Broken City Synopsis
An ex-cop (Mark Wahlberg) goes to war against New York's corrupt mayor (Russell Crowe).
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A good movie and very entertaining

By schwartzm9039
One of Mark Wahlberg's good performances and a standard Markie-Mark tough guy showing. Nothing new here: A twisting and turning drama wrapped around a good script, with excellent actors. Good...

Solid performances, great twists

By pedsarq
This is an entertaining thriller featuring crooked politicians and crooked ex-cops playing dangerously with each other. Crowe is the incumbent Mayor of NYC and he's in a close election race with an...

Broken City was darn good

By flirtemercury223
I as pleasantly surprised. Only wish the previews didn't reveal a major twist of the film. Go see it! Saw Haunted House today and it was trash-WAS NOT FUNNY AT ALL >_I as pleasantly surprised. Only...

Intelligent Plot, Well Executed, More Editing Was Required.

By Al P
Overall, this is a fine film populated with A-list talent. They all live up to their reps and deliver fine performances here. Still, they can only do what's on the page and it's obvious this play,...


By lnbee
Looked better in the previews. Story convaluted, no real suprises, Crowe kind of a caricature, Zeta-Jones Botox injection too fresh. Alona Tal as the Walberg's assistant was the best character. ...

Entertaining but not great

By swaymbsc
Movie was ok, pretty good i guess. Wahlberg is always good as a tough guy. I give it a 7.5 out of 10. However, I do have two questions. Why was Russel Crowe so tan he looked orange? And why does...

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By tmwally
This film has such a twisted, suspenceful plot. I really enjoyed it and recommend to those who like intrigue,suspence, drama and the line up of actors....

Russell Crowe from Brooklyn I think not!

By moviegoinggirl
So the story was very thin. It did not keep you guessing, it barely kept you interested. There just isn't enough movie here. And I just couldn't get over Russell Crowe's horrible Brooklyn accent....

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By Dailymoviegoer
I liked it. The acting was great. The movie had a few twists that I didn't expect. Didn't have the usual expected ending so it made the movie seem like it was based on a true story. Which It wasn't,...


By belkis8
I was so excited to see this movie due to some of the actors.. However, the whole movie seemed to drag. It was a good plot, but I wish I hadn't wasted my money. YOU be the judge!....

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Rated R | For Some Sexual Content, Pervasive Language and Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Political thriller mixes violence, language, drinking, sex.
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