Overall Rank: 3232
Average Rating: 2.7/4
# of Ratings: 170
Theatrical Release Date: 08/12/2005
Genre: Action, Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: John Singleton
Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, André Benjamin, Garrett Hedlund, Terrence Howard, Josh Charles
Plot: After their mother is murdered, the four adopted Mercer brothers come together to unravel the real reason for her death. -- Chris Kavan
Quick Movie Reviews
sapien - wrote on 02/09/2013
The theme is definitely an interesting concept. And, the acting was very good.
FSUNoles27TS - wrote on 12/04/2012
Its a good action movie and definitely worth the watch.
Snoogans - wrote on 12/11/2011
Not as good as what I was told. It's okay to pass the time.
Full Movie Reviews
Daniel Corleone - wrote on 04/04/2013
Evelyn Mercer (Fionnula Flanagan) has been shot down at a convenience store. The people in the neighborhood know her good nature. Bobby (Mark Wahlberg), Angel (Tyrese Gibson), Jeremiah (André Benjamin) and Jack Mercer (Garrett Hedlund) try to find the real killer while Lieutenant Green (Terrence Howard) and Detective Fowler (Josh Charles) try to resolve murders. Soundtrack and acting were descent. The plot though too unbelievable was entertaining enough. Action sequences were enjoyable and it's messages were provocative but had that "preachy feel" since the direction was unclear. Some of the acting seemed forced and gangsters felt too scripted. Still, Four Brothers is worth viewing for the action sequences, mystery aspect of the real killer and the honest portrayal of the 4 leads …
Yojimbo - wrote on 02/29/2012
A saintly old lady is executed during a liquor store hold up and her four foster sons reunite to hunt down her killers. Four Brothers is exactly the kind of braindead action thriller that holds extreme violence up as the answer to all of life's problems as we follow Marky Mark and co on their rampage through the streets of Detroit using nothing but their wits. And thuggery, torture and huge quantities of lead, of course. There is no character development, little meaningful dialogue and the testosterone fuelled mix of male bonding and dodgy sentimentality (the thanksgiving scene is one of the most cringeworthy things I have ever seen) belies quite a staggering lack of subtlety or sophistication, even by Hollywood action movie standards. Singleton throws in enough well handled action …
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