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The Brotherhood (1968)

PG-13 | | Crime, Drama | 1969 (Austria)
The son of a powerful Mafia don comes home from his army service in Vietnam and wants to lead his own life, but family tradition, intrigues and powerplays involving his older brother ... See full summary »

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The son of a powerful Mafia don comes home from his army service in Vietnam and wants to lead his own life, but family tradition, intrigues and powerplays involving his older brother dictate otherwise, and he finds himself being slowly drawn back into that world. Written by anonymous

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Honor. Loyalty. Betrayal.

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Rated PG-13 for some violence | See all certifications »
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Excellent precursor to the Godfather
23 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

When this movie first came out it was unfairly shunned by critics and the movie industry. But now 31 years later The Brotherhood can now fully be enjoyed by fans as an excellent precursor to the Godfather. Kirk Douglas heads an all-star cast in this excellently written, excellently acted,and most of all excellently made picture.


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