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Brooklyn Rules (2007)

R | | Crime, Drama | 28 May 2009 (Israel)
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Brooklyn, 1985. With the mob world as a backdrop, three life-long friends struggle with questions of love, loss and loyalty.

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Michael Corrente

Writer:

Terence Winter

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paulo Araujo ... Young Michael
Daniel Tay ... Young Bobby
Ty Thomas Reed ... Young Carmine (as Ty Reed)
Brian O'Neill ... Priest
Alec Baldwin ... Caesar
Scott Caan ... Carmine Mancuso
Jerry Ferrara ... Bobby Canzoneri
Freddie Prinze Jr. ... Michael Turner
Mena Suvari ... Ellen
Alexa Havins ... Blonde
Christian Maelen ... Gino
Chris Caldovino ... Philly Cabrese
John Cenatiempo ... Bouncer #1
Staci Rudnitsky Staci Rudnitsky ... Allison
Annie Golden ... Dottie
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Storyline

Michael 'Mike' Turner is handsome, bright, a resourceful law student and perfect gentleman. Mike were perfect hadn't he been born in late 20th century Brooklyn, a New York borough dominated by the mob, in his case Carmine Mancuso, who luckily chooses to protect bright Mike, even against mob ruffian Gino, and his two inseparable buddies. Cocky Carmine Mancuso actually chooses to join the bloody business, sparing only his youth friends. Third mate Bobby Canzoneri, whose equally dumb parents hosted the gang as kids, naively aims no higher then tenure in the US Post. Yet Bobby ends up dead when a mob war erupts. Written by KGF Vissers

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Taglines:

Not made to be broken

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, pervasive language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 May 2009 (Israel) See more »

Also Known As:

Nailed Right In See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$41,811, 13 May 2007

Gross USA:

$458,232

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$458,232
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

During production, the working title of the film was "Nailed Right In". See more »

Goofs

Wheh Carmine is walking down the sidewalk to the store, a lady comes out of the front door. When Carmine starts to close the door you can see the cameraman's reflection off of the glass. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Lucky Ones (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

You Dropped a Bomb on Me
Written by Lonnie Simmons, Rudy Taylor (as Rudolph Taylor), Charlie Wilson
Performed by The Gap Band
Courtesy of Island Def Jam Music Corp.
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One of the best directed movies I have seen in a while
28 May 2007 | by bigpimpin36See all my reviews

If I had to sum up this movie it would have to include a mixture of Boondock Saints, A Bronx Tale and a little taste of Goodfellas all rolled into one to create BROOKLYN RULES...the cast was awesome the storyline was as truthful as you can get and the movie had it's moments of comedy and others of reflection....I would give this movie a 10 out of 10 and I hope that more people get to see this movie which without the hype will gain it's legion of viewers by word of mouth...those are the best kind of movies in my opinion the ones that just spread like a tidal wave without the pomp and circumstance but still end up being all-time classics or at least achieve Cult Status.


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