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The Sisters Brothers
  • R
  • 2h 1m
  • 2018
Certified Fresh87%
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In The Sisters Brothers, John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix blaze a trail of action, adventure and sly wit as Charlie and Eli Sisters, notorious sibling assassins who are hired to kill a gold prospector accused of stealing from their tyrannical boss. Based on Patrick deWitt’s award-winning novel of the same name, this gritty western is a wildly chaotic ride from start to finish.

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Certified Fresh87%
Critics Consensus: The Sisters Brothers rides familiar genre trails in occasionally unexpected ways - a satisfying journey further elevated by its well-matched leading men.
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Common Sense Says
Heavy violence, camaraderie in revisionist Western.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that The Sisters Brothers is an incredibly violent Western based on a novel by Patrick DeWitt. Many characters are shot and killed -- death doesn't seem to carry much weight here -- and there's plenty of gore and blood. Animals are killed, characters get nasty chemical burns, a character dies by suicide, and limbs are severed. Language is also very strong, with multiple uses of "f--k" and more. A main character abuses alcohol, gets heavily drunk in more than one scene, and suffers terrible hangovers (including vomiting and passing out). Social drinking and cigar/cigarette smoking are also shown. Expect to see brief images of sex with saloon prostitutes, as well as kissing, flirting, and the suggestion of a man masturbating under a blanket. This movie -- which stars John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix -- has some fine acting and picturesque scenery, and mature Western fans are likely to enjoy it, but it may be a little off-putting to genre newcomers.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Western, Comedy, Drama, Adventure, Crime
  • Release Date:September 21, 2018
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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