Motherless Brooklyn (2019)

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Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, Motherless Brooklyn follows Lionel Essrog, a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette's Syndrome, as he ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna.

Director:

Edward Norton

Writers:

Jonathan Lethem (based on the novel by), Edward Norton (screenplay)
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Status: Completed | See complete list of  »
Updated: 3 July 2018
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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Bruce Willis ... Frank Minna
Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Michael Kenneth Williams
Leslie Mann
Edward Norton ... Lionel Essrog
Willem Dafoe ... Paul Randolph
Ethan Suplee
Alec Baldwin
Bobby Cannavale ... Tony Vermonte
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Josh Pais ... William Lieberman
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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. Written by Warner Bros.

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for language throughout including some sexual references, brief drug use, and violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 2019 (USA) See more »

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According to the book "Room to Dream," when the book was first published in the 90's, David Lynch was offered the option rights to possibly produce and/or direct, but turned it down. See more »

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Referenced in Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis (2018) See more »

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