films The Best Movies for Expecting Fathers to Watch  

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List Rules Films about fatherhood and expecting fathers. Vote up the best films for expecting fathers to watch.

Becoming a parent is the biggest decision you’ll ever make, and can also be the scariest. Most expectant fathers worry they won’t be strong enough, won’t be able to provide for their family, or won’t teach his kids the most important things in life. What better way to calm these fears than by watching a great movie about fatherhood? What are the best movies for expecting fathers to watch?

This list has the best movies for expecting fathers to watch, ranked by the community. Some of these movies are classics, while others are not as well known. Some are heartfelt and reassuring stories about the ups and downs of fatherhood, while others provide comic relief for nervous expecting fathers.

This list features the best movies for expecting dads including, John Q., The Hangover Part 3, Father of the Bride, Knocked Up, Friends with Kids, The Pursuit of Happyness, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Big Fish. Vote up the best movies for expecting fathers to watch below or add one you love that isn't already on the list!

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The Pursuit of Happyness Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith

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Juno Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page, Jason Bateman

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To Kill a Mockingbird Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

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Road to Perdition is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies for Expecting Fathers to Watch
Road to Perdition Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Paul Newman

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What to Expect When You're Expecting Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz, Brooklyn Decker

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Look Who's Talking John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Joan Rivers

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Father of the Bride Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short

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Knocked Up Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl

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Nine Months Robin Williams, Julianne Moore, Hugh Grant

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Three Men and a Baby Tom Selleck, Ted Danson, Steve Guttenberg

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Friends with Kids Megan Fox, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig

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Parenthood Keanu Reeves, Steve Martin, Bryce Dallas Howard

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Field of Dreams Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Costner

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Life as We Know It Christina Hendricks, Katherine Heigl, Steve Nash

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Grown Ups Salma Hayek, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock

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Big Fish Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor, Marion Cotillard

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Paper Moon Tatum O'Neal, Randy Quaid, Madeline Kahn

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For Keeps Pauly Shore, Molly Ringwald, Conchata Ferrell

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Seven Pounds Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson

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About Time Rachel McAdams, Margot Robbie, Bill Nighy

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The Hangover Part III is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies for Expecting Fathers to Watch
The Hangover Part III Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham, John Goodman

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John Q Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, Bill Maher

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Junior Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emma Thompson, Danny DeVito

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Maybe Baby Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson, Rowan Atkinson

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My Life Nicole Kidman, Queen Latifah, Michael Keaton

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Paternity Burt Reynolds, Beverly DAngelo, Lauren Hutton

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Away We Go Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maya Rudolph, Jeff Daniels

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Hours Paul Walker, Génesis Rodríguez, Elton LeBlanc