Movies and TV Shows to Watch with Your Dad on Father's Day

Movies and TV Shows to Watch with Your Dad on Father's Day

Looking for something to watch with your dad this Father's Day? Look no further! has a wide variety of TV shows and movies that you both can enjoy this special day. If he's notoriously competitive at family game night, we have "The Chase" and "Celebrity Family Feud" to help him flex that brain power. For the ones who never miss an opportunity for a classic dad joke, "Bob's Burgers" and "Family Guy" will have him in stitches. Maybe he'd like to try one of our movies, like "Daddy's Home" – a hilarious look at the awkwardness of step families with a surprising amount of heart. Whatever you're looking for this Father's Day we've got it on, so read on for more of our top picks!


In ABC's witty family sitcom "black-ish," the hilarious Johnson family is led by Andre 'Dre' Johnson (Anthony Anderson), a great example of a modern dad who has big emotions and isn't afraid to share them. His commitment to working hard to provide a good life for his family is unwavering – even when they reveal their cutthroat ambition during games of Monopoly! Your dad will love to follow along with the highs and lows of life with the Johnsons, and he can even relive his college days with "grown-ish," the spin-off series featuring Zoey Johnson (Yara Shahidi) entering adulthood. Alternatively, fathers of girls will definitely be able to relate to the trials and tribulations of Paul Hennessy, an all-American dad trying to keep track of his teenage daughter as she starts dating, in "8 Simple Rules." This show may be from the early 2000s, but the lessons Paul and his family learn are just as relevant now as they were then.

Who doesn't love a Will Ferrell movie? Treat your dad to a viewing of "Daddy's Home," a hilarious comedy all about a man vying for the attention of his stepchildren when their biological dad returns to win their mom back. Expect awkward conversations, childish pranks, and a whole lot of laughter! For the dads who have crowned themselves the King of Family Game Night, there is "The Chase" and "Celebrity Family Feud." These shows are the perfect opportunity for him to pull out those obscure facts and prove he really is the ultimate quiz master.


Families come in all shapes and sizes, as Freeform's "The Fosters" lovingly demonstrates. The intricacies of fostering and growing up in the care system are explored in this groundbreaking show, from Callie's behavioral issues to Jude's emotional 'coming out' moment. No matter the makeup of your family, "The Fosters" is sure to tug on everyone's heartstrings and remind you of just how important family can be. The sitcom "Baby Daddy" features another unusual family setup: when Ben finds a baby on his doorstep left there by a one-night-stand, he and his best friends decide to raise her on their own. Through relationships, career moves, and everything in between, the friends stick together to look after the little girl they unexpectedly became responsible for. Wholesome viewing for any dads who felt equally lost when their little ones came along!


British-American comedy "Breeders" explores some of the harsher realities of being a parent through Ally and Paul's marriage. If you're about to have children, this show can open a dialogue on the parts of parenthood people aren't always prepared for, and perhaps it will inspire your own father to impart some wisdom! Alternatively, if your dad is the kind of guy who never misses an opportunity for a dad joke, he'll definitely appreciate a viewing of "Family Guy." Patriarch Peter Griffin tries to keep sane in a house with a talking dog, an evil baby, and some hilarious hijinks in this long-running animated sitcom from Seth MacFarlane. Would you start a business with your family? Bob Belcher from "Bob's Burgers" has done just that. Whether they're rustling up the perfect burger or trying to help one of the kids with their math homework, this loud bunch always find a way to remind each other of just how loved they are.

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