Fictional film families played by real-life families

The on-screen relatives who are actually related in real life

Stars Insider

12/02/21 | StarsInsider


When it comes to casting for a film, there needs to be a certain chemistry between the actors, and that includes when a family context is key. The audience needs to feel that bond between family members; that mutual understanding that exists even in cases where perhaps a relationship isn't that great.

Who better, then, to play an on-screen family than an actual, real-life family? Many directors have taken this position over the years. In this gallery, we take a look at some movies in which the actors have the same relationship on screen as they do in real life.

Check out this gallery to find out which iconic film families were played by real-life families.


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