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The Best Movies About Brothers

Updated January 5, 2021 992 votes 187 voters 15.2k views124 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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  • Warrior1
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    Warrior

    Jennifer Morrison, Tom Hardy

    Released2011

    Directed byGavin O'Connor

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  • Legends of the Fall2
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    Legends of the Fall

    Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins

    Released1994

    Directed byEdward Zwick

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  • A River Runs Through It3
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    A River Runs Through It

    Brad Pitt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    Released1992

    Directed byRobert Redford

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  • Four Brothers4
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    Four Brothers

    Sofía Vergara, Mark Wahlberg

    Released2005

    Directed byJohn Singleton

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  • The Prince of Egypt5
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    The Prince of Egypt

    Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released1998

    Directed byBrenda Chapman, Simon Wells, Steve Hickner

  • Onward6
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    Onward

    Chris Pratt, Tom Holland

    Released2020

    Directed byDan Scanlon

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  • The Godfather Part II7
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    The Godfather Part II

    Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

    Released1974

    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

  • Step Brothers8
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    Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen

    Released2008

    Directed byAdam McKay

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  • American History X9
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    American History X

    Edward Norton, Edward Furlong

    Released1998

    Directed byTony Kaye

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  • Backdraft10
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    Robert De Niro, Kurt Russell

    Released1991

    Directed byRon Howard

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    On the Waterfront

    Marlon Brando, Eva Marie Saint

    Released1954

    Directed byElia Kazan

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  • The Brothers Grimm12
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    Monica Bellucci, Matt Damon

    Released2005

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  • Thor13
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    Thor

    Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman

    Released2011

    Directed byKenneth Branagh

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  • Boyz n the Hood14
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    Boyz n the Hood

    Ice Cube, Angela Bassett

    Released1991

    Directed byJohn Singleton

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    We Own the Night

    Eva Mendes, Mark Wahlberg

    Released2007

    Directed byJames Gray

  • True Confessions16
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    True Confessions

    Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

    Released1981

    Directed byUlu Grosbard

  • Thor: Ragnarok17
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    Thor: Ragnarok

    Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston

    Released2017

    Directed byTaika Waititi

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    Thor: The Dark World

    Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman

    Released2013

    Directed byAlan Taylor

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  • Sing Street19
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    Aidan Gillen, Jack Reynor

    Released2016

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  • Stella's Last Weekend20
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    Nat Wolff, Alex Wolff

    Released2018

    Directed byPolly Draper

  • Sabrina21
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    Sabrina

    Harrison Ford, Paul Giamatti

    Released1995

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  • Dead Ringers22
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    Jeremy Irons, Jill Hennessy

    Released1988

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  • Gattaca23
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    Gattaca

    Uma Thurman, Jude Law

    Released1997

    Directed byAndrew Niccol

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  • East of Eden24
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    East of Eden

    James Dean, Burl Ives

    Released1955

    Directed byElia Kazan

  • House of Strangers25
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    House of Strangers

    Susan Hayward, Edward G. Robinson

    Released1949

    Directed byJoseph L. Mankiewicz