Movies about brothers

List of the best movies about brothers selected by visitors to our site: Brother, Brothers, Damnation, Awaken the Shadowman, The Boondock Saints, 6 Balloons, Hellraiser: Judgment, Three Identical Strangers, The Sisters Brothers, Buffalo Boys.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Brother (1997)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8)
Genreaction, drama, crime, music
CharactersBrothers, Hired assassins
PlaceSt. Petersburg, Russia
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Fascinating, Disturbing

Danila goes to his older brother to start a new life in Petersburg. His brother is a gangster and a killer, and he puts Danila into this criminal world asking him to kill someone.

Brothers (2009)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrethriller, drama, military
CharactersBrothers, Military, Soldier
PlotWar, Justice
StyleAction, Touching, Heavy, Tense, Gloomy, Patriotic

When his helicopter goes down during his fourth tour of duty in Afghanistan, Marine Sam Cahill is presumed dead. Back home, brother Tommy steps in to look over Sam’s wife, Grace, and two children. Sam’s surprise homecoming triggers domestic mayhem.

Damnation (2017)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, western, crime
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

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

The Boondock Saints (1999)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.8)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersBrothers, FBI, Mafia
PlotWar, Revenge, Rivalry
PlaceIreland, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Exciting, Tense, Philosophical

With a God-inspired moral obligation to act against evil, twin brothers Conner and Murphy set out to rid Boston of criminals. However, rather than working within the system, these Irish Americans decide to take swift retribution into their own hands.

6 Balloons (2018)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5.9)
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)
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
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
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
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.

Long Lost (2019)
Markimdb: 5
Genrethriller, drama, detective

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.

From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, crime
CharactersVampire, Brothers
PlotSurvival, Hostage, The escape

Seth Gecko and his younger brother Richard are on the run after a bloody bank robbery in Texas. They escape across the border into Mexico and will be home-free the next morning, when they pay off the local kingpin. They just have to survive 'from dusk till dawn' at the rendezvous point, which turns out to be a Hell of a strip joint.

Rain Man (1988)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8)
CharactersAutistic, Brothers, Friends
PlotTime travel, Love, Travel
PlaceLos Angeles, USA, Casino
StyleSoulful, Touching, Fascinating, To cry

Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.

Legend (2015)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Brothers, Twins, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Dancing, Soccer, Mental disorders, On real events
PlacePrison, London, England
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Action, Heavy, Disturbing

Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running nightclubs and protection rackets. With police Detective Leonard "Nipper" Read hot on their heels, the brothers continue their rapid rise to power and achieve tabloid notoriety.

Perfect Creature (2007)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, drama
CountryNew Zealand, United Kingdom
CharactersVampire, Police, Family, Brothers, Friends, Mutant, Heroes, Serial killers
PlotMagic, Investigation, Fear, Relationship, Mystery, Supernatural, Viruses
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleExciting, Disturbing

The vampire myth is given a stylish 1960s treatment, where a human cop partners with a vampire cop to stop a vamp bent on creating a war between the two "separate but equal" races.

Fred Claus (2007)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CharactersWizards, Family, Brothers, Losers
PlotHolidays, Snow, Toys
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Exciting, Light

Fred Claus and Santa Claus have been estranged brothers for many years. Now Fred must reconcile his differences with his brother whom he believes overshadows him. When an efficiency expert assesses the workings at the North Pole and threatens to shut Santa down, Fred must help his brother to save Christmas.

The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 4.8)
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CharactersWizards, Teens, Family, Brothers, Twins, Heroes, Warriors
PlotAdventure, Magic, Moving, Time travel, Fate, Rivalry, Supernatural, Superpowers
PlaceParallel worlds
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating

A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.

The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (2010)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genreaction, drama, biography, history, sport
CountryHong Kong
CharactersTeachers, Brothers, Friends, Teachers, Heroes, Businessmen
PlotMartial Arts, Relationship, On real events
PlaceChina, Asia
StyleExciting, To cry, Fascinating, For men

Featuring some of the most spectacular, innovative and explosive martial arts ever staged, The Legend Is Born is the remarkable true story of the early life of Ip Man, the formidable kung fu genius who would become Bruce Lee's mentor.Beginning at the start of his journey from his initial training through to the ultimate battle to become supreme master of the art of Wing Chun, The Legend Is Born has already been hailed as one of the greatest martial arts films of all time and features an all-star cast, including Sammo Hung (Enter The Dragon), Yuen Biao and Ip Man's real life son, 76-year-old Ip Chun, as Ip Man's kung fu master.

Warsaw Uprising (2014)
Genredrama, documentary, military
CharactersBrothers, Soldier, Military
PlotOn real events, War

It tells the story of the Warsaw Uprising of 1944 through the eyes of a US airman, escaper from the Nazi Stalag camp and two young reporters, cameramen for the Bureau of Information and Propaganda of the Polish Home Army. Their mission: documenting the Uprising by shooting newsreels for the “Palladium” cinema. Looking for the right shots, they go deeper and deeper – literally and figuratively – into the heart of the Uprising. Traumatic truth becomes obvious. Aware of being witnesses of indescribable events, they realize their duties: to document them and preserve the rolls of film at any cost…

The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box (2013)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CharactersTeens, Parents, Brothers
PlotAdventure, Abduction, Chase, Skirmishes

Seventeen-year-old Mariah Mundi's life is turned upside down when his parents vanish and his younger brother is kidnapped. Following a trail of clues to the darkly majestic Prince Regent Hotel, Mariah discovers a hidden realm of child-stealing monsters, deadly secrets and a long-lost artefact that grants limitless wealth—but also devastating supernatural power. With the fate of his world, and his family at stake, Mariah will risk everything to unravel the Curse of the Midas Box.