Skip to main content

Find your Father Figures

Find your Father Figures

This hilarious new comedy, new on Sky Cinema, sees Owen Wilson and Ed Helms searching for their real dad

Family. You think you know them, then you find that your mum has been hiding a big secret from you…

Father Figures, available from Friday 23 November in Sky Cinema on demand. Cert 15

That’s exactly the situation for brothers Owen Wilson and Ed Helms in Father Figures, the hilarious new film that arrives on Sky Cinema this week. So what’s the big secret? Allow us to explain.


Kyle (Wilson) and Peter (Helms) are non-identical twins who have grown up with only a photo of their supposedly deceased father. Only when Kyle spots the guy in the picture on TV does their mother Helen (Glenn Close) finally confess he wasn’t their real dad – and that she’s not sure which of her old boyfriends actually is. Hey, it was the 70s, man…

Kyle and Peter, two very different fellas, head out on a road trip across the US to meet Helen’s former paramours in the hope of identifying the right man. Their adventure includes run-ins with a former American football pro (Terry Bradshaw, playing himself) and a man with serious anger management issues (JK Simmons).


The film really does boast a great cast – we haven’t even mentioned Christopher Walken, Harry Shearer, Retta or Ving Rhames – but it’s the dynamic between Wilson and Helms that’ll keep you hooked, as the uptight Peter comes to loosen up and the laid-back Kyle realises that life is not as easy as he thought.


Families, eh? Gotta love ’em. And in the spirit of the movie, we’ve pulled together a fictional family tree based on Owen Wilson’s film history, showing just a few of the memorable family ties forged in his career. Check it out below…



Find out what’s on Sky Cinema

Get even more lights, cameras and action with our movie homepage, featuring all the daily premieres and more of the thousands of films available on demand in Sky Cinema.

Watch on the go

If you subscribe to Sky Cinema on Virgin TV, you can watch on the go with the Sky Cinema app on your mobile, laptop or tablet anywhere in the UK (or while temporarily in the EU) with a WiFi or broadband connection. Just download from the Apple app storeGoogle Play or the Amazon appstore and log into the app to start watching.


Upgrade to Sky Cinema now

Don’t have Sky Cinema? You can find out about our Sky Cinema package and upgrade here.

You might also like

TV channels: Channels, content and features available depend on your chosen package. Channel line-ups and content are subject to change at any time and to regional variations.

HD: HD TV required to view HD channels. Number of inclusive HD channels depends on package.

Premium channels (add-ons): 30 days’ notice required to remove premium channels/packs. Sky Sports SD subscription required to take Sky Sports channels in HD.

Sky Cinema app: Only available via the Sky Cinema websites or apps (for selected iOS and Android mobiles and tablets) to customers who subscribe to these channels. UK only. Maximum 2 devices. Only available on iOS 8 and above, and Android 4.x. Selected content may not be available to view. Separate terms and conditions apply to the Sky Cinema and Sky Sports apps and websites.