Father’s Day: 10 films to watch with dad – from Star Wars Solo to James Bond Goldfinger
With plenty to choose from – at the cinema, in DVD stores and on packed streaming services – what can you pick for a Sunday afternoon to ensure Dad has the best day possible?
To help choose – whether you want to laugh, cry or be truly gripped – ten foolproof suggestions follow below, as selected by Vue.
Kyle Entwistle, Film Content Manager at the cinema chain, said: “Father’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate Dads everywhere and that’s exactly what this top 10 Father’s Day films are for, bringing the family together to celebrate this special day.”
1. The Godfather (1972)
Often regarded as one of the greatest films ever made, this epic tale of crime and family is as good as it gets.
2. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Harrison Ford’s heroic archaeologist is back, only this time father Sean Connery is in tow for the adventure of a lifetime.
3. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
Wes Anderson’s delightful and poignant tale of a wildly dysfunctional family is an absolute must-see.
4. Field of Dreams (1989)
Kevin Costner stars in this incredible, feel-good classic that is guaranteed to entertain the whole family.
5. Goldfinger (1964)
Iconic, brilliant and a definitive classic of cinema, Goldfinger is the reason all Dads love James Bond.
6. Finding Nemo (2003)
15 years after it was released, Finding Nemo is still every bit as heartfelt and funny as when we first fell in love with this story of a father searching for his missing son.
7. Heat (1995)
It’s De Niro vs Pacino in this gripping crime drama that will have Dad enthralled.
8. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
A miracle of a film, Lawrence of Arabia is the kind of film to be passed down from generation to generation.
9. Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)
A brilliantly quirky tale of unconventional fatherhood, show Dad this modern classic.
10. Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
The Star Wars franchise has been celebrated by fathers for decades and Han Solo will always be a favourite amongst fans.
Solo: A Star Wars Story is currently playing at Vue cinemas nationwide.
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