Great cast, but so-so movie

By JAL46
Written January 22, 2013
I went to see Broken City based on the outstanding cast, especially Mark Wohlberg, Russell Crowe, and Catherine Zeta-Jones. They were wonderful. However, the picture itself was not as good as I expected. I had difficulty following parts of the story, and it did not hold together at times. However, overall it was a worthwhile experience. Not for kids - too violent.
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Great acting by everyone, very worthwhile movie

By eyeseemovie
Written January 21, 2013
Russell Crowe must have had coaching by ex Chicago Mayor Rich M Daley to be so versed in real estate deals. He was very convincing that he is actually the mayor. Might be his best speaking role. Mark Walberg is 2nd rate, one point he is very drunk then same night he is fully aware and handles someones head in the bathtub. Drama is continous, no boredom. Good ending. Waste of talent for Catherine Zeta-Jones, she should be playing lead roles. Overall very worthwhile.
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Broken City

By dwolfe927
Written January 28, 2013
I thought this movie (the storyline) was good, although a little confusing in spots. I appreciated that it was done well, without detailed graphics being done in most of the shootem-ups.
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Not as good as I had hoped

By Briclucas
Written January 20, 2013
The movie stared off way too slow and at times a bit confusing. It took an hour for some real action to kick in, but even after that it fizzled. Not worth my time, for I found myself thinking that I could have been watching something else at the theater.
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Wahlberg + crowe = great dramatic thriller!

By MoviefanLucas
Written January 21, 2013
I was really looking forward to broken city mainly because i'm a huge mark wahlberg fan and the trailer was really good so i am happy to say that broken city did not let me down. Now i'm not say this movie is the best dramatic thriller ever but it is above average and thats why i gave it a go. The cast is beyond amazing with the likes of mark wahlberg, russell crowe and catherine zeta-jones they're really what makes this movie above average. The direction is fine i didn't think it was mind blowing but there were some parts i really liked when it came to the direction. The characters are also good but the two that i really liked were mark wahlberg's and his kind of sidekick in the movie russell crowe was decent but nothing special. Something also worth mentioning is the music i thought it went well with the movie but it wasn't special but i think it helped the movies pace. I enjoyed broken city and i'd suggest it for an above average crime drama thriller. 8/10
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