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The Best Movies About Sibling Relationships 

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Updated April 24, 2020 1.3k votes 362 voters 61.6k views 59 items
A list of the best sibling relationship movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This brother and sister relationship movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about siblings are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about sibling relationships you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous sibling relationship movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these sibling relationship movie titles for more information about the films.This list includes E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, The Godfather Part II and more items.This list answers the questions, "What are the best sibling relationship movies?" and "What is the greatest sibling relationship movie of all time?" Various bits of information are included with these popular sibling relationship movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these sibling relationship movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good sibling relationship movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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Lee Kirby added Tia Carrere, Ving Rhames, Kevin Michael Richardson

Released: 2002

Directed by: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders

Lilo & Stitch is a 2002 American animated action-adventure comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures on June 21, 2002. The 42nd ...more

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Lee Kirby added Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis

Released: 1993

Directed by: Lasse Hallström

What's Eating Gilbert Grape is a 1993 American drama film directed by Lasse Hallström and starring Johnny Depp, Juliette Lewis, Darlene Cates, and Leonardo DiCaprio. Peter Hedges wrote the ...more

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestri... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies About Sibling Relationships
Lee Kirby added Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

Released: 1982

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a 1982 American science fiction-family film co-produced and directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Melissa Mathison, featuring special effects by Carlo ...more

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Lee Kirby added Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, Judi Dench

Released: 2005

Directed by: Joe Wright

Pride & Prejudice is a 2005 British romance film directed by Joe Wright and based on Jane Austen's novel of the same name, published in 1813. The film depicts five sisters from an English ...more

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Rain Man is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Sibling Relationships
Lee Kirby added Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman, Valeria Golino

Released: 1988

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Rain Man is a 1988 American drama film directed by Barry Levinson and written by Barry Morrow and Ronald Bass. It tells the story of an abrasive and selfish yuppie, Charlie Babbitt, who ...more

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Frozen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies About Sibling Relationships
but chickens double d added Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Alan Tudyk

Released: 2013

Directed by: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee

Frozen is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy–comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 53rd animated feature in the ...more

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The Godfather Part II is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies About Sibling Relationships
Lee Kirby added Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

Released: 1974

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

The Godfather Part II is a 1974 American epic crime film produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola from a screenplay co-written with Mario Puzo, starring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro. ...more

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies About Sibling Relationships
Lee Kirby added Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones

Released: 1986

Directed by: John Hughes

Ferris Bueller's Day Off is a 1986 American comedy film written, produced and directed by John Hughes. The film follows high school senior Ferris Bueller, who skips school and spends the day in ...more

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Natalie Portman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan

Released: 2009

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Brothers is a 2009 American psychological drama war film directed by Jim Sheridan, and a remake of Susanne Bier's 2004 Danish film Brødre. Sam Cahill (Tobey Maguire) returns from being ...more

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Lee Kirby added Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Mark Wahlberg

Released: 2010

Directed by: David O. Russell

The Fighter is a 2010 American biographical sports drama film directed by David O. Russell. Fledgling boxer Micky Ward (Mark Wahlberg) tries to escape the shadow of his more famous but troubled ...more

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alan-gagnon added Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen, Mary Steenburgen

Released: 2008

Directed by: Adam McKay

Step Brothers is a 2008 American buddy slapstick comedy film starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly. The screenplay was written by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay, from a story written by them ...more

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RachelEllenMcKibben added Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Luke Wilson

Released: 2014

Directed by: Craig Johnson

The Skeleton Twins is a 2013 drama and comedy film directed by Craig Johnson.
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RachelEllenMcKibben added Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Rose Byrne

Released: 2014

Directed by: Shawn Levy

This Is Where I Leave You is a 2014 American comedy-drama film directed by Shawn Levy. It is based on the book of the same name by Jonathan Tropper, who also wrote the film's screenplay. The ...more

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Lawless is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Sibling Relationships
jennupai added Jessica Chastain, Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf

Released: 2012

Directed by: John Hillcoat

Lawless is a 2012 American drama film directed by John Hillcoat. The screenplay by Nick Cave is based on the historical novel The Wettest County in the World by Matt Bondurant. The film stars ...more

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Released: 1998

Directed by: Brenda Chapman, Simon Wells, Steve Hickner

The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated epic musical biblical film and the first traditionally animated film produced and released by DreamWorks Pictures. The film is an adaptation of ...more

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Emily Blunt, Steve Carell, Dane Cook

Released: 2007

Directed by: Peter Hedges

Dan in Real Life is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Peter Hedges, starring Steve Carell, Alison Pill, Juliette Binoche, Dianne Wiest, John Mahoney and Dane Cook.

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jennupai added Jennifer Morrison, Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte

Released: 2011

Directed by: Gavin O'Connor

Warrior is a 2011 American sports drama film directed by Gavin O'Connor and starring Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton as two estranged brothers whose entrance into a mixed martial arts tournament ...more

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Raging Bull is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Sibling Relationships
Lee Kirby added Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Martin Scorsese

Released: 1980

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Raging Bull is a 1980 American biographical black-and-white sports drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, produced by Robert Chartoff and Irwin Winkler and adapted by Paul Schrader and Mardik ...more

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Lee Kirby added Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Woody Allen, Carrie Fisher

Released: 1986

Directed by: Woody Allen

Hannah and Her Sisters is a 1986 American comedy-drama film which tells the intertwined stories of an extended family over two years that begins and ends with a family Thanksgiving dinner. The ...more

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Lee Kirby added Zooey Deschanel, Elizabeth Banks, Rashida Jones

Released: 2011

Directed by: Jesse Peretz

Our Idiot Brother is a 2011 American comedy-drama film directed by Jesse Peretz and starring Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, and Emily Mortimer. The script was written by Evgenia ...more

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Lee Kirby added Susan Sarandon, Jason Segel, Judy Greer

Released: 2011

Directed by: Mark Duplass, Jay Duplass

Jeff, Who Lives at Home is an American comedy-drama film starring Jason Segel and Ed Helms, written and directed by Jay and Mark Duplass and co-starring Judy Greer and Susan Sarandon. The film ...more

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jennupai added Pierce Brosnan, Robert Pattinson, Emilie de Ravin

Released: 2010

Directed by: Allen Coulter

Remember Me is a 2010 American romantic coming of age drama film directed by Allen Coulter, and screenplay by Will Fetters. It stars Robert Pattinson, Emilie de Ravin, Chris Cooper, Lena Olin ...more

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RachelEllenMcKibben added Rachel McAdams, Sarah Jessica Parker, Claire Danes

Released: 2005

Directed by: Thomas Bezucha

The Family Stone is a 2005 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Thomas Bezucha. Produced by Michael London and distributed by 20th Century Fox, it stars an ensemble cast, including ...more

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The Parent Trap is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies About Sibling Relationships
DeborahTragasz added Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Kat Graham

Released: 1998

Directed by: Nancy Meyers

The Parent Trap is a 1998 romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Nancy Meyers, and produced and co-written by Charles Shyer. It is the second adaptation of Erich Kästner's German ...more

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Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Isabela Moner

Released: 2018

Directed by: Sean Anders

Instant Family is a 2018 comedy film directed by Sean Anders. Couple Pete (Mark Wahlberg) and Ellie (Rose Byrne) find themselves in over their heads when they adopt three children.