Movies about brothers

List of the best movies about brothers selected by visitors to our site: Onward, Long Lost, Sextuplets, Low Tide, The Hummingbird Project, Children of the Sea, The Hard Way, Finding Steve McQueen, Invader ZIM: Enter the Florpus, Dragged Across Concrete
In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Onward (2020)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersElves, Teens, Brothers
PlotAdventure, Road adventures
StyleDisney, For children

In a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there.

Long Lost (2019)
Markimdb: 5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersBrothers
PlaceEstate

When Seth receives a mysterious letter inviting him to spend the weekend at a secluded mansion in the country, he soon realizes the people inside the house may know him better than he knows himself.

Sextuplets (2019)
Mark6 (imdb: 4.4)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:31
CharactersTeens, Family, Brothers, Sisters, Twins
StyleLight

An expecting father-to-be discovers he has many other siblings and tries to track them down before his baby is born.

Low Tide (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersTeens, Brothers, Friends
PlotAdventure, Money, Relationship, Fidelity
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing, Action

Alan, Red, and Smitty spend high summer on the Jersey Shore roving the boardwalk and getting into trouble. But the discovery of good old fashioned treasure sets the friends on an escalating course of suspicion and violence in this atmospheric thriller.

The Hummingbird Project (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada, Belgium
CharactersParents, Scammers, Brothers, Friends
PlotLove, Money, Relationship, Death
PlaceNew York, USA, Court
StyleTo cry, Heavy

A pair of high-frequency traders go up against their old boss in an effort to make millions in a fiber-optic cable deal.

Children of the Sea (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryJapan
Duration02:04
CharactersMonsters, Brothers, Friends, Sharks, Turtles, Fish, Babies
PlaceSea, Trains, Beach
TimeNight

Ruka is a young girl whose parents are separated and whose father works in an aquarium. When two boys, Umi and Sora, who were raised in the sea by dugongs, are brought to the aquarium, Ruka feels drawn to them and begins to realize that she has the same sort of supernatural connection to the ocean that they do. Umi and Sora's special power seems to be connected to strange events that have been occurring more and more frequently, such as the appearance of sea creatures far from their home territory and the disappearance of aquarium animals around the world. However, the exact nature of the boys' power and of the abnormal events is unknown, and Ruka gets drawn into investigating the mystery that surrounds her new friends.

The Hard Way (2019)
Mark5 (imdb: 4.8)
Genreaction
CountryUSA
CharactersBrothers, Soldier
PlotDeath, Martial Arts
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing, For men

After learning of his brother's death during a mission in Romania, a former soldier joins two allies to hunt down a mysterious enemy and take his revenge.

Finding Steve McQueen (2019)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.2)
Genremelodrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersGangsters, Scammers, Girlfriends, Sheriffs, Brothers, FBI
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery

In 1972, a gang of close-knit thieves from Youngstown, Ohio attempt to steal $30 million in illegal contributions. Based on the true story of the biggest bank heist in US history.

Invader ZIM: Enter the Florpus (2019)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountrySouth Korea, USA
Duration01:34
CharactersAliens, Dogs, Scientists, Clowns, Brothers
PlotAdventure, Cheating, Depression, Computers, Technology, Black holes, Teleportation
PlaceSpace, Prison
StyleBy comics

ZIM discovers his almighty leaders never had any intention of coming to Earth and he loses confidence in himself for the first time in his life, which is the big break his human nemesis, Dib has been waiting for.

Dragged Across Concrete (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:39
CharactersPolice, Partners, Thieves, Drivers, Brothers, Criminals
PlotRevenge, Skirmishes, Bank robbery, Robbery
StyleFascinating, For men, Exciting

Two policemen, one an old-timer, the other his volatile younger partner, find themselves suspended when a video of their strong-arm tactics becomes the media's cause du jour. Low on cash and with no other options, these two embittered soldiers descend into the criminal underworld to gain their just due, but instead find far more than they wanted awaiting them in the shadows.

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Jacob's Ladder (2019)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersBrothers
PlotDeath, War
StyleTense, Creepy

After losing his brother in combat, Jacob Singer returns home from Afghanistan -- only to be pulled into a mind-twisting state of paranoia. Singer soon realizes that his sibling is alive but life is not what it seems.

6 Balloons (2018)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5.9)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersBrothers, Family
PlotDrug addict
StyleDepressive, Netflix

Over the course of one night, a woman drives across LA with her heroin addict brother in search of a detox center, with his two year old daughter in tow.

Hellraiser: Judgment (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 4.3)
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersBrothers, Detectives, Maniacs, Demons, Serial killers
PlotInvestigation, Death
StyleCreepy, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

Detectives Sean and David Carter are on the case to find a gruesome serial killer terrorizing the city. Joining forces with Detective Christine Egerton, they dig deeper into a spiraling maze of horror that may not be of this world.

