Five classic adult movies with a fathering message

Watch one of these movies with your partner and assess the messages about fathering and being a father or father-figure. Note these may not be suitable for viewing by younger children.

  • About a Boy – Rated M
  • Parenthood – Rated M
  • Like Father Like Son – Rated PG
  • Mrs Doubtfire – Rated PG
  • The Pursuit of Happyness – Rated M

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