Father’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s time for us to look for a way to celebrate this special day. The best gift for dads is to spend quality time with him during the day. Curling up on the couch for a movie marathon is a fantastic way to celebrate your favorite guy. That’s why we’ve rounded up a list of classic Father’s Day movies for you to enjoy with the #1 guy in your life. Whichever movies you choose, your dad will surely feel loved and happy.
Best Father’s Day Movies To Watch In 2021
He Got Game
Is your father a sports lover? This film is one of the greatest Father’s Day movies. Denzel Washington plays a father trying to rebuild a relationship with his son, a top basketball player, after serving six years in prison. The state governor releases him for a week on parole so he could persuade his son to play for the governor’s alma mater. If he succeeds, he is promised a considerably reduced prison sentence.
Mr. Mom (1983)
During the 1980s recession, Jack Butler (Michael Keaton), an automobile engineer, is fired from his job. His wife, Caroline (Teri Garr), finds a job before he does, so they exchange roles. Jack takes over the responsibility at home and takes care of their three children. Thus he becomes “Mr. Mom.”
Big Fish (2003)
Edward Bloom (Albert Finney) and his son William (Billy Crudup) have always had a tense relationship because Edward told complicated stories that William never believed. When his father comes to the end of his life, William returns home and tries to find the truth about these tall tales and realizes that the myths aren’t quite as far apart as he’s always thought.
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Basically, the movie is around a strict father and his archaic rules. He forbids two of his daughters, Kat (Julie Stiles) and Bianca (Larisa Oleynik) to date. This is not an issue for Kat as she is rebellious and doesn’t care about the teen boys at her high school. He decides Bianca can date only if Kat does too. So, Cameron (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) attempts to set Kat with bad boy Patrick Verona (Heath Ledger), so Cameron is able to win Bianca.
“Beginners” is a movie about how both men find love. Six months after his mother passes away, Oliver knows two shocking news about his father: he’s gay and has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. He and his father navigate their new life together and since then, they get closer.
Father of the Bride
It might be challenging for George Banks (Steve Martin), an overprotective dad to give the daughter away on her wedding day. He is a befuddled father who has a hard time letting his young daughter when she suddenly announces her plans to marry. This comedy is a must-watch and fun for any father-daughter duo.
Is your dad a superhero in your heart? This action movie is really worth watching on this special day. Logan aka Wolverine, a mutant becomes a reluctant dad to Laura. Although the movie is all of the action and adventure with a twist on the dad-daughter theme, it will make you teary-eyed by the end.
The Pursuit of Happyness
If your father is a Will Smith fan, there’s no reason not to watch this fun movie. This Father’s Day movie is about a struggling single father who attempts to raise his child in spite of working as an unpaid intern and being kicked out of his apartment. Watching this will give you a feeling of appreciation and sacrifice for all he has done for you.
Trouble With the Curve (2012)
The Father’s Day movie is about an estranged daughter (Amy Adams) who tries her best to change her dysfunctional relationship with her ill father, by helping him on a recruiting trip that could be his last.
Boyhood depicts the childhood and adolescence of Mason Evans Jr. (Coltrane) at the age of ages six to eighteen as he grows up in Texas with divorced parents. This movie will definitely inspire you to remember your adolescence with the person who raised you.
A movie night with his favorite kid is what dad actually wants this Father’s Day. Whether your important men in your life are near or far this holiday, host a co-viewing party for one of these Father’s Day movies is the perfect way to show him how much you care about him. Which Father’s Day movies do you like most? How do you celebrate Father’s Day? Please share with us in the comment below. We’re happy to listen to all your stories and comments.