Want to really make dad’s day? Spend the afternoon watching some of these best Father’s Day movies with him! Most dads really don’t want anything big or flashy on their special day. It’s not that they don’t want to be celebrated, it is just that they want things simple. Spending time with the people they love is the best gift of all. So, grab some popcorn and your dear old dad, and snuggle up with these best Father’s Day movies to watch with dad.
Best Father’s Day Movies to Watch with Dad
Pursuit of Happyness
The Pursuit of Happyness is a 2006 biographical drama movie that is based on the true story of Chris Gardner, an entrepreneur, investor, author, motivational speaker and stockbroker. The movie stars Will Smith in the role of Chris Gardener and Smith’s real-life son, Jaden Smith, plays his son Christopher Gardner Jr. in the film. Gardner is trying to raise his young son on his own when he gambles and takes an unpaid internship in a competitive stockbroker program.
Mrs. Doubtfire is a 1993 romantic drama comedy family movie that is based on the 1987 book titled Madame Doubtfire by Anne Fine. The film stars Robin Williams, Sally Field, Matthew Lawrence, Mara Wilson and Pierce Brosnan. What happens when a father is told by the court system that he can’t have visitation with his children? Well, he dresses up as a woman, of course, and gets hired as their housekeeper.
Father of the Bride
Father of the Bride is a 1991 comedy movie that is a remake of the 1950 movie Father of the Bride. The 1950 movie starred Spencer Tracy, Elizabeth Taylor, Don Taylor and Joan Bennett while the 1991 movie featured Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Kimberly Williams, Kieran Culkin and Martin Short. George Banks is a dad, who doesn’t want his daughter to grow up, even though she is preparing to get married.
The Natural is a 1984 sports drama movie that is adapted from the 1952 book of the same name by Bernard Malamud. The movie features an all-star cast including Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, Kim Basinger, Wilford Brimley and Barbara Hershey. The Natural focuses on a baseball player, Roy Hobbs, a legend with divine talent.
The Judge is a 2014 drama movie. The movie features two A-list actors: Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall, and also stars Vincent D’Onofrio, Jeremy Strong, Dax Shepard, Billy Bob Thornton and Vera Farmiga. Hank Palmer, a big shot lawyer, returns home after the death of his mother. He and his father, a judge in town, have a strained relationship, that is until his father is involved in a hit and run accident, and Hank chooses to defend him in court.
Dad will love spending time with you watching any of these Father’s Day movies! Personally, my favorite is Father of the Bride. It’s sweet, funny and the perfect movie for a little father/daughter bonding time.