Broken City (2013)
Broken City SynopsisAn ex-cop trailing the wife of New York City's mayor finds himself immersed in a larger scandal.
Broken City Release Date
In Theaters January 18, 2013
Broken City Credits
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe and Catherine Zeta-Jones
Written by: Brian Tucker
Directed by: Allen Hughes
Produced by: Randall Emmett, George Furla, Allen Hughes, Stephen Levinson, Teddy Schwarzman, and Mark Wahlberg
MPAA Rating: [ R ]
Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
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Exclusive Broken City Blu-ray Clip Explains Why Russell Crowe Wanted The Part
In the clip, Crowe admits he chooses these characters carefully in this exclusive Broken City Blu-ray bonus clip, and with his eye for detail and interesting acting methods, the cast and crew reveal why he is perfect for the part of Mayor Nicholas Hostetler. Additionally, Crowe’s process for putting together a character is revealed.
by Jessica Rawden April 26, 2013 comments
Holiday Weekend Box Office: Mama and Obama Lead MLK Jr. Weekend
Martin Luther King Jr. weekend brought with it the first Schwarzenegger headlined movie in almost a decade, something of a box office coup for the award season's darling Silver Linings Playbook, and somewhere in there President Obama officially started his second term. But the most interesting bit of news? The number one spot went to a PG-13 horror movie.
by Scott Gwin January 21, 2013 comments
This Rotten Week: Predicting The Last Stand, Broken City And Mama Reviews
Little Rotten Week is celebrating a birthday today, two years old, so I’ve got some party prep to accomplish. But that can wait while we take a look at this week’s slate of movies. There’s Arnie taking a stand, cities breaking and little girls haunted by ghosts (What else is new, am I right?)
by Doug Norrie January 13, 2013 comments
Broken City TV Spot Turns The Podium Over To Twitter Fans
The calendar has officially changed over to 2013, and apparently that means that thanks to Twitter and the marketing moves of a generous movie studio anyone can be a critic lending his or her near-anonymous support to an upcoming film.
by Sean O'Connell January 2, 2013 comments
It's Mark Wahlberg Vs. Russell Crowe In New Broken City Trailer
Mark Wahlberg has a busy 2013 coming up and this week has seen a bit of an advertising push for two of them. The actor will appear in four movies next year, and while we still haven't seen any footage from Peter Berg's Lone Survivor or Baltasar Kormákur's 2 Guns, the first trailer for Michael Bay's Pain and Gain premiered yesterday, and today delivers a brand new spot for the crime thriller Broken City, which will be out at the very start of the year.
by Eric Eisenberg December 20, 2012 comments
Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe Fix Broken City In Film's First Trailer
As you can see, Hughes taps Russell Crowe to play a suspicious politician who hires a seasoned cop (Mark Wahlberg) to investigate his cheating wife (Catherine Zeta-Jones). As the detective probes, though, he blows the lid off of a much bigger issue eating away at the corrupt city from within
by Sean O'Connell October 4, 2012 comments
Mark Wahlberg And Russell Crowe Look Menacing In First Broken City Poster
Today things have been going a little 2013 crazy. In just the past couple of hours we've seen a new image from A Good Day To Die Hard; and the first trailers for The Croods, Parker and The Lone Ranger. And now the movie marketing trifecta is complete as now a poster has entered the mix: the first one for the upcoming Allen Hughes thriller Broken City with Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe and Catherine Zeta Jones.
by Eric Eisenberg October 3, 2012 comments
First Look At Mark Wahlberg And Russell Crowe In Broken City
Albert Hughes has been having a rough go of it as of late. While he was originally set up to helm the live-action remake of Akira, he ended up losing that job, and most recently his latest project, Motor City, fell apart and got pushed back. Albert's brother Allen, however, isn't having the same kind of struggle.
by Eric Eisenberg September 10, 2012 comments
Kyle Chandler Joins The Ever-Growing Cast Of Broken City
As Super 8 was more about the kids than the adults, film audiences may not be fully aware of Chandler's talents yet, but fans of Friday Night Lights have been praising him for years (he won the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Emmy earlier this year). His part in Broken City doesn't sound like it will be very big, but let's hope that it's a stepping stone to greater things.
by Eric Eisenberg November 28, 2011 comments
Barry Pepper Bags Supporting Roles In Two High-Profile Thrillers
Pepper’s been on a bit of a role. He recently took home an Emmy for playing Bobby Kennedy in the otherwise-controversial The Kennedys on Starz. He also wrapped a part in Terrence Malick’s latest, mysterious project, where he’ll act opposite Javier Bardem. But he’s such a reliable character actor that adding him to virtually any ensemble immediately improves the gathered cast
by Sean O'Connell November 14, 2011 comments
Mark Wahlberg's Noir Broken City Adds Two Female Leads
Russell Crowe and Catherine Zeta-Jones are on board for Broken City, with the former playing the government official who hires Wahlberg’s character. Now Variety reports that Alona Tal and Natalie Martinez have signed on to play two female leads in the thriller that will be directed by Allen Hughes (From Hell). Tal has been tapped to play Wahlberg's assistant in the film, while Martinez in on board as the Departed star’s girlfriend. Lucky her.
by Sean O'Connell November 4, 2011 comments
Catherine Zeta-Jones Signed On For Broken City
Catherine Zeta-Jones hasn’t been around much over the last few years, but it looks as though she has a flurry of projects in the works, one of which puts her opposite Russell Crowe. The No Reservations actress has been signed on to star in the Allen Hughes directed Broken City.
by Kelly West October 20, 2011 comments
Russell Crowe Will Be Mayor Of Broken City
Broken City stars Crowe as the town mayor who hires an ex-cop private investigator (Wahlberg) to spy on his wife, whom the mayor suspects is cheating on him. It turns out that she is, and mere days after Crowe finds out, his wife’s lover turns up dead. At this point Wahlberg begins his personal investigation into Crowe’s life, uncovering shady real estate deals and most likely proof that he murdered a man to stop his wife from cheating on him.
by Will LeBlanc August 8, 2011 comments
Mark Wahlberg Circling Noir-Inspired Crime Thriller Broken City For Allen Hughes
Broken City, a noir-inspired police procedural, has lured Mark Wahlberg and director Allen Hughes, according to Deadline. The story would follow a former cop turned private detective who is hired to tail the mayor’s wife because he suspects that she’s cheating
by Sean O'Connell June 28, 2011 comments