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The Sisters Brothers (2018)

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In 1850s Oregon, a gold prospector is chased by the infamous duo of assassins, the Sisters brothers.

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Jacques Audiard

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Jacques Audiard (screenplay by), Thomas Bidegain (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John C. Reilly ... Eli Sisters
Joaquin Phoenix ... Charlie Sisters
Jake Gyllenhaal ... John Morris
Riz Ahmed ... Hermann Kermit Warm
Rebecca Root ... Mayfield
Allison Tolman ... Girl Mayfield Saloon
Rutger Hauer ... The Commodore
Carol Kane ... Mrs. Sisters
Patrice Cossonneau Patrice Cossonneau ... Blount (as Patrice Cossoneau)
Zac Abbott Zac Abbott ... Blount Guy Dying
David Gasman ... Relay Owner
Philip Rosch ... Storekeeper Pioneer Town 2
Creed Bratton ... Quarrel Saloon Guy Town 2
Lenuta Bala Lenuta Bala ... Woman with the Bortsch
Jochen Hägele ... Horse Dealer Town 3
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Storyline

Based on Patrick DeWitt's novel, The Sisters Brothers revolves around the colourfully named gold prospector Hermann Kermit Warm, who's being pursued across 1000 miles of 1850s Oregon desert to San Francisco by the notorious assassins Eli and Charlie Sisters. Except Eli is having a personal crisis and beginning to doubt the longevity of his chosen career. And Hermann might have a better offer. Written by Polly_Kat

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Brothers by blood. Sisters by name.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence including disturbing images, language, and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

19 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Aragón, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$115,575, 23 September 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,094,904, 15 November 2018
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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On a budget estimated to be somewhere between $30 and $40m, " The Sisters Brothers" had only taken in $1m in 4 weeks of limited release. See more »

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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Sisters Brothers (2018) See more »

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All my favorite actors in one fantastic film!
3 October 2018 | by wowiecazowieSee all my reviews

This is a different kind of western in the best possible way. Phoenix and Rileys scenes together are captivating, hilarious, shocking, etc.! And the bond between Gyllenhaal and Ahmed was beautiful and charming. Throughout the showing, people would audibly gasp and laugh and scream (including myself) which was so refreshing! I cannot wait to show this to my whole family! And Jake, if you're reading this, please contact me ASAP!!!


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