Movies have a great knack for accurately (or fantastically) depicting relationships between people. Today, we wanted to focus on the films which specifically focus on the tale of brothers. When we say brothers, of course we really mean a variety of things like: blood brothers, half-brothers, and even adopted brothers. While best guy friends can act like brothers, they’re sadly not making the cut today.
Without further ado, here are some of our favorite films about brothers:
Legends of the Fall
This 1994 American epic follows the tale of three particular brothers. The tale is set in the Western frontier where men lived off of the land. It follows the heartbreak of two older brothers failing to keep their younger brother safe from the war.
It also chronicles their passion for a single woman. This film does a pretty great job of juggling the difficulty of living back in the Western sphere—where Native Indians were not treated like people. It does a wonderful job of seeing the struggles of the heart and the eventual power of family.
If there was ever a film from the East that really went out to portray the intricacies of family relationship—especially when power …