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on 25 Jan 2009 01:05

 
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Daddy Cool

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People who added this item 1524  Average listal rating (887 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.4 
1. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Atticus Finch



Child/Children: Scout and Jem
Specialities: Law, Moral paragon, fighting racism, life lessons, wisdom
Wife/Partner: Deceased

Best Line: "You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it."
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People who added this item 6411  Average listal rating (4283 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.5 
2. The Lion King (1994)
Mufasa



Child/Children: Simba
Specialities: Monarchy, Sage advice, Mane growing, Alpha Maleness
Wife/Partner: Sarabi

Best Line: "A king's time as ruler rises and falls like the sun. One day, Simba, the sun will set on my time here, and will rise with you as the new king."
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People who added this item 441  Average listal rating (265 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating
3. Parenthood (1989)
Gil Buckman



Child/Children: Kevin, Taylor and Justin
Specialities: Wowing a crowd, entertainment, disgruntled facial expressions, TLC
Wife/Partner: Helen Buckman

Best Line: "As I was walkin' away, I slip around on his guts. A couple of other people came by and started slippin' on his guts too. After I blow a hole in somebody and slip around on their guts... afterwards, I always like to make balloon animals!!"
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People who added this item 5197  Average listal rating (3286 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating 9.2 
4. The Godfather (1972)
Don Vito Corleone



Child/Children: Santino, Frederico, Micheal, Constanza
Specialities: Whacking, Extortion, Strategy, Leading the mob, Advising
Wife/Partner: Carmella Corleone

Best Line: "I spent my life trying not to be careless. Women and children can be careless but not men. "
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People who added this item 1964  Average listal rating (1207 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
5. The Sound of Music (1965)
Captain Von Trapp



Child/Children: Liesl, Louisa, Friedrich, Kurt, Brigitta, Marta, Gretl.
Specialities: Song writing, singing, performing, drill, holding titles, discipline, military, fertility
Wife/Partner: Maria

Best Line: "Fraulein, is it to be at every meal, or merely at dinnertime, that you intend on leading us all through this rare and wonderful new world of... indigestion?"
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People who added this item 790  Average listal rating (481 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.4 
6. A Time to Kill (1996)
Carl Lee Hailey



Child/Children: Tonya, Skip, Slim, Willie, Tim
Specialities: Vengeance, Moral high-ground
Wife/Partner: Gwen

Best Line: "We ain't no friends, Jake. We are on different sides of the line, I ain't never seen you in my part of town. I bet you don't even know where I live. Our daughters, Jake; they ain't never gonna play together."
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People who added this item 3956  Average listal rating (2677 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.3 
7. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Dr. Henry Jones Snr.



Child/Children: Indiana
Specialities: Outshining his son, competitiveness, adventuring, hat wearing
Wife/Partner: Deceased

Best Line: "It tells me, that goose-stepping morons like yourself should try *reading* books instead of burning them!"
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People who added this item 4519  Average listal rating (3059 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.4 
8. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Darth Vader/ Anakin Skywalker



Child/Children: Luke, Leia
Specialities: Jedi, Lightsaber fights, Redemption, Mind Control, Helmet wearing
Wife/Partner: Deceased

Best Line: "Give yourself to the Dark Side. It is the only way you can save your friends. Yes, your thoughts betray you. Your feelings for them are strong. Especially for... sister. So, you have a twin sister. Your feelings have now betrayed her, too. Obi-Wan was wise to hide her from me. Now his failure is complete. If you will not turn to the Dark Side... then perhaps she will"
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People who added this item 2630  Average listal rating (1678 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.9 
9. The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
Chris Gardner



Child/Children: Christopher
Specialities: Making it alone, hard work, moral paragon, running, underdog
Wife/Partner: Separated

Best Line: "I started thinking about Thomas Jefferson on the Declaration of Independence and the part about our right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. And I remember thinking how did he know to put the pursuit part in there? That maybe happiness is something that we can only pursue and maybe we can actually never have it."
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People who added this item 912  Average listal rating (531 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.8 
10. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Ted Kramer



Child/Children: Billy
Specialities: Adapting, Juggling, Keeping house
Wife/Partner: Separated

Best Line: "So the other morning, I'm at the refrigerator... you know, getting Billy ready for school. So I'm just in my underwear and he notices I've lost weight. And he comes in and pats me...and he says 'Daddy, you've really lost a lot of weight', he looks up at me and he says 'And it's all gone to your nose.' He was so cute. You know?"
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People who added this item 856  Average listal rating (591 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.5 
11. Christmas Vacation (1989)
Clark Griswold



Child/Children: Audrey, Russell
Specialities: Hi-jinx, Recovering Injury, Outlandishness
Wife/Partner: Ellen

Best Line: "Nobody's leaving. Nobody's walking out on this fun, old-fashioned family Christmas. No, no. We're all in this together. This is a full-blown, four-alarm holiday emergency here. We're gonna press on, and we're gonna have the hap, hap, happiest Christmas since Bing Crosby tap-danced with Danny fucking Kaye. And when Santa squeezes his fat white ass down that chimney tonight, he's gonna find the jolliest bunch of assholes this side of the nuthouse."
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People who added this item 3399  Average listal rating (2323 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.6 
12. Hook (1991)
Peter Banning



Child/Children: Jack, Maggie
Specialities: Flying, Accountancy, Rekindling youth, Food fights, trashing Rufio
Wife/Partner: Moira

Best Line: "Rufio, if I'm a maggot burger why don't you eat me! You two-toned zebra-headed, slime-coated, pimple-farmin' paramecium brain, munchin' on your own mucus, suffering from Peter Pan envy!"
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People who added this item 4713  Average listal rating (2979 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.4 
13. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Arthur Weasley



Child/Children: Bill, Charlie, Percy, Fred, George, Ron and Ginny
Specialities: Muggle studies, Looking the other way, wearing knit-wear
Wife/Partner: Molly

Best Line: "Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can't see where it keeps its brain."
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People who added this item 668  Average listal rating (384 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.2 
14. In the Name of the Father (1993)
Giuseppe Conlon



Child/Children: Gerry, Bridie, Anne
Specialities: Taking it on the chin, doing time, wearing a hard life
Wife/Partner: Sarah

Best Line: "Don't you be comforting me when I can see the truth staring me in the face. I'm scared I'm gonna die here... I'm scared to leave your mother behind."
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People who added this item 4516  Average listal rating (3058 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating
15. American Pie (1999)
Jim's Dad



Child/Children: Jim
Specialities: Delivering embarrassing speeches, being Jewish, brushing things under the carpet
Wife/Partner: 'Jim's Mum'

Best Line: "It's like playing a tennis ball against a brick wall, which can be fun. It can be fun, but it's not a game."
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A tribute to cinemas greatest fathers



Other Notable Fathers

Frank Abagnale - Catch me if you Can
Papa Mousekewitz - An American Tail
George Banks - Father of the Bride
Marlin - Finding Nemo
Geppetto - Pinocchio
Albert Goldman - The Birdcage
Royal Tenenbaum - The Royal Tenenbaums
Harry Sultenfuss - My Girl


Thanks to KC for his help with this list

See Also:
Mama Mia: Cinema's best Mums
Whatsa Mama with you? Cinemas worst Mums








































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Comments

Posted: 5 years, 2 months ago at Jan 25 16:56
This list would be just as great without positions 2-15.
Posted: 5 years, 2 months ago at Jan 25 22:25
John Matrix in Commando
Robert Thorn in The Omen
Mr Bennett in Pride & Prejudice

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