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PG-13| 1 hr. 58 min.

Plot Summary
The Brothers Grimm, Wilhelm (Matt Damon) and Jacob (Heath Ledger), are dysfunctional schemers who go from town to town putting on shows that convince inhabitants they are getting rid of demons. After one such scam, a mysterious man called Cavaldi (Peter Stormare) brings them to a French general, who persuades them to battle the evil that has kidnapped 10 girls from a small village. During the investigation, the cynical Wilhelm and sensitive Jacob see things that point to real magic at work.

Cast: Matt Damon , Heath Ledger , Peter Stormare , Lena Headey , Jonathan Pryce , Monica Bellucci , Mackenzie Crook , Roger Ashton-Griffiths

Director: Terry Gilliam

Genres: Fantasy, Adventure

Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

The Brothers Grimm (2005)

Release Date: August 26th, 2005|1 hr. 58 min.

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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    If you're a Gilliam junkie, as I am, you go with it, even when the script by Ehren Kruger (The Skeleton Key) loses its shaky hold on coherence. show more

  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    It's the cinematic equivalent of an all-dessert meal: After the initial jolt, the lack of any real nourishment is apparent, and it becomes a struggle to stay awake. show more

  • 50
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Brothers never catches fire the way Gilliam's "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" did. And you almost feel during subpar special effects that sweaty stagehands are pushing the trees around. show more

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