David Beckham with sons Romeo, Cruz and Brooklyn
06/14/2012 at 05:55 AM EDT
Father's Day isn't until Sunday, but doting dad David Beckham
got an early jump on festivities with a recent outing in Los Angeles.
The soccer star took his three boys, Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz to AMC Theaters at the Westfield Century City Mall, with no sign of mom Victoria Beckham
or the couple's only daughter
Harper Seven, who turns one in July.
Spotted outside of the theater that was showing Madagascar 3
, an onlooker tells PEOPLE the "bodyguard-free" group of four "looked so cute and so close, and seemed happy spending the day together." – Marisa Laudadio