Father’s Day: 20 Coolest Dad’s in Film

Bruce Willis stars as Paul Kersey in DEATH WISH, a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures film

There are fathers you admire, fathers who embarrass, fathers you could learn from, and fathers who leave you behind with decades of therapy. But the kind of father we hope you’ve had, and know you want to be – is a man who is a real softy. He may appear stiff and rugged from the outside, but inside he is actually a warm, gooey marshmallow if you consider the motive behind his occasional madness. We’re talking about the dad who threatens your worst bully – and will follow through with it. The dad who throws a grenade in your direction because if you’re going to die – he’s going to do it his way. A father who approaches life with the same tact, verve, and finesse as these 20 cool film father figures.

Happy Father’s Day!

Paul Kersey in Death Wish (2018) played by Bruce Willis

Get this film for your own badass dad this Father’s Day (out now on Blu-ray, DVD, VOD, and Digital)

Bryan Mills in Taken played by Liam Nesson

Brad in Daddy’s Home 2 played by Will Ferrell

Logan played by Hugh Jackman

Harry Stamper in Armageddon played by Bruce Willis

Daniel in Mrs. Doubtfire played by Robin Williams

Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather played by Marlon Brando

John McClane in Die Hard played by Bruce Willis

Clark Griswold in National Lampoons Vacation played by Chevy Chase

Big Daddy in Kick-Ass played by Nicholas Cage

Jack Byrnes in Meet the Parents played by Robert De Niro

Chris in Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels played by Vinnie Jones

Henry Jones in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade played by Sean Connery

Roger Murtaugh in Lethal Weapon played by Danny Glover

Jim’s Dad in American Pie played by Eugene Levy

Darth Vader in Star Wars, voiced by James Earl Jones

Leon in Leon The Professional played by Jean Reno

Gru in Despicable Me, voiced by Steve Carell

Chris in The Pursuit of Happiness played by Will Smith

Hat tip to Angelica for the idea!

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About Dr. Eric J. Leech

Eric has written for over a decade. Then one day he created Urbasm.com, a site for every guy.

About Dr. Eric J. Leech

Eric has written for over a decade. Then one day he created Urbasm.com, a site for every guy.