We Own the Night
- 117 min
- Directed by: James Gray
- Written by: James Gray
- Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes, Robert Duvall
- Website: www.sonypictures.com/movies/…
Entrepreneur Bobby (Phoenix) and straight-laced policeman Joseph (Wahlberg) are the feuding sons of grizzled senior Burt (Duvall), and one look at Bobby's diamond earring makes it clear which brother isn't sticking to the family's stern moral code. Both Phoenix and Wahlberg give strong, moody performances, yet, despite its visual accomplishment, Gray's plotting eventually boils down to the same old warehouse shoot-outs and muscle.
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We Own the Night13 Dec 2007
Despite sounding like a 1980s power rock anthem, writer/director James Little Odessa Gray’s tough cop melodrama owes its title to the motto emblazoned on the badges of New York’s lawmen. Entrepreneur Bobby (Joaquin Phoenix) and straight-laced policeman…
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