Four Brothers


After the woman who adopted them is shot during a grocery store holdup, four men who were adopted by her as kids come to realise that she was actually executed. They swear revenge, and set about tracking down the mastermind behind the murder. Things get fast and furious pretty quickly. Reviews have been mixed.

109 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Violence).
Action, Crime, Detective/Mystery, Drama, Thriller.

Showtimes

For what we are about to do, the suckers deserve it...
For what we are about to do, the suckers deserve it...

Credits

Cast
Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, André Benjamin, Garrett Hedlund, Terrence Howard, Josh Charles
Director
John Singleton
ScreenplayDavid Elliot, Paul Lovett
MusicDavid Arnold, Ed Shearmur
CinematographyPeter Menzies Jr.
Sound formatsDolby Digital, DTS
SA distributorUIP
Made in2005
Produced byFour Brothers Films Inc., Paramount Pictures, Di Bonavantura Pictures

Official Site | IMDB page | FPB Report | ScreenIt Report

Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreAction
LanguageFrequently, strong and in context of the storyline
NudityNone
SexInfrequently implied
ViolenceFrequently, strong to intense, gratuitous and prolonged
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsAdult theme with contradictions of brotherhood and unity, yet exposing revenge. The method of investigation by the brothers is shown as justifying their negative means to a positive end.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
4
Violence
5
Blood / Gore / Gross
4
Guns / Weapons
5
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
2
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
3
Frightening / Tense Scenes
3
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
4
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
3


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus
Sergio Ben
15
Die Burger
Jeanne Hugo
5
Cape Times
Kenneth Turan
10
Mail & Guardian
Shaun de Waal
12
The Star
Tanya Farber
12
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
10
BBC
Neil Smith
5
Box Office
Annlee Ellingson
8
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
15
eye Weekly
Adam Nayman
1
IMDB Staff
Mark Englehart
10

What the People say

Internet
4086 Netizens
14

Average .. 49%

10




Xax International logo
 Xax International
 2019
 All rights reserved.