• The Brothers Grimm (2005)

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Release Date: August 26th, 2005

DVD Release Date: December 20th, 2005

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

Production Co: Dimension Films, Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Distributors: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Ratings & Reviews

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  • 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

  • If The Brothers Grimm flies apart like a badly designed airplane (and it does), it still has more going for it than most of the movie fare this summer. show more

  • A wildly wondrous reinvention of the story of the chroniclers of dark, occasionally horrific, child-pleasing fairy tales.

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