Top Five Movie Father Characters
Today we are listing the top five movie father characters of all time. This list is just our opinion, tried to keep it simple without any spoilers.
5. Dr. Henry Jones – Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Dr. Henry Jones is a famous archaeologist and a professor in medieval literature. Sean Connery excels in this Golden Globe nominated performance. When professor got captured by the Nazis while pursuing the Holy Grail, Indiana goes in search of his father. Ford and Connery have an incomparable screen presence as the professorial father and his adventurous son.
4. Atticus Finch – To Kill a Mockingbird
Atticus Finch is a legal advisor in the town of Maycomb, Alabama a racially separated Alabama town. He gives truthful answers for the questions raised by his kids even though how difficult it is. His kids are calling him by his first name not as dad or daddy. He is the role model for his children, one of the best fictional fathers all time.
3. Don Vito Corleone – The Godfather
Don Vito Corleone was portrayed by Marlon Brando in The Godfather movie. Even though he is the most powerful Mafia Don in the New York City, he is known for his loyalty and generosity. Vito comes across as both the perfect father and the perfect Godfather.
2. Antonio Ricci – Bicycle Thieves
A family man who is desperately looking for a job finds putting up movie posters around town in a bicycle. Lamberto Maggiorani plays the role of this desperate man. However, soon someone steals the prized bicycle. The rest of the day sees father and son searching for the item until the father is forced to commit a shameful act in front of the son.
1. Guido Orefic – Life Is Beautiful
One of the best movies of all time, a father turns concentration camp into a game the son had to win. Roberto Benigni plays the role of Guido Orefic in this Academy Award winning performance. Movie is about his struggle for the survival but keeping his son protected all the time in the camp, keeping the hopes alive. He eventually sacrifices his life to save his son.
This sums up our list of top five movie father characters. Would love to know your feedback, please leave your comments below…