Movies about fathers

Movies about fathers
List of the best movies about fathers selected by visitors to our site: The Lost Prince, Stillwater, Fatherhood, The Closet, Spielberg, Humor Me, Men & Chicken, I Love You, Daddy, Mom, Black Hollow Cage.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Lost Prince (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersTeens, Fathers
PlotLife, First love, Growing up, Parenting
PlaceFairy-tale worlds
StyleVital signs

Djibi lives alone with Sofia, his 8-year-old daughter. Every night, he invents a story to put him to sleep. When Sofia falls asleep, these extraordinary stories come to life somewhere in an imaginary world inhabited by knights, pirates and other dragons. In this world that belongs only to them, Sofia is always the princess to save, and the brave Prince is none other than Djibi himself. But 3 years later, the entry of Sofia to the college will mark the end of her childhood. To the despair of her father, she no longer needs her stories at night. On the one hand, Djibi will have to accept that his daughter will grow up and move away from him. On the other hand, in the World of Stories, the Prince will have to face the most epic of all his adventures. Find your destiny in a world where it no longer has a place.

Stillwater (2021)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
PlotInvestigation, False accusations

Bill Baker, an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma, travels to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter, Allison, who is in prison for a murder she claims she did not commit. Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences, and a complicated legal system, Bill builds a new life for himself in France as he makes it his personal mission to exonerate his daughter.

Fatherhood (2021)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersFathers, Family, Babies, Widows
PlotDeath, Parenting
StyleFascinating, Vital signs

A widowed new dad copes with doubts, fears, heartache and dirty diapers as he sets out to raise his daughter on his own. Inspired by a true story.

The Closet (2020)
Markimdb: 5.7
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersChildrens, Fathers, Architects, Naughty kids
PlotMystery, Death, Supernatural, Mystery
StyleSerious, Disturbing

After moving into a new house, a young girl begins displaying strange and disturbing behavior until, one day, she disappears behind a closet. While the devastated father is left with no clue about his daughter’s disappearance, an exorcist shows up to help.

Spielberg (2017)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredocumentary, biography
CharactersFriends, Fathers, Directors
PlotLove, Art, Parenting

A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg.

Humor Me (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
CharactersFathers, Billionaires
PlotLoneliness, Betrayal

An adult son who is slowly drifting towards rock bottom reconnects with his joke-loving dad.

Men & Chicken (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, detective
CountryDenmark, Germany
CharactersBrothers, Fathers, Chickens
PlotRelationship, Death, Mystery
PlaceHospitals, Estate

Men & Chicken is a black comedy about two outcast brothers, who by getting to know their unknown family also discover a horrible truth about themselves and their relatives.

I Love You, Daddy (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersFamily, Fathers, Directors
PlotLove, Passion, Relationship, Friendship, Intrigue
StyleFascinating, Smart, Black humor

When a successful television writer's daughter becomes the interest of an aging filmmaker with an appalling past, he becomes worried about how to handle the situation.

Mom (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersTeachers, Police, Fathers, Mothers
PlotLove, Revenge, Justice
PlaceSchool, Party, Hospitals

The bliss of a biology teacher’s family life in Delhi is shattered when her daughter, Arya is physically assaulted by Jagan and gang. Does Devki Sabarwal wait for the law to take its course? Or does Devki become Maa Durga and hunt down the perpetrators of the crime?

Black Hollow Cage (2017)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CharactersDogs, Family, Fathers
PlotSurvival, Mystery, Supernatural, Mystery, Fear
StyleSerious, For men, Disturbing

A girl who lives in a secluded house with her father and her dog finds a mysterious black cube in the woods with the ability to change the past.

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Memoir of a Murderer (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Fathers
PlotFight, Death, Snow, Hatred, Confrontation
PlacePrison, Forest, Korea
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense

A former serial killer Byung-su gets diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and when a series of murders occur near his town, he worries whether the killings are his doings. Then, he comes across Tae-ju and realizes that he’s the killer. He reports this to the police, only to learn that Tae-ju is one. Byung-su tries to find evidence against Tae-ju, only to raise the young killer’s interest on him and his dear daughter.

