Brother | Full Movie

  • R
  • 1h 53m
  • 2000
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Takeshi "Beat" Kitano (Fireworks [Hana-Bi], Sonatine) literally explodes in a blaze of bullets and a flurry of wild action in his first English-language film. Also starring the incredibly talented Omar Epps (Love and Basketball) and Masayo Kato (Godzilla), BROTHER is one of the coolest, wildest, most intense thrill rides you've ever taken! A yakuza gangster (Kitano) is exiled to Los Angeles after his crime boss is murdered in a Tokyo gang war. Arriving in L.A. with a big bag of money and a really bad attitude, he hooks up with his half-brother, the leader of a small-time drug ring. Together with a local street hustler (Epps). the brothers declare war on the other local drug trafficers and ignite the bloodiest, dirtiest, nastiest power struggle the mean streets of L.A. have ever seen.
© 2000 Recorded Picture Company Limited and Office Kitano, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Critics Consensus: There is too much hollow bloodshed in Brother, and the characters are stereotypically flat.
Miami Herald
Rene Rodriguez

Kitano's most enjoyable, flat-out fun movie, provided you can stomach the violence.

June 16, 2017
Washington Post
Desson Thomson

Just how many acts of self-inflicted finger amputations do I really want to see?

June 16, 2017
Seattle Times
Mark Rahner

Sure to satisfy fans of the laconic auteur.

June 16, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama, Action, Adventure
  • Release Date:November 24, 2000
  • Highest Available for Purchase:SD

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