We Own the Night

We Own the Night
We Own the Night
  • R
  • 1h 58m
  • 2007
Rotten57%
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What if your own family stood in the way of everything you worked for? Bobby Green (Joaquin Phoenix) has forsaken his name to escape his family and their tradition in law enforcement to pursue his ambitions as a Brooklyn nightclub owner. As he turns a blind eye to the drug dealers around him, he comes face to face with the family he abandoned when his brother (Mark Wahlberg) and father (Robert Duvall) crack down on the club. Now Bobby must choose a side. Is he going to turn informant or will he help run the biggest crime ring in New York history?
© 2007 2929 Productions LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Rotten57%
Critics Consensus: Bland characters, clichéd dialogue and rickety plotting ensure We Own The Night never lives up to its potential.
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Common Sense Says
Well-acted but very bloody crime drama.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that while young kids probably won't be interested, older teens who like crime dramas may be drawn to this Joaquin Phoenix-Mark Wahlberg film. Like most mob dramas, there's lots of strong language and a great deal of bloody violence and illicit behavior (drugs and alcohol are everywhere, especially nightclub scenes). In addition to the execution-style killings and police ambushes, there are a few scenes of a couple intensely making out and a shot of two topless, drunk women dancing at a club.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama, Thriller
  • Release Date:October 12, 2007
  • Languages:English, Spanish
  • Captions:English, Spanish
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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