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The Top Ten Fathers On Film
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The Top Ten Fathers On Film | 1. Jim's Dad, American Pie series
1. Jim's Dad, American Pie series

God love him, but for all the cringeworthy chats, awkward moments and bungled attempts at sex education, Jim's dad is, without a doubt, top of the pops. Who else would calmly council his horny offspring after catching him in flagrante with a pudding? Or whisk him off to casualty without judgement after an unfortunate hand/cock/superglue encounter? Sure, it's a little weird when your old man talks about 'petting the one-eyed snake', but for the most understanding, well-meaning father in film, you need look no further.

Fatherly advice: "Don't forget your penis cream."

See also: No, there's no one quite like Jim's Dad, but Julius Levinson in Independence Day might have made a good substitute in his youth.

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The lack of Atticus Finch makes this list seriously flawed, but still Robert Thorn makes the grade? Atticus is clearly the greatest ficticious father of all time. Standards are slipping, Empire More

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