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You Can Count on Me (see review)
The Brothers Karamazov, by Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Brothers K, by David James Duncan
The Coen Brothers (Fargo, The Big Lebowski, Raising Arizona, etc.), particularly for the fantastic bluegrass and roots music in their latest offering O Brother, Where Art Thou?
To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee
Big Night, a film by Stanley Tucci about Italian immigrant brothers whose dreams of success diverge
Eustace and Hilda trilogy, by L.P. Hartley—three funny, moving, and troubling novels (The Shrimp and the Anemone, The Sixth Heaven, and Eustace and Hilda) that trace the relationship of an English boy and his older sister from childhood to adulthood
Rainman, with Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise
Franny and Zooey, by J.D. Salinger
Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë
The Poisonwood Bible, by Barbara Kingsolver
The Children of Henry VIII, by Alison Weir
Jane Austen's novels Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, and Persuasion in which relationships between smart, silly, or warm-hearted sisters feature prominently
Hamlet, by William Shakespeare
Hannah and Her Sisters, Woody Allen's portrait of three very different sisters and the men they share
Shadowing Hannah, by Sara Berkeley
George and Ira Gershwin
Wynton and Branford Marsalis
Three Sisters, by Anton Chekhov
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, by Dave Eggers
The Godfather trilogy, particularly Part II—sibling relationships marked by love, envy, greed, power, and betrayal
The Barthelme family, from Donald's twisted short stories (especially "The School") to Frederick's recent novel Bob the Gambler to Steven's tales of fraternal gambling, published in The New Yorker
Parenthood—funny and real film depicting interactions among adult siblings and their families
Plainsong, by Kent Haruf, for the bachelor brothers who live and farm together
The Carter Family (of bluegrass fame, not Jimmy and Billy, though they're pretty good by us, too)

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