Father’s Day, that age old celebration to honor fathers is June 17th this year. This is a good time when you can let your father know how much you love and appreciate him. If you are still wondering what to get your dad, here is a list of the top 5 Father’s Day movies that cross the genres and should easily appeal to most dads.
List of Best Father’s Day Movies 2012
Father’s Day Movie No.1 – That’s My Boy
Status: Release June 15, 2012
Plot Summary: “While still in his early teens, Donny Berger (Adam Sandler) fathered a son, Han Solo Berger (Andy Samberg), with his teacher and raised him as a single parent up until Hans’ 18th birthday. Now, 30 years later Donny needs $43,000 to pay off the IRS to avoid 3 years of jail time. Han (who changed his name to Todd Peterson) is a wealthy and successful business man who gets a pleasant surprise on the eve of his wedding when an uninvited Donny suddenly shows up for some father and son time. Desperate to get the $43,000 he owes, Donny tries to reconnect with his son. He is now forced to deal with the repercussions of his bad parenting skills.”
Father’s Day Movie No.2 – Rock of Ages
Release Date: June 15, 2012
Plot Summary: Set in 1987 Los Angeles, Drew and Sherrie are two young people chasing their dreams in the big city. When they meet, it’s love at first sight, though their romance will face a series of challenges. The film is based on the hit Broadway musical of the same name.
Father’s Day Movie No.3 – The Avengers
Genre: Action, Adventure
Plot Summary: Continuing the epic big-screen adventures started in “Iron Man,” “The Incredible Hulk,” “Iron Man 2,” “Thor” and “Captain America: The First Avenger,” “Marvel’s The Avengers” is the superhero team up of a lifetime. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as SHIELD, finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.
Father’s Day Movie No.4 – Snow White and the Huntsman
Genre: Action, Adventure
Plot Summary: In the epic action-adventure “Snow White and the Huntsman,” Kristen Stewart (Twilight) plays the only person in the land fairer than the evil queen (Charlize Theron) who is out to destroy her. But what the wicked ruler never imagined is that the young woman threatening her reign has been training in the art of war with a huntsman (Chris Hemsworth, “Thor”) who was dispatched to kill her. Sam Claflin (“Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides”) joins the cast as the prince long enchanted by Snow White’s beauty and power.
Father’s Day Movie No.5 – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Plot Summary: For a group of English pensioners (Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith, Tom Wilkinson, Penelope Wilton, Celia Imrie and Ronald Pickup), retirement takes an unconventional turn when they abandon their homeland, enticed by advertisements for ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’, a seemingly luxurious sanctuary in India. On arrival, they discover that the hotel falls somewhat short of the romantic idyll promised in the brochure.