If you were born into an actor’s family, it’s likely that you’ll be on the set with your famous parents from an early age. From an early age, children of celebrities get caught up in the cameras and become fascinated by the magic of cinema, deciding to follow in their parents’ footsteps. After becoming famous, and sometimes even eclipsing their famous parents in popularity, young stars invite their elderly moms and dads to the set to play alongside them in a big movie.
We’ve reviewed dozens of films to find projects in which star parents and their children happen to have starred together, but many viewers may not have noticed.
Bruce Willis and Rumer Willis
Rumer Glenn Willis, born into an acting family, decided that, like her famous parents, she too wanted to act in films. Although her father and mother had connections in the film industry, they did not give her any indulgences. For example, Bruce Willis forced his own child to audition for her to play his daughter in the thriller “Hostage.” At the time of filming the young actress was 16 years old, and she coped with her role brilliantly.
Demi Moore and Rumer Willis
One of the first roles Rumer played when she was only 8 years old. In the movie ” Striptease “, where her mother Demi Moore, was the main character, Rumer perfectly cope with the role of the daughter of a famous actress.
Domhnall Gleeson and Brendan Gleeson
Alastor “Mad-Eye” Moody, played by Irish actor Brendan Gleeson in the young wizard fantasy “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” decided to bring his son Domhnall to the set. The father and his offspring appeared on screen together in the first part of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Domhnall played the role of Bill Weasley in the film, which brought him popularity and love of fans around the world.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Blythe Danner
The children of popular Hollywood actress Blythe Danner decided to follow in the footsteps of their famous mother. Her son Jake became a film director, and daughter Gwyneth Paltrow became an internationally known actress. Dunner first starred alongside her daughter in the 1992 crime film Cruel Doubt. And in 2003, mother and daughter met on the set of the biographical drama “Sylvia”, where the main role played Gwyneth, and Blythe played her mother.
Angelina Jolie and Vivienne Jolie-Pitt
In the fabulous “Maleficent,” the role of the five-year-old princess Aurora went to Angelina Jolie’s biological daughter, Vivienne Marcheline, only because the other young actresses were too afraid of the formidable horned witch.
Jon Voight and Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie herself also managed to be on the same set with her dad, the famous Hollywood actor Jon Voight. He played the father of the main character in the film Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.
Colin Hanks and Tom Hanks
Colin Hanks and his famous dad, Tom Hanks, first appeared together on screen in the 1996 musical comedy “That Thing You Do,” and in 2008 they played father and son once again in “The Great Buck Howard.”
Mamie Gummer and Meryl Streep
“Ricky and the Flash” is a 2015 tragicomedy film about a woman who leaves her family behind for a career as a rock star, starring Meryl Streep and the actress’ native daughter playing herself. This was the second picture in which the two star actresses starred together, and the first was her work in the 1986 film Jealousy, where 3-year-old Mary Willa “Mamie” Gummer also played the role of the main character’s daughter.
Will Smith and Jaden Smith
Jaden Smith’s film debut was in 2006 when he and his father starred in the drama “The Pursuit of Happyness,” where he played the son of the main character. For this role, the young actor even won the prestigious MTV Movie Awards in the category “Breakthrough Movie” in 2007.
In 2013, father and son met on the set of the sci-fi action film “After Earth,” once again proving to viewers that they have formed a great acting duo.
Ben Stiller and Jerry Stiller
It turns out that the sweet old man from the comedies “Girl of My Nightmares” and “Zoolander” is actually not only the screen father of movie characters Ben Stiller, but also his biological father outside the studios.