Critic scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.
If you can overcome the graphic nature of its casual violence, it is a lot of fun. The banter among the brothers is well-written and has a genuine fraternal feel to it. And the chases and shootouts have a fresh malevolence to them. Read full review
Four Brothers works as an urban thriller, if not precisely as a model of logic. Read full review
Preposterous yet solidly entertaining. Read full review
Easily the best 1975 B-movie made in 2005, Four Brothers is a raucously entertaining vigilante film. Read full review
What holds us are the actors, including Terrence Howard as a cop who grew up with the brothers. Read full review
A faux-low-budget revenge thriller, pure and simple. There's nothing special about it, and that's what's refreshing. Read full review
Proficiently made trash. Read full review
More action directors should include scenes such as the Mercers' extended Thanksgiving dinner, which fleshes out the bond between the brothers without using too many words. Read full review
If you take any of this seriously, you are not going to enjoy the movie very much. But as an absurd riff on baadasssss gangsta movies, Four Brothers has an undeniable visceral kick. Read full review
Because the script, riddled with verbal ugliness by David Elliot and Paul Lovett, sends the movie to a series of arbitrary nowheres, the final showdown for the Mercer boys and their enemies is just as meaningless and sense-deadening. Read full review
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