Best Son Movies

  • Real Steel

    Real Steel (PG-13, 2011)

    Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Anthony Mackie, Evangeline Lilly, Kevin Durand
    A gritty, white-knuckle, action ride set in the near-future where the sport of boxing has gone high-... read moretech, Real Steel stars Hugh Jackman as Charlie Kenton, a washed-up fighter who lost his chance at a title when 2000-pound, 8-foot-tall steel robots took over the ring. Now nothing but a small-time promoter, Charlie earns just enough money piecing together low-end bots from scrap metal to get from one underground boxing venue to the next. When Charlie hits rock bottom, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max (Dakota Goyo) to build and train a championship contender. As the stakes in the brutal, no-holds-barred arena are raised, Charlie and Max, against all odds, get one last shot at a comeback. -- (C) Dreamworks
  • Big Fish

    Big Fish (PG-13, 2003)

    Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter
    The story of a braggart and exaggerator, Edward Bloom, and his son, William, who--after a long estra... read morengement--returns home only to learn his father is dying of cancer. Desperate to know the complicated man before it's too late, William sets out, trying to unravel fact from fiction.
    • thmtsang
      thmtsang: . A man is dying of cancer. His son is desperate to know his father. He tells him how he met his mother. Great cast and story.
      Reviewed 17 months days ago
    • onewomanbiz
      onewomanbiz: . This is a funny, poignant, captivating story of a son and his father.
      Reviewed 16 months days ago
    • kenscheck
      kenscheck: form in this bright fantasy adventure film about a man who tells tall tales of his life, and has a son who has lost touch with him because of it. Instead of casting Depp or making the story dark and
      Reviewed 11 months days ago
  • Road to Perdition

    Road to Perdition (R, 2002)

    Tom Hanks, Paul Newman, Jude Law, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Stanley Tucci
    A hit man for an Irish gang in the Depression-era Midwest, hit man Michael Sullivan is known to frie... read morends and enemies alike as the Angel of Death. Uncompromising in his work, Sullivan is just as devoted to his private life as an upstanding husband and father of two young boys. But when those worlds collide, taking the lives of his wife and younger son, Sullivan and his surviving son, Michael Jr. leave their sedate home life behind and embark on a startling journey of revenge and self-discovery.
    • fb755078042
      fb755078042: . Road To Perdition is a story of revenge, a father-son relationship, and innocence. On the surface, the film could simply be seen as a revenge story an
      Reviewed 5 months days ago
    • fb19217422
      fb19217422: Somber and cold, Road to Perdition is one of the most compelling father-son stories put to film.

      The movie is beautifully shot by Conrad Hall in the style of someone who h
      Reviewed 6 days days ago
    • markvito76
      markvito76: .. Not to mention it's a heartwarming father/son on the road movie with some deep performances from both actors.... But it's also a gangster movi
      Reviewed 1 day days ago