Did you ever wish you had different parents?!

A cooler mam? A more generous dad? Maybe a chartacter from the cinematic world?

It’s true that some parental figures in the movies would put our own mams and dads to shame!

With Father’s Day on the horizon, Showcase Cinemas in the UK has found the most popular ‘Movie Dad’ of all time.

The group carried out a survey to discover our favourite fictional fathers.

1. Mufasa, The Lion King


Mufasa, the animated lion from hit Disney film The Lion King, has been voted the most popular ‘Movie Dad’ of all time.

The wise and kind father makes the ultimate sacrifice for Simba and his untimely death in a stampede (all down to his brother Scar) has left many audiences, young and old, in floods of tears.


2.Arthur Weasley, Harry Potter series


The patriarch of the Weasley Family is a great dad. He adores Harry, as well as his own kids.

3. George Bailey, It’s A Wonderful Life


George, a man who has given up his dreams in order to help others, is considered one of greatest heroes in the history of cinema.

4. Henry Jones, Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade

5. Bryan Mills, Taken

6. Daniel Hillard/Euphegenia Doubtfire, Mrs Doubtfire

7. Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird

8. Captain Von Trapp, The Sound Of Music

9. Jack Byrnes, Meet The Fockers

10. Marlin, Finding Nemo

Is your favourite included?!