Sometimes, the best Father’s Day gift of all isn’t an expensive present, rather, it’s simply being present. That goes for your precious dad, husband, partner, grandfather, father-in-law or dad figure. It’s been over a year of incredibly limited interaction all across the globe, so there’s no better time to begin making those reconnections with the ones we hold dear.
Spending time indoors this Father’s Day? We have a couple of ideas on how to make it a memorable one.
This film follows a widowed new dad on his new journey of doubts, fears, heartache and dirty diapers as he sets out to raise his daughter on his own. Inspired by a true story, this one will bring a few tears to both you and dad’s eyes.
Like Father, 2018
After she’s left at the altar, a workaholic advertising executive ends up on her Caribbean honeymoon cruise with her estranged father. Get ready for several heartfelt moments and a few laughs too.
Short and sweet, this 9-minute film follows a grandfather after he’s been through a heartbreaking loss, and in his struggle to reclaim his passion for painting, finds the inspiration to create again.
Journey of an African Colony, 2018
For the dad in your life who loves a good, factual watch, this is an excellent choice. This docuseries delves into the untold stories and unsung heroes that paved Nigeria’s road to independence, based on the books by host Olasupo Shasore.
Daddy’s Little Girls, 2007
Starring Idris Elba, Gabrielle Union, Tracee Ellis Ross and several others, this Tyler Perry film is a romantic one. A high-powered attorney falls for a mechanic and single father fighting to retain custody of his three little daughters.
Father of the Year, 2018
Here’s one for the highly competitive dad! A drunken debate between two recent college graduates, about whose father would win in a fight, leads to mayhem when their dads take the challenge seriously. Get ready for some real action!
Think Like a Man Too, 2014
It’s the perfect rom-com to kick back and watch after a delicious Father’s Day lunch. Think Like a Man Too is about a romantic wedding weekend in Las Vegas gone awry, when the men and women attempt to outdo each other in a raucous night of debauchery.
Hubby didn’t catch the first part? It’s a good opportunity to binge this epic 10-part series. Inspired by the adventures of Arsène Lupin, gentleman thief, Assane Diop sets out to avenge his father for an injustice inflicted by a wealthy family.
Workin’ Moms, 2017
All irony intended here. It’s a great chance to get him to appreciate the (crazy) life of a mother just a tad bit more! For these four mums, maternity leave is over and it’s time to return to work while navigating kids, bosses, love and life in modern-day Toronto.
Down to Earth with Zac Efron, 2020
Actor, Zac Efron journeys around the world with wellness expert, Darin Olien in a travel show that explores healthy, sustainable ways to live – something the men in your life could learn a thing or two about.
Happy Father’s Day!