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Top 45 Movies about siblings| 45 Movies you must watch with your siblings

These films depict real-life interactions involving brothers and sisters and frequently deal with topics such as loyalty, rivalry, and family relationships. Sibling movies are essential because they can provide a sympathetic and authentic picture of the complexity of sibling relationships, allowing viewers to better understand and appreciate their own siblings. These films can also provide comfort and enjoyment for people who have a close relationship with their siblings, as well as a means to interact and connect via shared experiences. Furthermore, sibling films can be an effective approach to explore the various stages of life, from childhood to adulthood, and can provide significant insights into the challenges and joys of growing up with siblings. Sibling movies, whether in comedy, drama, or action, present a unique and compelling viewpoint on family dynamics, and may be a source of inspiration, comfort, and amusement for viewers of all ages. 
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1. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)

Four best friends devise a strategy to stay in touch when their lives diverge: they pass around a pair of secondhand jeans that fit each of their bodies exactly.
The film is based on Anne Brashares' young adult novel The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. They share a remarkable pair of jeans as four best friends spend their first summer apart from one another. Despite the fact that they are different sizes and shapes, they all fit perfectly into the jeans. They share the adventures they are having apart as well as this pant in order to stay in contact.

2. The Brothers Bloom (2008)

It's a caper film with few surprises and a comedy that would be much funnier if it paid more attention to detail or established a more personal perspective. The film begins with considerable promise as a comic caper, following the titular brothers, world-renowned con men Stephen (Mark Ruffalo) and Bloom (Brody, his character oddly identified only by his last name), as they enact the final of their intricately plotted scams. The pair's extra-legal bits of theatre have the scope and breadth of little works of art, scripted in meticulous detail by Stephen (who, according to Bloom, "writes cons the way Russians write novels") and played to perfection by both brothers. When Bloom decides he wants out (in the film's strained meta-conceit, he feels he's been "written" by his brother since childhood and now wants a "unwritten life"), Stephen persuades him to go on one last run. The brothers kidnap a bored heiress, Penelope (Rachel Weisz), and whisk her around the world, involving her in the smuggling of a valuable book while keeping her in the dark about their true intentions. Things take an unexpected—or, from the audience's perspective, very predictable—turn when Bloom falls in love with the woman and tells her about their plan.

3. Brothers (2009)

The brothers are played by two leading young actors whom I had not previously considered as plausible brothers. Tobey Maguire plays Capt. Sam Cahill, who is happily married to Grace (Natalie Portman) and the father of Isabelle and Maggie. Tommy Gyllenhaal, played by Jake Gyllenhaal, is released from prison after serving time for armed robbery. Hank Cahill (Sam Shepard), their father, makes no secret of his love for Sam and contempt for Tommy. Tommy, on the other hand, is attempting to avoid further trouble in his own way. Sam has died in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, according to word. Portman handles this blow, as well as the entire film, with touching maturity; it redoubles her love for her daughters. Tommy tries, awkwardly, almost fearfully, to assist her with housework that Sam would have done. She does not want this assistance, but she gradually softens. She is well-versed in Tommy's past, but she married into it rather than growing up with it.

4. The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

"The Other Boleyn Girl" isn't exactly a history lesson, but it's nearly as entertaining. As the love triangle that forms morphs into a most predictable affair, the beginning plods along with relentless details on trivial things. The most repulsive aspect of this film is its unlikable characters. Mary is initially to blame for causing her sister pain and plotting her exile. She never feels like a leading force of good after this, but she's still crafted to be the only character with whom viewers can actually agree, even if only sporadically throughout her self-inflicted tragedies. When Anne has become extremely envious of her sister's success with the King, she becomes an enemy, wheeling and dealing to increase her power and remove her competition; the Crown prince is pictured as a madly lustful and self-absorbed murderous dictator who considers of himself before his empire; and presiding over all of these miserly personas is the Duke of Norfolk, who pulls the strings of his brother and plays with Anne and Mary's lives and romances as if pawns in a game of chess

5. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children before divorcing. All three children are exceptional —- geniuses. Almost all memory of the young Tenenbaums' brilliance was subsequently erased by two decades of betrayal, failure, and disaster. The majority of this was widely blamed on their father. The story of "The Royal Tenenbaums" is about the family's unexpected reunion one recent winter. With these wacky characters and their bumbling attempts to come to terms with love, forgiveness, and respect, The Royal Tenenbaums takes family drama into new and hilarious territory. Anderson coaxes a strong performance from Gene Hackman as the irrepressible and irresponsible Royal, a man whose efforts to atone for his mistakes are admirable. The rest of the talented cast appears to have had a great time taking part in this inventive comedy. Royal has the last laugh in the end, as he should given the effort he expends in reuniting with his estranged clan.

