Brooklyn's Finest
Brooklyn's Finest (2010)

Burned out veteran Eddie Dugan is just one week away from his pension and a fishing cabin in Connecticut. Narcotics officer Sal Procida has discovered there's no line he won't cross to provide a better life for his long-suffering… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 5, 2010
DVD Release Date: July 6, 2010
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It's appropriately gritty, and soaked in the kind of palpable tension Antoine Fuqua delivers so well, but Brooklyn's Finest suffers from the comparisons its cliched script provokes.

Jonathan F. Richards

Any movie that ends on a freeze frame of Richard Gere walking stoically away from a crime scene teeming with police car lights can't be all good.

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Tom Maurstad
Dallas Morning News

The problem for filmmakers trying to make this kind of movie is that they are now operating in a post-Wire world.

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Jeffrey Lyles
Lyles' Movie Files

Fuqua once again proves his mastery of the cop/crime drama genre, making for the best of its kind since 'The Departed.'

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

As directed by Antoine Fuqua, the film is well-acted, occasionally hair-raising but ultimately made from stale material.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

On second thought, Brooklyn's Finest does indeed provide a new genre twist. This must be the only cop movie ever made where a character is driven off the deep end by mold.

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Chris Chang
Film Comment Magazine

the film's remarkable cast helps Fuqua bring his sprawling web of nastiness to another level

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Tom Long
Detroit News

Tawdry, slick and self-consciously gritty.

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A.O. Scott
New York Times

The movie is wounded, but it's also too tough to kill.

John Hanlon
Big Hollywood

An impressive and gritty cop drama with three strong leading performances.

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Flixster Audience Score: 46% Flixster User Reviews
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This hard and realistic thriller follows the fate of three New York cops: one of them has only one week left until retirement, one has been working undercover… More
Edward Boxler
The cops and criminals genre has been done to death, and Hollywood's offerings as of late suggest that they have completely run out of ideas. With the… More
Conner Rainwater
I don't know why this was so universally bashed, it's really a great move and in many ways beats out its contemporaries like Crash. The main reason… More
Roy Gutteridge
A well made and acted film but ultimately rather pointless.
familiar stranger
If this was finest, God forbid me from seeing its worst. Except for a single scene, the complete movie was boring to the core.
Cynthia S.
VERY GOOD movie. Richard Gere, Don Cheadle, Ethan Hawke and Wesley Snipes give really great performances. I loved the way the movie was able to tell three… More