"Motherless Brooklyn" is a 2019 American neo-noir crime film directed by Edward Norton.
The starring cast includes Edward Norton, Bruce Willis, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Bobby Cannavale, Alec Baldwin, Cherry Jones, Willem Dafoe, Ethan Suplee, Dallas Roberts, Josh Pais and others.
Here are "Motherless Brooklyn" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date and everything we know so far.
Warner Bros. Pictures on Thursday, August 22, 2019 released the trailer for "Motherless Brooklyn" you can watch here:
MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN - Official Trailer.
Here is a short review of "Motherless Brooklyn" movie plot summary.
In 1950s New York City, Lionel Essrog (Edward Norton) works at a detective agency alongside Gilbert Coney (Ethan Suplee), Danny Fantl (Dallas Roberts), and Tony Vermonte (Bobby Cannavale). Their boss, Frank Minna (Bruce Willis), rescued them as children from an abusive orphanage. Nicknamed "Motherless Brooklyn" by Frank, Lionel has Tourette syndrome, often alienating him from people, but his strong verbal and photographic memory make him a good detective.
Working a secret case, Frank asks Lionel and Gilbert to shadow him to a meeting. Lionel listens over the phone as Frank presents documents that threaten a business deal for a man named William Lieberman (Josh Pais), who's there with his assistant Lou (Fisher Stevens) and an extremely large henchman. When Frank tries to negotiate a high price, the men force him to take them to the originals. Lionel and Gilbert follow in their car, arriving just as Frank is shot. They take him to the hospital, but Frank dies.
Frank's widow Julia leaves Tony in charge of the office. Lionel begins wearing Frank's hat and coat, and a matchbook in Frank's pocket leads Lionel to an African-American owned jazz bar in Harlem. He realizes that Frank's findings involve Laura Rose (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), who works for Gabby Horowitz (Cherry Jones) fighting urban renewal; poor and minority neighborhoods are being bought out and demolished, forcing out their residents. Lionel goes to a public meeting where Moses Randolph (Alec Baldwin), a commissioner of several development authorities, is loudly contested by Horowitz and the audience. Stealing a reporter's credentials, Lionel talks to a man named Paul who was raging against Moses at the meeting and tells him Moses is the real power in the city government, even beyond the mayor.
Here is the full cast and characters of "Motherless Brooklyn" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.
"Motherless Brooklyn" movie release date was scheduled to be on August 30, 2019 (Telluride), on November 1, 2019 (United States), on December 4, 2019 (France), on December 6, 2019 (United Kingdom) and on December 12, 2019 (Germany) distributing by Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Karo Premiere, NOS Audiovisuais, Roadshow Films, Tanweer Alliances, Warner Bros. F.E. and HBO Max.
The duration of the film is 144 minutes. With a budget of $26 million, the film grossed over $18.5 million.
"Motherless Brooklyn" movie is rated "R", according to the MPAA film rating system.
"Motherless Brooklyn" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.8/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 63/100.
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