Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe to Empire!
Save up to 63%
Halo 5 Guardians
The Master Chief returns
10 Movie Father Figures Better Than The Real Dads
Celebrate Father's Day with the substitute-dads who definitely deserve a card

submit to reddit

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Back 7 of 10 Next
10 Movie Father Figures Better Than The Real Dads | Optimus Prime (Voiced by Peter Cullen)
Optimus Prime (Voiced by Peter Cullen)

Let’s look at the pros first, shall we? He’s a giant truck, which scores immediate cool points. And he’s also a massive extraterrestrial robot, which means no human on Earth should mess with him. Teacher giving you hassle at school? Giant robot fixes it. Boss making your life a misery at work? Giant robot fixes it. Unable to get up on the roof to repair some tiles? You know where we’re going with this. Optimus is smart, dedicated and absolutely will not stop if you need his help. Even if there’s a low tunnel on a road – he’ll just transform and leap over it. Cons? Well, Decepticons, for one. Prime has some serious enemies and a nasty habit of carking it from time to time. Fortunately he usually comes back, but you might want to invest in a tin helmet in case things get rough.

Father’s Day Gift Recommendation: A tanker of Castrol GTX.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7 of 10

Have Your Say
Register or login now to let us know what you think.

Your Comments

1 RE: 10 Movie Father Figures Better Than The Real Dads
L: steveg66 Glenn Ford's Jonathan Kent. A wise, gentle man. There wasn't enough of him in Superman. I still sniff when he dies. onathan Kent to all intents and purposes Clark's real dad. He doesn't meet Jor-El until he's an adult. More

Posted by Darth Marenghi on Thursday June 16, 2011, 05:08

Denis Villeneuve Talks Sicario
On his cartel thriller and the upcoming Blade Runner sequel

Tomorrowland: The Viewing Guide
Brad Bird talks through his sci-fi adventure, scene by scene

Empire Meets Ridley Scott
The great director on The Martian, Blade Runner 2 and the Prometheus sequels

My Movie Life: Justin Kurzel
The Macbeth director on how Rocky changed his life and the worst ever date movie

Life On Mars: Trips To The Red Planet
A dozen of cinema's Martian misadventures

All Hail Macbeth! The Scottish Play On Film
By the pricking of our thumbs, ten adaptations this way come(s)

10 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Toys You’ll Want To Own
Falcon quad copter? BB-8 Sphero? We’re already asking for pay raises…

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe now and save up to 63%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)