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Netflix cruise movie, “Like Father” review.

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Full disclosure: I don’t subscribe to Netflix, but I’m a huge fan of Kristen Bell.

Thrillist.com has a review of the Netflix movie, “Like Father” which is billed as a drama comedy.

What caught my interest is that the movie revolves around a cruise ship!

Off the top of your head, what is the last movie you can recall that included a cruise ship?

 

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If you guessed, “Alvin  and the Chipmunks, ChipWrecked” you are correct!

Click on the link below for more details on that blockbuster (cough, cough).

https://carnival-news.com/2011/12/09/alvin-and-the-chipmunks-chipwrecked-shot-aboard-carnival-dream-to-be-released-in-theaters-everywhere-december-16/

Sure, you can also say, “Titanic” was cruise related, but my favorite cruise movie is, “Out to Sea”.

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Trivia question: What ship was featured in the movie? Answer: The Holland America Line MS Westerdam!

Who can forget, “Mr. Data”,  Brent Spiner as the cruise director introducing himself!

Speaking as a U.S. Navy veteran, I know that the Navy works with the film industry to put a good spin on Navy life.

Do you recall the movie, “The Final Countdown” starring a very young Martin Sheen and Kirk Douglas?

Everyone knows the Navy movies, “Top Gun”, “Battleship”, and my favorite, “The Hunt for Red October.”

I don’t recall all the beautiful people being in my Navy, but I do remember working 20 hour days in the middle of the Mediterranean!

Movies about the Navy are always exciting, and the TNT drama, “The Last Ship” has been a huge hit.

I’m glad that the film industry includes cruise ships in some of their movies, but they seem like more of a backdrop for what’s really going on.

If I get a chance, I will watch, “Like Father, but from what I understand, it’s basically a big commercial for Royal Caribbean!

Click on the links below for more details:

https://youtu.be/_bfqsNh6U7c

https://www.thrillist.com/entertainment/nation/like-father-netflix-review

About Scott Lara

Navy Veteran, Travel Agent, love to cruise!

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