Not ALL fathers can be winners. In "The Empire Strikes Back" we find out that the relationship between father and son is often ... complicated.
3. The Pursuit of Happyness
Inspired by the true story of a single father left homeless with his preschool-age son, "The Pursuit of Happyness" proves that determination is nothing without love.
Boy becomes man. Man becomes father. Father puts career before family. Children get kidnapped by father's former nemesis. Father goes to Neverland to save them AND himself. We all cheer.
"Nebraska" battles and embraces the contradictions that occur within familial relationships, specifically that of father and son. What happens when the parent becomes the child? How does one divide their loyalties when they wish to both protect and support their parent/child?
6. The Astronaut Farmer
What does it mean to dream? In this family-friendly film, a father defies the odds and, with the help of his family, proves everyone wrong. To dreamers!
7. Despicable Me
How many daughters does it take to turn a super-villian into a super-father? In "Despicable Me," the answer is "three." (That rhymed.)