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Added by GemLil on 25 Jan 2009 07:05
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Daddy Cool

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People who added this item 1897 Average listal rating (1133 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.3
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 7598 Average listal rating (5360 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.5

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 536 Average listal rating (331 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7
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 6301 Average listal rating (4310 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 9.2
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 2262 Average listal rating (1393 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8
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 953 Average listal rating (585 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.5
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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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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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 3089 Average listal rating (2008 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 8
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 1183 Average listal rating (726 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.8
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 1039 Average listal rating (728 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.6
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."
GemLil's rating:
People who added this item 3787 Average listal rating (2611 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.8
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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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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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 5024 Average listal rating (3423 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 7
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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