Movie Mom

Movie Mom


Quiz: Father’s Day Movies

posted by Nell Minow

How many of these can you identify?

1. This movie is based on the true story of a pioneering “motion study” couple (efficiency, occupational safety, and ergonomics) engineer who brought their techniques to family life.

2. What movie has a widower with a young son who almost marries the wrong woman until his young son guides him in the right direction?

3. What movie has a divorced dad who almost marries the wrong woman until his daughters guide him in the direction of their mother?

4.  A man and his roommates unexpectedly find themselves responsible for a baby he did not know he had fathered.

5. What Oscar-winning director directed his father and his daughter in Oscar-winning performances?

6. What real-life Oscar-winning father and daughter played father and daughter on screen in a movie based on a hit play?

7.  Two top directors made movies with soundtracks composed by their fathers.  Who are they?

8. In this Oscar-winning movie based on a best-selling book, a father devastated by the loss of a son must decide between supporting his wife or the son who survived.

9. In this movie, when the birthday party entertainer does not show up, the birthday boy’s father steps in.

10. A father spends most of a movie looking for his lost son in this animated classic with an upcoming sequel.



Previous Posts

Contest: Hey Arnold! The Complete Series
The football-headed Arnold and all his pals are here in this box set with all 99 adventures from the beloved Nickelodeon series. It's available exclusively at Walmart, but I have a copy to give away! Send

posted 12:20:14pm Aug. 29, 2014 | read full post »

Interview: Dylan Brody on Comedy, Depression, and Robin Williams
Dylan Brody is a comedy writer and stand-up performer dubbed "brilliant" by Robin Williams.  It was Williams' tragic suicide that inspired Brody to write a moving essay about his own struggles wit

posted 8:06:10am Aug. 29, 2014 | read full post »

Opera Flash Mob at a London Grocery Store
[iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/44UC6muN8KY" frameborder="0"] Sacla staged an impromptu Opera in the food aisles of a London grocery store. They planted five secret opera singers who were disguised as casual shoppers and store staff amongst the groceries who bro

posted 8:00:13am Aug. 29, 2014 | read full post »

Exclusive Clip: Juliette Lewis in "Kelly and Cal"
Juliette Lewis stars as a rocker-turned suburban mother of a newborn in "Kelly and Cal."  Here she tries to make friends with the other mothers, who treat her like mean girls shooing off a freshman who wants to sit at the cool table. [iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/

posted 6:00:09am Aug. 29, 2014 | read full post »

Love is Strange
Love is strange.  As this movie opens, a deeply devoted couple of more than three decades wakes up and prepares for a big, important, emotional, happy occasion.  They bicker a little bit, but it is clear to them and to us that these are reassuringly familiar rhythms for them, almost a contrapuntal

posted 5:59:53pm Aug. 28, 2014 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.