Top 10 Father Daughter Movies on JioCinema

top 10 father daughter movies on Jiocinema
Top 10 Father-Daughter Movies on Jiocinema App

Many films have been made about the relationship between fathers and sons. However, the father-daughter bond is almost unexplored in cinema. The role of a father to his daughter is indeed very different, especially when it is depicted on screen. We went ahead to make a list of movies ranging from light-hearted comedies to intense emotional dramas on JioCinema for some quality bonding time. These movies are perfect for Father’s Day or any other day when you want to spend some time with your dad or daughter! 

Here are some of the best ranked father-daughter movies that you can watch on Jio Cinema.

1. Daddy’s Daughter (2018)

Daddy's Daughter movie is based on Father-daughter relationship
  • Genre: Drama
  • Run Time: 92 minutes
  • Director: Abhimanyu Chauhan
  • Cast: Farheen Khan, Mithilesh Chaturvedi, Garima Rastogi, Bhumika Yadav
  • IMDb Rating: 8.0/10

Directed by Abhimanyu Chauhan, “Daddy’s Daughter” isn’t your typical feel-good movie. When a young teenage girl feels lonely and disconnected with her father, a stranger takes the opportunity of her innocence and vulnerability to lure her in with bad intentions. 

It’s a cautionary tale that highlights the importance of having a good friendly relationship with our parents when we are young. The movie touches upon a complex father-daughter dynamic as the daughters grow up. Watch Daddy’s Daughter movie free on the Jiocinema app.

2. Definitely, Maybe (2008)

Definitely, Maybe is rom-com based on the father and daughter love and relationship.
  • Genre: Comedy/Romance
  • Run Time: 112 minutes
  • Director: Adam Brooks
  • Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Isla Fisher, Derek Luke, Abigail Breslin
  • IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

“Definitely, Maybe”  is just one of those rom-com flicks that you watch on a cozy Sunday night with a warm cup of cocoa! Starring Ryan Reynolds and Abigail Breslin, this movie involves Will Hayes (played by Ryan Reynolds) who narrates his romantic history to his curious daughter Maya, changing the names of the women in order for her not to guess. Their interactions on screen shape up an affectionate father-daughter relationship that forms the heart of this movie. We highly recommend this one! 

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3. The Daughter (2022)

The Daughter 2022 movie is a short film on father-daughter duo .
  • Genre: Drama
  • Run Time: 16 minutes
  • Director: Soumyak Kanti Debiswas
  • Cast: Ira Dubey, Naseeruddin Shah, Chitrangada Satarupa
  • IMDb Rating: 5.9/10

Starring Naseeruddin Shah and Ira Dubey, “The Daughter” is an emotional rollercoaster ride. A girl named Indu struggles to make her father’s last wish come true in a curfew-bound town. The strong performances by the actors playing the father-daughter duo make this an excellently carried out short film. This short but poignant story is a must watch. 

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4. Papa Kahte Hain (1996)

Papa Kahte hai movie
  • Genre: Comedy/Romance 
  • Run Time: 146 minutes
  • Director: Mahesh Bhatt
  • Cast: Jugal Hansra, Mayuri Kango, Tiku Talsania, Anupam Kher, Allok Nath 
  • IMDb Rating: 4.9/10

Mahesh Bhatt directed “Papa Kahte Hain” is a classic comedy drama that follows the life of a headstrong girl Sweety on a quest to find her father. She runs away from home to Seychelles to find her father but disappointments, surprises and even love come in her way. The movie may be almost two decades old but it doesn’t fail to present the special bond between a father and a daughter on the silver screen. This one is a heartwarming movie with a shocking twist at the end. Catch it on JioCinema! 

