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Dec 04, 2009

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Mar 23, 2010

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Jake Gyllenhaal
Natalie Portman
Tobey Maguire


2009 Lions Gate Films

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Still shot from the movie: Brothers.

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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.


When Grace Cahill (Natalie Portman) learns she is a widow, she finds comfort in the arms of her brother-in-law (Jake Gyllenhaal). But that peace flees when she gets word from the military that her husband (Toby Maguire) is still alive, and the prisoner-of-war in Afghanistan is on his way home.

Content Details

Why Is Brothers Rated R?

Brothers is rated R for language and some disturbing violent content.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Brothers...

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Occasional disturbing scenes.

- Portrayals of graphic violence.

- Infrequent portrayals of weapons violence (no blood shown).

- Infrequent implications of torture.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations (sometimes in a sexual context).

- Use of scatological slang, cursing, and vulgar expressions.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Substance abuse.

- Portrayals of illegal drug use for recreational purposes.

- Tobacco use.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Brothers.

Look for the cast of this film in some other popular titles, such as October Sky (Jake Gyllenhaal), Star Wars: The Phantom Menace (Natalie Portman) and Spider-Man (Tobey Maguire). Another man grapples with the loss of his wife, who was serving in the military, and the painful responsibility of telling their children Grace is Gone.

Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Coarse Language, Violence.
AB 14A Coarse Language, Mature Subject Matter.
MB 14A Not Recommended For Young Children, Disturbing Content, Coarse Language.
ON 14A Coarse Language, Violence, Disturbing Content.
QC 13+

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of Brothers...

Brothers is releasing on DVD and Blu-ray on March 23, 2010>

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