Father/Daughter Films: All of these movies, found in our collection, feature a father/daughter story. It might be a father saving a daughter, or the quiet relationship between them, or even someone taking care of children who are not their own, regardless, these films have glimpses of father/daughter relationships.
Captain Fantastic (2016)
In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.
Dan in Real Life (2007)
A widower finds out the woman he fell in love with is his brother’s girlfriend.
Definitely, Maybe (2008)
A political consultant tries to explain his impending divorce and past relationships to his 11-year-old daughter.
The Descendants (2011)
A land baron tries to reconnect with his two daughters after his wife is seriously injured in a boating accident.
Despicable Me (2010)
When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better.
Father of the Bride (1991)
With his oldest daughter’s wedding approaching, a father finds himself reluctant to let go.
Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.
Leave No Trace (2018)
A father and his thirteen year-old daughter are living an ideal existence in a vast urban park in Portland, Oregon, when a small mistake derails their lives forever.
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.
A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris.