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Is the movie Four Brothers based on a true story?

Last Updated: 27th June, 2021

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The film was roughly based on the 1888 true story of the five Marlow Brothers (George H., Boone, Alfred, Lewellyn, and Charles) of Graham, Texas, in Young County, and Marlow, Oklahoma (then Indian Territory). There the Marlows built a dugout home called "Marlow Camp" in 1880.

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Keeping this in consideration, is Brothers based on a true story?

Brothers is a 2009 American psychological drama war film directed by Jim Sheridan and written by David Benioff. The film also stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Cahill's brother and Natalie Portman as his wife. Both films take inspiration from Homer's epic poem, the Odyssey.

Additionally, why was the mother killed four brothers? Jerry's business is the reason why she was killed. Jerry told a local crime figure, Victor Sweet, to stay away from his business. Their mother filed a report with a dirty cop Fowler (Josh Charles) that got passed on to Victor Sweet. Victor then had Evelyn killed.

does Jack die in 4 brothers?

As for the life insurance, Jeremiah explains that the money went directly to him for his daughters, because he paid all of Evelyn's bills while his other brothers were not around. Back at their home, during a confrontation with Jeremiah, Sweet's men attack the brothers. Jack is shot and killed during the attack.

Is four brothers a remake of The Sons of Katie Elder?

Four Brothers (2005): Singleton's Remake of John Wayne Vehicle, Sons of Katie Elder. Loosely based on “The Sons of Katie Elders,” a far superior Henry Hathaway-John Wayne Western, “Four Brothers” is a diffuse, rambling, lousily made urban revenge tale that's excessively violent.

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