6. The Darjeeling Limited (2007)

The Darjeeling Limited is a train, and it is carrying three brothers on their "spiritual journey" through India. Since their father's death a year ago, they haven't spoken. Francis (Owen Wilson) appears to be the oldest; he appears to have everything planned out. He ensures that everyone has a plan for the day, orders food for everyone else, and continues to force the other two to enter into these "agreements" with him (such as they will do everything asked of them even if it is dangerous, "can we agree on that?"). Peter (Adrien Brody) is expecting a child and believes that their father adored him the most. Jack (Jason Schwartzman) is having problems with his ex-girlfriend (Natalie Portman) and wishes to abandon his spiritual journey. The short film ("Hotel Chevalier") that serves as a prologue to the film depicts Jack and his ex-girlfriend and appears near the end, though it is not necessary to see it to understand The Darjeeling Limited.

7. The Skeleton Twins (2014)

Milo (Bill Hader) and Maggie (Kristen Wiig) have an unexpected reunion after many years of estrangement after a series of near-tragedies. The situation compels them to examine how their lives became so shattered. Maggie must examine why she is so unhappy in her marriage to a loving husband. Milo will meet with his first love to see if their romance can be rekindled. They eventually realise that the only way forward is to live truthfully and accept one another.

8. Four Brothers (2005)

When an inner-city Detroit foster mother (Fionnula Flanagan) is killed in a botched holdup, four of her adopted children suspect it was not a random killing. While being pursued by the local beat cops, rising musician Jack (Garrett Hedlund), former-Marine Angel (Tyrese Gibson), hotheaded hockey player Bobby (Mark Wahlberg), and settled-down husband and father Jeremiah (André Benjamin) go on the hunt for neighbourhood criminal kingpin Victor Sweet (Chiwetel Ejiofor).

9.You Can Count on Me (2000)

Sammy is a single mother who is fiercely protective of her son, who is eight years old. She is content with her life in the small town where she grew up and her job at a local bank. When her brother Terry comes to visit, he fills a void in both her and her son's lives. She begins to break free of her normal routine now that she is temporarily free of the constraints of single motherhood. In the midst of a series of traumatic events, Sammy is torn between helping her brother and her maternal instinct to keep her son safe.

10. The Parent Trap (1998)

Annie and Hallie (Lindsay Lohan) are strangers until destiny brings them together. Nick (Dennis Quaid) and Elizabeth (Natasha Richardson), the preteen girls' divorced parents, live on opposite sides of the Atlantic, each with one child. After meeting at camp, American Hallie and British-raised Annie plan an identity swap, allowing both to spend time with their absent parent. If the plan works, it may be able to reunite the family.

11. The Brothers McMullen (1995)

When you're a good Irish Catholic, you pick one person to spend the rest of your life with. But how do you know if you've found "the one"? In this warm-hearted romantic comedy about the reality of true love and familial bonds, each of the three brothers McMullen provides a different answer to that question. "The Brothers McMullen" isn't about flash or style; it's about the fundamental connections people seek on a daily basis as they struggle with family, relationships, and personal identity.

12. Dead Ringers (1988)

Elliot (Jeremy Irons), a successful gynecologists', works alongside his identical twin, Beverly, at the same practise (also Irons). Elliot is romantically involved with many of his patients. When he eventually loses interest, he will give the woman to Beverly, the weaker of the two, without the woman knowing. Beverly develops feelings for one of the patients, Claire (Geneviève Bujold), but when she inadvertently deceives him, he goes insane.

13. Radio Flyer (1992)

Mike (Elijah Wood) and Bobby (Joseph Mazzello) move to a California suburb with their mother, Mary, after their parents divorce (Lorraine Bracco). Soon after, she remarries a man (Adam Baldwin) who insists on being referred to as "the King" and beats Bobby when Mary is not present. The boys use fantasy to escape their harsh home life, with the majority of it centred on their Radio Flyer waggon. They hope to make it fly after being inspired by the legend of another neighbourhood boy.

