I really like the movie My Girl and I think the dad played by Dan Akroyd is really great. The character's name is Harry Sultenfuss.
Ryan Reynold's character Will Hayes in Definitely, Maybe is a great dad. That's such a funny off beat movie.
From Apache Junction
Kevin Costner as Ray Kinsella in Field of Dreams is another good one.
I like Jack Butler in Mr. Mom. Not a very progressive movie but really funny with Michael Keaton.
I love the Father of the Bride movies. George Banks is really funny.
From Mount Royal
Walt Griswold. How can you not love his love of Christmas.
From Las Vegas
Chris Gardner in the Pursuit of Happyness
I cry every time I watch Father of the Bride with Steve Martin
My favorite is the guy from Mrs Doubtfire and he dresses up as a woman so he can see his kids!
From East Machias
Chris Gardner - Pursuit of Happyness. I loved Will Smith in that one.
Definitely George Banks from Father of the Bride 1 and 2.
George Banks Father of the Bride
the name of the best starring role for a dad in a motion picture would be
Peter Sanderson in Bringing Down the House.
I like George Banks in Father of the Bride
From North Adams
I agree - George Banks in Father of the Bride is my favorite
From west rutland
Billy Flynn in the champ played by jon voight
I like Nick (dennis quiad) from the parent trap!
Jack Byrnes in Meet the Parents
From Queen Creek
George Banks played by Steve Martin in Father of the Bride and Father of the Bride II. Great movies!
Tom Baker in Cheaper by the Dozen. I love Steve Martin.
I loved the character of Dan Burns (Steve Carell) in Dan in real life! He did a good job with raising 3 girls by himself! :)
Steve Martin ~ Cheaper by the dozen
From San Jose
I like Tom baker from Cheaper by The Dozen!
Chris Gardner from The Pursuit of Happyness. I cried like a baby.
From Kansas City
Dennis Quaid in the Parent Trap!
I would have to say Jed Clampet in the Beverly Hillbillies
I think Daniel Hillard from Mrs. Doubtfire was a great dad!
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I thought Sam (Sean Penn) in I Am Sam played a wonderful, caring father
From Fort Collins
Joe Kingman in "The Game Plan!"
From Nacogdoches TX
Mrs Doubtfire played by Robin Williams
From La Crosse
Frank in Cheaper by the Dozen!
George Banks - Father of the Bride
From Rochester Hills
My favorite is Steve Martin in Father of the Bride.
From Moses Lake
Chris Gardner - Pursuit of Happyness- all time Fave!
I liked Jack in Mr. Mom!
Tough choice...Probably Atticus Finch in "To Kill a Mockingbird" followed by Guido in "Life Is Beautiful". I also loved the dad in "The Pursuit of Happyness."
George Banks in Father of the Bride No one would have done a better job than Steve Martin
i like eddie murphy in daddy day care!
I really like Sam Baldwin (Tom Hanks) in Sleepless in Seatle...such a sweet movie!
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I like the Dad on Fonzie, I think his name was Ralph.
From Sulphur Springs
I like the Steve Martin character in Parenthood. He's a "real" dad.
Clark Griswold in the National Lampoon Vacation movies!
Robert De Niro as Jack Byrnes in Meet the Fockers.
I liked Nicolas Cage in Family Man. He does a great job in the movie.
From Willow Spring
I've always liked Frank Beardsley from Yours, Mine and Ours. The 1968 version, not the recent one.
From Council Bluffs
Tom Baker in Cheaper by the Dozen
I have always enjoyed Clark Griswold from the National Lampoon's Vacation series
From Fort Wayne
I liked Chris Gardner in the file "The Pursuit of Happyness".
George Banks in Father of the Bride, as played by Steve Martin