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The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters

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Sisters can be the best of friends, the most loyal of confidants, and sometimes even romantic rivals. The best drama movies about relationships between sisters examine the complex bond that was forged at birth and nurtured throughout the years. This is a list of the best dramas about sisters including everything from Pride & Prejudice to Little Women to Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.

What films will you find on this list of the best movies about sisters? Maybe you'll vote for The Virgin Suicides as the very best. Directed by Sofia Coppola, this 1999 film follows the Lisbon sisters as they cope with the suicide of their 13-year old sister Cecilia, and the neighborhood boys who are captivated by their every move. In Her Shoes is another good drama about sisters. Margot at the Wedding finds two estranged sisters reconnecting as one of them prepares for her upcoming nuptials. Other good films featured on this roundup of the best drama movies about sisters include Hannah and Her Sisters, Your Sister's Sister, and Sunshine Cleaning.

Do you have a favorite film about sisters? Give the best movies a thumbs up and please add any great features that are missing.

 

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    Little Women is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    Little Women

    Kirsten Dunst, Christian Bale

    Released1994

    Directed byGillian Armstrong

    Little Women is a 1994 American drama film directed by Gillian Armstrong. The screenplay by... more on Wikipedia
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    Pride & Prejudice is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    Pride & Prejudice

    Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan

    Released2005

    Directed byJoe Wright

    Pride & Prejudice is a 2005 British romance film directed by Joe Wright and based on Jane... more on Wikipedia
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    The Virgin Suicides is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    The Virgin Suicides

    Kirsten Dunst, Kathleen Turner

    Released1999

    Directed bySofia Coppola

    The film is a 1999 American drama written and directed by Sofia Coppola, produced by her... more on Wikipedia

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    Meet Me in St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    Meet Me in St. Louis

    Judy Garland, Mary Astor

    Released1944

    Directed byVincente Minnelli

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    My Sister's Keeper is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    My Sister's Keeper

    Cameron Diaz, Alec Baldwin

    Released2009

    Directed byNick Cassavetes

    My Sisters's Keeper is a 2009 American drama film directed by Nick Cassavetes and starring... more on Wikipedia

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    Rachel Getting Married is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    Rachel Getting Married

    Anne Hathaway, Debra Winger

    Released2008

    Directed byJonathan Demme

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    Your Sister's Sister is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    Your Sister's Sister

    Emily Blunt, Mike Birbiglia

    Released2011

    Directed byLynn Shelton

    Your Sister's Sister is a 2011 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Lynn Shelton... more on Wikipedia
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    Ginger Snaps is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    Ginger Snaps

    Lucy Lawless, Mimi Rogers

    Released2000

    Directed byJohn Fawcett

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    Seven Brides for Seven Brother is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

    Julie Newmar, Jane Powell

    Released1954

    Directed byStanley Donen

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    Margot at the Wedding is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    Margot at the Wedding

    Nicole Kidman, Jack Black

    Released2007

    Directed byNoah Baumbach

    Margot at the Wedding is a 2007 tragicomedy written and directed by Noah Baumbach. The film... more on Wikipedia
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    In Her Shoes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    In Her Shoes

    Cameron Diaz, Shirley MacLaine

    Released2005

    Directed byCurtis Hanson

    In Her Shoes is a 2005 American comedy-drama film based on the novel of the same name by... more on Wikipedia

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    Sunshine Cleaning is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    Sunshine Cleaning

    Amy Adams, Emily Blunt

    Released2008

    Directed byChristine Jeffs

    Sunshine Cleaning is a 2008 comedy-drama film starring Amy Adams and Emily Blunt. Directed by... more on Wikipedia
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    Ladies in Lavender is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    Ladies in Lavender

    Judi Dench, Maggie Smith

    Released2004

    Directed byCharles Dance

    Ladies in Lavender is a 2004 English drama film written and directed by Charles Dance, who... more on Wikipedia
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    Blue Jasmine is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    Blue Jasmine

    Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin

    Released2013

    Directed byWoody Allen

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    The Other Boleyn Girl is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    The Other Boleyn Girl

    Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman

    Released2008

    Directed byJustin Chadwick

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    Little Women is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    Little Women

    Saoirse Ronan, Laura Dern

    Released2019

    Directed byGreta Gerwig

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    My Days of Mercy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    My Days of Mercy

    Kate Mara, Ellen Page

    Released2019

    Directed byTali Shalom Ezer

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    The Ground Beneath My Feet is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    The Ground Beneath My Feet

    Valerie Pachner, Pia Hierzegger

    Released2019

    Directed byMarie Kreutzer

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    Our Idiot Brother is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    Our Idiot Brother

    Zooey Deschanel, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2011

    Directed byJesse Peretz

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    Night Comes On is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    Night Comes On

    Dominique Fishback, Tatum Marilyn Hall

    Released2018

    Directed byJordana Spiro

    Night Comes On is a 2018 drama film directed by Jordana Spiro. Released from juvenile...
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    Hannah and Her Sisters is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    Hannah and Her Sisters

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Woody Allen

    Released1986

    Directed byWoody Allen

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    Euphoria is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    Euphoria

    Alicia Vikander, Eva Green

    Released2019

    Directed byLisa Langseth

    Euphoria is a 2017 Swedish-British-German drama film (2019 US theatrical release) written and... more on Wikipedia
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    The Young Girls of Rochefort is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    The Young Girls of Rochefort

    Catherine Deneuve, Gene Kelly

    Released1967

    Directed byJacques Demy

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    Ms. Purple is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    Ms. Purple

    Tiffany Chu, Teddy Lee

    Released2019

    Directed byJustin Chon

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    Wish Upon a Star is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters
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    Wish Upon a Star

    Katherine Heigl, Danielle Harris

    Released1996

    Directed byBlair Treu

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