14. The Tree of Life (2011)

In Terrence Malick's highly philosophical film, young Jack (Hunter McCracken) is one of three brothers growing up in small-town Texas as part of the O'Brien family. Jack's relationship with his father (Brad Pitt) is strained, but he gets along well with his lovely mother (Jessica Chastain). As an adult, Jack (Sean Penn) struggles with his past and attempts to make sense of his childhood, all while grappling with larger existential issues.

15. Big Night (1996)

Primo (Tony Shalhoub) and Secondo (Stanley Tucci) are Italian immigrants who open their dream restaurant, Paradise, in New Jersey. Primo's authentic food, on the other hand, is too foreign for the local palate, and the restaurant is struggling. When the famous Italian-American bandleader Louis Prima is scheduled to perform at Paradise, the two brothers devote all of their efforts to the crucial meal, which will likely determine the fate of their restaurant.

16. The Black Stallion (1979)

Alec (Kelly Reno) meets a magnificent black Arabian horse while travelling with his father on a steamship around the coast of North Africa (Hoyt Axton). When the ship is destroyed by a disaster, Alec frees the horse and flees with it to a nearby island, where they form a close bond. When Alec is rescued, he demands that the horse be rescued as well, and they both return to America. Alec and former jockey Henry (Mickey Rooney) work together to prepare the horse, dubbed "The Black," for a race.

17. My Sister's Keeper (2009)

Anna Fitzgerald (Abigail Breslin), who was conceived as a bone marrow donor for her critically ill sister, has undergone numerous surgeries and medical procedures in her short life. Though their older daughter's life has undoubtedly been extended, Anna's parents' unconventional decision has shaken the foundation of the entire family. When Anna sues her parents for emancipation, she ignites a legal battle that threatens to destroy the family forever.

18. The Addams Family (1991)

The family is overjoyed when a man (Christopher Lloyd) claims to be Fester, Gomez Addams' (Raul Julia) missing brother, arrives at the Addams' home. Morticia (Anjelica Huston), on the other hand, begins to suspect the man is a fraud because he cannot recall details about Fester's life. Fester successfully evicts the Addams family with the assistance of lawyer Tully Alford (Dan Hedaya). Gomez realises the two men are conspiring to steal the Addams fortune and decides to confront Fester.

19. The Fighter (2010)

Boxing is a family affair for Micky Ward (Mark Wahlberg). His manager is his tough-as-nails mother. Dicky (Christian Bale), his half-brother and former promising boxer, is his untrustworthy trainer. Despite his efforts, Micky is losing, and when the latest fight nearly kills him, he follows his girlfriend's advice and leaves the family. Then Micky becomes a world title contender, and he – and his family – are given a second chance.

20. The Double (2013)

The film tells the story of Simon James (Jesse Eisenberg), a mild-mannered man who has worked at an unnamed company for seven years and has gone unnoticed by both his boss and the object of his affection, Anna (Mia Wasikowska), who works in the copy room and also lives in the apartment complex across from him.
However, the arrival of a young, promising worker named James Simon—who happens to look exactly like Simon and is also played by Jesse Eisenberg—shatters his monotonous workplace. But here's the real kicker: no one else notices. Simon becomes increasingly frustrated as his enigmatic doppelganger infiltrates every aspect of his life, stealing the spotlight wherever he goes.

21. The Lone Ranger (2013)

A boy discovers an ancient Native American in a sideshow carnival tent in 1933. Tonto (Johnny Depp) is the old companion of John Reid (Armie Hammer), a lawman better known as the Lone Ranger. Tonto uses this opportunity to clear the air about his and Reid's exploits, recalling the day in 1869 when he first met the man who would become his trusted friend and recounting their collaboration in bringing down Butch Cavendish (William Fichtner) and other Old West outlaws.

22. The Squid and the Whale (2005)

A pair of Brooklyn brothers are caught in the middle of and deeply affected by their erudite parents' divorce, Bernard (Jeff Daniels) and Joan Berkman (Laura Linney). Walt (Jesse Eisenberg), the older brother, sides with dad and acts out at school, while Frank (Owen Kline), the younger brother, quietly supports mom. When Joan's writing career takes off and outperforms her professor ex-failed husband's ambitions, the household tension rises even higher.

23. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Scout Finch (Mary Badham), 6, and her older brother, Jem (Phillip Alford), live in sleepy Maycomb, Alabama, where they spend a lot of time with their friend Dill (John Megna) and spy on their reclusive and mysterious neighbour, Boo Radley (Robert Duvall). When their widowed father and respected lawyer, Atticus (Gregory Peck), defends a black man named Tom Robinson (Brock Peters) against fabricated rape charges, the trial and tangent events expose the children to the evils of racism and stereotyping.

24. The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)

Luke (Ryan Gosling), a mysterious and mythical motorcycle racer, drives out of a travelling carnival globe of death and whizzes through the backstreets of Schenectady, New York, desperately attempting to connect with a former lover, Romina (Eva Mendes), who recently and secretly gave birth to the stunt rider's son. Luke abandons the carnival life to commit a series of bank robberies, aided by his superior riding ability, in order to provide for his new family. The stakes rise as Luke collides with an ambitious police officer, Avery Cross (Bradley Cooper), who is looking to quickly move up the ranks in a corrupt police department.
Over the course of fifteen years, the sins of the past haunt the present-day lives of two high school boys grappling with the legacy they've inherited. The only safe haven is found beyond the pines.

25. The Brothers Solomon (2007)

Will Arnett and Will Forte play John and Dean Solomon, two kind but lovelorn siblings whose social ineptness stems from their childhood spent in a frozen wasteland. When the brothers learn that their father's dying wish is to have a grandchild, they set out to find wives and start families, a mission that may fail.

26. The Prince of Tides (1991)

A New York psychiatrist treating an emotionally scarred woman finds it beneficial to discuss the woman's South Carolina family's terrible history with the woman's twin brother. He and the psychiatrist are drawn together by their equally tumultuous pasts, and they develop a romantic relationship.

27. The Descendants (2011)

Matt King (George Clooney) is a native Hawaiian who lives in Hawaii with his family. When a tragic accident puts his wife in a coma, their world is shattered. Not only must Matt contend with his wife's will, which stipulates that she be allowed to die with dignity, but he also faces pressure from relatives to sell their family's vast land trust. Matt, who is both angry and terrified, tries to be a good father to his young daughters, who are also dealing with their mother's possible death.

28. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

The year is 1965, and the citizens Penzance, an island located off the coast of New England, are part of a community that appears to be immune to some of the world's ills. Sam (Jared Gilman) and Suzy (Kara Hayward), both twelve, have fallen in love and decide to escape. However, a violent storm is threatening the island, forcing a group of oddball adults (Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, and Bill Murray) to organise a search party in order to find the youths before disaster strikes.

29. The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

Tormented by memories of her late mother and assaulted by her father (Paul Bettany), 14-year-old Lily Owens (Dakota Fanning) manages to escape to the South Carolina town that holds the key to her mother's past with her friend and carer Rosaleen (Jennifer Hudson). There, Lily meets the Boatwright sisters (Queen Latifah, Alicia Keys, and Sophie Okonedo), who take her in and teach her everything she knows about beekeeping, honey, and the Black Madonna. Lily also learns that the truth about her mother is much closer than she believes.

30. The Sibling Code (2013)

When their mother dies, three foster sisters with very different personalities come together. With her gone, they must learn to navigate love, life, and family without her.

31. The Kids Are All Right (2010)

Nic and Jules, a lesbian couple, have been together for twenty years, raising two children with the help of an anonymous sperm donor. As Joni, 18, prepares to leave for college, she and her younger brother Laser become curious about their ancestors. When they made contact with Paul, the laid-back restaurateur whose sperm bank deposit was instrumental in bringing them into the world, they set off a chain reaction.

32. Donnie Darko (2001)

During the 1988 presidential election, a teenager named Donnie Darko sleepwalks out of his house one night and meets Frank, a giant, demonic-looking rabbit who tells him the world will end in 28 days. Donnie returns home to find a jet engine crashed into his bedroom. Is Donnie in a parallel universe, suffering from mental illness, or will the world end?

33. Brothers of the Head (2005)

Conjoined twins Barry (Harry Treadaway) and Tom (Luke Treadaway) Howe, untalented but charismatic, become rock stars in 1970s England, until the usual perils of fame — drugs, alcohol, and women — cause discord. The brothers' rise and fall is documented through archive footage and interviews.

34. The Savages (2007)

Wendy Savage (Laura Linney), a struggling screenwriter, has little in common with her university professor and author brother, Jon (Philip Seymour Hoffman). However, when their father, Lenny (Philip Bosco), becomes senile and must be placed in a nursing home, the siblings must find a way to work together.

