Indeed, Pa is supposed to teach us the manly prowesses and to support us as a lifelong guide to strengthen our manhood. Throughout our timeline, we’ve watched stack of father-son relationship movies in which some fathers were unrefined, some were morons, some were superman and some were non-idealistic, but one thing was common in all these traits – good or bad, they were still fathers. These 10 father-son relationship movies are guaranteed to make you laugh and get misty-eyed at the same time.
1. Field of Dreams (1989)
Based on the novel “Shoeless Joe” by W.P. Kinsella, ‘Field of Dreams’ is a poignant movie based on father-son relationship theme, and which is naively outstanding on almost every frontier.
To be very honest, if you have ever played catch with you dad, then definitely you’ll be touched by the script and performances of this awe-inspiring movie. After watching this movie, you’ll realize that it must get a ringing THUMBS UP.
Third installment and arguably the best of the Indiana Jones series, this movie is widely adored by cinema crazies for showing an impeccable chemistry between Sean Connery as a father and Harrison Ford as a son.
Winner of two Academy Awards, ‘There Will Be Blood’ is a powerful and emotionally draining movie which is broadly appreciated by cinema lovers for presenting the theme in an extremely promised and confident manner.
‘Finding Nemo’ is a brilliantly animated masterpiece which is counted among one of the most highest grossing films of all time. Directed by Andrew Stanton, Finding Nemo depicts the story of an overly-protective clownfish (Marlin), finding his lost and only son to survive, Nemo.
Based on the novel of the same name, ‘Big Fish’ is a captivating movie in which a father, confined to his deathbed opens a catalog of amazing stories as an young adult to his son. This touching movie was directed by Tim Burton and stars Billy Crudup as William Bloom, an alienated son and Albert Finney as Edward Bloom, a dying father.
Directed by Robert Benton and winner of five Academy awards, ‘Kramer vs. Kramer’ is a straightforward answer to the questions that pop-up on the subject of male parenting. Along with the terrific character play of Meryl Streep, Dustin Hoffman gave his career-best performance, taking up the responsibilities of his son; played by Justin Henry.
‘Road to Perdition’ is a classic masterpiece which depicts Tom Hanks, a father of two sons who is a hit-man by profession and Tyler Hoechlin as his one of the son, helping his Pa in a mission of revenge.
‘The Pursuit of Happyness’ is an uplifting movie based on the true story of Chris Gardner, an eminent multi-millionaire American entrepreneur who struggled from the status of down-with-luck to luck-on-foot. Will Smith played a great father trying to protect himself as well as his preschool-aged son (played by Jaden Smith) from becoming roofless, while at the same time trying to work in the competitory field of stocks.
Best known for its tremendous re-watch-ability, ‘The Godfather’ is a story about the battle of a son (Al Pacino) to accept and finally live up to the bequest his father (Marlon Brando) has left him (doesn’t matter the bequest is honorable or diabolical).