Hooq brings new titles for a family fun-day with dad


MUMBAI: Father’s Day – a time to show gratitude and hug your Dad as tight as you can by planning a surprise movie date for him. Hooq, Asia’s first premium video-on-demand service has added new movie titles to its existing content base including renowned content such as Big Fish, Fathers and Sons, The Karate Kid, John Q, Daddy Day Camp, Daddy Day Care, Big Daddy, Happy Feet Two amongst others.

Big Fish – Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace in 1998, the American comedy drama showcases a Father’s effort to mend ways with his estranged son. Directed by Tim Burton and stars Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange and Marion Cotillard, the movie is about a father’s attempts of normalizing his estranged relationship with his son by narrating his experiences and in the meantime, apologizing for all the time he lost with his son.

Fathers and Sons – Is a 1992 American crime drama film written and directed by Paul Mones. The film revolves around a director’s life, Max who after his wife's death moves from New York City to a small seaside town and finds it difficult to raise his child without a mother. The Film stars Jeff Goldblum, Rory Cochrane, Rosanna Arquette, Natasha Gregson Wagner and Famke Janssen.

The Karate Kid – The Chinese-American martial arts drama film was directed by Harald Zwart and produced by Jerry Weintraub, James Lassiter, Ken Stovitz and Jaden's parents Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith . Released in 2003, the film revolves around a 12-year-old boy from Detroit, who moves to Beijing, China with his mother. During his journey, he comes across an aging maintenance man who happens to be a kung fu master who then trains him with the secrets of self-defense.

Daddy Day Camp – Cuba Gooding Jr. and Paul Rae star as Charlie Hinton and Phil Ryerson, a pair of fathers who attempt to keep their summer camp afloat even though they are under dire economic strain. In order to help improve the financial situation, and to whip together a group of children who have a problem with following orders, Hinton brings in his military trained father (Richard Gant) even though he and his father have been on the outs. Soon the campers, and the fathers, are involved in a series of adventures that will make the camp solvent, and help mend broken relationships.

Daddy Day Care – An American family comedy film written by Geoff Rodkey and directed by Steve Carr starring Eddie Murphy, Jeff Garlin, Steve Zahn, Regina King, and Anjelica Huston. Fired from their high-profile advertising jobs, Charlie (Eddie Murphy) and Phil (Jeff Garlin) pull their sons out of day care at expensive Chapman Academy. But they soon decide if they can take care of two kids, why not ten? It turns out to be much harder than they imagined, but slowly they get the hang of it and their new venture begins to siphon kids away from the stuffy Chapman¾leading to a showdown with the dreaded Miss Harridan (Anjelica Huston).

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