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5. How Do You Measure A Year (2021)

How do you measure a year, a documentary that explores father daughter relationship
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Run Time: 29 minutes
  • Director: Jay Rosenblatt
  • IMDb Rating: 6.9/10

In this Oscar nominated documentary, the director Jay Rosenblatt beautifully presents the relationship between him and his daughter Ella through home videos filmed over 17 years. Each year he would ask his daughter the same questions documenting her progression from a baby to an almost adult. This short documentary is a sweet, heartwarming and insightful tribute to a father-daughter relationship. 

6. The Exorcist: Believer (2023)

The exorcist believer
  • Genre: Horror/Mystery
  • Run Time: 106 minutes
  • Director: David Gordon Green
  • Cast: Leslie Odom Jr., Lidya Jewett, Olivia O’Neill, Jennifer Nettles, Ann Dowd
  • IMDb Rating: 4.8/10

“The Exorcist: Believer” is the 6th movie in The Exorcist franchise and the direct sequel to David Friedkin’s classic horror, The Exorcist (1973). The story follows Victor (played by Leslie Odom Jr.), a single dad who finds himself in a predicament when his daughter and her friend are possessed after secretly attempting a seance. Although the film is predictable in its plot, it does do its job to creep out the audience with its jump scares and scary visuals. You may not want to miss this one if you’re a fan of the original movie! 

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7. Xiara’s Song (2005)

Xiara's Song (2005) 
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Run Time: 36 minutes
  • Director: Liz Garbus
  • IMDb Rating: 5.2/10

Directed by Liz Garbus, “Xiara’s Song” is a short documentary about the perils of a long distance relationship between a father and his daughter. “Xiara’ Song” documents the struggle of a 7-year-old girl Xiara as she deals with the absence of her father, who is incarcerated in prison for 10 years and her tumultuous relationship with her mother. This touching documentary moves the audience to tears as we see Xiara’s childhood desperation and ultimate acceptance. 

8. Kathor (2018)

Kathor 2018 movie
  • Genre: Drama
  • Run Time: 102 minutes
  • Director: Karan Kashyap
  • Cast: Lalit Parimoo, Sheetal Dimri, Abhisek Pandey, Durga Sarkar, Akhilesh Pandey
  • IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

“Kathor” is an emotional story of a kind hearted police officer named Neelkanth whose life revolves around his wife Jyoti and daughter Anu. Unfortunately tragedy strikes when Anu falls victim to a Naxalite attack and dies. Heartbroken Neelkanth battles with his anger when he discovers his daughter’s murderer in the prison. The movie beautifully presents the themes of revenge, forgiveness and the psychological conflict of a broken man. 

9. Kacchey Limbu (2022)

Kacchey Limbu 2022
  • Genre: Sport/Drama
  • Run Time: 106 minutes
  • Director: Shubham Yogi
  • Cast: Radhika Madan, Rajat Barmecha, Ayush Mehra
  • IMDb Rating: 6.2/10

Shubham Yogi’s debut feature film, “Kachhey Limbu” is a sports drama starring Radhika Madan in the leading role. Tired of being in her brother’s shadows, she sets on her own journey to compete in the Underarm Premier League after a bet with her brother. This inspirational family film tells about the struggle to balance a father’s expectations and pursuing one’s own passions. Apart from Kachhe Limbu you can watch these 10 inspirational Bollywood movies on sports, which is based on the true events.

10. Jamun (2021)

Jamun is a hindi bollywood movie where a father is determined to get his squinted daughter married.
  • Genre: Drama/Family
  • Run Time: 92 minutes
  • Director: Gaurav Mehra 
  • Cast: Raghubir Yadav, Shweta Basu Prasad, Sunny Hinduja
  • IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

“Jamun” is an underrated slice of life movie found on Jiocinema about a father (played by Raghubir Yadav) who is determined to get his squinted daughter married. Raghubir Yadav’s character as a father with Parkinson’s who shows courage in the face of adversity is phenomenal. We are sure that this bittersweet and straightforward movie with an inspirational tale of a father-daughter bond will move you to tears! 

We hope you liked this list specifically curated to celebrate father-daughter relationships in movies!