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By robintd68
Written July 30, 2014
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Great Cast But Uninspired Roles.

By app5fchkiv2qucbjeqv7
Written August 22, 2014
My husband and I just got back from watching the matinee viewing of Broken City. Though we somewhat enjoyed it while watching, I think perhaps it was because we were anticipating the movie developing into more than it was. It is a story told a hundred times before with characters seen in countless movies. Wahlberg is a far better actor than we saw in this movie. I was unimpressed albeit mainly due to the boring character he played. Zeta-Jones' character could have been played by any actress. Neither her level of talent nor her exquisite beauty was required for her character to be adequately portrayed. Her talent was wasted. Crowe was totally unbelievable, perhaps due mostly to the ridiculous haircut his makeup artist decided was right for him. (No man with that haircut would EVER be elected mayor of ANY city. lol) Pepper. a highly underrated actor, stands alone as the only exceptional performance in the movie. Too bad he didn't have a bigger role. Wait for the DVD.
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Rich Republican Mayor Corrupt

By sirbosk1
Written July 31, 2014
A left wing fairy tale about a rich mayor that is selling off city land to balance the budget and putting money in his pocket at the same time. Murderer blackmaled to help the mayor but it back fires.
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Broken City

By tellumtime
Written August 30, 2014
it was an ok movie. enjoyable, some action, good cast (nice to see Zeta Jones back) and it will be an enjoyable flick. but kind of predictable.
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Nothing special about this movie... good if you have some time to kill

By tforres3
Written January 22, 2013
Nothing in this movie was surprising. You knew how it would end and took a twist or two to get there, but other than that it was kind of bla. Probably worth a Redbox rental if there is nothing else on your DVR
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