Brothers (2009)

Brothers was released on DVD on March 23, 2010
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Storyline:

BROTHERS tells the powerful story of two siblings, thirty-something Captain Sam Cahill (Tobey Maguire) and younger brother Tommy Cahill (Jake Gyllenhaal), who are polar opposites. A Marine about to embark on his fourth tour of duty, Sam is a steadfast family man married to his high school sweetheart, the aptly named Grace (Natalie Portman), with whom he has two young daughters. Tommy, his charismatic younger brother, is a drifter just out of jail who’s always gotten by on wit and charm. When his Black Hawk helicopter is shot down in the mountains Sam is presumed dead and the Cahill family suddenly faces a shocking void. Tommy tries to fill in for his brother by assuming newfound responsibility for himself, Grace, and the children. In the grief and strangeness of their new lives, Grace and Tommy are naturally drawn together. Their longstanding frostiness dissolves, but both are frightened and ashamed of the mutual attraction that has replaced it.

But Sam is not dead; he and a fellow soldier have been captured by Taliban fighters. In Afghanistan’s harsh, remote Pamir Mountains, Sam is subjected to traumas that threaten to rob him of his very humanity. At the same time that Sam’s sense of self is being destroyed overseas, Tommy’s self-image is strengthening at home.

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On DVD:

US DVD Release Date March 23, 2010
UK DVD Release Date UK - Not announced
Australia DVD Release Date AU - Not announced

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Complete Movie Details

Run time 105 minutes
DVD and Blu-ray Release Date March 23, 2010
Actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Tobey Maguire, Natalie Portman, Sam Shepard, Jenny Wade, Patrick Flueger, Taylor Geare, Bailee Madison, Mare Winningham, Clifton Collins Jr.
Directed by Jim Sheridan
Studio Lionsgate
MPAA R (Rated R for language and some disturbing violent content)
Gross $28,501,651
Genre(s) Drama
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