2 Brothers & a Bride
2 Brothers & a Bride (2003)

Two men look for a wife -- just one will do, thank you -- in this offbeat comedy. Jake (Tim Blake Nelson) and Josh (David Arquette) are two brothers who live and work in a vegetable farm somewhere in the Midwest, where they're looked… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: January 21, 2003
DVD Release Date: July 6, 2004
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Critic Score: 46% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

It's Tim Blake Nelson's character who keeps the plot from spinning out of control, because he has a natural and unforced respect for these women that he yanks his brother's chain and keeps their mission on course.

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Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

Neither funny enough to be a comedy nor serious enough to pass for drama.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

For those who are easily pleased.

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Robert K. Elder
Chicago Tribune

Spirited indie film that could be improved by a gifted editor.

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Bill Muller
Arizona Republic

This is one case where the director would have been better off pointing his camera at real subjects. The truth, in this case, is almost sure to be stranger than the fiction.

Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Nelson's charisma keeps the film watchable, but there are few laughs or surprises.

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

Good piece of work.

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Hazel-Dawn Dumpert
L.A. Weekly

A competently assembled yet perplexingly affectless romantic comedy.

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E! Online

In the end, it's not going to bother anyone, and it's funnier than it has a right to be. Just don't expect real comedic insight into the ways human beings stumble into love.

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Flixster Audience Score: 38% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
I really, really liked this movie. It is not a laugh out loud kind of comedy, It is a subtle, humorous look at two brothers' quest in finding a wife in… More
Leo L
A favorite.