Movies about fathers

Movies about fathers
List of the best movies about fathers selected by visitors to our site: Temporary Difficulties, Taken, Dad, Father's Day, Daddy's Home, In the Name of the Father, The Return, The Daughter, The Big Deal, Come to Daddy.

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

Genre
Country
Temporary Difficulties (2018)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRussia
Duration01:20

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...

Taken (2008)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance, USA, Turkey, United Kingdom
Duration01:33

While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the clock, her ex-spy father must pull out all the stops to save her. But with his best years possibly behind him, the job may be more than he can handle.

Dad (2021)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia

The story of the journey of an adult hero to his Bata, a stern Russian peasant who became a father at the dawn of the nineties and raised his son the way all Soviet people did.

Father's Day (2011)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryCanada, USA

Ahab, a man obsessed with exacting a brutal, violent revenge on the man who murdered his dad, joins John, an eager priest, and Twink, a hot-headed street hustler, on an epic quest to find and defeat this mythical monster known as Chris Fuchman AKA The Father's Day Killer.

Daddy's Home (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:29

The story of a mild-mannered radio executive (Ferrell) who strives to become the best stepdad ever to his wife's two children, but complications ensue when their freewheeling, freeloading real father arrives, forcing stepdad to compete for the affection of the kids.

In the Name of the Father (1993)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration02:13

A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. He and his four friends are coerced by British police into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father and other relatives in London are also implicated in the crime. He spends fifteen years in prison with his father trying to prove his innocence.

The Return (2003)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:46

A story of two Russian boys whose father suddenly returns home after a 12-year absence. He takes the boys on a holiday to a remote island on a lake that turns into a test of manhood of almost mythic proportions.

The Daughter (2012)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration01:50

When fourteen-year-old Myrto learns her father has fled to avoid paying his debts, she kidnaps the son of his business partner whom she blames for bankrupting her father's joiner's workshop. Memories resurface as she wanders through the aisles of the workshop, where she hides her victim between stacks of spruce, oak and ebony.

The Big Deal (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, family
CountryRussia
Duration01:58

Vadim Krylov is the owner of a major retail chain. He's the best at what he does, and he is used to getting what he wants at any cost. He reaches his goal, 3000 stores all over the country, but that costs him dearly. Now, to avoid financial ruin Krylov has to make a deal to partner with a large Chinese retail chain. The Chinese company is ready to purchase a 50% stake in Vadim's company which officially - or on paper at least - belongs to his Mother. Vadim is once again on top of the world. But his Mother, who lived her whole life in his home town died a half a year ago and it turns out, she left a last will and testament. So Vadim will have to go back to his home town where there's an unexpected surprise waiting for him. His Mother bequeathed the company not to him, but to her granddaughter, his daughter, with whom he has had no contact with since he abandoned her at the age of two.

Come to Daddy (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, comedy
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, USA

After receiving a cryptic letter from his estranged father, Norval travels to his dad’s oceanfront home for what he hopes will be a positive experience. If only he’d known the dark truth about his old man beforehand.

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Like Father (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19

When a workaholic young executive, is left at the altar, she ends up on her Caribbean honeymoon cruise with the last person she ever expected: her estranged and equally workaholic father. The two depart as strangers, but over the course of a few hilarious adventures, a couple of umbrella-clad cocktails and a whole lot of soul-searching, they return with a renewed appreciation for family and life.

Instructions Not Included (2013)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryMexico
Duration01:40

Valentin is Acapulco's resident playboy, until a former fling leaves a baby on his doorstep and him heading with her out of Mexico.

How I Became Russian (2019)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia, China
Duration02:04

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.

Captain Fantastic (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:29

A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.

Getting Even with Dad (1994)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrecomedy, family, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

Ray, an ex-con and widower, is planning a coin heist with two accomplices to help him to buy his own bakery. However, he doesn't expect his son Timmy, who was living with Ray's sister, to show up at the house right in the middle of planning. Timmy is ignored and Ray and his buddies pull off the heist. Timmy gets his father's attention by stealing the coins and hiding them. To get them back, his father must take him to a number of different places and treat him like he enjoys his presence. They grow fond of each other but Timmy won't stay with his dad unless he gives up the coins.

Father Figures (2017)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:23

Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him.

Blood Father (2016)
Duration01:57

An ex-con reunites with his estranged wayward 16-year old daughter to protect her from drug dealers who are trying to kill her.

The Godfather (1972)
Duration02:55

Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge.

Our Father (2020)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama
CountryItaly

Two young boys, Valerio and Christian, form a powerful friendship over the summer.

King of California (2007)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

Charlie gets released from an insane asylum and moves in with Miranda, the young daughter he left behind. Charlie believes that there is treasure hidden beneath the local Costco, so he puts together a plan to unearth the loot. By convincing Miranda to quit her job at McDonald's and instead work at the wholesale store, he is able to obtain a key. Although Miranda is skeptical, she helps her father with his irrational quest.

Of Fathers and Sons (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredocumentary, military
CountryGermany, USA, Syria, Lebanon, Netherlands, Qatar
Duration02:11

Talal Derki returns to his homeland where he gains the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life for over two years. His camera focuses on Osama and his younger brother Ayman, providing an extremely rare insight into what it means to grow up in an Islamic Caliphate.

The Father (2020)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France

A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages. As he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality.

Father and Sons (2003)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance, Canada
Duration01:35

Léo, un vieux père de famille ancien représentant de commerce, est prêt à tout pour retrouver l'affection de ses trois fils, David, Max et Simon. Il va même jusqu'à invoquer une maladie et une intervention chirurgicale pour les convaincre de l'accompagner dans un voyage au Canada, où il tentera de refaire l'unité du clan familial. Le quatuor de Français y fera la rencontre d'une guérisseuse et de sa fille.

Delivery Man (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, India, Canada
Duration01:46

An affable underachiever finds out he's fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity.

Falling (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA

John Peterson lives with his partner Eric and their adopted daughter in Southern California. When he is visited by his aging father Willis from Los Angeles who is searching for a place to retire, their two very different worlds collide.

Father of a Soldier (1965)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, military
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:27

During World War II, оld Georgian peasant wine-grower Georgy (Sergo Zakariadze) leaves his Georgian village and goes off to the front line, hoping to find his son. George should see and transfer a lot of things, he becomes a soldier and only in the last days of war finds the son...

Fathers (2010)
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Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:30

A humble history teacher Alexander Lvov, happily married to Anna, a woman with a child. His adopted son, 8-year-old Vanka, has long become Alexander's family. But here comes back from the army paratrooper Vadim Kotov, who served under the contract, Anna’s ex-husband and Vanka’s father. He wants to get his son back. In men, a serious conflict is brewing.

Why Don't You Just Die! (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration01:34

Andrey, a detective and the world's most horrible father, brings together a terrible group of people in his apartment: his resentful actress daughter, an angry thug, and a cheated cop. Each one of them has a reason to want revenge..

Fathers and Grandfathers (1982)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:23

A funny comedy about a daily life of a three adventurous men: Lukov-Father, Lukov-Son and Lukov-Grandson.

Three Perfect Daughters (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy
CountryItaly

Three families go into crisis when their daughters get engaged. Three desperate fathers see their worst nightmare come true: they are convinced that their young daughters have all chosen a wrong boyfriend. Sure to act for their own good, they will join forces to get rid of the three suitors as soon as possible, putting a strain on the patience of their wives so much that they risk wrecking their own marriages. In the end, the good will win, but who will?




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