35. The Stepfather (2009)

When Michael Harding (Penn Badgley) gets back home from military academy, he eventually finds that his mother (Sela Ward) has a new partner in her life named David (Dylan Walsh). Regardless of the fact that David makes Michael's mother very happy, Michael is unable to overcome his feelings of distrust. He grows increasingly suspicious of the man, wondering if the pleasant exterior conceals a sinister side.

36. The Big Chill (1983)

A once-close group of friends, including an actor (JoBeth Williams), a doctor (Glenn Close) and her husband (Kevin Kline), a Vietnam veteran (William Hurt), and a journalist (Tom Berenger), gather for a weekend after the funeral of their much-admired friend Alex, who committed suicide. The friends spend the weekend confronting personal truths, sacrifices, and betrayals that have disenchanted them. Each must deal with unresolved issues with Alex and with one another.

37. Mystic River (2003)
When ex-con Jimmy Marcus's (Sean Penn) daughter (Emmy Rossum) is murdered, two of his childhood friends from the neighbourhood are involved. Dave (Tim Robbins), a blue-collar worker, was the last to see her alive, and Sean (Kevin Bacon), a homicide detective, is in charge of the investigation. While Sean conducts his investigation, Jimmy conducts his own through neighbourhood contacts. Jimmy eventually suspects Dave is the perpetrator and considers taking the law into his own hands.

38. In Her Shoes (2005)
Maggie (Cameron Diaz), an irresponsible party girl, is kicked out of her father's (Ken Howard) and stepmother's (Candice Azzara) home, where she is residing for free, and is taken in by her hardworking sister, Philadelphia lawyer Rose (Toni Collette). Rose throws Maggie out after her disruptive ways ruin her sister's love life. But when their grandmother, whom they had no idea existed, enters their lives, the sisters are forced to confront some difficult truths about themselves and their family.

39. We Are Your Friends (2015)
Cole Carter (Zac Efron) aspires to be a Hollywood disc jockey, spending his days and nights with friends and working on the one track that will set the world on fire. When he meets James Reed, a charismatic DJ who takes the 23-year-old under his wing, opportunity knocks. Soon after, his seemingly straightforward path to success becomes complicated when he begins to fall for his mentor's girlfriend, jeopardising both his new friendship and the future he appears to be destined to fulfil.

40. Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Ronnie, a young boy, tells his classmates that his personal hero is a dog named Hachi. Ridiculed by his classmates, Ronnie continues to tell the incredible story of his grandfather's friendship with the dog.

41. The Sisters Brothers (2018)
Charlie and Eli Sisters are brothers and assassins in 1851, boys grown to men in a savage and hostile world. The Sisters brothers embark on a journey through the Northwest that takes them to the Oregon mountains, a dangerous brothel in the small town of Mayfield, and eventually to the gold rush land of California – an adventure that puts to the test the deadly family ties that bind.

42. The Outsiders (1983)
The Greasers, a teen gang in rural Oklahoma, are constantly at odds with the Socials, a rival group. Greasers Ponyboy (C. Thomas Howell) and Johnny (Ralph Macchio) are forced to flee after a brawl results in the death of a Social member. Ponyboy and Johnny, along with Dallas (Matt Dillon) and their other Greaser pals, will soon face the consequences of their violent lives. While some Greasers seek redemption, others meet a tragic end.

43. Sisters (2015)
When their parents decide to sell their house, siblings Maura (Amy Poehler) and Kate (Tina Fey) are given one weekend to clean out their old bedroom. Unhappy with the news, recently divorced Maura and her fiery sister decide to throw one last party to relive their glory days with their former classmates. As the wild party gets out of hand, the ladies realise there might not be a house left when the dust settles.

44. A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
Su-mi (Yum Jung-ah), a Korean teen, reunites with her beloved sister, Su-yeon (Im Soo-jung), and they return to their country home after being institutionalised in a mental hospital. The girls' widower father (Moon Geun-young) has remarried, and his new wife, Eun-joo, is immediately despised by the siblings (Kim Kap-soo). Strange events plague the house as Su-mi and Su-yeon attempt to resume their normal lives, leading to surprising revelations and a shocking conclusion.

45. The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Nobby (Sacha Baron Cohen) is a dimwitted man who lives in an English fishing town with his loving girlfriend (Rebel Wilson) and nine children. He's been looking for his long-lost brother Sebastian for the past 28 years (Mark Strong). When the two are reunited, Nobby discovers that his sibling is a top MI6 agent who has just exposed a sinister plot. Sebastian, wrongfully accused and on the run, realises he needs Nobby's help to save the world and prove his innocence.

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