Movies about fathers

List of the best movies about fathers selected by visitors to our site: Dad Friend, How I Became Russian, The Bouncer, Don't Go, I'll Take Your Dead, The Day After Tomorrow, Warcraft, Time Out, Grimm, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.

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Dad Friend (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance
Duration01:40
CharactersFathers, Family

Stéphane defers his frustration at not having had a son on his sons-in-law. So when her younger daughter decides to leave a rugby player than the idolatrous father for a doctor he can not stand, he will do everything to get his son-in-law back. His daughter will not let it go.

How I Became Russian (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia, China
Duration02:04
CharactersFathers, Family, Parents
PlotLove
PlaceRussia

To please the father of his bride is not an easy task. This problem is faced by the Chinese guy Pen, when he goes to Moscow for his love - Ira, without even knowing what a nightmare awaits him. After all, her father Anatoly is not at all ready to give his daughter to the first comer, and he has his own plan for deliverance in this case ... However, the bride's father and the bridegroom will have to learn to respect each other if they want to keep the girl who loves most in the world.

The Bouncer (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:23
CharactersGuards, Fathers, Defenders, Bodyguards, Horses
PlotFight
PlaceNight Clubs
StyleExciting, Tense

A tough nightclub bouncer struggling to raise his 8-year-old daughter is forced to go undercover after an unfortunate event.

Don't Go (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.2)
Genredetective
CountryRepublic of Ireland
CharactersFathers
PlotDeath, Dreams, Depression
PlaceBeach
StyleDisturbing

Devastated by his daughter's death in a terrible accident, Ben becomes convinced that he can bring her back through a recurring dream. But is it just a dream? Or is Ben losing his mind?

I'll Take Your Dead (2018)
Mark5.4 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrehorror, crime
CountryCanada
Duration01:45
CharactersFarmers, Gangsters, Criminals, Hired assassins, Fathers, Family, Parents
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Ghosts
StyleDisturbing

William has a simple job: he makes dead bodies disappear. His daughter Gloria has become used to rough-looking men dropping off corpses, and is even convinced that some of them are haunting their house.

The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersTeens, Scientists, Lifeguards, Fathers
PlotApocalypse, Disasters, Tsunami, End of the world, Snow, Cold, Survival, Tornadoes
PlaceNew York
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Disturbing

After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also shepherding to safety his son, trapped in New York after the city is overwhelmed by the start of the new big freeze.

Warcraft (2016)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Canada, Japan
Duration02:12
CharactersOrcs, Wizards, Fathers, Kings, Warriors, Demons, Giants, Monsters
PlotMagic, War, Adventure, Betrayal
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, By games, Popular, Exciting

The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home.

Time Out (1988)
Mark8 (imdb: 4.3)
CountryDenmark
Duration01:23
CharactersFathers
PlotTime travel, Religious
PlaceSchool

John is a Danish-born son who sets out to locate his father in this comedy thriller.

Grimm (2003)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, comedy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryNetherlands
Duration01:43
CharactersFathers, Detectives
PlotTime travel, Adventure
PlaceForest, Spain

One cold winter's day, Jacob and his sister Marie are abandoned in a wood by their out-of-work father. In his jacket Jacob finds a letter from their mother urging them to go to her brother in Spain. Once in Spain, it turns out that their uncle is dead. Marie meets Diego, a wealthy charming Spanish surgeon, and falls in love with him. Diego lives with his sick, domineering sister, Teresa. To Jacob's astonishment, Marie wants to marry Diego. Even after the wedding has taken place, jealous Jacob tries to get his sister away from Diego. When this doesn't succeed, Jacob starts to provoke his brother-in-law. It soon transpires that no-one will go unpunished for this.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:54
CharactersMothers, Fathers, Pilots
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Dreams, Loneliness, Travel
PlaceUSA
StyleFor sleep

A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.

Meet the Parents (2000)
Mark9 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersParents, Fathers, Cats, Jews, CIA
PlotTime travel, Love, Wedding
PlaceAircraft

Greg Focker is ready to marry his girlfriend, Pam, but before he pops the question, he must win over her formidable father, humorless former CIA agent Jack Byrnes, at the wedding of Pam's sister. As Greg bends over backward to make a good impression, his visit to the Byrnes home turns into a hilarious series of disasters, and everything that can go wrong does, all under Jack's critical, hawklike gaze.

