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Motherless Brooklyn

A private detective afflicted with Tourette's syndrome tries to solve the murder of his mentor.

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Motherless Brooklyn


Mystery, Crime drama, Thriller144 Mins2019R

Lionel Essrog is a lonely private detective who doesn't let Tourette's syndrome stand in the way of his job. Gifted with a few clues and an obsessive mind, Lionel sets out to solve the murder of Frank Minna -- his mentor and only friend. Scouring the jazz clubs and slums of Brooklyn and Harlem, Essrog soon uncovers a web of secrets while contending with thugs, corruption and the most dangerous man in the city.


  • Engaging
  • Quirky
  • Creative
  • Dreamy
  • Incredible