SIBLINGS is a dark comedy about love, lust, murder and other issues of normal family life.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Story of the same couple, first in their teenage years and then in their twilight years, paradoxically set in the same time during the backdrop of the Gulf War in the Middle East.

Director: John Greyson
Stars: Sarah Polley, Diane Ladd, Brendan Fletcher
The Event (2003)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An intense relationship drama that takes the form of a mystery, The Event centers around a series of unexplained deaths that occur among the gay community in New York's fashionable Chelsea ... See full summary »

Director: Thom Fitzgerald
Stars: Parker Posey, Don McKellar, Olympia Dukakis
What Girls Learn (TV Movie 2001)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Lee Rose
Stars: Elizabeth Perkins, Scott Bakula, Alison Pill
Luck (2003)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Shane Bradley, who is fixated on ideas of luck and destiny, tries to win the girl of his dreams. After their relationship falters, Shane begins to think he might be unlucky and turns to ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Wellington
Stars: Luke Kirby, Sarah Polley, Noam Jenkins
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Perry, a sheltered chemical engineer, falls in love with Leslie, a former homecoming princess, when he becomes a jury member at her hippie death cult murder trial.

Director: Reginald Harkema
Stars: Peter MacNeill, Gregory Smith, Ryan Robbins
Sugar I (2004)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Troubled suburban teen Cliff hooks up with a hustler from the streets of Toronto's gay ghetto.

Director: John Palmer
Stars: Andre Noble, Marnie McPhail, Haylee Wanstall
Trigger II (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Trigger is the story of two rock n' roll women who once shared a friendship, a band and a whole lot of chaos. Now a dozen years later they meet again, and over the course of one evening ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce McDonald
Stars: Tracy Wright, Molly Parker, Daniel MacIvor
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Several innocent bystanders are injured or killed when two robbers, fleeing from the police, run into the neighborhood cafe.

Director: Jerry Ciccoritti
Stars: Catherine O'Hara, Joe Pantoliano, Sarah Polley
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

This is the story of an extremely obese, rather immature, yet very bright and talented young man, and of his world and the people in it... mostly homeless young adults... who refer to their... See full summary »

Director: Clement Virgo
Stars: Martin Villafana, Lynn Whitfield, Rainbow Francks
Gemini (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A domineering mother with a seemingly perfect family in Argentina is unaware of a taboo relationship happening with her youngest children.

Director: Albertina Carri
Stars: Cristina Banegas, Daniel Fanego, Maria Abadi
Drama | Crime | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Peter Wellington
Stars: Eric Thal, Sarah Polley, Don McKellar
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Director: Nisha Ganatra
Stars: Alison Pill, Sarah Gadon, Joe Dinicol
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alex Campbell ...
Joe
Paul Soles ...
Grandpa
Andrew Chalmers ...
Pete
...
Danielle
...
Margaret
Rocket the Dog ...
Potter
...
Dad
Sonja Smits ...
Mom
...
Pastor
...
Tabby
Joan Heney ...
Agnes
Dorothy Gordon ...
Dorothy
...
Miss Bradford
Tom McCamus ...
Mr. Phillips
William Lynn ...
Dr. Therminger (as Bill Lynn)
Edit

Storyline

Joe (Alex Campbell) and his siblings have a couple of problems. First off, their stepparents are despicably evil. Secondly, they seemed to have killed them. Now this mixed up mess of half-sisters and step-brothers have to figure out how to dispose of the bodies, cover up the murders, collect their grandfather's inheritance and somehow stick together as a family -- all without getting caught. Not to mention Joe's incessant need to keep tabs on his promiscuous sister, an eye on the precocious little ones and a lustful watch on the girl next-door. Growing up has its complications. Murder's just one of them. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexual content and brief drug use | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 September 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Secret de famille  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

CAD 500,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Crazy Credits

Extra Scene: Priest presiding over the parents' funeral, with Joe, Margaret, and Tabby. See more »

Soundtracks

Nova Heart
Written by G. Deppe
Performed by The Spoons
Published by Neutron Songs
Courtesy of Ultra Planet Music Incorporated
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
has its moments
14 April 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I got a chance to see the sneak preview of this movie in Toronto and had mixed feelings about it. For a black comedy to be successful, it needs to be REALLY funny. It needs to be so funny that it kind of blocks out the disturbing darkness of it. If a black comedy fails to do this, then its usually just sick. SIBLINGS is kind of caught in the middle. Parts of it are hilarious. Parts of it aren't.

It is about 4 non blood related siblings with evil step parents. So evil, that the 4 siblings want theses step parents to die. The rest of the movie is the kids not knowing what to do with the bodies, and annoying relatives and neighbors wondering where their parents are. Some sequences are very funny, but some are tiresome.

There's the hot older sister, who has brainless sex with some guy in a truck every night, the oldest brother, the one who kills the parents; you know, the responsible one. There's the death obsessed 10 year old, who's shtick gets boring after 5 minutes, and there's the ADORABLE youngest girl. She has lots of cute one liners about you know, parents dying and stuff like that.

The chemistry is great between the four of them. That makes the movie. They work very well together and are really believable.

Bottom line: definitely has its moments, and if you like these kind of movies, then you should go see it. But regarding black comedies, don't expect Very Bad Things (the KING of Black humor movies)


12 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Am I the only one who DID NOT like this movie? allitopia
QUOTES the-ghost-who-walks
Beginning game_gregory
Where... swxt
brilliant mmmaymay
Some questions.. thearistocrat07
Discuss Siblings (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?