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The Best Movies About Brothers

Updated September 15, 2020 768 votes 162 voters 13.7k views43 items

List RulesMovies about brothers, step-brothers, and bros.

There’s nothing like the bond between brothers; 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, intense dramas, action thrillers, while others are about two brothers fighting. 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, House of Strangers, The Godfather Part III, A River Runs Through It, and Legends of the Fall.

Hang out with a brother or 2 for a fun movie night, vote for your favorite brother movies below and vote down the ones you don't want to see at the top of the list.

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    Warrior is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    Warrior

    Jennifer Morrison, Tom Hardy

    Released2011

    Directed byGavin O'Connor

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    Legends of the Fall is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    Legends of the Fall

    Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins

    Released1994

    Directed byEdward Zwick

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    A River Runs Through It is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    A River Runs Through It

    Brad Pitt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    Released1992

    Directed byRobert Redford

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    The Prince of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    The Prince of Egypt

    Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released1998

    Directed byBrenda Chapman, Simon Wells, Steve Hickner

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    On the Waterfront is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    On the Waterfront

    Marlon Brando, Eva Marie Saint

    Released1954

    Directed byElia Kazan

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    American History X is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    American History X

    Edward Norton, Edward Furlong

    Released1998

    Directed byTony Kaye

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    The Godfather Part II is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    The Godfather Part II

    Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

    Released1974

    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

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    The Tree of Life is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    The Tree of Life

    Brad Pitt, Sean Penn

    Released2011

    Directed byTerrence Malick

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    Step Brothers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    Step Brothers

    Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen

    Released2008

    Directed byAdam McKay

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    Four Brothers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    Four Brothers

    Sofía Vergara, Mark Wahlberg

    Released2005

    Directed byJohn Singleton

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    Thor: Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    Thor: Ragnarok

    Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston

    Released2017

    Directed byTaika Waititi

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    Backdraft is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    Backdraft

    Robert De Niro, Kurt Russell

    Released1991

    Directed byRon Howard

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    Thor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    Thor

    Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman

    Released2011

    Directed byKenneth Branagh

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    Onward is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    Onward

    Chris Pratt, Tom Holland

    Released2020

    Directed byDan Scanlon

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    The Brothers Grimm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    The Brothers Grimm

    Monica Bellucci, Matt Damon

    Released2005

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

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    Boyz n the Hood is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    Boyz n the Hood

    Ice Cube, Angela Bassett

    Released1991

    Directed byJohn Singleton

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    Sabrina is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    Sabrina

    Harrison Ford, Paul Giamatti

    Released1995

    Directed bySydney Pollack

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    Thor: The Dark World is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    Thor: The Dark World

    Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman

    Released2013

    Directed byAlan Taylor

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    Stella's Last Weekend is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    Stella's Last Weekend

    Nat Wolff, Alex Wolff

    Released2018

    Directed byPolly Draper

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    A History of Violence is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    A History of Violence

    Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello

    Released2005

    Directed byDavid Cronenberg

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    True Confessions is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    True Confessions

    Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

    Released1981

    Directed byUlu Grosbard

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    Gattaca is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    Gattaca

    Uma Thurman, Jude Law

    Released1997

    Directed byAndrew Niccol

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    The Godfather is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    The Godfather

    Al Pacino, Marlon Brando

    Released1972

    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

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    Sing Street is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    Sing Street

    Aidan Gillen, Jack Reynor

    Released2016

    Directed byJohn Carney

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    Dead Ringers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies About Brothers
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    Dead Ringers

    Jeremy Irons, Jill Hennessy

    Released1988

    Directed byDavid Cronenberg

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