Showcase Cinemas has announced that dads will be able to watch a film for free at their sites on Father's Day (Sunday, June 18).

They can choose from numerous films that are playing at the chain including The Flash, Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse and Transformers: Rise of the Beasts.

In a statement, they said: "To give back to Dads across the UK, Showcase Cinemas has announced that all father figures can sit back, relax, and watch a film for free this Father’s Day, so families can not only treat their loved one to a gift, but also spend some quality time together to create those special memories, all while enjoying the latest blockbuster hit."

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How to claim the offer

To take advantage of this offer, all guests need to do is purchase a family ticket for four people either online or at the box office from their local Showcase Cinema.

The family ticket is discounted by 25% for film screenings on Sunday, meaning dads can visit free of charge.

To find your nearest Showcase Cinemas branch, you can visit their website here.

Jon Dixon, Sales & Marketing Director at Showcase Cinemas, said: “We’re excited to announce that this Father’s Day, we’re reducing the price of a family of 4 ticket by 25%, so father figures can visit us for free.

"Going to the cinema has always been a much-loved family pastime, so we wanted to celebrate all father figures nationwide on this special day by offering them a complimentary cinema experience.

"We can’t wait to welcome families to our cinemas this Father’s Day, so they can relax and enjoy the latest releases on the big screen.”

In a survey, Showcase also sought to find out what the favourite film was of Britain's dads.

The 1963 classic The Great Escape came out on top, with 15% of the 2,000 people surveyed picking that.

Meanwhile, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly came second whilst The Godfather was third.