Motherless Brooklyn (2019)

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Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, Motherless Brooklyn follows Lionel Essrog, a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette's Syndrome, as he ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna.

Director:

Edward Norton

Writers:

Jonathan Lethem (based on the novel by), Edward Norton (screenplay)
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Production Notes from IMDbPro

Status: Completed | See complete list of  »
Updated: 3 July 2018
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Cast

Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Bruce Willis ... Frank Minna
Ethan Suplee
Leslie Mann
Edward Norton ... Lionel Essrog
Willem Dafoe ... Paul Randolph
Alec Baldwin
Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Bobby Cannavale ... Tony Vermonte
Michael Kenneth Williams
Dallas Roberts ... Danny Fantl
Fisher Stevens
Cherry Jones
Josh Pais ... William Lieberman
Robert Wisdom
Doris McCarthy ... Library Guest
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Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, "Motherless Brooklyn" follows Lionel Essrog (Norton), a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette's Syndrome, as he ventures to solve his friend's murder. Armed only with a few clues and the powerful engine of his obsessive mind, Lionel unravels closely-guarded secrets that hold the fate of the whole city in the balance. Written by Warner Bros.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout including some sexual references, brief drug use, and violence
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Color
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Trivia

One NYC firefighter was killed and two others injured on the set of this movie when fire broke out in the building used for the night club on March 22, 2018. See more »

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Referenced in Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis (2018) See more »

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