Thursday, July 7

The Best Movies About Parents To Stream | Digital Trends Spanish

Do you want to share a pleasant time with your father or do you feel nostalgic for not having the possibility to visit him? We’ve selected the best parenting movies that you can enjoy on different streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Disney Plus. Although they are mostly comedies, it does not mean that we are not able to move that little fiber in our hearts.

Looking for a gift for your dad? Don’t forget to check out our Father’s Day Gift Guide or the best wearables you can give him on his day.

An 83-year-old man lives alone in an apartment and refuses all kinds of help that his daughter tries to give him. Anthony wants to make sense of the changing circumstances in his life, but begins to doubt his family and even his own mind. El padre is the British adaptation of the play Le Père and under the direction of Florian Zeller recounts the painful trajectory of a man whose reality begins to fade over the years. Although it’s only available for rent, its six award nominations and Anthony Hopkins’ fantastic performance in the title role are worth it.


Starring Will Smith, The Pursuit of Happyness is a drama based on a true story, which narrates the efforts and sacrifices of a father to raise his young son, after he lost his life savings after investing in a failed business and his wife left him. Based on the story of businessman Chris Gardner, the story tries to show the true meaning of happiness.


Kayla (Elsie Fisher) is a thirteen-year-old teenager who tries to endure all the onslaught of her age and overcome her, until now, disastrous experience in the eighth grade of her school, in a culture focused on image, social networks and mobile telephony. Eith Grade It also explores Kayla’s relationship with her father (Josh Hamilton), who took care of her upbringing alone and is now trying to re-bond with her.

Prime Video

Finding Nemo

Nemo is a young clownfish, who is suddenly caught and ends up in the aquarium of a dentist in Sydney, Australia. With the help of the forgetful Dory, his father, Marlin, sets out on an old woman from the Great Barrier Reef to rescue him, an adventure that leads him to meet vegetarian sharks, surfing turtles, hypnotic jellyfish and hungry seagulls.

Disney Plus

Jack Lawrence (Billy Cristal), a successful lawyer, is visited by his ex-girlfriend (Nastassja Kinski), who reveals that he is the father of her son, a 17-year-old teenager who ran away from home. She tells the same story to Dale Putle (Robin Williams), a depressed and clumsy writer. Coincidentally both meet and discover that they are looking for the same son. They decide to work as a team to find him and find out who the real father is.


George Banks (Steve Martin) is an ordinary middle-class man whose 22-year-old daughter, Annie (Kimberly Williams-Paisley), decides to marry a man from a wealthier family. George can’t help but imagine what life will be like without his daughter and fears losing her forever, but his wife (Diane Keaton) tries to keep him focused. Father of the bride tackles in a fun way how parents resist watching their children grow up.

FuboTV TV EveryWhere

The lion king is the 3D remake of the 1993 Disney hit animated film of the same name. In this story, Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and is serious about his next assignment at the helm of the jungle animals. However, not everyone in the kingdom celebrates his birth. Scar, Mufasa’s evil brother, has his own plans to inherit the throne: he kills his brother and causes Simba’s self-exile. Marked by betrayal and tragedy, he must discover how to grow and regain what belongs to him.

Disney Plus

Daniel Hillard (Robin Williams) is a father who adores his children, but is irresponsible and has failed at work, which finally causes his separation with his wife (Sally Field). However, when Daniel discovers that his ex-wife needs a maid, he disguises himself as an English nanny and gets the job. Thus, he becomes the best friend of his three children and ends up discovering the kind of father he should have been from the beginning.


Gil Buckman (Steve Martin) is a sales executive who feels he has failed as a parent and begins to doubt his parenting abilities when he discovers that the oldest of his three children is in need of therapy. Everything seems to fall apart when his wife (Mary Steenburgen) announces that they will be parents again the same day he had quit his job. All this opens a series of events, reunions and reconciliations with the Buckman family, including his own father. Undoubtedly, Parenthood is a comedy that invites us to reflect on mistakes in parenting and, as always, there is an opportunity to redeem mistakes from the past.

Prime Video Vudu Youtube Premium

Liam Neeson in Taken

While on vacation with a friend in Paris, a young American woman is kidnapped by a white slave gang with the intention of selling her as a prostitute. Her father (Liam Neeson), a former American spy, will do everything he can to rescue her and take on the criminals.


Travel with My Parents

Although it is not exactly a movie, we include the documentary series starring the American comedian Jack Whitehall and his boring father, Michael, who embark on the journey of their lives to strengthen their relationship. With three seasons, Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father shows the adventures of father and son through beautiful landscapes of Southeast Asia.


Editor’s Recommendations