Those looking to spend quality time with dad on Father’s Day may want to consider taking him to see a feature film. There are several titles out in theaters this weekend, including some new releases. From action-adventure comedies, to an animated feature, dramas, and more, there is sure to be a movie for every dad to enjoy. Check out the trailers and synopsis’ for each of the 2016 films below.
“Finding Dory.” Ten years after the release of Disney/Pixar’s “Finding Nemo” comes the sequel “Finding Dory.” Ellen DeGeneres returns as the voice actor for Dory, a Blue Tang fish with short-term memory loss. The feature follows Dory and her friends Marlin and Nemo as they travel the ocean to find her family. Check out the trailer above!
“Central Intelligence.” If dad loves a good buddy cop comedy, this may be the ticket. Kevin Hart stars as an accountant who teams up with his high school friend and CIA employee Bob Stone (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson). Together they finds themselves entangled in an international espionage plot and must work as a team to solve it.
“Swiss Army Man.” Daniel Radcliffe stars as a talking corpse — no, we’re not joking — who is carried around by a suicidal man named Hank (Paul Dano) after finding his body in the wilderness. Make sure you know dad will be a fan of this unconventional plot before taking him to this limited release.
“The Conjuring 2.” If your father is a hardcore horror fan then you’ll want to consider treating him to James Wan’s latest thriller. “The Conjuring 2” is a sequel to 2013’s “The Conjuring.” The film follows ghost-hunting couple Lorraine (Vera Farmiga) and Ed Warren (Patrick Wilson) as they travel to London to help the Hodgson family battle the poltergeist in their home. The film is based off a true story, which is sure to bring the chills!
“The Last King.” If dad is a fan of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” then this limited release may be up his ally. The film follows two Norwegian warriors who vow to protect their kingdom’s orphaned heir after two traitors kill the ruling monarchs.
“Now You See Me 2.” Magic is the main theme of this Jon M. Chu directed feature. Fans of 2013’s “Now You See Me” can catch up with the Four Horsemen J. Daniel Atlas (Jesse Eisenberg), Jack Wilder (Dave Franco), Merrit McKinney (Woody Harrelson) and newcomer Lula (Lizzy Caplan) as they are lured into a trap by Walter Mabry (Daniel Radcliffe) who convinces them to steal a computer system. Morgan Freeman and Mark Ruffalo also reprise their roles.
Happy Father’s Day!