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Poll: Don’t Tell Me HE Gets a Card On Father’s Day Too

Or maybe this list should be called “Bad Daddies”. Nobody has done a bad father / daddy poll. So, whether they are the biological fathers or not, which one of these fictional MOVIE fathers or daddies least deserves a Father’s Day gift from his kids?

Talk about it here.

This list is for movies.

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    Walter Eckland — Even though his codename in the movie is “Mother Goose”, he is the Father Goose the title refers to.
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    David Prowse in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

    Darth Vader
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    Harrison Ford in The Mosquito Coast (1986)

    Allie Fox
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    Albert Brodsky
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    Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo in National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)

    Clark Griswold
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    Jack Nicholson in The Shining (1980)

    Jack Torrance
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    John Huston in Chinatown (1974)

    Noah Cross
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    Josh Brolin in Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

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    Liam Neeson and Ken Watanabe in Batman Begins (2005)

    Ra's Al Ghul ( aka, Ducard ) — But it is revealed in The Dark Knight Rises (2012) that he was father to Talia al Ghul (aka Miranda Tate). But there was no picture of him on the TDKR photo pages. So I had to go to the BB photos and use one from there.
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    Kurt Russell and Chris Pratt in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

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    Robert Mitchum and Sally Jane Bruce in The Night of the Hunter (1955)

    Harry Powell
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    Logan Lerman, Douglas Smith, Brandon T. Jackson, Alexandra Daddario, and Leven Rambin in Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)

    Cronus (or spelled as Kronos or Cronos) (He is the eyes in the picture.) He was the voice coming out of the pit in Hades that is the enterance to Tartarus in Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010) — Any film that uses this character from Greek mythology. He tried to kill his own kids by eating them. In Greek mythology, cannibalizm is a huge crime and sin. Only one other Greek mythological character tried it by serving his son for dinner, Tantalus.
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    Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood (2007)

    Daniel Plainview
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    Paul Dano in There Will Be Blood (2007)

    Eli Sunday
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    Al Pacino in The Devil's Advocate (1997)

    John Milton
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    Ornella Muti and Max von Sydow in Flash Gordon (1980)

    The Emperor Ming The Merciless In any versions of Flash Gordon.
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    Robert Duvall in The Great Santini (1979)

    Lt. Col. 'Bull' Meechum
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    Gene Hackman in The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

    Royal Tenenbaum
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    Robin Williams in Dead Poets Society (1989)

    Mr. Perry (As played by Kurtwood Smith)
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    Danny DeVito in Matilda (1996)

    Harry Wormwood
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    Bill Paxton in Frailty (2001)

    Dad Meiks
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    Dylan Baker in Happiness (1998)

    Bill Maplewood
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    James Mason and Sue Lyon in Lolita (1962)

    Prof. Humbert Humbert
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    Lester in the garage

    Lester Burnham
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    Kevin Spacey and Chris Cooper in American Beauty (1999)

    Col. Frank Fitts
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    Jimmy & Rose

    Jimmy Gator
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    Michael Douglas in Fatal Attraction (1987)

    Dan Gallagher
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    Titus (2000)

    Not pictured here - Ken Titus as played by Stacy Keach
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    Burghart Klaußner in The White Ribbon (2009)

    The Pastor
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    Johnny Depp in Blow (2001)

    George Jung
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    Ewa Fröling, Bertil Guve, and Jan Malmsjö in Fanny and Alexander (1982)

    Bishop Edvard Vergerus
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    Alec Guinness in Oliver Twist (1948)

    Fagin in any version of “Oliver Twist”.
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    David Strathairn and Kathy Bates in Dolores Claiborne (1995)

    Joe St. George
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    Christopher Walken in At Close Range (1986)

    Brad Sr.
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    Gene Hackman in The Quick and the Dead (1995)

    J. P. Herod

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