DreamWorks Pictures

DreamWorks Pictures

It's Father's Day, and what better way for dads to celebrate than watch a movie with their kids.

Moviefone has assembled a list of the ten best movies about fathers for dads to watch on Father's Day.

Let's begin!

Interstellar (2014)

The adventures of a group of explorers led by Joseph Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage, which eventually allows Cooper to communicate with his adult daughter (Jessica Chastain).


"Mankind was born on Earth. It was never meant to die here."
PG-132 hr 49 minNov 7th, 2014

Frequency (2000)

When a rare phenomenon 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 dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal murders he and his father must find a way to fix the consequences of altering time.



"The future is listening."
PG-131 hr 58 minApr 28th, 2000

Prisoners (2013)

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 motorhome that had been 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 that his daughter's life is at stake, decides that he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands.


"Every moment matters."
R2 hr 33 minSep 21st, 2013

Father of the Bride (1991)

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 becomes slightly insane.

Father of the Bride

Father of the Bride

"Love is wonderful. Until it happens to your only daughter."
PG1 hr 45 minDec 20th, 1991

A Bronx Tale (1993)

Set in the Bronx during the tumultuous 1960s, an adolescent boy (Lillo Brancato, Jr.) is torn between his honest, working-class father (Robert De Niro) and a violent yet charismatic crime boss (Chazz Palminteri). Complicating matters is the youngster's growing attraction - forbidden in his neighborhood - for a beautiful black girl (Taral Hicks).

A Bronx Tale

A Bronx Tale

"One man lives in the neighborhood, another man owns it."
R2 hr 1 minSep 14th, 1993

Mr. Mom (1983)

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 at home and look after the house while Caroline works. It's just that he's never done it before, and really doesn't have a clue...

Mr. Mom

Mr. Mom

"When mom goes to work, dad goes berserk!"
PG1 hr 31 minAug 19th, 1983

Nebraska (2013)

An aging, booze-addled father (Bruce Dern) takes a trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son (Will Forte) in order to claim what he believes to be a million-dollar sweepstakes prize.


"Life's not about winning or losing. It's about how you get there in the end."
R1 hr 55 minNov 15th, 2013

Finding Nemo (2003)

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 worrisome father Marlin (Albert Brooks) and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) to bring Nemo home -- meeting vegetarian sharks (Barry Humphries), surfer dude turtles (Andrew Stanton), hypnotic jellyfish, hungry seagulls, and more along the way.

Finding Nemo

"There are 3.7 trillion fish in the ocean. They're looking for one."
G1 hr 40 minMay 30th, 2003

3 Men and a Baby (1987)

Three bachelors (Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, and Ted Danson) find themselves forced to take care of a baby left by one of the guy's girlfriends (Nancy Travis).

3 Men and a Baby

3 Men and a Baby

"They changed her diapers. She changed their lives."
PG1 hr 42 minNov 27th, 1987

Road to Perdition (2002)

Mike Sullivan (Tom Hanks) works as a hit man for crime boss John Rooney (Paul Newman). Sullivan views Rooney as a father figure, however after his son (Tyler Hoechlin) is witness to a killing, Mike Sullivan finds himself on the run in attempt to save the life of his son and at the same time looking for revenge on those who wronged him. The film also stars Daniel Craig, Jude LawJennifer Jason Leigh, Ciarán Hinds, and Stanley Tucci.

Road to Perdition

Road to Perdition

"Pray for Michael Sullivan."
R1 hr 57 minJul 12th, 2002