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The Brothers (2001)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  23 March 2001 (USA)
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Four friends begin to question women and relationships when one of them announces impending nuptials.

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"The Brothers" traces the journey of four African-American men as they take on love, sex, friendship and two of life's most terrifying prospects honesty and commitment. Smart, successful and sexy, Jackson Smith, Brian Palmer, Derrick West and Terry White are "The Brothers" lifelong friends banded together to weather love's innate terrors and occasional triumphs in this brazenly comic yet painfully true exploration of the battle between the sexes. Amidst the career track, basketball and bar hopping, "The Brothers" love women, as many as possible, but shocking revelation tests the foursome's friendship and changes their dating habits forever. Written by Anonymous

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After a lifetime of playing the field, four friends have to do something they never thought possible... grow up. See more »

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Rated R for strong sexual content and language | See all certifications »
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$6,000,000 (estimated)

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£59,542 (UK) (28 September 2001)

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£59,542 (UK) (28 September 2001)
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Jackson Smith: I know love's supposed to be this beautiful thing, but I just can't get with it. I go up, love goes down. I go left, love goes right. I say I'm ready, love says "Not yet, Jackson, she dated your father." Maybe there is love out there, but it's running from me. I can't keep chasing it.
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oh brother
5 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

can you say "booty movie"?

it does make for a nice rhyme, but this movie is loaded with anachronisms, chauvinism, and stereotypes.

the African-American version of Hollywood still has major issues with themes and portrayals that do not do justice to the potential that exists for the industry.

when Hollywood finally decides to provide equal opportunity for all filmmakers and actors, then we might see something that resembles a good film.

not that there aren't or haven't been good African-American films, but there's a lot of work to do.


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