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"THE SISTERS BROTHERS"
(2018) (John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix) (R)


At-A-Glace Content Summary

Alcohol/Drugs Heavy
Blood/Gross Stuff Heavy
Disrespectful/Bad Attitude Extreme
Frightening/Tense Scenes Heavy
Gun/Weapons Extreme
Imitative Behavior Heavy
Jump Scenes Mild
Music (Scary/Tense) Heavy
Music (Inappropriate) None
Profanity Extreme
Sex/Nudity Heavy
Smoking Moderate
Tense Family Scenes Moderate
Topics to Talk About Heavy
Violence Extreme


QUICK TAKE:
Drama: Two brotherly hitmen of the 1850s set out to find a chemist and extract his formula -- for finding gold easier than any way in the past -- from him, regardless of whatever force that might take.
PLOT:
It's the 1850s and brothers Eli Sisters (JOHN C. REILLY) and Charlie Sisters (JOAQUIN PHOENIX) are hitmen who work for a criminal figure known as The Commodore. After yet another successful job that ends in bloodshed, they're assigned their next task.

And that's to find a chemist, Hermann Kermit Warm (RIZ AHMED), and extract a formula from him -- for finding gold easier than any way in the past -- regardless of whatever force that might take. With word that another of The Commodore's men, John Morris (JAKE GYLLENHAAL), has tracked down Hermann, the brothers set out to get the job done.

WILL KIDS WANT TO SEE IT?
Older teens might be drawn to it, especially if they're fans of anyone in the cast.
WHY THE MPAA RATED IT: R
For violence including disturbing images, language, and some sexual content.


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