Sisters and brothers—they're the friends (and occasionally enemies) that you're connected to for life. These movies showcase the complicated mixture of adoration, resentment, closeness, frustration, and loyalty that comes with the sibling bond. We've highlighted a few choice scenes that truly capture the sibling dynamic.
FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF
Poor Jeanie. She gets the short end of the stick in this movie. She knows darn well her brother Ferris is faking being sick. Not only do their parents fuss over him and let him stay home, but the whole town gets involved in a Save Ferris campaign.
10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU
Sisters Kat and Bianca are polar opposites—the elder Kat detests society's expectations and loathes conforming, while the younger Bianca is preoccupied with clothes, boys, and popularity. For much of the film, they clash, but eventually come to listen to each other and understand one another's values.
In this emotion and powerful scene, younger brother Charlie realizes that the "Rain Man" imaginary friend of his childhood was really his way of saying his older brother Raymond's name as a toddler. Raymond's panic attack upon seeing hot water in the bathtub makes Charlie realize why their parents put the autistic Raymond away in an institution, and marks a tender turn in their relationship.