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on 15 Sep 2011 06:36

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Worst Movie Fathers from Superant

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1. Affliction (1997)
Glen Whitehouse played by James Coburn

People who added this item 5971  Average listal rating (3933 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.5 
2. American Beauty (1999)
Lester played by Kevin Spacey

Bathtub and Bedroom at: Youtube
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People who added this item 366  Average listal rating (170 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.3 
3. Angela's Ashes (1999)
Malachy McCourt played by Robert Carlyle


Trailer at: Youtube
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People who added this item 2697  Average listal rating (1785 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating 6.6 
4. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
Dr. Evil played by Mike Myers

At Youtube: Dr Evil and Scott
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People who added this item 86  Average listal rating (35 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.4 
5. Bastard Out of Carolina (1996)

People who added this item 6825  Average listal rating (4477 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.8 
6. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Willie Wonka's father, the dentist
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People who added this item 1822  Average listal rating (1070 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.3 
7. Chinatown (1974)
Noah Cross played by: John Huston

trailer at: Youtube
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People who added this item 323  Average listal rating (207 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.4 
8. Dolores Claiborne (1995)
Joe St. George played by David Strathairn
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People who added this item 79  Average listal rating (37 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 6.5 
9. DumbLand (2002)
Randy

People who added this item 454  Average listal rating (275 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
10. East of Eden (1955)
Adam Trask played by Raymond Massey

Trailer at: Youtube

People who added this item 556  Average listal rating (339 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.3 
11. Frailty (2001)
Dad Meiks played by Bill Paxton

People who added this item 774  Average listal rating (409 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.8 
12. Happiness (1998)
Bill Maplewood played by Dylan Baker

People who added this item 1259  Average listal rating (771 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 5.9 
13. Hide and Seek (2005)
David Callaway played by Robert De Niro
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People who added this item 33  Average listal rating (18 ratings) 5.6  IMDB Rating 5.7 
14. Jefferson in Paris (1995)
Like most slave owners in early America, Jefferson did not free the child he had with his slave Sally Hemings.

Trailer at: Youtube
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People who added this item 63  Average listal rating (37 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating 6.2 
15. Kurt & Courtney (1998)
Courtney Love's dad

People who added this item 1671  Average listal rating (1121 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.8 
16. Man on Fire (2004)
Samuel played by Marc Anthony

He arranged to have his daughter kidnapped to raise money. That is a bad father.

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17. Matilda (1996)
Harry Wormwood played by Danny DeVito
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People who added this item 838  Average listal rating (490 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 7.1 
18. Monster's Ball (2001)

People who added this item 2522  Average listal rating (1547 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.3 
19. Natural Born Killers (1994)
sexually and verbally abusive father Ed Wilson

People who added this item 2671  Average listal rating (1668 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.4 
20. Oldboy (2003)

People who added this item 424  Average listal rating (232 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.7 
21. Shine (1996)

People who added this item 4952  Average listal rating (3312 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.8 
22. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Ba... (1980)
Darth Vader.
"I am your father!"


At Youtube: Star Wars

I know he redeems himself in the last film, but a little father-son time does not make up for killing whole planets of men, women and children and being a cold distance parental figure ;-)
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People who added this item 583  Average listal rating (359 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 6.3 
23. Taken 2 (2012)

Yeah, what loving father doesn't tell his daughter to grab two grenades and the handgun and run toward the part of town the kidnappers are in.

People who added this item 151  Average listal rating (87 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating 6.3 
24. The Astronaut Farmer (2006)

People who added this item 169  Average listal rating (114 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
25. The Boys from Brazil (1978)
Dr. Josef Mengele played by Gregory Peck
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People who added this item 43  Average listal rating (19 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.2 
26. The Great Santini (1979)
The Great Santini played by Robert Duvall

People who added this item 7967  Average listal rating (5096 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.9 
27. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the Kin... (2003)
Lord Denethor played by John Noble
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People who added this item 1706  Average listal rating (1144 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 7.2 
28. The Mist (2007)
He doesn't mean to be a bad father.
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People who added this item 248  Average listal rating (144 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.6 
29. The Mosquito Coast (1986)
Allie Fox played by Harrison Ford

People who added this item 51  Average listal rating (32 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.3 
30. The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005)
Kelly Ryan played by Woody Harrelson

Trailer at: Youtube
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People who added this item 330  Average listal rating (184 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
31. The Return (2003)
Not your typical father-son camping trip.

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People who added this item 2500  Average listal rating (1640 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.6 
32. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
Royal

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People who added this item 5532  Average listal rating (3672 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.5 
33. The Shining (1980)
Jack Torrance played by Jack Nickelson

Scene at: Youtube
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People who added this item 198  Average listal rating (77 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.5 
34. The War Zone (1999)

People who added this item 498  Average listal rating (272 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.3 
35. This Boy's Life (1993)

People who added this item 1574  Average listal rating (997 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.8 
36. TRON: Legacy (2010)
Kevin Flynn played by Jeff Bridges

Sam's father abandoned him to play in the game world, like many dads today.
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People who added this item 250  Average listal rating (167 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.5 
37. True Crime (1999)
Steve Evertt played by Clint Eastwood


He is a bad husband, a bad father and a bad employee.

People who added this item 787  Average listal rating (455 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.2 
38. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
Leland Palmer

People who added this item 607  Average listal rating (391 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
39. What About Bob? (1991)

People who added this item 989  Average listal rating (602 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.2 
40. Winter's Bone (2010)
Ree's father is never seen alive in the film.

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Movies portraying horrible dads. Fictional or true stories. I will mostly avoid step-dads. Worst families another list at: dystopia fathers and best and worst movie fathers a opposite list is at A father's love

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Comments

Posted: 2 years, 10 months ago at Oct 2 14:04
You are right these are all dramatic stories, so far. But some stories are based on true stories.
Posted: 2 years, 4 months ago at Mar 29 14:46
I saw yesterday True Crime. Clint Eastwood is in this film terrible father.
Posted: 2 years, 4 months ago at Mar 29 15:33
Thanks, I added True Crime!
Posted: 1 year, 8 months ago at Dec 7 6:43
The "Darth Vader" one made me laugh a lot, :) Good list by the way!!
Posted: 1 year, 7 months ago at Jan 8 23:17
A brillant list !!! But about Liam Nesson in Taken 2 (putting his family in danger once again !!), and if you want to put tv's dads, you still have Danny Devito in It's always sunny in philadelphia !!
Posted: 1 year, 7 months ago at Jan 9 1:16
Great idea for a list they r all ass holes ha if your taking suggestions one would be robert deniro in this boys life :)
Posted: 7 months, 2 weeks ago at Jan 8 3:32
How about the dad in "East is East?"

The dad in "The War Zone" is the worst I've seen on this list. I was disgusted and shocked when I realized that he raped the baby . I mean sexually abusing the daughter was repugnant in of itself but that really took the cake for depravity.

How about the dad in "Bad Boy Bubby? "Christ, you're a weirdo kid." The father in "The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence)" is never seen but rapes his young son repeatedly and turns him into a damaged psychopath.

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