As Father’s Day is rapidly approaching, you may be scratching your head about what to plan for the big day ahead! Even if you’ve snagged Dad the perfect gift, you’re still tasked with planning out the perfect Sunday. Now, while taking Dad out for a nice brunch is a great way to fill up the morning, what about the evening? You could opt to going to the movie theater, but at the same time, maybe countless others have thought of the same thing, leading the movie theater to be overcrowded and hectic. Why not plan movie time in the comfort of your own home? Netflix has plenty of offerings that are perfect to watch with Dad and be able to spend some quality time together. Here are some of the best movies and specials to watch with your old man this Father’s Day.
If you and your Pops enjoy a bit of comedy and don’t want to commit to the full run-time of a movie, Historical Roasts is the perfect option. If you’re familiar with Comedy Central’s celebrity roasts, then you’ll recognize the format, but this time it features a historical twist. Each episode features well-known comedy names impersonating historical figures that range from Anne Frank to Abraham Lincoln. Make sure you’re both not easily offended, and get ready for some laughs!
If you want to opt for something that’s family friendly but is actually also entertaining for adults as well, look no further than Coco. This emotionally moving film tells the story of a boy traveling to the Land of the Dead in order to reverse an ancient curse on his family that prevents them from being able to play music. This beautiful film is a perfect choice for the whole family, Dad included.
Satan and Adam
Satan and Adam is perfect for those who prefer documentary films. This one tells the story of Sterling Magee, who spent that majority of the 60’s and 70’s as a well-respected backup musician who eventually became a street musician. Then, Princeton graduate Adam Gussow decided to join Magee’s New York concerts, and they took the music world by storm. Definitely don’t miss out on this one!
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
For the Western film lovers out there, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is a must-watch coming from the Oscar winning duo Coen Brothers. The story is broken down into six different chapters, with each one taking on a trope of the Western film genre. The movie tells the advetunres of a bank robber, an oil prospector, a gunslinger, a wagon train, an impresario, and a bounty hunting duo.
This Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler comedy-adventure film tells the story of an American couple that meet a billionaire while they are vacationing abroad for the first time. After being accused of murdering him, they must navigate their way around this accusation while still abroad. The film drops on June 14th, just in time for Father’s Day.