It’s Father’s Day, and what better way for dads to celebrate than watching a movie with their kids.
Moviefone has put together a list of the top ten movies about dads that dads can watch on Father’s Day.
The adventures of a group of explorers led by Joseph Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) who use a newly discovered wormhole to overcome the limits of human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in interstellar travel, allowing ultimately up to Cooper to communicate with his adult daughter (Jessica Chastain).
“Humanity was born on Earth. It was never meant to die here.”
2h49November 7, 2014
When a rare occurrence gives police officer John Sullivan (Jim Caviezel) the chance to speak to his father (Dennis Quaid), 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his father’s tragic death. After his actions inadvertently result in a series of brutal murders, he and his father must find a way to undo the consequences of weather modification.
“The future is listening.”
1h58April 28, 2000
Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) faces a parent’s worst nightmare when his 6-year-old daughter, Anna (Erin Gerasimovich), and her friend go missing. The only lead is an old RV that was parked on their street. The head of the investigation, Detective Loki (Jake Gyllenhaal), arrests the driver (Paul Dano), but a lack of evidence forces Loki to release his only suspect. Dover, knowing his daughter’s life is at stake, decides he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands.
“Every moment counts.”
2h33September 21, 2013
George Banks (Steve Martin) is an ordinary middle-class man whose 22-year-old daughter, Annie (Kimberly Williams-Paisley), has decided to marry a man (George Newbern) from an upper-class family, but George can’t think of what life would be like without his daughter. His wife (Diane Keaton) tries to make him happy for Annie, but when the wedding takes place at their home and a foreign wedding planner (Martin Short) takes over the ceremony, he gets a little crazy.
father of the bride
“Love is wonderful. Until it happens to your only daughter.”
1h45December 20, 1991
Set in the Bronx during the tumultuous 1960s, a teenager (Lillo Brancato, Jr.) is torn between his honest working-class father (Robert De Niro) and a violent but charismatic crime boss (Chazz Palminteri). Complicating matters is the growing attraction of the youngster – banned in his neighborhood – for a beautiful black girl (Taral Hicks).
A Bronx Tale
“One man lives in the neighborhood, another owns it.”
2 hrs 1 minSeptember 14, 1993
Jack (Michael Keaton) and Caroline (Teri Garr) are a couple making a decent living when Jack suddenly loses his job. They agree that he should stay home and take care of the house while Caroline works. It’s just that he’s never done it before and really has no idea…
“When mom goes to work, dad goes crazy!”
1h31August 19, 1983
An aging, alcohol-drunk father (Bruce Dern) travels from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son (Will Forte) to claim what he believes to be a million dollar raffle prize.
“Life isn’t about winning or losing. It’s about how you get there in the end.”
1h55November 15, 2013
Nemo (Alexander Gould), an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist’s office aquarium. It’s up to his disturbing father Marlin (Albert Brooks) and friendly but forgetful fish Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) to bring Nemo home – meeting vegetarian sharks (Barry Humphries), surfer turtles (Andrew Stanton), hypnotic jellyfish, hungry seagulls, and more along the way.
The world of Nemo
“There are 3.7 trillion fish in the ocean. They’re looking for one.”
1h40May 30, 2003
Three bachelors (Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg and Ted Danson) find themselves having to take care of a baby left behind by one of the guy’s girlfriends (Nancy Travis).
3 men and a baby
“They changed her diapers. She changed their lives.”
1h42November 27, 1987
Mike Sullivan (Tom Hanks) works as a hitman for crime boss John Rooney (Paul Newman). Sullivan considers Rooney a father figure, but after his son (Tyler Hoechlin) witnesses a murder, Mike Sullivan finds himself on the run trying to save his son’s life and at the same time seeking revenge on those who have done wrong. him. The film also stars Daniel Craig, Jude Law, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ciarán Hinds and Stanley Tucci.