We have a hero, we call him Dad: STARZPLAY celebrates fatherhood with movies and shows featuring awesome dads

Jun 21, 2020 by bcw-global

Father’s Day is a perfect time to pamper the family’s favourite guy. STARZPLAY, the region’s leading subscription video on demand service, has thoughtfully curated a selection of movies and shows that you can binge-watch with your dad from the comfort and safety of your homes this Father’s Day. Prepare his favourite meal, grab your drinks and enjoy an entertainment loaded marathon that celebrates fatherhood.


Here’s a list of STARZPLAY’s top picks:

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Watch the 2012 American drama film which gives a mature perspective towards dysfunctional family problems. While settling his recently deceased father's estate, a salesman discovers he has a sister whom he never knew about, leading both siblings to re-examine their perceptions about family and life choices.

The Judge

The deeply moving courtroom drama is all about Hank Palmer’s relationship with his father and how they battle real-life family issues. Be prepared to shed a few tears and enjoy this compelling movie in the company of your real-life hero. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga and Billy Bob Thornton, find out what happens when big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and along the way, reconnects with his estranged family.

The Change-up

Have a laugh riot with you dad with this body-swap crude romantic comedy, The Change-Up. Watch the hilarious journey of two friends Dave and Mitch and how they learn not to take for granted the lives they have. Dave is a married man with three kids and a loving wife, and Mitch is a single man. One fateful night while Mitch and Dave are near a fountain, lightning strikes and they switch bodies.

Baghdad Central

Binge-watch the six-part miniseries set amidst the chaos of American-occupied Baghdad in 2003. The show follows Iraqi ex-policeman Muhsin al-Khafaji who has lost everything and is battling daily to keep himself and his sick daughter, Mrouj safe. But when he learns that his estranged elder daughter Sawsan is missing Khafaji is forced into a desperate search to find her.

The Incredibles

Find out how a family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world.

Finding Nemo

After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.

With more than 10,000 hours of premium content including blockbuster movies, exclusive and Arabic series, STARZPLAY is today the number one player in the MENA region. The service is available in 20 countries across the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan for fans to enjoy quality content anytime, anywhere and from any device.