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Brother's Keeper (2002)

An ex-cop covers for her mentally ill brother's crimes. As his apparent involvement in a murder she is investigating grows, she discovers how far she'll go to protect him.

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John Badham
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeanne Tripplehorn ... Lucinda Pond
Corin Nemec ... Ellis Pond
Leland Orser ... Travis Adler
Evan Parke ... Arthur 'Junior' Fortis, Jr. (as Evan Dexter Parke)
Brian Jensen Brian Jensen ... David Pond
Ben Cardinal ... Running Bear
Britt McKillip ... Young Lucinda / Marcie
Cameron Bright ... Young Ellis (as Cameron Crigger)
Andrew Jackson ... Adam Ruane
William S. Taylor ... Fred Tierney
Patricia Drake Patricia Drake ... Ritchie
Noel Callahan Noel Callahan ... Kelly Hewitt
Peter LaCroix ... Tom Hewitt
Kathryn Kirkpatrick ... Aileen Hewitt
Lloyd Berry ... Lloyd Murgin
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Storyline

An ex-cop covers for her mentally ill brother's crimes. As his apparent involvement in a murder she is investigating grows, she discovers how far she'll go to protect him.

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Thriller | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Brother's Keeper See more »

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Stereo
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As of January 2016, this was the final feature film to be directed by John Badham See more »

Quotes

Ellis Pond: Is Mr. Wall there?
Lucinda Pond: No, Mr. Wall's not here.
Ellis Pond: Is Mrs. Wall there?
Lucinda Pond: No, Mrs. Wall's not here.
Ellis Pond: Are there any Walls there?
Lucinda Pond: No, there are no Walls here.
Ellis Pond: Then what's holding up your house?
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Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »

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Awesome
30 March 2005 | by LiZard15See all my reviews

A very well directed and well performed movie. Actress Jeanne Tripplehorn and Corin Nemec do an excellent job in the portraying the characters of Lucinda and Ellis Pond very well. The riddles through out the entire film were great. The movie makes you think and wonder who the killer really is and you don't expect it to be who it truly is. A very good film with lots of good twists. Director, John Badham, has done a great job in showing the flashbacks which proceed throughout the entire film about what happened to Ellis and Lucinda when they were still children. All in all a very good film, a thriller that is worth watching.


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