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Dad is 97 and very hard of hearing even with hearing aids. Something that isn’t too violent, not too dependent on dialogue, enough action to keep him interested. We only have Netflix.

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How about some cartoons, Light and easy

Such as 'Hop'?
Or Peter Rabbit?
My FIL used to love anything with animals.
Also what about Planet Earth by David Attenborough? #
All the nature one have beautiful scenery,
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How about some non-fiction shows, like travelogues? Recently my dad really enjoyed a PBS special about train travel through the Canadian Rockies. Lots of spectacular scenery, with a little history here and there. Other than sports and news, this is the sort of thing my dad loves. We use our DVR to record PBS shows all the time.
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Also The Revenant, which isn't on Canadian Netflix anymore but might be in the US.

Ditto Quest for Fire, The Clan of the Cavebear, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Black Stallion.

The Mad Max movies were pretty slim on dialogue, too, but again, not sure about US Netflix, and of course, there is some violence.
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Tollermama, does your dad have dementia at all or is he just stuck at home? I didn't see a a ton of films on Netflix right now that look like good match for a man that age. At least for my grandpa (who did have some dementia), he didn't do well with complicated plots or dialogue. Also, so many actors have botox now -- reading facial expressions is not as easy as it used to be. But anyhow, here are the ones on Netflix that I thought might be ok options:

LA Confidential -- I haven't seen that one since it came out but as I remember it was a nice-looking film and suspenseful.

The Spy Next Door looks action packed but not too grim, but I haven't seen that one. (There are a few Jackie Chan films on Netflix now, I think.)

Paddington is really sweet and very funny. It's mostly live action and the bear is beautifully animated. You can pretty much tell what's going on just from the action, without the dialogue.

Lost In Space (movie, not the new series) seemed fun when it came out, but your dad might not be crazy about sci fi's.  

They've got the Lethal Weapon movies on there. My grandpa liked to watch those.

African Queen with Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn might work.

They have Turner and Hooch and the Money Pit with Tom Hanks.

The Andy Griffith Show, Blue Bloods, Frasier and a new version of Hawaii 5-O are also on Netflix now.

If you get desperate, sometimes YouTube will have full episodes of older shows like Newhart, TV westerns, and even full-length films.

I hope you can find something your dad will enjoy!
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I went looking for a few I could think of but couldn't find them.....BUT I'm in Canada and our Netflix has significantly fewer movies and series than in the US. So....I found this list and maybe you could search your own Netflix for them:

www.imdb.com/list/ls000648572/
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Yes! Perfect!
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What's the name of the Tom Hanks movie where he's a FedEx employee, stuck on a desert island with a soccer ball? No dialogue.
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How about the TV series 'Last Tango in Halifax'. It has closed captioning (which can be enlarged). It is a series about a couple who re-meet in their senior years after both have been widowed.
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He doesn’t like anything I suggest. Says he is tired of war movies, violent movies but then chooses Hickock which he can’t follow the dialogue, gets frustrated and gives up.
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Can you turn on closed captioning with Netflix? Maybe some westerns, like Bonanza? They are pretty straightforward, not much violence,, and easy to figure out if you can't hear very well.
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There are many World War 2 documentaries on Netflix if he is into history.
Look through the Categories and choose a category you think he would like.
There are many good things to watch.
I myself love Frankie & Grace, but that’s more a woman’s comedy.
What did he like to watch when he was younger?
I am sure you’ll be able to find him something good.
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