Highest-Rated Movies about 'Sibling Rivalry', Sort by Popularity


Cowboy Up (2000), Mirai (2018), Subspecies (1991), To the Limit (2007), Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004), Georgia (1995), The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947), The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1973) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Sibling Rivalry movies.


Cowboy Up (2000)

Hank (Kiefer Sutherland) and Ely Braxton (Marcus Thomas) are brothers and rivals. They're each haunted by the specter of their dad, Reid (Pete Postlethwaite), a famous bull rider turned absent father. Hank is a rodeo clown who breeds bulls; Ely is a brash young rider who won't let anything -- not even life-threatening injuries -- keep him out of the ring. When rodeo sweetheart Celia (Daryl Hannah) gets between them, sibling rivalry grows volatile and loyalties are tested.

rodeo rider, brother, love interest, father, mother, fiery, brash

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Mirai (2018)

A boy finds a magical garden that allows him to travel through time to meet his relatives from different eras.

sister, young boy, brother, mother, father, charming, tense

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Subspecies (1991)

American coeds must be saved from a Transylvania vampire (Anders Hove) and his Mohawk-hairdo offspring.

student, vampire, brother, uneasy, tense, suspenseful, sultry

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To the Limit (2007)

Filmmaker Pepe Danquart gives us a portrait of Alexander and Thomas Huber, two obsessive mountain climbers. Not content with climbing steep, treacherous mountainsides in a careful way, the brothers strive to break speed records. As they race recklessly up the rocky cliffs, their sibling rivalry emerges. The suicidal daring does not stop with the Hubers, however, as Danquart films the brothers pursuing their extreme hobby as he too dangles from the frightening heights.

daredevil, mountain climber, brother, documentarian, gutsy, endearing, thrilling

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Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)

Jin-tae (Jang Dong-gun) has always looked out for his little brother, Jin-seok (Won-bin), even shining shoes to raise funds for his college education. When the Korean War flares up and both brothers are drafted, Jin-tae decides he has to protect his younger sibling. Jin-tae makes a bargain with his commander: He'll take the riskiest missions if it will help shield Jin-seok from battle. In time, Jin-tae becomes a war hero -- with a growing blood lust that shocks his younger brother.

brother, soldier, commander, mother, love interest, war hero, melodramatic

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Georgia (1995)

Georgia Flood (Mare Winningham) is a well-to-do folk-singer with a stable family and a loving husband. Her younger sister, Sadie (Jennifer Jason Leigh), is the lead singer in a rowdy punk-rock band. Living in Georgia's shadow causes Sadie to become obsessed with her, and she tries everything she can to live up to her big sister's achievements. Unfortunately it is this very obsession --coupled with her self-destructive tendencies and rampant drug abuse-- that keep her spiraling down the drain.

singer, sister, drunk, mother, bleak, disturbing, bar

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The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)

A judge (Myrna Loy) orders a playboy (Cary Grant) to date her infatuated teenage sister (Shirley Temple) to cure the girl's crush on him.

playboy, judge, teen girl, psychiatrist, district attorney, boyfriend, cheeky

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The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1973)

From the Pullizer Prize winning play by Paul Zindel, this is the story of Beatrice Hunsdorfer and her daughters, Ruth and Matilda. A middle-aged widowed eccentric, Beatrice is looking for her life in the classified ads while all about her is the rubble of an unkempt house. All she needs is the right opportunity, she says puffing on a cigarette. Poorly equipped to surv...Read all

dreamer, single mother, daughter, bookworm, epileptic, sad, disheartening

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Legends of the Fall (1994)

In the early 1900s, three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of Montana are affected by betrayal, history, love, nature, and war.

father, soldier, younger brother, older brother, fiancée, son, passionate

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The Little Fugitive (1953)

Retired rodeo champion Jeff McCloud agrees to mentor novice rodeo contestant Wes Merritt against the wishes of Merritt's wife who fears the dangers of this rough sport.

young boy, brother, friend, bully, carnival worker, charming, winsome

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The Man in the Moon (1991)

A coming of age story set in the south of the U.S. when Elvis was King.

teen girl, sister, teen boy, father, mother, endearing, tender

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In This Our Life (1942)

