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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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    Star Wars
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    Star Wars

    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher

    Released1977

    Directed byGeorge Lucas

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    The Royal Tenenbaums
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    The Royal Tenenbaums

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin

    Released2001

    Directed byWes Anderson

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    House of Wax
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    House of Wax

    Paris Hilton, Elisha Cuthbert

    Released2005

    Directed byJaume Collet-Serra

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    Cheaper by the Dozen
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    Cheaper by the Dozen

    Hilary Duff, Ashton Kutcher

    Released2003

    Directed byShawn Levy

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    Cruel Intentions
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    Cruel Intentions

    Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Michelle Gellar

    Released1999

    Directed byRoger Kumble

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  • 6
    Our Idiot Brother
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    Our Idiot Brother

    Zooey Deschanel, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2011

    Directed byJesse Peretz

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    Escape to Witch Mountain
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    Escape to Witch Mountain

    Kim Richards, Kyle Richards

    Released1975

    Directed byJohn Hough

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  • 8
    Dark River
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    Dark River

    Ruth Wilson, Mark Stanley

    Released2017

    Directed byClio Barnard

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  • 9
    Gladiator
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    Gladiator

    Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix

    Released2000

    Directed byRidley Scott

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    Jeepers Creepers
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    Jeepers Creepers

    Justin Long, Eileen Brennan

    Released2001

    Directed byVictor Salva

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    Donnie Darko
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    Donnie Darko

    Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale

    Released2001

    Directed byRichard Kelly

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    To Kill a Mockingbird
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    To Kill a Mockingbird

    Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck

    Released1962

    Directed byRobert Mulligan

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    Spy Kids
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    Spy Kids

    George Clooney, Teri Hatcher

    Released2001

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

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    The Brady Bunch Movie
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    The Brady Bunch Movie

    RuPaul, Christine Taylor

    Released1995

    Directed byBetty Thomas

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    The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
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    The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

    Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2019

    Directed byMike Mitchell

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    Sextuplets
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    Sextuplets

    Mike Glock, Rick Alvarez

    Released2019

    Directed byMichael Tiddes

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    Adam
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    Adam

    Nicholas Alexander, Bobbi Salvör Menuez

    Released2019

    Directed byRhys Ernst

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    Gretel & Hansel: A Grim Fairy Tale
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    Gretel & Hansel: A Grim Fairy Tale

    Sophia Lillis, Sam Leakey

    Released2020

    Directed byOz Perkins

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    The Willoughbys
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    The Willoughbys

    Will Forte, Maya Rudolph

    Released2020

    Directed byKris Pearn, Cory Evans

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  • 20
    The Savages
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    The Savages

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Laura Linney

    Released2007

    Directed byTamara Jenkins

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    See You Yesterday
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    See You Yesterday

    Eden Duncan-Smith, Dante Crichlow

    Released2019

    Directed byStefon Bristol

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    The Skeleton Twins
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    The Skeleton Twins

    Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader

    Released2014

    Directed byCraig Johnson

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    Mirai
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    Mirai

    Moka Kamishiraishi, Haru Kuroki

    Released2018

    Directed byMamoru Hosoda

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    You Can Count on Me
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    You Can Count on Me

    Mark Ruffalo, Matthew Broderick

    Released2000

    Directed byKenneth Lonergan

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    Punch-Drunk Love
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    Punch-Drunk Love

    Adam Sandler, Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Released2002

    Directed byPaul Thomas Anderson

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