All the family feel-good features for Father’s Day

Get some quality time with the dads in your life with the best in Father’s Day entertainment

Celebrate all the dads with the help of DStv

Can’t wait for Father’s Day to get a little dad-time? We’ve got all the best movies and shows featuring all kinds of dads ready for you to watch on Catch Up:

Council of Dads

When Scott Perry finds out he has terminal cancer, he worries about his five children growing up without his help and advice. He and his wife recruit three friends to form a ‘Council of Dads’ to act as father figures in his absence. Must-watch TV.

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Featuring a star-studded ensemble cast. Jim (Adam Sandler) and Lauren (Drew Barrymore) go on a terrible blind date and hope it is the last time they see each other. After a series of comedic events, they end up at the same African holiday resort with their respective children. Can they have a second chance at a first impression?

Watch now on Catch Up

Little Fockers

The third instalment in the ‘Meet the Parents’ series. The family gets together to celebrate the fifth birthday of the Focker twins and Greg wants to make sure the day goes perfectly. Robert De Niro returns as Jack Burns, who plans to name Greg (Ben Stiller) his family successor. But things don’t go as planned, of course.

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Dr Alex Hesse (Arnold Schwarzenegger) and Dr Larry Arbogast (Danny DeVito) invent a fertility drug “Expectane’ that will reduce miscarriages. When the FDA refuses to approve their drug, they are unable to continue with a clinical trial to use human subjects. They decide to take things into their own hands and test the drugs on themselves.

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The Lion King (Highlight)

The highly anticipated live-action remake of the 1994 classic. Simba is a young lion who will one day succeed his father, Mufasa, as King of Pride lands. However, after his paternal uncle, Scar, murders Mufasa, Simba believes he is responsible and goes into exile. He teams up with fellow outcasts, Timon the Meerkat and Pumbaa the Warthog, who teach him the ways of the jungle.

Watch now on Catch Up

Big Mommas: like father, like son

The final instalment in the Big Momma trilogy, Martin Lawrence returns as FBI agent Malcolm Turner. When his step-son, Trent, accidentally arrives at a Russian gang bust gone wrong, Malcolm decides to take him undercover in the last place anyone will ever look for him – the Georgia Girls School for the Arts.

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A Family Man

Dane Jensen (Gerard Butler) is a successful corporate head-hunter on the verge of a major promotion. He neglects his family in order to beat his rival, Lynn (Alison Brie). When his son is diagnosed with cancer, Dane must make a decision between work and family.

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Definitely, Maybe

Ryan Reynolds plays a political consultant who tries to help his eleven-year old daughter (Abigail Breslin) understand his impending divorce by telling her how he ended up meeting and marrying her mother.

Watch now on Catch Up

The Conners

A spin-off of the long-running series Roseanne, the show follows the Conners, a working-class family struggling on a modest income. They are forced to face the daily struggles of life in their home after the death of the original show’s lead character.


A fantasy adventure based on the novel by Cornelia Funke. Mo and Meggie are a father and daughter duo travelling through Europe, when unusual – some say ‘magical – things start to happen. Mo finally reveals that he has an amazing talent to bring characters out of books when he reads them out loud. Together, they must stop a freed villain from destroying humankind.


A former Roman General sets out to exact vengeance against a corrupt emperor who murdered his family and sent him into slavery. Russel Crow, Joaquin Phoenix and Connie Nelson star in this epic blockbuster.

Watch now on Catch Up

Black Panther

The global hit from the Marvel Universe features Prince T’Challa as heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda. When a past villain challenges his right to the throne, T’Challa must step forward to lead his people and prevent Wakanda from being dragged into a world war.

Liar, Liar

A fast-track lawyer, Fletcher Reede, has built his successful career on the ability to lie. After he once again disappoints his son, Max, by missing his birthday, Max decides to use his birthday wish to teach his dad a valuable lesson. Fletcher wakes up and realises that he is unable to lie any more.

Grudge match

Thirty years after their last match, boxing rivals Henry and Billy decide to fight one final bout as an answer to their financial woes. Henry goes back to his old coach for training. Billy decides to go with a young, new trainer – who he later finds out is someone special.

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Joe Braven is a logging company owner who lives with his family in Canada. He decides to take a break with his family at their secluded log cabin, where they run into trouble from a drug dealer who wants to use Joe’s business as a front for his operation.

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Instant Family

A childless couple, Ellie and Pete Wagner, find themselves in over their heads when they foster three children. They quickly learn that raising a 15-year-old, an 11-year-old, and a 6-year-old is a much bigger task than they anticipated.

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Ant-Man and The Wasp

Scott Lang grapples with the heavy task of balancing life as a superhero and father. As he tries to rebalance his home life, he is presented with an urgent mission. Scott must once again put on his Ant-Man suit and work alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from the past.

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The impossible

A couple and their three kids travel to Thailand for their Christmas holiday. As they relax in a perfect paradise, they hear a noise in the distance. As it gets louder, they realise they have no time to escape from a tsunami. Who will survive?

Brad’s Status

A father, Brad Sloan (Ben Stiller), takes his son to tour colleges. When Brad meets up with an old friend, he begins to question the decisions of his life as he realises that all his college friends are much more successful than he is.

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Prodigal Son (Highlight)

Malcolm Bright, one of the best criminal psychologists around, uses his twisted genius to help the NYPD solve crimes.

Father Figures

Twin brothers, Peter and Kyle, learn that their mother has been lying to them for years about their father’s alleged death. They decide to hit the road to find him.

Sunday 21 June on M-Net Movies (DStv 105) at 20:00 

The Mule

Clint Eastwood stars as Earl Stone, a ninety-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran turned drug mule for a Mexican cartel in order to save his business.

Sunday 21 June on M-Net Movies Action+ at 20:00

International Day of…Father’s Day

A day of fun with Corn & Peg! A Unicorn and Pegasus are the dynamic duo striving to do good in their town of Galloping Grove.

Sunday 21 June on NickToons (DStv 308) at 9:45

Backtrace (Father’s Day)

The lone surviving thief of a violent armoured car robbery is sprung from a high security facility and administered an experimental drug.

Sunday 21 June on M-Net Movies Premiere (DStv 104 ) at 20:15

The art of racing in the rain (Sunday Night Movies)

Enzo the golden retriever learns key racetrack techniques through his bond with his owner, aspiring Formula One race car driver Denny. It turns out these are also useful in navigating the journey of life.

Sunday 21 June on M-Net (DStv 101) at 20:05

Action Hero Weekends on M-Net Movies Action (DStv 110)

Stallone Friday (19 June)

  • Escape at 18:00
  • Escape 2 at 20:00

Dwayne & Statham Saturday (20 June)

  • Rampage at 13:30
  • Safe at 15:00
  • Snitch at 16:45
  • Blitz at 18:30

Keanu Reeves Sunday (21 June)

  • 47 Ronin at 14:15
  • John Wick at 16:00
  • John Wick 2 at 18:00
  • John Wick 3 at 20:30

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