The day before her wedding, a pampered young woman absconds with her sister's husband; in retaliation, her sister begins seeing the woman's former fiancé.

socialite, decorator, lawyer, doctor, melodramatic, brash, maryland

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The Lower Depths (1957)

In a Japanese slum, various residents play out their lives, dreaming of better things or settling for their lot. Among them is a man who pines for a young woman but is stymied by her deceptive family.

landlady, thief, sister, husband, actor, gambler, striking

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Angrezi Medium (2020)

When his daughter decides to further her studies in London, a hardworking Rajasthani businessman does everything in power to make her dreams come true.

student, half brother, rival, police officer, family, amusing, campy

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Blue Jasmine (2013)

A New York socialite, deeply troubled and in denial, arrives in San Francisco to impose upon her sister. She looks a million, but isn't bringing money, peace, or love...

socialite, divorcée, boyfriend, dentist, love interest, profound, emotional

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The Man From Snowy River (1982)

In 1880s Australia, after young Jim Craig's father dies, Jim takes a job at the Harrison cattle ranch, where he is forced to become a man.

cowboy, rancher, father, daughter, rival, young man, heartwarming

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Summer Stock (1950)

A small-town farmer, down on her luck, finds her homestead invaded by a theatrical troupe invited to stay by her ne'er-do-well sister.

actress, sister, dancer, housekeeper, fiancé, cheery, lighthearted

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Much Ado About Nothing (2012)

A modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a way with words.

prince, governor, soldier, brother, daughter, priest, airy

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Mirai (2018)

A young boy encounters a magical garden which enables him to travel through time and meet his relatives from different eras, with guidance by his younger sister from the future.

sister, young boy, brother, mother, father, charming, tense

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Ten Canoes (2006)

In Australia's Northern Territory, a man tells us a story of his people and his land. It's about an older man, Minygululu, who has three wives and realizes that his younger brother Dayindi may try to steal away the youngest wife.

warrior, brother, aboriginal, profound, emotional, australia, wilderness

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The Long Riders (1980)

The origins, exploits and the ultimate fate of the Jesse James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank raids because of revenge.

outlaw, bank robber, brother, traitor, girlfriend, marshal, confident

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Whisky (2004)

When his long-lost brother resurfaces, Jacobo, desperate to prove his life has added up to something, looks to scrounge up a wife. He turns to Marta, an employee at his sock factory, with whom he has a prickly relationship.

factory director, assistant, brother, wife, hilarious, hedonistic, tender

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Napoleon Dynamite (2004)

A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.

teenager, brother, uncle, jock, charming, offbeat, amusing

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Step Brothers (2008)

Two aimless middle-aged losers still living at home are forced against their will to become roommates when their parents marry.

brother, stepbrother, mother, father, hilarious, unrestrained, house

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Sparkle (1976)

Three sisters form a singing group in 1950s Harlem, but success threatens to ruin their relationship forever.

mother, singer, sister, songwriter, gangster, pimp, emotional

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Back to Burgundy (2017)

After a 10 year absence, Jean returns to his hometown when his father falls ill. Reuniting with his sister Juliette and his brother Jérémie, they have to re-build their relationship and trust as a family again.

father, sick person, child, brother, sister, winemaker, engaging

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The White Sister (1923)

A young woman becomes a nun when she believes her sweetheart has been killed, but things get complicated when he returns alive.

heiress, italian soldier, half sister, father, love interest, nun, passionate

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La Bamba (1987)

Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of early rock and roll singer Ritchie Valens who died at age 17 in a plane crash with Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper.

rock star, brother, girlfriend, mother, producer, emotional, family home

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Tetro (2009)

Bennie travels to Buenos Aires to find his long-missing older brother, a once-promising writer who is now a remnant of his former self. Bennie's discovery of his brother's near-finished play might hold the answer to understanding their shared past and renewing their bond.

teen boy, estranged brother, writer, girlfriend, brooding, melodramatic, offbeat

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Farinelli: Il Castrato (1994)

The story of castrato opera singer Carlo Broschi, who enthralled 18th century European audiences under his stage name Farinelli.

opera singer, brother, lover, composer, spectacular, confident, cheery

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