What films will you find on this best single father movie list? Will Smith teamed-up with his real-life son, Jaden Smith, for the 2006 film, The Pursuit of Happyness. The movie, which was based on Chris Garder's memoir of the same name, shows the struggles facing a homeless single father as he works to turn his life around. Finding Nemo is a classic animated movie about a single dad. Love Actually is another good movie that features a single father storyline.
Dustin Hoffman won an Academy Award for his role as a single father fighting for custody in Kramer vs. Kramer. Other good films that appear on this top single dad movies list include Finding Nemo, Big Daddy, and The Descendants.
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Actors: Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith, Dan Castellaneta, James Karen, + more
Initial Release: 2006
Directed by: Gabriele Muccino
#12 on The Best Movies About Moneysee more on The Pursuit of Happyness
Actors: Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana, Allison Janney, Albert Brooks, + more
Initial Release: 2003
Directed by: Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich
Also Rankedsee more on Finding Nemo
Actors: Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom, Alice Ghostley, Brock Peters, + more
Initial Release: 1962
Directed by: Robert Mulligan
#85 on The Best Movies of All Timesee more on To Kill a Mockingbird
Actors: Adam Sandler, Jon Stewart, Steve Buscemi, Rob Schneider, Leslie Mann, + more
Initial Release: 1999
Directed by: Dennis Dugan
#16 on The Best Movies of 1999
#18 on The Funniest '90s Moviessee more on Big Daddy