Three Identical Strangers (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.6)
Genredrama, documentary, detective, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:08
CharactersBrothers
PlotOn real events

New York, 1980. Three complete strangers accidentally discover that they're identical triplets, separated at birth. The 19-year-olds' joyous reunion catapults them to international fame, but also unlocks an extraordinary and disturbing secret that goes beyond their own lives – and could transform our understanding of human nature forever.

The Sisters Brothers (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, western, crime
CountryFrance, Spain, Romania, Belgium, USA
Duration01:56
CharactersBrothers, Gold miners, Hired assassins, Thieves, Horses, Spiders
PlotFuneral, Cheating
PlaceWild West, USA, Hotels
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Light

Oregon, 1851. Hermann Kermit Warm, a chemist and aspiring gold prospector, keeps a profitable secret that the Commodore wants to know, so he sends the Sisters brothers, two notorious assassins, to capture him on his way to California.

Buffalo Boys (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, western
CountryIndonesia, Singapore
Duration02:37
CharactersBrothers, Killers, Heroes
PlotRevenge, Weapon, Martial Arts, Rivalry
StyleFor men

Betrayed by the Dutch colonial forces, Arana manages to escape along with his nephews Jamar and Suwo, the newborn sons of Hamza, one of the last Indonesian sultans fighting against foreign tyranny. In 1860, after wandering for years on the plains of the American Wild West, Arana and the two brothers return to Indonesia to avenge their dead loved ones and punish the evil man who caused their misfortune.

The Strange Ones (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersBrothers, Friends, Dogs, Cats, Horses, Criminals
PlotTime travel, Love, Travel, Investigation
PlaceSmall cities, Hotels, USA
StyleHeavy, Tense, Disturbing

Mysterious events surround the travels of two brothers as they make their way across a remote American landscape. On the surface all seems normal, but what appears to be a simple vacation soon gives way to a dark and complex web of secrets. This is the feature film version of the 2011 short film going by the same name.

The Endless (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersBrothers
PlotMystery, Fear, Mystery, Supernatural, Diving, Teleportation, Ghosts
PlaceUSA, Moon, Lake
StyleTense, Disturbing, Fascinating

Two brothers return to the cult they fled from years ago to discover that the group's beliefs may be more sane than they once thought.

Of Fathers and Sons (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredocumentary
CountryGermany, USA, Syria, Lebanon, Netherlands, Qatar
Duration02:11
CharactersBrothers
PlotReligious

Talal Derki returns to his homeland where he gains the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life for over two years. His camera focuses on Osama and his younger brother Ayman, providing an extremely rare insight into what it means to grow up in an Islamic Caliphate.

Mirai (2018)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantasy, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:34
CharactersChildrens, Dogs, Brothers, Veterans, Fish
PlotAdventure, Time travel, Jealousy, Love
PlaceTrains
StyleFor children, For winter evenings, For relax, For sleep, For a cozy evening, For background

The movie follows a 4-year old boy who is struggling to cope with the arrival of a little sister in the family until things turn magical. A mysterious garden in the backyard of the boy's home becomes a gateway allowing the child to travel back in time and encounter his mother as a little girl and his great-grandfather as a young man. These fantasy-filled adventures allow the child to change his perspective and help him become the big brother he was meant to be.

Apostle (2018)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:18
CharactersLifeguards, Prophets, Brothers, Vampire, Gods
PlotAbduction, Sects, Religious, Revenge, Supernatural, Dancing, Mystery
StyleNetflix, Exciting, Tense

In 1905, a man travels to a remote island in search of his missing sister who has been kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult.

Mom and Dad (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:11
CharactersFamily, Brothers, Teachers, Old man, Babies
PlotMoney, Cars
PlaceUSA
StyleTense, Disturbing

A teenage girl and her little brother must survive a wild 24 hours during which a mass hysteria of unknown origin causes parents to turn violently on their own kids.

Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:05
CharactersDogs, Lawyers, Maids, Brothers, Fathers
PlotAdventure, Abduction, Parenting, Chase
StyleKind, For children, For winter evenings, Womens in main roles, Light, Soulful, Atmospheric, Disney

In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.

The Christmas Chronicles (2018)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:40
CharactersChildrens, Single mothers, Brothers, Firefighters
PlotHolidays, Travel
TimeNew Year
StyleNetflix, Soulful, Light, Atmospheric, Fascinating, To cry

Siblings Kate and Teddy try to prove Santa Claus is real, but when they accidentally cause his sleigh to crash, they have to save Christmas.

