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Top 10 Dad Movies

Jun 03, 2013

Father’s Day is fast approaching. Check out Kidzworld’s list of movies that celebrate dads everywhere!

No. 10: Finding Nemo

The tale of an adventurous clownfish called Nemo who gets separated from his school of fish. His father Marlin heads out on the ultimate hunt to find his son.

Finding Nemo
Finding Nemo
Courtesy of Pixar

No. 9: The Pursuit of Happyness

Will Smith stars as Chris Gardner, a homeless man who struggles to make ends meet for his son Christopher.  

Pursuit of Happyness
Pursuit of Happyness
Courtesy of Sony

No. 8: Father of the Bride

This classic film follows the shenanigans George (played by Steve Martin) goes through as he helps his daughter prepare for her upcoming marriage.

Father of the Bride
Father of the Bride
Courtesy of Touchstone

No. 7: The Sound of Music

One of the most popular musicals of all time, The Sound of Music is the story of the Von Trapp family. The seven children are being raised by their widowed father and a singing governess.

The Sound of Music
The Sound of Music
Courtesy of 20th Century Fox

No. 6: Billboard Dad

Twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen star in this movie about sisters who place an advertisement trying to find a date for their father.

Billboard Dad
Billboard Dad
Courtesy of Warner Bros.

No. 5: Star Wars

At the heart of the popular Star Wars saga is the father-son relationship between Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker.

Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker
Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker

No. 4: Big Fish

This fantasy adventure movie focuses on Will’s journey to mend his relationship with his dying father.

Big Fish
Big Fish
Courtesy of Sony

No. 3: The Lion King

The classic Disney film follows lion cub Simba as he tries to grow into the king his father Mufasa wants him to be.

The Lion King
The Lion King
Courtesy of Disney

No. 2: Field of Dreams

A farmer and a father, Ray hears a voice that tells him to build a baseball diamond. Although destroying his corn fields threatens to destroy him financially, the field ultimately brings his family together.

Field of Dreams
Field of Dreams
Courtesy of Universal

No. 1: Mrs. Doubtfire

Robin Williams plays Daniel, a man who is desperate to spend time with his children after divorcing from his wife. He goes to great lengths – even dressing up as a nanny – in order to see them.

Mrs. Doubtfire
Mrs. Doubtfire
Courtesy of 20th Century Fox

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Lillirose

Lillirose wrote:

I don't know my real dad, and my step dads that I've had are mean -_- so oh well
commented: Fri Jan 17, 2014

masterwolf

masterwolf wrote:

yeah. my dad is nothing. he doesnt even care about me or my sister
commented: Sat Jan 11, 2014

Keekeow

Keekeow wrote:

I wish i had a dad. this would be perfect. :_
commented: Sat Jan 11, 2014

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