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Brothers is a dramatic film that deals with the harsh realities of military family life. Captain Sam Cahill receives deployment orders for a tour in Afghanistan. Through a series of misfortunes, Sam is missing in action and is presumed dead. His wife, Grace is notified, shortly before his brother, Tommy visits her home. Tommy has a history of always finding trouble and Grace is reluctant to allow him entry at first.

Tommy moves into Grace and Sam’s home to help Grace and her children, as he believes Sam would want to him to do. They begin to spend a vast amount of time together and build a bond. Nevertheless, they remain plutonic as, they both feel it is wrong to start a relationship since Tommy is Sam’s brother. He does, however, remodel her kitchen as a gift to show his appreciation and hopefully take Grace's mind off of her loss.

Meanwhile, Sam is still alive and is a prisoner of war in Afghanistan. Sam experiences his own private hell as he is the captain, and he swore to protect Private Joe Willis, who is also a prisoner. After Willis is murdered, Sam manages to escape his capturers and fights to get back home. U.S. military forces locate him and notify Grace that he is still alive. Sam is finally coming home.

Upon Sam’s arrival home, everything and everyone are different. After all, he has been presumed dead for nearly a year. His daughter, Elsie is angry and wants nothing to do with him, and he discovers that Tommy has lived in his home with his wife and family while he was gone. Succumbing to the effects of Post Trauma Stress Disorder it is all too much for Sam, who is convinced that his wife was unfaithful and had an affair with Tommy.

Brothers is an Drama, Thriller, War movie that was released in 2009 and has a run time of 1 hr 44 min. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1 and a MetaScore of 58.

Brothers is available to watch and stream, download, buy on demand at Hulu, Apple TV+, The Roku Channel, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, iTunes, YouTube VOD online. Some platforms allow you to rent Brothers for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

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| 2009 | 1 hr 44 min | 7.1/10 | 58/100
Cast
Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman, Sam Shepard
Director
Jim Sheridan
Produced By
Michael De Luca, Sigurjón Sighvatsson, Ryan Kavanaugh
Language
English
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