Need some viewing inspiration for this Father’s Day? Here are 10 of the best movies to watch this Father’s Day on BT TV Store.
You really can’t go wrong with the Academy Award-winning Forrest Gump. A feel-good tear-jerker, Forrest still stands the test of the time as one of movie’s most loveable characters. Revisit the classic or enjoy discovering his adventures as he lives life to the full – which includes fighting in Vietnam, becoming a college football star and even making a small fortune as a shrimp farmer.
Mad Max: Fury Road
If your dad was a fan of the original cult 1979 Mad Max, he’ll surely want to check out the long-awaited remake Mad Max: Fury Road this Father’s Day. The film's stars include Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult and Riley Keough. Join this rollercoaster of an action movie as a woman rebels against her tyrannical ruler with the help of female prisoners and drifter Max. Set in a postapocalyptic Australia, Mad Max: Fury Road was both a box office success and a hit with the critics.
Starring Matt Damon, this lost-in-space masterpiece tells the story of an astronaut Mark Watney who finds himself stranded on Mars after his team assumed he’d died. As Mark fights for survival, he must find a creative way to signal to Earth he is still alive – before it's too late.
Murder on the Orient Express
If your father loves a murder mystery, then you really can’t go wrong with this remake of the Agatha Christie classic Murder on the Orient Express. Boasting an incredible all-star cast that stars Kenneth Branagh as Hercule Poirot alongside Dame Judi Dench, Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz, this famous tale of murder aboard a derailed trans-continental train is stunningly shot by Branagh himself.
Conor McGregor: Notorious
He might have lost to Floyd Mayweather in his infamous 2017 fight, but the UFC champion is still one of the most successful fighters in the world. So much so that this film, Conor McGregor: Notorious, is dedicated to the Irish maverick. Filmed over four years, it shows his rapid rise to fame from poverty to a life fighting around the globe.
If your dad loves cars and music then he’s likely going to get a kick out of Baby Driver. Baby is a music obsessed orphan who makes a living as a getaway driver for a heist mastermind. But he wants to do one final drive before he builds a new life with waitress Debora – which proves to be increasingly difficult in this fun car chase movie. Stars include Jon Hamm, Ansel Elgort, Jamie Foxx and Eiza Gonzalez.
Who doesn’t love Dad’s Army? The classic television comedy was rebooted for the big screen in 2016 and is now available to watch on BT TV Store. World War II is almost over and our favourite characters from the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard must cope with a German spy and an inquisitive female journalist. This movie adaption includes Catherine Zeta-Jones, Toby Jones, Bill Nighy and Daniel Mays.
One for all comic book fans, Spider-Man Homecoming not only smashed it at the movies but also received rave reviews from the critics. After his experience with the Avengers, young Peter Parker returns to normal life only to begin embracing his newfound superhero status as Spider-Man. It becomes a balancing act between normal teen life and superhero duties for Peter, who is put to the ultimate test when villain Vulture threatens to destroy his world.
You can’t really go wrong with this 80s action classic which helped propel Tom Cruise to superstar status. Set at the Top Gun Naval Fighters Weapons School, where the best young pilots refine their flying skills, Maverick (Cruise) refuses to toe the line but his cocky attitude soon gets him into plenty of trouble – as well as into a fierce rivalry over the affections of his glamorous flight instructor.
Sully: Miracle on the Hudson
Legend Tom Hanks stars as real-life hero Captain Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger who successfully saved the lives of 155 aeroplane passengers after his Airbus A320 struck a flock of geese and lost all engine power. Deemed a national hero, Sully is suddenly a celebrity, but instead of basking in the glory, he suddenly finds himself at the heart of an investigation that could destroy his career.
Watch these Father's Day friendly hits on the BT TV Store.
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