Some of us are spending more time with our families at home since the pandemic started. And this Father’s Day, aside from watching a K-drama with your dad, settle in with a few movies dedicated to all kinds of dads out there. These iconic movies will make you laugh, cry, and be more thankful for your dad this Father’s Day.
So, whether you’re together to celebrate or just planning a virtual Father’s Day celebration, check out these movies featuring awesome dads to watch with your dad! Don’t forget to prepare some popcorn, snacks, and flavorful drinks!
This comedy flick features two dads who will battle it out to see who can be the better dad. Stepfather Brad (Will Ferrell) is hoping for his stepchildren to love him and treat him like a real dad. Everything is going well not until the biological father, Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) shows up. Watch these two hilarious dads compete on who deserves the dad of the year title!
The Pursuit of Happyness
This film will show you how far a father can go for his child. The Pursuit of Happyness is based on a true story of a single father struggling to build a future for himself and his 5-year-old son despite facing hardships along the way. Watching this with your dad will make you appreciate all the things that he has done for you. Make sure your tissues are ready while watching this movie!
17 Again follows a father who magically becomes the same age as his children. By a twist of fate, Mike O’Donnell transforms back into his 17-year-old body and gets a second chance to live his life better than he did in the past. Seeing life from a different perspective, Mike finds that despite keeping his middle-aged brain, he still has a lot to learn.
Did you know this film was remade into a K-drama too? Check out more Korean drama adaptations of famous western TV shows and movies that you should watch here!
The Parent Trap
This one is truly a classic! The Parent Trap is the story of two identical twins who have been separated at birth and find themselves reunited at a summer camp 11 years later. Longing to know more about each other’s parents, the twins decided to switch identities and that’s when the chaos starts to ensue.
Miracle in Cell No. 7
Even if your dad is not a fan of watching movies with subtitles, he’ll shed a tear here for sure! Miracle in Cell No. 7 is a heartwarming story of an intellectually disabled father who is wrongfully charged with sexual assault, kidnapping, and murder of a little girl. Years after, his daughter becomes a lawyer and is determined to prove her father’s innocence.
We Bought a Zoo
After his wife died, young journalist Benjamin decides to make a fresh start by quitting his job and moving his family to a rundown wildlife reserve. The zoo is still home to many animals even though it’s been closed for years. Witness and be inspired by Benjamin’s journey of healing by turning his fresh start a gift for his community.
*Featured image via Miracle in Cell No. 7 & We Bought a Zoo