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 5.9)
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, detective
CountryGermany, Canada
Duration02:10
CharactersVampire, Mothers, Fathers, Hunters, Heroes, Teens, Werewolf, Angels, Monsters
PlotMagic, Death, Supernatural, Adventure, Rivalry, Mystery, Superpowers
StyleAtmospheric, Exciting

In New York City, Clary Fray, a seemingly ordinary teenager, learns that she is descended from a line of Shadowhunters — half-angel warriors who protect humanity from evil forces. After her mother disappears, Clary joins forces with a group of Shadowhunters and enters Downworld, an alternate realm filled with demons, vampires, and a host of other creatures. Clary and her companions must find and protect an ancient cup that holds the key to her mother's future.

Sara (1997)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryPoland
Duration01:50
CharactersMafia, Pregnant, Fathers
PlotLove, Money
PlaceMansions

Forty-something Leon is an alcoholic, ex-special forces barely scraping by when he's hired by a mobster to protect his 16 year old daughter. Not only does Leon have to clean up his act, but also handle the romantic advances of his ward and the keen attention of his dangerous employers.

Middle Men (2009)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersMafia, Fathers, Gangsters
PlotInternet, Money, Success, Cheating
PlaceLondon, Night Clubs
StyleLight, For men

Chronicles Jack Harris, one of the pioneers of internet commerce, as he wrestles with his morals and struggles not to drown in a sea of conmen, mobsters, drug addicts, and pornstars.

Attraction (2017)
Mark5 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrefantastic
CountryRussia
Duration02:09
CharactersAliens, Fathers, Guests, Military
PlotLove, UFO, War, Adventure, Skirmishes
PlaceMoscow, Russia, Space, Spaceships
StyleAction, Heavy, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing, For men

After an alien ship crash lands in a Russian city, many who see the inside and the occupants start to question their own existence while others demand the aliens leave Earth.

Ghost Rider (2007)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.2)
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:54
CharactersSuperhero, Bikers, Family, Friends, Fathers, Demons, Cowboys, Heroes
PlotRacing, Love, Ghosts, Chase, Relationship, Fidelity, Supernatural, Superpowers
PlaceUSA, Tomb
StyleMarvel, Exciting, Disturbing, For men, By comics

In order to save his dying father, young stunt cyclist Johnny Blaze sells his soul to Mephistopheles and sadly parts from the pure-hearted Roxanne Simpson, the love of his life. Years later, Johnny's path crosses again with Roxanne, now a go-getting reporter, and also with Mephistopheles, who offers to release Johnny's soul if Johnny becomes the fabled, fiery 'Ghost Rider'.

Martian Child (2007)
Mark1 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersDogs, Family, Writers, Fathers, Orphans, Aliens, Photographers, Parents
PlotDepression, Adoption, On real events
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleTouching, Light, To cry, Cute

A recently-widowed science fiction writer considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially-rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.

10 Promises to My Dog (2008)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryJapan
CharactersDogs, Teens, Friends, Mothers, Fathers
PlotLove, Death, Moving
PlaceJapan

One day a puppy comes to the house of Akari, who has just turned twelve, and was trying hard to act strong after her mother suddenly fell ill. She immediately falls in love with the puppy and names it "Socks" after the paws which looked like they had white socks on. Akari was together with Socks day and night. However, as Akari grows up, her feelings and interest moves away from Socks. Year by year, their distance grows, which also leads to her physical distance as she moves to a far off city, and must leave Socks behind to a childhood friend.One day Akari remembers the 10 promises that she had made with Socks and her deceased mother...

The Emerald Forest (1985)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:53
CharactersFathers, Heroes, Amazons, Cannibals
PlotAdventure, Abduction, Missing people, Adoption, On real events
PlaceJungle
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Exciting, Disturbing, Makes me think

For ten years, engineer Bill Markham has searched tirelessly for his son Tommy who disappeared from the edge of the Brazilian rainforest. Miraculously, he finds the boy living among the reclusive Amazon tribe who adopted him. And that's when Bill's adventure truly begins. For his son is now a grown tribesman who moves skillfully through this beautiful-but-dangerous terrain, fearful only of those who would exploit it. And as Bill attempts to "rescue" him from the savagery of the untamed jungle, Tommy challenges Bill's idea of true civilization and his notions about who needs rescuing.

The Night Before the Exams Today (2007)
Mark4 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrecomedy
CountryItaly
Duration01:42
CharactersTeens, Family, Friends, Mothers, Fathers, Pupils
PlotAdventure
PlaceSchool, Italy
TimeGraduation

Reunites the same cast, reprising their characters from the 2006 original film, but transplants them from the 1980s to the Italy of 2006. This leap allows the filmmaker to compare and contrast youth culture across generations, from the era of the call box to the era of cell phones, text messages and onli




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