The Sisters Brothers (2018) – Movie Review

Review of 2018 western movie The Sisters Brothers. In 1850s Oregon, a gold prospector is chased by the infamous duo of assassins, the Sisters brothers.

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.

Director: Jacques Audiard
Writer: Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain
Novel by: Patrick DeWitt
Stars: John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal, Riz Ahmed

Genre: Adventure, Dark Comedy, Crime, Drama, Western
Release Date: October 19, 2018
Runtime: 2h 00min
Production Company: Why Not Productions, Annapurna Pictures, Page 114 Productions
Distributed by: Annapurna Pictures
US MPAA Rating: R
Canadian MPA Rating: PG-14

Budget: $38 million
Opening Weekend Box Office (Wide Release): $757K
Domestic Box Office: $3 million

IMDB Score: 7.2
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metascore: 78
Review Scores as of November 11, 2018.

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