Mr. Brooks (2007)
Critic Consensus: The setup is intriguing, but Mr. Brooks overstuffs itself with twists and subplots, becoming more preposterous as it goes along.
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as Earl Brooks
as Det. Tracy Atwood
as Mr. Smith
as Emma Brooks
as Jane Brooks
as Nancy Hart
as Captain Lister
as Jesse Vialo
as Jesse's Lawyer
as Thorton Meeks
as Atwood's Lawyer
as Master of Ceremonies
as Det. Carfagno
as Det. Smolny
as Crime Lab Technician
as Flight Attendant
as Flight Attendant
as AA Leader
as Summons Server
as ER Doctor
as Pick-Up Driver
as Mr. Clifford
as Box Plant Manager
as On Plane Flight Attendant
as Japanese Client
as Police Officer
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Critic Reviews for Mr. Brooks
This wannabe highbrow horror-thriller is a graceless, unfocused piece of work with a central narrative as tonally schizophrenic and wayward as its lead.
Mr. Brooks spins a web that will wrap you up in nightmares.
The movie is so well made, and so compelling as a portrait of a man at war with himself, that, right up until the end, many people will probably be entertained by its intricately preposterous story.
[Director] Evans keeps flirting with a potentially rich idea only to surround it with indigestible amounts of silliness.
Quite a few plot lines and character quandaries remain unresolved. And yet the movie makes sense as it stands. After all, one can never know what makes a psychopath tick.
Audience Reviews for Mr. Brooks
It's enjoyable, but nothing to taxing to watch.
Kevin Costner as an uber-analytical serial killer (with William Hurt as his visible/audible subconscious, a riot) versus an angry feminist detective Demi Moore. Loved every frame of this, from the first to the last.
Mr. Brooks Quotes
|Jane Brooks:||Even if you're innocent, it's nice to know you're not a suspect.|
|Earl Brooks:||"....the contents of your safety deposit box, Mr. Smith...have vanished!"|
|Earl Brooks:||The contents of your safety deposit box, Mr. Smith... have vanished!|
|Hawkins:||I wouldn't take the bullet but I would push you out of the way.|
|Marshall:||Why do you fight it so hard, Earl?|
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