The Sisters Brothers (2018) Movie Review, cast and plot


The Sisters Brothers is a 2018 western dark comedy movie. This film is directed by Jacques Audiard from a screenplay that he co-wrote with Thomas Bidegain. The Sisters Brothers movie is based on the novel of the same name by Patrick deWit. Sisters and Brothers is Audiard’s first English-language film.

The Movie stars include John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix as the two notorious assassin brothers Eli and Charlie Sisters, Jake Gyllenhaal, Riz Ahmed, and Rutger Hauer. It had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival on the 2nd of September 2018.

This Movie is scheduled to be released on 21 September 2018 by Annapurna Pictures. The movie follows the two notorious assassin brothers Eli and Charlie Sisters that get caught up in the California Gold Rush.

The Sisters Brothers Movie plot


The movie is Based on Patrick DeWitt’s novel. The Sisters Brothers revolve around the colorfully named gold prospector Hermann Kermit Warm. He is being pursued across 1000 miles of 1850s Oregon desert to San Francisco by the notorious assassins Eli and Charlie Sisters.


The Sisters Brothers Movie cast

  • John C. Reilly: as Eli Sisters, hitman, Charlie’s brother
  • Aldo Maland: as Young Eli Sisters
  • Joaquin Phoenix: as Charlie Sisters, hitman, Eli’s brother
  • Theo Exarchopoulus: as Young Charlie Sisters
  • Jake Gyllenhaal: as John Morris, John is a detective assigned to bring Warm to the Sisters Brothers
  • Riz Ahmed: as Hermann Kermit Warm, Hermann is a chemist who has concocted a formula for finding gold
  • Rutger Hauer: as Commodore, the Sisters Brothers’ boss
  • Carol Kane: as Mrs. Sisters, the mother of the Sisters Brothers
  • Rebecca Root: as Mayfield
  • Ian Reddington: as The Father
  • Richard Brake: as Rex
  • Allison Tolman: as Girl Mayfield Saloon
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The Sisters Brothers Movie Overview

Directed by Jacques Audiard
Produced by
  • Rosa Attab
  • Pascal Caucheteux
  • Michael De Luca
  • Allison Dickey
  • John C. Reilly
Screenplay by Jacques Audiard
Thomas Bidegain
Based on The Sisters Brothers
by Patrick deWitt
  • John C. Reilly
  • Joaquin Phoenix
  • Jake Gyllenhaal
  • Riz Ahmed
  • Rutger Hauer
Music by Alexandre Desplat
Cinematography Benoît Debie
Edited by
  • Jonathan Amos
  • Juliette Welfling
  • Paul Machliss
  • Why Not Productions
  • Annapurna Pictures
  • Page 114 Productions
Distributed by Annapurna Pictures
Release date
  • 2 September 2018(Venice)
  • 21 September 2018(United States)
Running time
121 minutes
  • United States
  • France
Language English



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