Best Movies to Watch for Father’s Day

With Father’s Day on the horizon, it’s time to slow down and appreciate all the joys of fatherhood. If you’re still not sure what to get Dad, we can assure you there’s one thing on the top of every father’s wish list – quality time relaxing with loved ones.

Enter Movie Time with Dad. Below is a list of our all-time favorite movies to watch on Father’s Day. Whether he likes action, sports, comedy, or drama, we’ve got a top flick for him. With classic picks like Field of Dreams or laugh-out-loud movies like Daddy Day Care, we promise you’ll find the perfect movie to enjoy. All you have to do is get the popcorn popping.

For the Steve Martin Fan


No family is perfect and this 1989 comedy-drama is proof. Watch as three siblings experience raising children, and all the joys and anxieties that accompany parenthood.

For the Dad with Young Kids


Both kids and adults will appreciate the mysterious and cultural journey a young boy takes with his deceased great-great grandfather to uncover their family history.

For the Throwback Comedy Lover

Three Men and a Baby

Hilarity ensues when a baby arrives in the lives of three bachelors. Winner of the 1988 People’s Choice Award for Favorite Comedy Motion Picture, this oldie but goodie is sure to bring laughs.

For the Entrepreneur

Daddy Day Care

After Charlie Hinton, played by Eddie Murphy, loses his high-paying job, he teams up with a buddy to open Daddy Day Care. With 14 kids in their care, the chaos will have everyone laughing out loud.

For the Sports Lover

Field of Dreams

"If you build it, he will come." That's the voice that inspires Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella, played by Kevin Costner, to build a baseball diamond in the middle of his cornfield. When he does, a special team comes back to play.

For the Relentless Roadtripper

National Lampoon’s Vacation

If you’ve ever taken the family on a cross-country road trip, you can relate to the timeless struggles and comical errors of the Griswold family in National Lampoon’s Vacation, starring Chevy Chase.

For the Father of a Daddy’s Girl

Father of the Bride

A 1991 remake of the 1950 film of the same name, this sweet romantic-comedy follows an anxious father, played by Steve Martin, as his precious daughter prepares for her wedding day.


Ready, set, pop! It’s time to give Dad a Movie Night!