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The Best Hollywood Movies That Explore Father-Child Relationships

Last update: June 19, 2022, 07:50 IST

Ad Astra depicts the kind of challenges a son (Brad Pitt) is willing to take on to save his father. (Picture: Instagram)

Father’s Day 2022: Several filmmakers have explored the complexities of the relationship a father shares with his child in their films

FATHER’S DAY 2022: A father is not only the protector of the child but he is someone who can be a friend, a model and an inspiration for his child. A father plays a very important role in the life of a child. The sacrifices a father makes for the education of his child often go unnoticed.

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To recognize the importance of a dad, Father’s Day is celebrated annually on June 19. There are many ways to celebrate your dad on this special day. You and your dad can enjoy the day playing indoor or outdoor games.

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You can also go picnicking with your dad. Several filmmakers have explored the complexities of the relationship a father shares with his child in their films. Therefore, this Father’s Day, you can also watch these excellent movies with your dad.

  1. Ad Astra (2019)
    Brad Pitt stars as astronaut Roy McBride who embarks on a dangerous space mission to uncover the truth about his missing father. This terrific film depicts the kind of challenges a son is willing to take on to save his father.
  2. Interstellar (2014)
    The premise of Interstellar revolves around Murph (Jessica Chastain) and her father Joseph Cooper (Matthew McConaughey). When Joseph goes on a space mission to find new planets for humans, he finds himself trapped on a weather-altering planet. As Joseph stops aging, his daughter lives her normal life.
    Interstellar is a moving film that shows a daughter searching for reasons why she was abandoned and a father just trying to get back to his daughter.
  3. Beginners (2010)
    Beginners is a beautiful film about a father who falls in love with a younger man after the death of his wife. As the father accepts his new identity, he grows closer to his son.
  4. Catch Me If You Can (2002)
    This crime drama features a warm relationship between Frank Abagnale Sr. (Christopher Walken) and his son (Leonardo DiCaprio).
  5. Armageddon (1998)
    The relationship between Harry (Bruce Willis) and his daughter Grace (Liv Tyler) is at the heart of this science fiction. The final conversation between Harry and Grace is an absolute heartbreak.
  6. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
    This film is more than just an entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Chris Pratt plays Peter Quill who has been trying to find his real father his whole life. In the end, Peter discovers that there is a difference between who is your biological father and who raises you.

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