Father’s Day shows and movies to watch with your dad

Father’s Day weekend is right around the corner, and if you’re planning on making the most of it, we’re saying you’d need some Father’s Day 2022 entertainment ideas to keep the family spirit high. .

Whatever his preferences, we have what you need! In this list of shows and movies to watch for Father’s Day 2022, we’ve got stand-up comedy, a cooking show, and even a murder mystery. The common theme? Your dad will have a great time.

That you are take him on a trip to celebrate it, or cut into a decadent cake or dessert for a little Father’s Day treatstream them from the comfort of your home and spend some quality time together.

Father’s Day shows and movies to watch:

The Adam Project

Netflix | science fiction

Left to right: Ryan Reynolds as adult Adam Reed, Mark Ruffalo as Louis Reed, and Walker Scobell as young Adam Reed. Image credit: Netflix

Released in March 2022, the film centers on a pilot, Adam Reed, who is on his way back in time to save his wife. However, instead of landing in 2018, he crash landed in 2022, where he encountered the 12-year-old version of himself. The two embark on an adventure that puts their lives on the line, while learning more about themselves.

The film stars Ryan Reynolds, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Garner and Zoe Saldana.

Only murders in the building

Star Disney+ | Mystery-comedy

Father's Day 2022 entertainment, only murders in the building
Left to right: Selena Gomez as Mabel Mora, Martin Short as Oliver Putnam and Steve Martin as Charles-Haden Savage. Image credit: Disney+ Hotstar

This show may be almost a year old, but with season two coming, it’s worth a refresh. The series revolves around three tenants of an Upper West Side building called the Arconia who become unlikely friends after discovering their shared love for a true-crime podcast. Soon, a murder took place in the building and the three (Mabel Mora, Oliver Putnam, Charles-Haden Savage) started their own true crime podcast to uncover the mystery.

The show stars Selena Gomez, Martin Short and Steve Martin.

Jamie Oliver: Together

BBC | Food

Father's Day Entertainment 2022 Jamie Oliver
Jamie Oliver in the kitchen. Image credit: BBC

If he’s a foodie, we bet he’s a Jamie Oliver fan. In this series, the celebrity chef returns to create a series of stunning menus designed for friends, family and loved ones. With mouth-watering menus, each episode walks you through the process from start to finish, including its tips and tricks for creating the best ambiance for your guests.

Still water

HBO | Police drama

Animation Father's Day 2022, Stillwater, Camille Cotin, Matt Damon
From left to right: Camille Cotin and Matt Damon. Image credit: HBO

Want a movie that will keep you and dad on the edge of your seats? To catch Still water, a film where oil worker Bill Baker travels to Marseille to visit his daughter Allison in prison. During the visit, Allison reveals that she was not the criminal and that the case should be reopened. However, the reluctant defense attorney pushes Bill to go out on his own to free his daughter.

The film stars Matt Damon, Camille Cottin and Abigail Breslin.

Ronny Chieng: Speakeasy

Netflix | stand up comedy

If you’re up for a day of laughs, then Netflix has some of the best stand-up comedy deals. Perhaps the one that hits closest to home are the Ronny Chieng shows, and the latest available is speakeasy. In this performance, the Johor-born comedian recounts the upheavals of the pandemic and shares his perspective as an immigrant to America.


Star Disney+ | Urban fantasy animation

Father's Day Entertainment 2022, ahead, Chris Pratt and Tom Holland
Left to right: Ian Lightfoot (voiced by Tom Holland) and Barley Lightfoot (voiced by Chris Pratt). Image credit: Disney

If there’s one hidden Disney gem to discover with the family, it’s Ahead. Set in a suburban fantasy world, the film tells the story of two elf brothers Ian and Barley Lightfoot who go in search of an artifact to bring back their dead father. While the eldest of the two yearns for an epic journey, Ian just wants to take a simple path for the chance to meet a father he doesn’t remember.

The characters are played by Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Octavia Spencer.

Seven worlds, one planet

BBC | Natural History

seven worlds, one planet, father's day 2022
Nature captured on camera. Image credit: BBC

Finally, end Father’s Day 2022 with an uplifting and awe-inspiring show. Seven worlds, one planet showcases the true essence of each continent and reveals how each of these regions shapes all life. From breathtaking iconic landscapes to spectacular wildlife, the documentary gives you a new perspective on a world you thought you knew.

Featured and Hero Image Credit: Disney+ Hotstar

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