Family The Best Brother-Sister Movies Ever Made  

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This list contains information about brother-sister movies, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best brother-sister movies come in many forms. Some brother sister relationship movies are about the siblings overcoming hardship while other movies about brothers and sisters are comedies. A few of the greatest brother and sister movies are a bit on the creepy side.

What films will you find on this best brother-sister movie list? The Star Wars franchise features one of the strongest brother sister bonds in the entire galaxy. Luke and Leia may have the blood of the dark side pumping through their veins, but they will stop at nothing to help the Rebel Alliance bring peace to all worlds. The Royal Tennenbaums is another great movie about brother-sister relationships. The Wes Anderson classic sits solidly on the creepy side of brother-sister relationships in movies. 

Real life brother and sister Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal appeared as onscreen siblings in the 2001 film Donnie Darko. Other good films that appear on this top brother sister movies list include The Skeleton Twins, Jeepers Creepers, and Cruel Intentions.

Which movie about brothers and sisters do you think deserves the top spot on this list? Give your favorite films a thumbs up and get in on the conversation in the comments section.
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin, Bill Murray The Royal Tenenbaums is a 2001 American comedy-drama film directed by Wes Anderson and co-written with Owen Wilson. The film stars Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Bill Murray, Gwyneth Paltrow, ...more

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Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill Star Wars is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. The first release in the Star Wars franchise, it stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter ...more

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Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom To Kill a Mockingbird is a 1962 American drama film directed by Robert Mulligan. The screenplay by Horton Foote was based on the 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name by Harper Lee. ...more

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George Clooney, Teri Hatcher, Carla Gugino Spy Kids is a 2001 American/Mexican science fantasy family adventure film written and directed by Robert Rodriguez. It is the first installment in the Spy Kids series. Alexa Vega and Daryl ...more

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Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale, Jake Gyllenhaal Donnie Darko is a 2001 American supernatural drama film written and directed by Richard Kelly and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Drew Barrymore, Patrick Swayze, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Noah Wyle, Jena ...more

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Mark Ruffalo, Matthew Broderick, Laura Linney You Can Count on Me is a 2000 American drama film starring Laura Linney, Mark Ruffalo, Rory Culkin, and Matthew Broderick. Written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan, it tells the story of Sammy, ...more

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Cheaper by the Dozen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Brother-Sister Movies Ever Made
Tom Islava added Hilary Duff, Ashton Kutcher, Steve Martin Cheaper by the Dozen is a 2003 American family comedy film which takes its title from the autobiographical book of the same name by Frank Bunker Gilbreth and Lillian Moller Gilbreth, but despite ...more

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Escape to Witch Mountain is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Brother-Sister Movies Ever Made
Amy Boal added Kim Richards, Kyle Richards, Ray Milland Escape to Witch Mountain is a 1975 film based on the novel Escape to Witch Mountain by Alexander Key. It was produced by Walt Disney Productions, released by Buena Vista Distribution Company and ...more

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Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Tara Reid Cruel Intentions is a 1999 American drama film starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon, and Selma Blair. The film is an adaptation of Les Liaisons dangereuses, written ...more

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Zooey Deschanel, Elizabeth Banks, Rashida Jones 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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Paris Hilton, Elisha Cuthbert, Jared Padalecki House of Wax is a 2005 American-Australian horror film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra and stars Chad Michael Murray, Elisha Cuthbert, Brian Van Holt, Paris Hilton, Jared Padalecki, Jon Abrahams, ...more

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Ruth Wilson, Mark Stanley, Sean Bean Dark River is a 2017 British drama film directed by Clio Barnard, loosely based on the novel Trespass by Rose Tremain. Following the death of her father, Alice (Ruth Wilson) returns to her home ...more

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Mirai Moka Kamishiraishi, Haru Kuroki, Gen Hoshino Mirai is a 2018 Japanese animated film directed by Mamoru Hosoda. Kun, a spoiled 4-year-old boy, comes across a magical garden where he meets his future sister Mirai who is now a young woman and ...more

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Philip Seymour Hoffman, Laura Linney, Margo Martindale The Savages is a 2007 American drama film, written and directed by Tamara Jenkins. It stars Philip Seymour Hoffman and Laura Linney and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.

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Justin Long, Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva Jeepers Creepers is a 2001 American horror film written and directed by Victor Salva. The film takes its name from the 1938 song "Jeepers Creepers", which is featured in the film.

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Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Luke Wilson The Skeleton Twins is a 2013 drama and comedy film directed by Craig Johnson.

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RuPaul, Christine Taylor, Shelley Long The Brady Bunch Movie is a 1995 American comedy film based on the 1969–1974 television series The Brady Bunch. The film features all the original regular characters, all played by new actors. It ...more

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Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Sheen Gladiator is a 2000 American-British epic historical drama film directed by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Ralf Möller, Oliver Reed, Djimon Hounsou, ...more

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Adam Sandler, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Emily Watson Punch-Drunk Love is a 2002 romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and starring Adam Sandler, Emily Watson, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Luis ...more

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Tori Spelling, Rachael Leigh Cook, Parker Posey The House of Yes is a 1997 American film starring Parker Posey, Josh Hamilton, Geneviève Bujold, Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Tori Spelling. The movie is based on the play of the same name, ...more

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Ry Russo-Young, Alex Ross Perry, Kate Lyn Sheil The Color Wheel is a 2011 family comedy, romance film directed by Alex Ross Perry and co-written with Carlen Altman .

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Hugh Jackman, Meg Ryan, Liev Schreiber Kate & Leopold is a 2001 romantic-comedy fantasy that tells a story of a duke who travels through time from New York in 1876 to the present and falls in love with a woman in modern New York. ...more