MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 609 this week

Brother's Justice (2010)

 -  Comedy  -  20 April 2011 (USA)
4.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.5/10 from 417 users   Metascore: 22/100
Reviews: 12 user | 20 critic | 7 from Metacritic.com

Motivated by Box Office statistics, Dax Shepard has made a decision to leave comedy to pursue his dream of becoming an international Martial Arts action star.

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 10 titles
created 16 Jun 2011
 
a list of 29 titles
created 08 Jul 2011
 
a list of 1159 titles
created 13 Apr 2012
 
a list of 429 titles
created 28 Sep 2012
 
a list of 3438 titles
created 06 Oct 2012
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Brother's Justice (2010)

Brother's Justice (2010) on IMDb 4.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Brother's Justice.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A UFO crashes to earth. The first human the alien meets is a hillbilly named, Elmore P. Fudge, the dumbest man in the world. Elmore learns the Alien came to earth because, like in the movie... See full summary »

Director: Harland Williams
Stars: Alonzo Bodden, Joshua Cox, Josh Coxx
The Freebie (2010)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A young couple decides to give each other a night off, no questions asked.

Director: Katie Aselton
Stars: Katie Aselton, Dax Shepard, Marguerite Phillips
Hit and Run (Video 2009)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Mary Murdock, a college student, thinks she's hit and killed a cat with her car driving home drunk from a party. She is horrified beyond words when she gets home and discovers a man's ... See full summary »

Director: Enda McCallion
Stars: Laura Breckenridge, Kevin Corrigan, Christopher Shand
20 Funerals (2004)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

After a fellow Officer's funeral, 4 Cops decide that the only way to get rid of the criminal element is to stop arresting the criminals, and start burying them.

Director: Anghus Houvouras
Stars: D.J. Naylor, Mark Mench, Tyhm Kennedy
HelLA (TV Series 2014)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Stars: Rory Uphold, Jackie Singer, Cameron Connerty
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Stars: Dave Allen, David Koechner, J.P. Fitting
Tracks II (2005)
Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

'Tracks' is based on the true-story of a middle class white suburban teenagers who unknowingly committed a senseless act of violence in July of 1982. Peter Madigan and his friends spent ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Wade
Stars: Chris Gunn, Ice-T, John Heard
Cupid's Arrow (2010)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

An innocent college couple unknowingly become involved in their Professor's illicit research into the manipulation of love and his recreation of the elusive "Cupid's Arrow".

Director: Dan Peterson
Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Chandler Rylko, Najarra Townsend
Action | Comedy | Drama

The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers as they make their rounds on the freeways of Los Angeles.

Director: Dax Shepard
Stars: Dax Shepard, Michael Peña
Reunited (Video 2010)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Directors: David Palmer, Dax Shepard
Stars: Dax Shepard, Nate Tuck
El Jefe (TV Movie 2012)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

An upper-high class 30-year-old gets kicked out of his dad and step-mom's house and is forced to move in with his longtime Latin-American nanny as he has nowhere else to go.

Director: Michael Patrick Jann
Stars: Victor Rasuk, Ryan Hansen, Mercedes Ruehl
Iron Soldier (2010)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

A robot created by the military falls into the hands of a group of mercenaries. It's up to the son of the man who created the robot to stop the mercenaries before they sell the robot to a foreign power.

Director: Brett Kelly
Stars: Derick Fage, Joe Estevez, Brianna Barnes
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Himself / Waylan / Patrick Jeung / Patrick Justice
...
Nate
Greg Siegel ...
Greg
James Feldman ...
James
...
Andres
...
Himself
...
Himself / Mark 'Pappy' Jeung
Laura Labo ...
Laura
...
Himself
...
Willie
...
Waylan's Love
Chevonne Moore ...
Chevonne
Jordan Morris ...
Jordan
...
Himself / Dwight Sage
...
Himself / Senior
Edit

Storyline

Comedic actor Dax Shepard wants to change genres: with friend and producer Nate Tuck, he concocts a concept for an action film featuring martial arts. They drop in on Ashton Kutcher to see if he'll co-star, ask Jon Favreau to direct, and seek advice from Tom Arnold (because he was in "True Lies"). The road to a green light is rough, full of stops and cul-de-sacs. Along the way there's a front-yard wrestling match with Bradley Cooper and David Koechner, back stories on other Shepard/Tuck ventures, and a rupture in a life-long friendship. Can Dax get his kung-fu movie made in spite of rejection? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Not every idea is a winner

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 April 2011 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Conan: The Island of Misfit Roys: Scheider Edition (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
If Dax would have just studied up a bit more on mockumentaries, this could have been comedy gold!
18 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film was supposed to be filmed as a mockumentary, Dax Shepard has actually been filming sequences since 2006 in order make this movie, which is all about him trying to get this movie (Brother's Justice) made in Hollywood. Some of it works, some of it don't, let me tell you why.

Dax Shepard comes up with a brilliant (or so he thinks) movie idea about two brothers. One gets kidnapped by a biker gang who also happens to deal or is on (I'm not sure which) crystal meth and the other brother comes to his rescue. Once he's infiltrated the biker gang and gained their trust, he saves his brother's life and must fight down the mountain. I guess the biker gang likes to drive their motorcycles up into the mountains. I dunno, don't ask. He calls his best friend (and producing partner) Nate Tuck to help him with the project. Nate agrees and they embark on a semi-hilarious journey through Hollywood's red tape. When his agent refuses, he realizes that he's got to "package" the movie with some big-time names, so he stops by a few of his friends' houses (Ashton Kutcher, Tom Arnold, Jon Favreau) and asks for help.

There are a lot of funny moments in Brother's Justice. The only problem is, it would have been a hell of a lot funnier if we didn't already know that this is just one big joke. From the poster and the trailer to the bad acting by Nate Tuck, we've already been let in on the hoax. Why would you spoil something that you've been working on for four years? Dax is convincing enough but his partner-in-crime is certainly not. There are a few moments when Dax does take the bit a little too far (crying, yelling). It makes him come off as a spoiled Hollywood brat or makes him look like he's struggling with bi-polar disorder, your choice. Even the celebs who do cameos are great at keeping up the appearance that Dax is serious about doing this. If Nate's acting doesn't clue you in, there's also those "fake trailers" that Dax and Nate make in order to sell their idea to Hollywood. Their goal is to film a few short scenes and show the Hollywood people so they can visualize Dax in the role that's being pitched. They are beyond ridiculous. At least try to make them look real. As they are, they're goofy, silly and it makes Dax look like some newcomer on YouTube, not a seasoned actor.

There's still plenty of funny to be found, though. It's just too bad that Dax didn't study up on some mockumentaries like Best in Show or For Your Consideration directed by Christopher Guest. What is now just a mediocre attempt at mocking could have been one of the greats, like This is Spinal Tap. Be sure to sit through all the credits for the bloopers and an additional scene with Seth Green that is easily one of the best scenes in the movie. More reviews at www.soveryterry.com Final Grade: B-


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
great film, lots of laugh out loud moments baynegibby
Is this true or just the movie's plot? eandsproduction
WHEN DOES THIS COME OUT!??! Pyro_misfit_666
Theatrical release?!!! kaliboom
Thumbs up from Austin audiences tim-411
2011 Newport Beach Film Festival – Special Screening yudhoskudos-25-381275
Discuss Brother's Justice (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?