Yardie (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersFathers, Brothers
PlotDeath
PlaceEngland

Jamaica, 1973. When a young boy witnesses his brother’s assassination, a powerful Don gives him a home. But 10 years later, when he’s sent to London, his past catches up to him.

Bernie the Dolphin (2018)
Markimdb: 5
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersFamily, Brothers
PlaceBeach

A brother and sister who befriend a badly sunburned dolphin separated from his family and uncover a secret plan that could destroy the beach and their new friend's home. The kids must devise a clever plan to stop the bad guys, protect the sea life, and, most importantly, save their best friend, Bernie.

Damnation (2017)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, western, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersBrothers, Demons

Seth Davenport is masquerading as a small town Iowa preacher in the hopes of starting a full-blown insurrection against the status quo, unaware that an industrialist tycoon has hired a professional strikebreaker to stop the uprising by any means necessary. An epic saga of the secret history of the 1930’s American heartland, chronicling the mythic conflict and bloody struggle between big money and the downtrodden, God and greed, charlatans, and prophets.

Awaken the Shadowman (2017)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 3.9)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
CharactersBrothers
PlotSupernatural

After the mysterious disappearance of their mother, estranged brothers reunite and discover an unknown supernatural force.

Overdrive (2017)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller
CountryFrance, Belgium, USA
Duration02:24
CharactersMafia, Brothers, Friends
PlotChase, Blackmail
PlaceUSA

Master car thieves square off against French gangsters in the South of France with money, women and lives all on the line.

Fullmetal Alchemist (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryJapan
Duration01:03
CharactersBrothers, Teens, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Body exchange
PlaceJapan
StyleExciting, Fascinating

Two alchemist brothers go on a quest for the Philosopher's Stone after an attempt to revive their dead mother goes horribly wrong.

Brother or marriage? (2017)
Mark
Genrecomedy
CountryKazakhstan
CharactersFamily, Brothers
PlotLove, Freedom
PlaceRussia, Kazakhstan

Gaukhar has five overprotective brothers who don't let her marry anyone so she deals with the toughest decision in her life: family (brothers) or marriage?

Good Time (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersPolice, Brothers, Friends, Dogs, Jews, Thieves
PlotRobbery, Chase, Death, Money, Bank robbery, Loneliness
PlaceHospitals, USA, Prison, Ships, Ghetto
StyleTense, Disturbing, Fascinating

After a heist goes awry, a bank robber spends a night trying to free his brother from Riker's Island prison.

Dead Lucky (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryRussia
Duration01:27
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Brothers, Friends
PlotFight, Mystery, Investigation, Fear
PlaceRussia

'The perfect killers just met their match'. The young fella is drawn into a criminal gang of his older brother that engaged in assassinations. But when they on the affair, they face a maniac who opens them hunt.

Arsenal (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 4)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:01
CharactersFamily, Businessmen, Brothers, Friends, Fathers
PlotFight, Skirmishes, Death, Weapon
PlaceUSA

After the deadbeat brother of a businessman is assumed to be in on his own kidnapping, his sibling must take action to rescue him.

The Irregular at Magic High School: The Girl Who Summons the Stars (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, melodrama, cartoon
CountryJapan
CharactersFamily, Brothers, Wizards
PlotThe escape, Supernatural, Superpowers, Fulfillment of desires
PlaceSchool, Japan, Estate
StyleExciting, Disturbing, Romantic

In the story, the seasons have changed and it will soon be the second spring. Tatsuya and Miyuki have finished their first year at First Magic High School and are on their spring break. The two go to their villa on the Ogasawara Island archipelago. After only a small moment of peace a lone young woman named Kokoa appears before them. She has abandoned the Naval base and she tells Tatsuya her one wish.

The Evil Within (2017)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersMonsters, Brothers, Demons
PlotFear, Mystery, Supernatural, Superpowers, Ghosts
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing

The sadistic tale of a lonely, mentally handicapped boy who befriends his reflection in an antique mirror. This demonic creature orders him to go on a murderous rampage to kill the people he loves most.

Devil in the Dark (2017)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryCanada
Duration01:42
CharactersBrothers, Deer
PlotSupernatural
PlaceForest, Small cities
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

When estranged brothers Adam and Clint attempt to reconnect over a week-long hunting trip in remote British Columbia, they find the tables turned by a mysterious presence lurking in the forest. Convinced that they are now besieged by a supernatural presence, the siblings begrudgingly agree on only one thing: they will have to put aside their differences and work together if they plan on making it out these dark woods alive.

Black Snow (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryArgentina, Spain
Duration01:55
CharactersBrothers, Dogs
PlotDeath, Hatred, Snow, Mental disorders, Cars
PlaceAircraft, Mountains, Psychiatric hospitals
TimeWinter

Accused of killing his brother during adolescence, Salvador lives alone in the middle of Patagonia. Several decades later, his brother Marcos and his sister-in-law Laura, come to convince him to sell the lands they share by inheritance.

