The Brothers Bloom Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 4818

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 61

Theatrical Release Date: 05/29/2009

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 01/12/2010

Language: English

Genre: Adventure, Comedy

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Rian Johnson

Actors: Rachel Weisz, Mark Ruffalo, Adrien Brody, Robbie Coltrane, Rinko Kikuchi, Nora Zehetner

Plot: Two expert con men decide to take on one last job: showing a beautiful, eccentric heiress the time of her life while traveling the world. -- Chris Kavan

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 03/22/2024

A slight but breezy old-fashioned caper.

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aclockworkPsycho - wrote on 10/14/2011

Uber FANTASTIC! Rian Johnson aho made BRICK. Clearly this was going to be good. I enjoyed it. Great plot. Great acting. Loved the wardrobe for these characters. Suits just made my day. Saw Joseph Gorden-Levitt for a split second in his cameo. Loved it. He was in brick too? YES HE WAS!!! A great film from a very romising director. Can't wait to see what he brings us next.

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mitchellyoung - wrote on 07/05/2011

Doesn't hold the same fascinating depth as Johnson's first film, but The Brothers Bloom is an often funny, lighthearted caper romp that packs an emotional punch by its conclusion. Johnson is a master at creating fully-realized quirky characters and razor-sharp dialogue. Rather than make a con movie that spends a long time detailing the planning and execution of the con (ahem, Ocean's Eleven + sequels), it uses the con as a backdrop for a compelling film about the relationships of his characters.

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"The Brothers Bloom" by Yojimbo

Yojimbo - wrote on 06/14/2012

One of two brothers and professional con men is persuaded by the other to embark on one last job, but is the object of the exercise the eccentric millionairess or the unhappy grifter himself? I loved Rian Johnson's debut Brick and The Brothers Bloom has the same kind of literary, post modern feel to it. It is a lighter, more quirky affair however, reminding me of Jeunet's work with its blend of the surreal, odd ball yet likeable characters and nods toward silent comedy. It can seem a little self consciously wacky at times, but its charm and enjoyable characters save it from becoming too self-satisfied. The chemistry between Adrien Brody's guilt riddled con artist and Rachel Weisz's socially awkward heiress works really well and the convoluted plot, something akin to a cross between Dirty …

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Bloom is Fun

Allison - wrote on 05/17/2009

Today, I saw The Brothers Bloom and it was surprisingly enjoyable. I like all the main actors: Mark Ruffalo, Adrian Brody, and Rinko Kikuchi (who dances through her role with barely saying a word). However, Rachel Weisz is usually give or take for me, but I really enjoyed her personality in this movie, because she got to show off a little.

Nora Zehetner and Joseph Gordon Levitt from Rian Johnson's directorial debut (Brick) appeared in one club scene.

The problem with a movie like this is that it's going to fall under most people's noses, because it's quirky and cute. However, it was well written. I liked the fact that the film started from the time when the brothers were children.

Just a note, Brick didn't really work for me in all senses. The dialogue wasn't comprehensible …

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