The Brothers Grimm Synopsis
Brothers Grimm are con artists who wind up facing mythical creatures they once pretended to fight.
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Gilliam has rarely been more inventive, energetic, or just plain funny.
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Wall Street Journal

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A wildly wondrous reinvention of the story of the chroniclers of dark, occasionally horrific, child-pleasing fairy tales.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
If you're a Gilliam junkie, as I am, you go with it, even when the script by Ehren Kruger (The Skeleton Key) loses its shaky hold on...
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
An absurd mess that's more entertaining than it has any right to be.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
If The Brothers Grimm flies apart like a badly designed airplane (and it does), it still has more going for it than most of the movie fare...
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The result is a bit of a mess: sometimes delightful, sometimes tedious, always creative.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Hugely ambitious but often failing to live up to those ambitions, Terry Gilliam's long-awaited The Brothers Grimm emerges as a folkloric...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Strenous yet flat, The Brothers Grimm is a let's-see-what-sticks spectacle that, coming from Terry Gilliam, is more grim than "Grimm."
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USA Today

By Mike Clark
Brothers never catches fire the way Gilliam's "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" did. And you almost feel during subpar special effects...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It's the cinematic equivalent of an all-dessert meal: After the initial jolt, the lack of any real nourishment is apparent, and it becomes...
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By panther96
Cool special effects, but pretty lame plot....

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Rated PG-13 | For violence, frightening sequences and brief suggestive material
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ Not a fairy tale. For teens and adults.
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