Five Flicks To Watch With Your Father
Fathers always have wisdom and encouragement to share. They are our first coaches and playmates who are always up for some fun. This Fathers’ Day we bring to you a list of movies which exemplify the unique relationship between a father and his child. So grab some popcorn and watch these flicks with your dad!
1. Finding Nemo
This movie is perhaps the greatest saga ever told of a father’s desperate and relentless search for his missing son. Both father and son come to realize how much they mean to each other over the course of their adventures. The animation and soundtrack of this film are uniquely beautiful. You can also catch the sequel to Finding Nemo in theatres this week!
- The Pursuit of Happyness
Will Smith and his son put on a phenomenal show of love and endurance as they fight debt, poverty and homelessness. Through his charisma and perseverance, Christopher Gardner played by Smith Sr. secures an internship with a Stock Trading Company in an attempt to secure his son’s future. This flick will definitely get tears rolling down your cheeks in the end.
- A Little Princess
The movie focuses on a young girl who is relegated to a life of servitude in a New York City boarding school by the headmistress after receiving news that her father was killed in combat. The tender portrayal of love, kindness and the magic make the film definitely worth watching. Also, the cinematography is beautiful and the script is flawless.
- The Judge
When big-city lawyer Hank Palmer comes home to help his father, the town Judge, with his trial for murder, they both come to learn a lot about themselves and their impact on each other’s life. Robert Downey Junior plays the Son and Robert Duwall plays The Judge. Both take to their roles in a sublime manner and add a miasma of reality in every scene they do together.
- The Road To Perdition
A very well acted film, The Road To Perdition is set in The Great Depression of 1931. Michael Sullivan (played by Tom Hanks) is a Hitman for the Irish Mob and is devastated when his son finds out about his secret occupation. The emotion conveyed in the imagery makes the film very engaging.
Happy Fathers’ day!