Rated R · 111 minutes · 2011

Crime drama, Thriller
Tells the story of Pinkie, a rebellious youth in 1960s England who courts trouble, gets mixed up with crime syndicates, and has a terrifying relationship with a young waitress named Rose (Andrea Riseborough), who is the unknowing witness to one of Pinkie’s crimes. Sam Riley is quite good as Pinkie; he looks like a young Kyle MacLachlan and sneers for the entire film. The ever-busy Helen Mirren is along for the ride as Ida, Rose’s boss and confidante. Director Rowan Joffe (who also penned the screenplay) adds some nice period touches, including a moment on a pier that erupts into a battle between the Mods and Rockers. It’s very Quadrophenia.
Director: Rowan Joffe
Producer: Paul Webster, Will Clarke, Jamie Laurenson and Jenny Borgars
Cast: Sam Riley, Andrea Riseborough, Helen Mirren, John Hurt, Phil Davis, Sean Harris, Andy Serkis, Geoff Bell, Steven Robertson, Nonso Anozie, Steve Evets, Maurice Roeves and Adrian Schiller


Brighton Rock


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review

Roll over stars and click to rate.

What others are saying (4)

Indy Week Brighton Rock remake rocks for connoisseurs of British crime drama It's 1964 and there's a gang war on, in which a chilly teen sociopath named Pinky Brown is determined to end up top dog. by Laura Boyes 10/12/2011
Chicago Reader Brighton's just right for a murder, mate A mod makeover for Graham Greene's crime classic Brighton Rock by J.R. Jones 08/25/2011
Boise Weekly The Projector: Movies opening Friday, Sept. 30 Seth Rogen helps Joseph Gordon-Levitt combat cancer, inner-city toughs combat an alien invasion, a waitress combats her crooked husband, soul-searching cops combat criminals, Daniel Craig and Rachael Weisz combat their haunted home and Anna Faris combats her capricious love life. It's all at the movies. by Garrett Horstmeyer 09/30/2011
1 more review...
East Bay Express Brighton Rock Pity the poor honeymooners. by Kelly Vance 08/24/2011

Now Showing

  1. Mon 23
  2. Tue 24
  3. Wed 25
  4. Thu 26
  5. Fri 27
  6. Sat 28
  7. Sun 29

    Find reviews & showtimes for all films in town.

© 2018 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation