December 4, 2009
Rated R for language and some disturbing violent content
When a decorated Marine goes missing overseas, his black-sheep younger brother cares for his wife and children at home—with consequences that will shake the foundation of the entire family.
"Brothers" tells the powerful story of two siblings, thirtysomething Captain Sam Cahill (Tobey Maguire) and younger brother Tommy Cahill (Jake Gyllenhaal), who are polar opposites. A Marine about to embark on his fourth tour of duty, Sam is a steadfast family man married to his high school...
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An all-star cast and an all-star director combine forces in Brothers
, a remake of a 2004 Danish film that isn't the explosive drama one would expect or hope for. Jake Gyllenhaal, Tobey Maguire and Natalie Portman star in the movie by Jim Sheridan, and while the picture boasts excellent performances, the ultimate experience is shockingly flat. Full movie review »