• The Brothers Grimm (2005)

The Brothers Grimm

Release Date: August 26th, 2005

DVD Release Date: December 20th, 2005

PG-13 |1 hr 54 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: Adventure , Fantasy

Production Co: Dimension Films, Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Distributors: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Brother

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    David SterrittChristian Science Monitor

    Gilliam has rarely been more inventive, energetic, or just plain funny. show more

  • 60
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Hugely ambitious but often failing to live up to those ambitions, Terry Gilliam's long-awaited The Brothers Grimm emerges as a folkloric adventure that intermittently entertains. show more

  • 75
    Peter TraversRolling 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

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Similar Movies

Erik the Viking
Erik the Viking

A Viking with a conscience, Erik (Tim Robbins) tires of pillaging and decides to set out on a quest. When the wise Freya (Eartha Kitt) informs Erik that a great mythic wolf has eaten the sun, the warr...

Stream Online
Sleepy Hollow
Sleepy Hollow

Set in 1799, "Sleepy Hollow" is based on Washington Irving's classic tale "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." Faithful to the dreamy custom-bound world that Irving paints in his story, the film mixes horro...

Stream Online
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

A team of extraordinary figures culled from great adventure literature (including Alan Quatermain, vampiress Mina Harker from Dracula, the Invisible Man, Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, an American secret serv...

Stream OnlineWatch Trailer