Night

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Well-acted but very bloody crime drama.

R 2007 117 minutes

Parents say

not rated for age

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 17+

Based on 10 reviews

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not rated for age

interesting

It's a good movie.The actor's and actresses were great in this one. I was very interested in seeing the whole thing. Does have alot of sex,drugs and launge not for younger children. I would see it again I thought it was a good movie.
not rated for age

Well done, but bleak. A disappointing downer.

Robert Duvall was coming to town for a talk here. I'd just seen his marvelous "The Apostle." So I picked it for him. He was very good--as always--, and the acting generally solid. The film well crafted. But there seemed precious little to redeem this sordid tale of drug lords, and free wheeling discos. The police are a serious, believable counter force for good. But the "black sheep" brother's "conversion" is weak, and not enough to balance off the general social squalor. In the end, morally hopeless, pointless--for kids or adults

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