Joel & Ethan Coen

Joel & Ethan Coen

Inside Llewyn Davis sees Joel and Ethan Coen back in the director's chair this week for their latest movie.

To celebrate the release of the film, we take a look at some of the best directing sibling.

- Joel & Ethan Coen

It seems only right to start with Joel and Ethan Coen, as they really are the greatest directing duo around at the moment.

The American brothers - who were born just three years apart - made their first film together in 1984 in the form of Blood Simple.

Over the years they have delivered some terrific movies together; or with one directing and the other on producing duties.

Some of their standout films are Fargo, Barton Fink, No Country for Old Man and True Grit.

Their first Oscar nomination came in 1991 for Barton Fink; their first win came for Best Original Screenplay for Fargo.

Joel and Ethan Coen have gone on to win the Best Director Oscar as No Country for Old Men triumphed in 2007.

- Lana & Andy Wachowski

Lana & Andy Wachowski are another sibling duo who have delivered some great movies in recent years.

Lana and Andy made their directorial debut in 1996 with Bound, but it was The Matrix that really put them on the map.

Released in 1999, The Matrix was their second feature film, and went on to be both a critical and commercial smash - it is still regarded as one of the best science fiction films.

They went on to make The Matrix Reloaded and The Matric Revolutions, before Speed Racer struggled at the box office.

They duo returned last year with the fantastic Cloud Atlas, which was a big screen adaptation of the novel of the same name by David Mitchell; it really was one of the best sci-fi films of last year.

They are set to return this summer with another sci-fi project Jupiter Ascending; it looks set to be another epic project.

- Anthony & Joe Russo

Anthony & Joe Russo are brothers who are born just a year apart, and have enjoyed both big screen and TV success.

They made their debut in 1997 with Pieces; a project that they wrote, directed, produced and Joe starred in.

Welcome to Collinwood was their next project - which George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh produced - before going on to romantic comedy You, Me and Dupree.

Anthony & Joe will be back in the director's chair this March with Captain America: The Winter Solider - which will be the biggest film of their directing career to date.

This is the second Captain America movie, and the first time that the brothers have helmed a Marvel film.

The Winter Solider is the first of two Marvel films of 2014, and is set to be a box office smash.

- Peter & Bobby Farrelly

Peter & Bobby Farrelly are best known for their comedy work, and made their directorial debut twenty years ago with Dumb and Dumber.

Dumb and Dumber was a commercial hit, and has gone on to be a cult hit over the years.

The brothers stuck with comedy as they went on to direct the likes of There's Something About Mary, Kingpin, Me Myself & Irene and Shallow Hal.

During those years they have worked with some of Hollywood's biggest names as Jim Carrey, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jack Black and Cameron Diaz have all be queuing up to work with the brothers.

And Peter & Bobby will be back later this year with Dumb and Dumber To; the movie comes twenty years after the original and will see them reunite with Carrey and Jeff Daniels.

- Jay & Mark Duplass

Jay & Mark Duplass worked on the first feature film together with The Puffy Chair; they wrote and produced the film while Jay directed.

They would director for the first time with horror/comedy Baghead; a project that they also wrote together.

They stuck with the comedy theme as they went on to make Cyrus and Jeff, Who Lives at Home.

During this time, they have also written and/or produced other projects such as Safety Not Guaranteed, while both brothers have done some acting work.

Inside Llewyn Davis is out now.

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