Fathers- Top Movies, TV; Dr. Diane Howard, Movie Editor, Interviewer, Publicist

by DrDianeHoward | created - 01 May 2020 | updated - 12 Jul 2021 | Public

Diane Howard, Ph.D. (Performance Studies) reviews top redemptive, family movies & TV for content and artistry for a range of viewers to highlight role models (See https://dianehoward.com/)

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1. Mully (2015)

TV-PG | 81 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

A homeless orphan in Kenya becomes a lucrative businessman, only to give it all up and open an orphanage that today serves over 2000 Kenyan children.

Director: Scott Haze | Stars: Charles Mully, Esther Mully, Isaac Mulli, Ndondo Mulli

Votes: 375

2. Kingdom Men Rising (2019)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary

Kingdom Men Rising is a documentary exploring what it means to be a real man in the midst of cultural trends where there is confusion about masculinity. Challenging men to rise above what we've become to lives of no more excuses.

Director: Kyle Lollis | Stars: Tony Evans, Tim Brown, Tony Dungy, Arthur Evans

Votes: 51 | Gross: $1.19M

3. A Father's Legacy (2020)

90 min | Drama

A young man sets out to find the father he never knew.

Director: Jason Mac | Stars: Tobin Bell, Jason Mac, Rebeca Robles, Michael Aaron Milligan

Votes: 950

4. Blue Bloods (2010– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Revolves around a family of New York cops.

Stars: Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes, Len Cariou

Votes: 39,576

5. Wonder (I) (2017)

PG | 113 min | Drama, Family

66 Metascore

Based on the New York Times bestseller, this movie tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters the fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.

Director: Stephen Chbosky | Stars: Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson, Izabela Vidovic, Julia Roberts

Votes: 162,205 | Gross: $132.42M

6. Kirk Cameron: Connect (II) (2018)

Not Rated | 70 min | Documentary

Smart phones have created a new parenting imperative: equipping kids to thrive in an ever-changing digital space while avoiding the dangers that come with social media. What Kirk Cameron learned from experts will challenge and encourage.

Director: Caleb Price | Stars: Kirk Cameron, Ian Armstrong, Ken Graves, Kathy Koch

Votes: 133

7. I Can Only Imagine (2018)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama, Family

30 Metascore

The inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe's beloved, chart topping song that brings ultimate hope to so many is a gripping reminder of the power of true forgiveness.

Directors: Andrew Erwin, Jon Erwin | Stars: J. Michael Finley, Madeline Carroll, Dennis Quaid, Trace Adkins

Votes: 16,276 | Gross: $83.48M

8. I Still Believe (2020)

PG | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Music

41 Metascore

The true-life story of Christian music star Jeremy Camp and his journey of love and loss that looks to prove there is always hope.

Directors: Andrew Erwin, Jon Erwin | Stars: K.J. Apa, Britt Robertson, Nathan Parsons, Gary Sinise

Votes: 11,935

9. Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)

PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Family

54 Metascore

The relationship between writer AA Milne and his son, Christopher Robin, and how this became the inspiration for Winnie the Pooh.

Director: Simon Curtis | Stars: Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald, Vicki Pepperdine

Votes: 27,531 | Gross: $1.74M

10. Beautifully Broken (2018)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama

As three fathers fight to save their families, their lives become intertwined in an unlikely journey across the globe, where they learn the healing power of forgiveness and reconciliation.

Director: Eric Welch | Stars: Benjamin A. Onyango, Scott William Winters, Emily Ricks Hahn, Caitlin Nicol-Thomas

Votes: 430 | Gross: $1.21M

11. Finding Nemo (2003)

G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

90 Metascore

After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.

Directors: Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich | Stars: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 1,029,089 | Gross: $380.84M

12. Bella (2006)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Romance

47 Metascore

A chef with a mysterious past spends the day with a waitress who needs a friend.

Director: Alejandro Monteverde | Stars: Eduardo Verástegui, Tammy Blanchard, Manny Perez, Angélica Aragón

Votes: 10,695 | Gross: $8.11M

13. In the Heights (2021)

PG-13 | 143 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

84 Metascore

A film version of the Broadway musical in which Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, saves every penny every day as he imagines and sings about a better life.

Director: Jon M. Chu | Stars: Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera

Votes: 46,190



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