Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, Garrett Hedlund, André Benjamin, Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Sofia Vergara, Mpho Koaho, David Sparrow, Lyriq Bent, Kenneth Welsh, Barry Shabaka Henley
Director: John Singleton
Screenwriter: David Elliot, Paul Lovett
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Release Date: August 12, 2005
After their adoptive mother is murdered during a grocery store holdup, the Mercer brothers – hotheaded Bobby (Mark Wahlberg), hard-edged Angel (Tyrese Gibson), family man and businessman Jeremiah (Andre Benjamin), and hard rocking Jack (Garrett Hedlund) – reunite to take the matter of her death into their own hands. As they track down the killer, they quickly realize that their old ways of doing business have new consequences. In this character-driven action-drama from acclaimed director John Singleton (“Boyz N the Hood,” “2 Fast 2 Furious”) and producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura (“Constantine”), four brothers come together to discover that they are bound by ties thicker than blood.
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