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The Brothers Grimm

Based ever-so-loosely on the fairytale tellers, these Brothers Grimm (Matt Damon and Heath Ledger) invent scary creatures and then convince superstitious townsfolk to hire them to get rid of the evil demons. Their scam works great until the boys have a close encounter with the real thing. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C-
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: C+
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 118
Theater Release: 25 Aug 2005
Video Release: 19 Dec 2005
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Brothers Grimm is rated PG-13: for violence, frightening sequences and brief suggestive material

Cast: Matt Damon, Heath Ledger
Studio: 2005 Miramax

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First, don't think for a moment you are about to watch a biopic or a nice little fairytale adventure (although hopefully the PG-13 rating would have been a… 
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