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The Top Ten Fathers On Film
Celebrate Father's Day, movie-style

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The Top Ten Fathers On Film | 2. Marlin, Finding Nemo
2. Marlin, Finding Nemo

Like Woody Allen with gills, he's too neurotic to even leave his anemone home without breaking into a sweat (or whatever fish do when they're nervous - dry out?). But when his plucky little son is fishnapped by a diver he fearlessly braves jellyfish, sharks and Ellen Degeneres to get him back. And he accomplishes all this with only a seven second memory.

Fatherly advice: Don't judge a book by its cover, or a shark by its big sharp scary teeth. And don't smoke anything a turtle offers you.

See also: Mufasa from The Lion King. Only with added death.

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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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