Temporary Difficulties (2018)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersDisabled people, Fathers, Mothers
PlotRelationship, Success, Hatred
PlaceSchool, Russia, Forest

Sasha Korolev has a congenital disorder. The boy’s father has chosen what seemed to him the only correct way to put the son on his feet: to treat him like a healthy person. “You’re not a patient, you have temporary difficulties”. Eating, getting dressed, going downstairs and walking up the front door steps — every day the child spends hours on such simple household tasks. At school he is mocked by his peers, and there is no help to expect. The boy has coped with the illness, but started hating the father. When he finished school, Sasha left home and stopped all contact with the father. Over the past 15 years he has become the best business consultant in the country, who has helped hundreds of businesses out of crisis. “You have no a crisis, you have temporary difficulties”, — Sasha would say to his clients, having gone along a difficult path himself. And one day, a new order unexpectedly gives him the opportunity to settle accounts with the father...

Jack Goes Home (2016)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CharactersFathers, Mothers
PlotRelationship, Death, Supernatural, Mystery
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleTwisted plot, Heavy, Tense, Depressive, Serious

After his father is killed in a car crash, Jack travels home to Colorado to help nurse his mother (who was injured in the crash) back to health. There, he uncovers long buried secrets and lies within his family, his friends, and his very identity.

A Bag of Marbles (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryFrance, Canada, Czech Republic
CharactersJews, Family, Military, Soldier, Fathers
PlotOn real events, Death, Fear
PlaceParis, France, Boarding school
TimeWorld War II
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

In occupied France, Maurice and Joseph, two young Jewish brothers left to their own devices demonstrate an incredible amount of cleverness, courage, and ingenuity to escape the enemy invasion and to try to reunite their family once again.

The Foreigner (2017)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, USA, India
CharactersGangsters, Tough guys, Fathers
PlotLove, Revenge, Wedding, Obsession, Loneliness

Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – dies in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. His relentless search to find the terrorists leads to a cat-and-mouse conflict with a British government official whose own past may hold the clues to the identities of the elusive killers.

Mistress America (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersStudents, Writers, Friends, Fathers, Mothers
PlotAdventure, Travel, Chess, Wedding, Friendship
PlaceCollege, USA, New York
StyleFancy, Heartbreaking

Tracy, a lonely college freshman in New York, is rescued from her solitude by her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke, an adventurous gal about town who entangles her in alluringly mad schemes. Mistress America is a comedy about dream-chasing, score-settling, makeshift families, and cat-stealing.

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
CountryDenmark, Germany, France, Belgium
CharactersFamily, Fathers, Mothers
PlotLove, Passion, Relationship, Obsession, Love with age difference
StyleSoulful, Explicit scenes

A man named Seligman finds a fainted wounded woman in an alley and he brings her home. She tells him that her name is Joe and that she is nymphomaniac. Joe tells her life and sexual experiences with hundreds of men since she was a young teenager while Seligman tells about his hobbies, such as fly fishing, reading about Fibonacci numbers or listening to organ music.

Renoir (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
CharactersArtists, Family, Models, Brothers, Fathers
PlotLove, War, On real events
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

The Côte d’Azur. 1915. In his twilight years, Pierre-Auguste Renoir is tormented by the loss of his wife, the pains of arthritic old age and the terrible news that his son Jean has been wounded in action. But when a young girl miraculously enters his world, the old painter is filled with a new, wholly unexpected energy. Blazing with life, radiantly beautiful, Andrée will become his last model, and the wellspring of a remarkable rejuvenation. Back at the family home to convalesce, Jean too falls under the spell of the new, redheaded star in the Renoir firmament. In their Mediterranean Eden - and in the face of his father's fierce opposition - he falls in love with this wild, untameable spirit... and as he does so, within weak-willed, battle-shaken Jean, a filmmaker begins to grow.

The Vampire Spider (2012)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CharactersMonsters, Fathers
PlaceNature, Mountains

A teenager goes to the foothills of the Andes to deal with his phobias.

Raja the Great (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
CharactersFathers, Blind
PlotDancing, Martial Arts, Fight, Birthday, Happiness
PlaceTrains, India

Raja is a blind man who's trained by his head constable mother to use his disability to his advantage. Lucky is the pampered daughter of a police officer and they're each other's whole world. What happens when Lucky's world is shaken by a goon Deva? How does Raja fit into this picture?