16 Movie Dads Who Showed Us What It Means to Be a Great Father (PHOTOS)

 
Dads are often unfairly portrayed in movies as the grunting, lazy couch potato, or else as the dimwit guy who just doesn't understand anything about his children.
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Thankfully, there are more than a few movies out there where dads -- such as Will Smith in The Pursuit of Happyness -- are not relegated to a supporting role. Instead, they are the heroes of the story. Click through for 16 times dads were celebrated on the big screen.

 

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