Marrowbone (2017)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountrySpain, USA
Duration02:11
CharactersBrothers, Sisters, Friends, Mothers, Twins, Serial killers, Fathers, Raccoons
PlotDeath, Mystery, Mystery, Love, Mental disorders, Ghosts
PlaceBeach
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense, Action

A young man and his four younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.

Winter Brothers (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryDenmark, Iceland
Duration02:36
CharactersBrothers, Miners
PlotBetrayal, Snow
TimeWinter

A brother odyssey set in a workers' environment during a cold winter. We follow two brothers - their routines, habits and rituals - and a violent feud that erupts between them and another family.

Lowriders (2017)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genredrama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersBrothers
PlotLove, Cars
PlaceLos Angeles, Night Clubs

A young street artist in East Los Angeles is caught between his father's obsession with lowrider car culture, his ex-felon brother and his need for self-expression.

The Thousand Faces of Dunjia (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.4)
Genreaction, fantasy
CountryChina, Hong Kong
Duration01:12
CharactersDogs, Horses, Dragons, Demons, Warriors, Brothers, Courtesans, Monsters
PlotDeath, Martial Arts, Power, Earthquake, Chase, Gambling
PlaceChina, Hospitals

The world is on the brink of catastrophe in a chaotic age where evil demons roam. In order to keep evil at bay, a mysterious organisation from the pugilist world emerges. A new constable and a young girl with a mysterious past are also drawn into this group, and the group embarks on an incredible adventure.

The Healer (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountrySpain, USA, Canada
Duration02:56
CharactersDogs, Brothers, FBI
PlotMystery, Love, Cancer
PlaceVillage
StyleSoulful, To cry, Touching, Light, Fascinating

The film follows a man with an unwanted gift for healing who meets a teenager with cancer who helps him to find himself.

The Boss Baby (2017)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
CharactersFamily, Parents, Dogs, Brothers, Stewardesses, Whale
PlotAdventure, Love, Money
StyleFor children, Touching

A story about how a new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator, a wildly imaginative 7 year old named Tim.

Blade of the Immortal (2017)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama
CountryJapan, United Kingdom, South Korea
Duration01:33
CharactersSamurai, Demons, Soldier, Orphans, Brothers, Bodyguards, Girlfriends, Archers
PlotRevenge, Martial Arts, Hunger
PlaceJapan, Ships

Manji, a highly skilled samurai, becomes cursed with immortality after a legendary battle. Haunted by the brutal murder of his sister, Manji knows that only fighting evil will regain his soul. He promises to help a young girl named Rin avenge her parents, who were killed by a group of master swordsmen led by ruthless warrior Anotsu. The mission will change Manji in ways he could never imagine.

The Big Sick (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersFriends, Comedians, Family, Brothers
PlotLove, Fate, On real events
StyleTouching, To cry, Cute

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.

Closeness (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:47
CharactersFamily, Mothers, Jews, Brothers
PlotMoney, Dancing, Blackmail
PlaceRussia, Party

1998, Nalchik. A Jewish family is in trouble: the youngest son and his bride do not come home, and in the morning, a ransom note arrives. The ransom is so high that the family is forced not only to sell its small business, but also to seek help from its fellow tribesmen.

From Straight A's to XXX (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration00:45
CharactersFriends, Students, Actors, Directors, Girlfriends, Brothers, Fathers, Reporters
PlotLove, Relationship, Freedom, On real events
PlaceUSA, Aircraft

When a change of circumstances leaves Miriam unable to pay her college tuition, she makes a surprising decision: to start performing in adult films, using the pseudonym Belle Knox. Miriam lies to her family and her friends at school, keeping her double life a secret. But soon rumours spread and Miriam becomes the subject of vicious online attacks and unwanted attention. Miriam fights back: she talks to the media, saying her new line of work empowers her as a feminist. But her confident stand has unintended consequences. Miriam is shunned by her conservative family and her colleagues in the adult film world. One impulsive decision has quickly spiralled out of control - and Miriam's problems are just beginning.

Vikram Vedha (2017)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryIndia
CharactersBrothers
PlotInvestigation, Death, Cars, Skirmishes

A notorious gangster Vedha surrenders himself to encounter specialist Vikram whom he challenges every step of the way by narrating his life events in the form of riddles that needs to be solved in order to capture him.

South Wind (2018)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySerbia
CharactersBrothers
PlotChase, Boxing, Funeral

A story about Petar Maraš, a Belgrade criminal in his late twenties, whose one reckless move causes an avalanche of events that will greatly affect the lives of those around him.

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