Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, "Motherless Brooklyn" follows Lionel Essrog (Norton), a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette's Syndrome, as he ventures to solve his friend's murder. Armed only with a few clues and the powerful engine of his obsessive mind, Lionel unravels closely-guarded secrets that hold the fate of the whole city in the balance.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for language throughout including some sexual references, brief drug use, and violence
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Did You Know?
First credited writing by Edward Norton although Norton did some uncredited writing on Fight Club (1999), Frida (2002), The Painted Veil (2006) and The Incredible Hulk (2008). See more