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List Rules Movies about brothers, step-brothers, and bros.

There’s nothing like the bond between siblings; sometimes our siblings become our closest friends in life because they simply know us the best! A great movie about a sibling will either be inspirational about the natural bond between them, or could be one of sibling rivalry. Either way, there’s sure to be a great flick featured on this page that will suit your movie tastes! What are the best movies about brothers?
 
The movies featured on this list range in styles and genres – some are based on a true story while others are completely fictional. Some are hilarious comedies, others are dramatic thrillers. No matter what you're in the mood for, there's a great film to watch about brothers.
 
This list has the best movies about brothers, including: Warrior, Step Brothers, Thor: The Dark World, House of Strangers, The Godfather Part III, A River Runs Through It, and Legends of the Fall.

Cuddle up with your brother for a fun movie night, vote for your favorite brother movie below or add one you love that isn't already on the list.

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The Godfather Part II is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
The Godfather Part II Al Pacino, Robert De Niro Robert Duvall

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Warrior Jennifer Morrison, Tom Hardy Nick Nolte

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Legends of the Fall Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins Julia Ormond

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Step Brothers Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen Mary Steenburgen

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On the Waterfront is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
On the Waterfront Marlon Brando, Eva Marie Saint Rod Steiger

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East of Eden James Dean, Burl Ives Raymond Massey

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Shoot the Piano Player Charles Aznavour, Michèle Mercier Daniel Boulanger

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House of Strangers Susan Hayward, Edward G. Robinson Debra Paget

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You're Next Sharni Vinson, Barbara Crampton Amy Seimetz

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Boyz n the Hood Ice Cube, Angela Bassett Cuba Gooding Jr.

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Backdraft is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
Backdraft Robert De Niro, Kurt Russell Jennifer Jason Leigh

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The Brothers Grimm Monica Bellucci, Matt Damon Lena Headey

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A History of Violence Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello Ed Harris

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A River Runs Through It Brad Pitt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Robert Redford

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Gattaca Uma Thurman, Jude Law Ethan Hawke

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The Tree of Life Brad Pitt, Sean Penn Jessica Chastain

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Sabrina Harrison Ford, Paul Giamatti Julia Ormond

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Rocco and His Brothers Claudia Cardinale, Alain Delon Annie Girardot

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Barry Lyndon Ryan O'Neal, Leonard Rossiter Hardy Krüger

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Trading Places is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
Trading Places Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis Dan Aykroyd

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Adaptation Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep Maggie Gyllenhaal

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Dead Ringers Jeremy Irons, Jill Hennessy Geneviève Bujold

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The King of Marvin Gardens Jack Nicholson, Ellen Burstyn Bruce Dern

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Thor: The Dark World is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
Thor: The Dark World Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings Chris Hemsworth

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Ran Tatsuya Nakadai, Susumu Terajima Jinpachi Nezu

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Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Marisa Tomei, Ethan Hawke Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Rudo y Cursi Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna Salvador Zerboni

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The Indian Runner Viggo Mortensen, Patricia Arquette Dennis Hopper

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Stuck on You Tom Brady, Eva Mendes Cher