The cast is top notch. The stars and supporting characters ring incredibly true. Want to watch for free? The plot follows a group of lifelong friends who get involved with the Brooklyn mafia in the 1980s. Runtime: 99 min: Rating: Rated R for violence, pervasive language and some sexual content. Plot. No alternative titles have been added. May 18, 2007 Length: 1h 39m. Set in Brooklyn circa 1985 against the backdrop of John Gotti's rise to power, the film revolves around three lifelong friends whose different ambitions threaten to shake their enduring bond. The second place film was Brooklyn Rules with $41,811 an exclusive engagement ahead of this Friday's opening. Director Michael Corrente. 45%. Brooklyn Rules. Sort by: Michael Corrente Director. Like everything else about Brooklyn Rules, his alternately calm and brutal tough-guy isn’t close to original. Synopsis . Genres Drama, Crime Dramas, Mobster, 20th Century Period Pieces. His last project was providing the voice of Bill Blue in "Grand Theft Auto IV," which was released in 2009. Brooklyn Rules is a 2007 American crime drama film directed by Michael Corrente. Brooklyn, 1985. 17+ COMMON SENSE Predictable mob movie is too violent for kids. Alec Baldwin Cast. City Lights Pictures | Release Date: May 18, 2007. Brooklyn Rules. Set in Brooklyn circa 1985 against the backdrop of John Gotti's rise to power, the film revolves around three lifelong friends whose different ambitions threaten to shake their enduring bond. Read More. I'm not going to list all the names (and there are some of the top actors out there) but just look at the credits and know that each of the actors did some of his/her best work to date. Brooklyn Rules is a 2007 American crime drama produced by Cataland Films. Brooklyn Rules. With the mob world as a backdrop, three life-long friends struggle with questions of love, loss and loyalty. Overview; Synopsis; Credits; Film Details; Notes; Brief Synopsis. Drama 2007 1 hr 39 min. Watch Brooklyn Rules movie trailer and get the latest cast info, photos, movie review and more on TVGuide.com. Brooklyn Rules is a watchable flick but it's also tired and derivative, which is a shame given the talent involved. Brooklyn Rules is a 2007 American crime drama film directed by Michael Corrente, written by Terence Winter and starring Alec Baldwin, Scott Caan, Freddie Prinze Jr., Jerry Ferrara and Mena Suvari. Colm Tóibín’s 2009 novel “Brooklyn” is one of those books that seems like a miracle, a book that reminds the reader just how much power can reside in relatively unadorned language.The Irish-born writer’s book tells the story of Eilis Lacey, a young woman from a working family circa 1950. Moods Gritty, Heartfelt. True, the film does try to be a lighter, more commercial, less complicated version of Goodfellas- with fewer characters, a simpler plot, and less violence and swearing. Format DVD. Cast. When one becomes enamored with the mafia lifestyle, all three friends are placed in grave danger as relationships and lives are threatened. Freddie Prinze Jr. Mena Suvari Cast. Join for a free month. Brooklyn Rules. Cast Freddie Prinze Jr., Scott Caan, Mena Suvari, Jerry Ferrara, Alec Baldwin, Monica Keena, Robert Turano, Phyllis Kay. Cast & Filmmakers Beginning in 1974 and then quickly fast forwarding to 1985, the movie chronicles the coming of age of three boyhood friends in the violent, mafia-controlled streets of Brooklyn. Director Michael Corrente's coming-of-age comedy drama Brooklyn Rules unfurls in 1985, coincident with the early rise of John Gotti. 2007 R 1h 39m DVD Rent this movie. For all of the outward derivation of “Brooklyn Rules,” it is an entertaining buddy film blessed with sharp, often funny dialogue and solid performances from its principal cast – well, except Mina Suvari as Michael’s college sweetheart, Ellen (better casting would have helped here). Alternative Titles 0. Yet even at their most familiar, Baldwin’s toothy smiles—seething with fierce, intimidating ruthlessness—still carry an electric charge, which is more than can be said about the film’s slushy male bonding and nostalgic references to Atari and Cabbage Patch Kids. Cast & Crew. In 1985 Michael, the narrator, is a lovable charmer with the soul of a con man who successfully scams his way into the pre-law program at Columbia University. Summary: The tale of three life long friends struggling with relationships, responsibility and loyalty on the mean streets of 1980's-era Brooklyn. With the mob world as a backdrop, three life-long friends struggle with questions of love, loss and loyalty. Three young Brooklyn men of Italian-American heritage -- Michael Turner (Freddie Prinze Jr.), Carmine Mancuso (), and Bobby Canzoneri (Jerry Ferrara) -- make the pivotal, potentially irreversible choices that will determine their directions in life. You need to be logged in to continue. Monica Keena Cast. Drama 2007 1 hr 39 min. Cast & Crew; Release Dates; Translations; Watch Now; Changes; Media Backdrops 0; Logos 0; Posters 4; Videos Trailers 1; Fandom Discussions Overview; General 0; Content Issues 0; Reviews; Share Share Link; Facebook; Tweet; Brooklyn Rules (2007) ← Back to main. Most surprising is Freddie Prinze, Jr., as Michael. When the violent influence of the mafia becomes a factor in their friendship, lives will be threatened as the fond memories of the past begin to give way to a potentially grim future. Get Tickets. Eleven years on, against the backdrop of a Mafia war, the childhood pals make choices that jeopardise not only their friendship, but also their lives, as Carmine starts an apprenticeship with Mob boss Caesar. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing Brooklyn Rules near you. Robert Turano Cast. Set in Brooklyn circa 1985 against the backdrop of John Gotti’s rise to power, and written by Terence Winter (The Sopranos), Brooklyn Rules is a powerful story of loyalty, friendship, and sacrifice. Brooklyn, 1985. Brooklyn Rules is a mix of coming of age drama and typical mafia film- comparisons with such classics as Goodfellas, Once Upon A Time In America, and even The Godfather will inevitably be made. Cast + Crew; May 18, 2007; R, 1 hr 35 min Drama; Tell us where you are Looking for movie tickets? Brooklyn Rules Cast and Crew "Not made to be broken" TMDb Score. Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5 Cynthia Fuchs PopMatters Scott Caan Cast. Brooklyn Rules . He also appeared in the movies "Beer League" in 2006 and "Brooklyn Rules" in 2007. Brooklyn Rules. Scott Caan makes a convincing thug in this movie, but none of the other actors do much with their roles. Brooklyn Rules A gripping tale of three life-long friends struggling with relationships, responsibility, and loyalty on the mean streets of 1980's-era Brooklyn, NY. Brooklyn Rules is a powerful independent film with a very realistic take on the coming of age genre. Jerry Ferrara Cast. (City Light Pictures) Watch Now Buy On: Details. Fandango FANALERT® Sign up for a FANALERT® and be the first to know when tickets and other exclusives are available in your area. In short, “Brooklyn Rules” had absolutely nothing new to offer. 1h 39m 2007. URL. 60. Critics Consensus: Brooklyn Rules' premise is old hat now, but strong performances from Alec Baldwin and the supporting cast are reasons enough to watch. 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