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The Brave One (Widescreen Edition)
The Brave One
Widescreen Edition
Actors: Jodie Foster, Terrence Howard, Naveen Andrews, Nicky Katt, Mary Steenburgen
Director: Neil Jordan
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
R     2008     2hr 2min

After surviving an attack and watching her fianc┬e die, a woman seeks vengeance while the police try to stop her.

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Actors: Jodie Foster, Terrence Howard, Naveen Andrews, Nicky Katt, Mary Steenburgen
Director: Neil Jordan
Creators: Aaron Auch, Bruce Berman, Dana Goldberg, David Gambino, Bruce A. Taylor, Cynthia Mort, Roderick Taylor
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: Warner Home Video
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen - Closed-captioned,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 02/05/2008
Original Release Date: 01/01/2007
Theatrical Release Date: 00/00/2007
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 2hr 2min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 12
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
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Member Movie Reviews

Susan L. from WENDELL, MA
Reviewed on 10/24/2016...
New York radio host Erica Bain (Jodie Foster) endures a brutal attack that leaves her badly injured and her beloved fiance dead. The tragedy haunts her, and she sets forth on a personal quest for revenge. Her exploits captivate city residents but, as a determined detective (Terrence Howard) closes in on her, Erica wonders if she is now no better than those she hunts.
1 of 1 member(s) found this review helpful.
Jennifer D. (jennicat) from ST AUGUSTINE, FL
Reviewed on 7/6/2016...
Jodie Foster never disappoints! Great edge of your seat flick.
1 of 1 member(s) found this review helpful.
Shayna T. (ShaynaT) from IVANHOE, NC
Reviewed on 1/31/2015...
This is definitely a Jodi Foster 'WOW' movie. An incredible performance in a story full of heartache; fear; and terror. Culminating with a woman out to remove those who tore her life apart. This is one movie I won't soon forget.
2 of 2 member(s) found this review helpful.
Richard W. (rewfilmmaker) from NAPLES, FL
Reviewed on 10/1/2012...
This is probably one of the best movies Jodie Foster has ever made. You'll be channeling her feelings; The movie illustrates how some victims cope with senseless violence and tragic loss and the compromises they make. If you've bristled at how bullies and criminals escape punishment this movie will make you stand up and sheer.
4 of 5 member(s) found this review helpful.

Movie Reviews

Brave girl.
(4 out of 5 stars)

"The Brave One starring Jodie Foster is a powerful and revenge-seeking drama about a woman who's forever changed by a harrowing trauma. Foster is a superb actress in every sense of the word, her eyes are magical - you feel her pain and anguish. Some of the subplots are a bit outrageous and can be too violent at times but overall, The Brave One is worth watching. Enjoy!"
Feels Great to Feel Understood
Bama | 07/25/2010
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This movie for me is so real. I don't know how the writer and Jodie Foster did it, but somehow they wrote and acted out so realistically the very real feeling, fears, and thoughts so many of us have who have been violently attacked. I am amazed that they got so much of what really happens in the heart and mind of someone who doesn't physically die from an attack like this. I would have thought it impossible to write or act something like this so realistically without personally going through it in real life. So I wonder if maybe they did at some point in their lives because the writers and Jodie Foster did an AMAZING job. I wish I could personally thank the writer and Jodie Foster for doing this "movie" which is actually more of a DOCUMENTARY from my view. Thank you for helping others who see the movie, understand us better and for us(the ones who have been attacked like this and..."survived??"..) thank you for helping us understand ourselves more... or I guess for helping us feel that someone really does understand and really does "get it". I hope it helps the people who knew us before, understand why we can't just put something like this behind us and leave it in the past and understand how it kills the person we were and are now a completely different person and that we will never be the person we once were. I hope it helps the people who knew us before to understand that a person can be killed even if they are still physically alive, dead but still breathing. The person I used to be is dead. It's unrealistic and unfair for people that knew us before to expect us to "put it behind us and leave it in the past" and to expect us to come around and get back to being the person we used to be. That person is as dead and gone as I would be if I had been physically killed.
Thank you writers and thank you Jodie for understanding, or at least making some of us, finally at least FEEL understood. This movie was and still is so very therapeutic to me somehow. Somehow I don't feel so alone and cold or dead inside."