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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.

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Gary Hardwick

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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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There is nothing like a good woman to make a brother want to be a man. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Bracia See more »

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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Screen Gems See more »
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Dolby Digital | DTS | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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

Quotes

Jesse Caldwell: So you've known me for a while, and all of a sudden, you ask me out. What took you so long?
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References Amistad (1997) See more »

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Good Love
Performed by R.L.
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Good Report
2 April 2001 | by nikki77See all my reviews

I think this was a great movie. I think it depicted positively things that are happening now to Black people. I also think that it was not a men's version of Waiting to Exhale. I thoroughly enjoyed it. I thought that Morris Chestnut played his role superbly. It was a nice role for D.L as well. I think that more could have been done with Bill's character but overall I was quite pleased with the result of this movie.


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