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Jun 7, 2024 10:04:00 AM

10 Movies That Celebrate The Power of Fatherhood

Father's Day is the perfect occasion to celebrate the incredible dads in our lives, and what better way to honor them than with a thoughtfully curated movie list that captures the essence of fatherhood?

Whether you're planning a cozy family movie marathon or seeking a heartfelt gift, these films span a variety of genres and themes, all highlighting the unique and profound bond between fathers and their children. From heartwarming dramas that tug at the heartstrings to light-hearted comedies that guarantee laughter, this selection is designed to offer something special for every type of dad, ensuring a memorable and meaningful Father's Day celebration.

And whether you're able to spend this Father's Day with your dad in person or not, it's a great time to remember to tell the father figures in your life how much you appreciate and love them.

Movies About Fathers on Great American Pure Flix

1. God's Country Song


Only God knows if Noah, played by Justin Gaston, can be the man and father he’s meant to be. Will Noah stop chasing selfish dreams, heal broken relationships and start down God's path for his future?

If your dad loves country music, fishing, or life on a farm, this movie celebrating fatherhood is one not to miss! With 15 original songs, this movie demonstrates the power of a father's love and presence in his children's life.

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2. Legacy Peak

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Jason, played by Lucas Black, is on an adventure to win the hearts of Noelle’s kids before they marry. The plan for them to fly to her parent’s cabin days before she wraps up work quickly falls apart and the adventure turns to a struggle to survive before this new family can start a life together.

If your father loves the outdoors and understands the importance of praising his children for each of their unique gifts, this Father's Day movie is the perfect fit!

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3. Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters

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Steve loves all three of his daughters – but does he really know who they are? Discover the heartfelt journey of a dad who is desperately trying to hold onto his little girls but learns he must give up control and trust God with their future. The movie was inspired by the best-selling book on biblical parenting by Dr. Meg Meeker.

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Read Also: Lessons From 'Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters' to Encourage All Parents

4. Mr. Manhattan

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When an ambitious attorney struggles to balance his career and the demands of fatherhood after becoming caretaker to his niece and nephew, he's forced to reevaluate his priorities and lost faith.

If your father has ever had to balance his faith, family and career, "Mr. Manhattan," starring Hollywood couple Alexa and Carlos PenaVega, is the perfect movie for him!

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5. The Blind


Long before Phil Robertson was a reality-TV star, he fell in love and started a family, but his demons threatened to tear their lives apart. This is the true story that started a dynasty.

"The Blind" tells a powerful story of Phil's redemption as a husband and father and the vastness of God's grace. If your father loves a good love story and the outdoors, this movie is the perfect movie to watch this Father's Day.

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Read Also: Behind the Scenes of 'The Blind' with the Robertson Family

6. Moonrise


Country singer Will Brown, played by real life country singer, Granger Smith, pushed away his family, fame and faith after his wife’s death. It’s his daughter and a talented horse trainer who show him strength, forgiveness and grace to live life again.

If your father is a single parent or had to grieve the loss of a loved one, this movie is all about how to keep moving forward during those hard times.

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7. Birthright: Outlaw


Her father said her birthright was sealed. A frontier pastor’s love told her otherwise. But when their daughter is kidnapped by her outlaw grandfather, can this couple trust God—and each other—to rewrite their destiny?

Lucas Black and Sarah Drew star in this movie that's about a father fighting for his marriage and for his daughter.

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8. Tulsa


Inspired by true events, a desperate Marine biker's life is turned upside-down when he is united with the sassy 9-year-old daughter he never knew existed.

If your father loves motorcycles, is a girl dad or loves some dry humor, "Tulsa" is the perfect movie to watch to celebrate Father's Day.

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9. Grace Unplugged


A talented young church singer runs away to Los Angeles in the hope of becoming a star. However, after turning her back on her family and her faith she begins to question if she is on the right path.

This movie is a perfect option for all those fathers who have ever supported their children to dream big.

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10. Seven Days in Utopia

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After a disastrous debut on the pro circuit, a young golfer finds himself unexpectedly stranded in Utopia, Texas and welcomed by an eccentric rancher.

If your father loves golf and competition, this is the perfect movie to watch this Father's Day.

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That brings us to our list of movies about fathers. We hope you found something you'd like to stream! And don't miss out on your free trial to Great American Pure Flix to watch these and thousands of inspirational and uplifting movies and shows.

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Sarah Hartland

Sarah Hartland knew she wanted to be a writer from the time she wrote her first short story in the fourth grade. By the time she was in high school, she had written two novellas and countless short stories. It was her love of storytelling that led her into marketing and media.

Sarah freelanced throughout her time at Colorado Christian University, where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. At CCU, Sarah competed in speech and debate across the country, securing multiple awards and a national debate championship. She co-lead CCU's first-ever broadcast media program, CCU.TV, and served as the program's Student Producer during her senior year.

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