5 Movies About Siblings Your Kids Should See

If you want them to start creating a lifelong bond of love, don't miss these 5 movies about siblings that your kids must see.
5 Movies About Siblings Your Kids Should See
Marcela Alejandra Caffulli

Reviewed and approved by the pediatrician Marcela Alejandra Caffulli.

Last update: 27 December, 2022

Sibling love is something that should begin to be cultivated from childhood. And for that reason, we suggest you show your children some movies about siblings that reflect the wonder of having that blood companion for life.

Undoubtedly, siblinghood is a strong and eternal bond, because your sibling is that person who accompanies you, loves you, defends you, and supports you unconditionally. Therefore, we invite you to discover the following characters and their great adventures to spend quality time together.

“Carefully cultivate the celebration of holidays and traditions, family meals, bedtime rituals, favorite recipes, favorite books, songs and games, visiting favorite places….

What we do together as a family contributes to each child feeling included in the family unit.”

-Patrician Irwin Johnston

Movies about siblings that will help them understand and love each other

Undoubtedly, fostering a good sibling relationship is a fundamental step so that, in the future, they can maintain that special bond that unites them. We recommend you to take note of the following films that can help you achieve this.

1. The Parent Trap

This is a remake of the classic 1961 film by the same name. The newest version stars Lindsay Lohan, who plays two twins who don’t know each other, having been separated at a very young age. Each of them stayed with one of their parents and moved to a different place.

When they meet again at a camp, the twins set in motion a plan to reunite their parents. A fun adventure that will fascinate your little ones at home.

2. The Sound of Music

This movie is a musical based on a Broadway musical of the same name, with songs written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II and a screenplay by Ernest Lehman.

The film is also an adaptation of the novel The Story of the Trapp Family Singers   (1949) by Maria von Trapp. This clan is made up of seven brothers and sisters, children of a strict widowed father who loves them, but doesn’t know how to show it.

Thanks to the help of the nun Maria, they’ll discover what it feels like to be a united family and will learn to enjoy music together.

3. The Goonies, brothers in search of treasure

This movie is a classic of the adventure genre. It tells the story of Mikey and Brad Walsh, two brothers who make up a group of friends called the Goonies.

One day, the youngsters discover a treasure map that could help their father financially. So, they embark on a fun and fascinating adventure with pirates and gangsters, which will test their friendship and trust.

4. Cheaper by The Dozen

Tom and Kate Baker are the parents of… a dozen children! When the father receives a job offer, they must all move to a new home and learn to live together in a strange city.

With twelve children at home, the mischief, laughter, jokes, and adventures multiply. But with them, solidarity and unconditional love among the siblings also grow.

Undoubtedly, an indispensable film to learn to appreciate the immense luck of having a united family.

5. Brother Bear, one of the movies about siblings that your children shouldn’t miss

The Disney movie Brother Bear is perfect for family viewing and is suitable for all audiences.

It tells the story of three brothers who are hunters. The youngest, Kenai, hates bears, but his totem is precisely that animal. That’s why, in order to find himself, he’s turned into a bear. It will be then when we’ll have to start a journey with the bear cub Koda and learn what it means to love a real brother.

Spend quality time together with these movies about siblings

If you educate your children from an early age to learn the value of living together in harmony and professing love among them, you’ll sow good fruits that they’ll reap tomorrow.

Therefore, having a brother is having a friend forever, a companion for adventures, and a person to whom you can entrust all your secrets. Undoubtedly, it’s a gift of life that should be watered and cared for every day.

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