14 Sets Of Movie Siblings Who Put Cain And Abel To Shame

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Vote up the characters that take sibling rivalries to the next level.

There is nothing like a little familial strife to raise the stakes a bit. Every once in a while, movie sibling rivalries come along and put the arguments you've had with your own family members into context. Maybe you've gotten into a fight with your brother - but did you ever try to kill him multiple times after binding him in chains as Orm does to Aquaman? Perhaps you've gotten into a little tiff with your sister - but did you ever throw her into a black latex bag and vacuum all the air out to torment her as Camilla Salander does to her sister, Lisbeth?

You may not get along with your siblings all the time, but some sibling rivalries are way more intense than others. So scroll down and vote up the relationships that make you glad you have your brother and/or sister instead of a complete lunatic.


  • Who Are They? Mufasa is the king of the Pride Lands, ruling over the animal kingdom from his metaphorical throne of Pride Rock. Scar is a mischievous and jealous lion who weirdly also has a scar over his left eye. So, is Scar just a nickname? Did he somehow have a scar at birth and was subsequently named after it? Is it possible to overthink the name of a Disney villain?

    How Are They Related? Mufasa is the older brother of Scar.

    Most Hostile Moment: Scar essentially engineering the first-degree murder of Mufasa via stampeding wildebeest seems more than hostile...

    Do They Make Nice? They never get the chance to make nice since Scar murks Mufasa and takes control of the Pride Lands. 

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  • Who Are They? King Louis XIV is, unsurprisingly, the king of France. While The Man in the Iron Mask is pure fiction based on speculation of a real-life prisoner in an iron mask, this Louis is based on the real King Louis XIV, who ruled for more than 70 years. Philippe is the titular man in the iron mask who bears a striking resemblance to the king, for some reason... oh yeah, they're twins.

    How Are They Related? They're identical twins who look like the kid from Titanic.

    Most Hostile Moment: Locking your twin brother away in prison merely for existing not only once, but twice, is all kinds of hostile. 

    Do They Make Nice? Philippe ends up taking over the throne while making the real Louis live a life of isolation in the French countryside. So, not really. But having one of the brothers live a cozy life out in nature instead of locked in a cell with a mask on is an improvement.

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  • Who Are They? Joseph Dredd is one of the world's foremost "Judges" of the 22nd century. Judges serve as the police force of the future, with the power to be judge, jury, and executioner for any matter deemed illegal. Rico Dredd is a former Judge hellbent on doing away with Judges and creating chaos throughout Mega-City One.

    How Are They Related? They're kind of brothers? The explanation of them being clones with identical DNA via the Janus Project doesn't make a lot of sense as you'd expect clones to look exactly alike. Sylvester Stallone and Armand Assante don't exactly have the hallmarks of identical twins, do they? They could easily play brothers, but identical twins? Nah.

    Most Hostile Moment: Stallone's Joseph throws Assante's Rico off the Statue of Liberty to his demise. Killing your brother is quite hostile. He also mutters "court's adjourned" while doing it, which is both great and terrible at the same time.

    Do They Make Nice? Not in the slightest.

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    Aquaman And Orm In 'Aquaman'

    Who Are They? You probably know about Arthur Curry, AKA Aquaman at this point, either from his long-running comics, Family Guy jokes, or various appearances in the DCEU. Orm, AKA the Ocean Master, is a supervillain who's been around since the 1960s and sees himself as the rightful ruler of Atlantis.

    How Are They Related? The Arthur and Orm of 2018's Aquaman are half-brothers thanks to their mother, Atlanna, Queen of Atlantis. Orm is of royal blood, born from Atlanna's marriage to King Orvax, while Arthur is the child of Atlanna and her true love, Thomas Curry.

    Most Hostile Moment: You might think the peak of their sibling rivalry would be one of the times when they fight each other. Alas, we have to go with their very first meeting when Orm has Arthur bound in chains for all of the Atlantean people to see. Is that the way to treat your long-lost brother?

    Do They Make Nice? Not really... Orm does accept defeat at the hands of Arthur after he discovers Atlanna is still alive. That being said, reconciliation doesn't really seem to be in the cards for these two, at least not in the long term.

    26 votes
  • Who Are They? James "Logan" Howlett, AKA Wolverine, is a mutant with quite the temper. His mutant powers include the ability to heal from almost any injury, as well as a set of claws that pop out from each hand. Victor Creed, AKA Sabretooth, is also a mutant with a power set that is extremely similar to Logan's, outside of the claws. He has really long fingernails instead, which is much lamer.

    How Are They Related? In the movie, unlike the comics, these two are half-brothers.

    Most Hostile Moment: They have a pretty brutal brawl where Victor stomps on Logan's claws, snapping them off his left hand. It is the PG-13 superhero movie version of a curb stomp.

    Do They Make Nice? They actually do, for a while. They team up to fight Ryan Reynolds's not-Deadpool at the end of the movie. Of course, by the time we see them together again in the next film in the X-Men timeline (the original movie), they are on opposite sides of the mutant war.

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  • Thor And Loki In The MCU
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    Who Are They? The God of Thunder and the God of Mischief, naturally. These two Asgardians are some of the biggest stars the Marvel Cinematic Universe has to offer, one spearheading his own film series and the other headlining a television show. 

    How Are They Related? As Thor is not reluctant to admit freely, these two are adopted brothers. Thor is the second-born child of Odin and Frigga, while Loki is a Frost Giant of Jotunheim who was abandoned by his father, Laufey. Odin eventually found Loki as a baby following the Asgard-Jotunheim War and raised the child as his own.

    Most Hostile Moment: Though the Battle of New York from The Avengers and the finale of Thor offer plenty of hostility between the two, it is Loki's gaslighting of Thor during the God of Thunder's banishment to Earth that seems most dastardly. Loki straight-up lies and tells Thor that Odin had perished after sending his beloved son to Earth, that Frigga has forbade his return, and that Thor will never see another Asgard ever again.

    Do They Make Nice? They do! The ending of Thor: Ragnarok sees the combative brothers bury the hatchet for good, teaming up to defeat Hela and forge a new future together for Asgard! But, um, Thanos comes along and chokes Loki to death mere moments after their victory during the opening scene of Avengers: Infinity War.

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