Father’s Day is coming up on June 19, and whether you’re celebrating your own dad, the father of your kids or a father figure, you’ll find your heart warmed by these movies about fatherhood.
Gru is a super-villain who spends his days trying to top the actions of another super-villain. When three little girls come knocking at his door, he sees them as a means to an end and plans to use them in his latest nefarious plot. However, we soon see his softer side emerging as the girls steal his heart.
It’s hard not to fall in love with Liam Neeson in this movie about a father trying to find his kidnapped daughter. The movie is also filled with enough action to balance out the mushy stuff, so your husband or dad will enjoy it too.
We Bought A Zoo
Matt Damon plays a lovable dad who becomes a single parent after his wife passes away. In a moment of recklessness, he buys a zoo, and while it comes with its flaws, the move helps him to find his way with his kids again. This one is based on a true story.
A movie that shows that you don’t need to be a biological father to be a dad. An old man sets off on the adventure of a lifetime, only to find that he has an unwanted stowaway – a plucky young boy who is always full of beans.
Father Of The Bride
This touching classic stars Steve Martin as a dad who has to face the fact that his little girl is all grown up, when she announces that she’s getting married. In his attempts to keep control of the situation, he lands himself in all kinds of hilarious trouble.
DON’T FORGET: You could win a brandy hamper for dad this Father’s Day.
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