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7of the Best Father Son Movies

June 9, 2013


1 PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS (2006) WILL Smith and real-life son Jaden star as a homeless man living with his son and doing his best to build a better life for both of them.

2 ZOOLANDER (2001) BEN Stiller appears alongside his real-life father Jerry Stiller in this comedy swipe at the world of male fashion models. They also appear together in raunchy comedy The Heartbreak Kid.

3 WALL STREET (1987) MARTIN Sheen has appeared with his actor son Charlie in both Platoon and Wall Street.

They play father and son in Wall Street with Charlie as a moneydriven stockbroker and Martin as his blue collar father.

4 MAX DUGAN RETURNS (1983) BEFORE TV fame with 24, Kiefer Sutherland and his father appeared in two films together - Max Dugan Returns and A Time to Kill.

5 MERCY (2009) JAMES Caan and his son Scott both appear in this movie about a young novelist trying to write about love. They also play screen father and son in A Boy Called Hate.

6 THE GREAT BUCK HOWARD (2008) REAL-LIFE father and son Tom and Colin Hanks appear as father and son on screen with John Malkovich in the title role as an illusionist in decline. The Las Vegas scene was filmed in Hollywood on the same set used for the Palace Hotel Ballroom scene in The Blues Brothers.

7 IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY (2003) KIRK Douglas, his son Michael and grandson Cameron all appear in this movie about a New York family. Michael's real-life mother, Diana, is also part of the cast.

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