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The Brothers (2001)

R | | 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.

Director:

Gary Hardwick

Writer:

Gary Hardwick
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Morris Chestnut ... Jackson Smith
D.L. Hughley ... Derrick West
Bill Bellamy ... Brian Palmer
Shemar Moore ... Terry White
Gabrielle Union ... Denise Johnson
Tatyana Ali ... Cherie Smith
Jenifer Lewis ... Louise Smith
Tamala Jones ... Sheila West
Clifton Powell ... Fred Smith
Susan Dalian ... BeBe Fales
Marla Gibbs ... Mary West
Julie Benz ... Jesse Caldwell
Vanessa Bell Calloway ... Dr. Thelma Woolridge
Angelle Brooks ... Judge Carla Williams
Kimberly Scott ... Redena's Mom
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Storyline

"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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Refusing To Exhale See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content and language | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Julie Benz and Tatyana Ali co-starred in the 1999 movie "Jawbreaker". See more »

Quotes

Jesse Caldwell: [after Judge Carla rudely insults and snubs them, then walks away] What's her problem?
Brian Palmer: I have no idea.
Judge Carla Williams: [Walking back to the table] Excuse me? What did you say?
Brian Palmer: Carla, we're just trying to have lunch. Why are you making a scene?
Judge Carla Williams: I'm not making a scene. I'm just having girl talk, right? Now, what did you SAY?
Jesse Caldwell: I said, "What's... your... PROBLEM?"
Judge Carla Williams: [Pointing in Jesse's face] My problem is tired-ass men like this, and women like you who get the whole world given to them, but no, no, no, you have to have our ...
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Crazy Credits

The end credits feature out takes. See more »


Soundtracks

Love Don't Love Me
Written by Eric Benét
Performed by Eric Benét
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WHAT?
8 April 2001 | by eatzfaceSee all my reviews

DL hughely was good in this movie. probably the best performance he has ever done in my opinion he is great especially if you are a fan of his and if you enjoyed waiting to exhale and other winston movie you would like this one.But bottom line i think this movie would have been better if it wasnt filled with all winstons.


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Official Sites:

Columbia TriStar | Sony / Screen Gems | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

23 March 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,302,846, 25 March 2001

Gross USA:

$27,457,409

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$27,958,191
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Company Credits

Production Co:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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