The Morning Rat Race

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 18: Darth Vader at the European premiere of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" at Cineworld Leicester Square on December 18, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney)

Happy Father’s Day to all of the dads out there!   In order to celebrate this fun day we’ve ranking a list…and we’re bringing in a twist…who are the Top 5 WORST Movie Dads?   These are papas who, quite frankly, deserve NOTHING…not even a CARD…for Father’s Day!

Check out the list below with excellent clips!   Happy Father’s Day to ya!



  • Daniel Plainview ('There Will Be Blood')

    Daniel Plainview was one hell of an oil baron and one sh*tty father.   Not only did he use his son to sell his business…but years later he disowns the same son who has become deaf.

  • 4.) Michael Corleone ('The Godfather Part III')

    Oh, Michael.   All is life he said (like his father Vito) that he did what he did to protect his family.   But in the end…his daughter Mary got killed under his watch.

  • 3.) Royal Tenenbaum ('The Royal Tenenbaums')

    While Royal was a character…and redeemed himself in the end…he was not a very good father earlier in his life…though he was pretty funny.

  • 2.) Darth Vader ('The Empire Strikes Back')

    What kind of dad chops his own son’s hand off and THEN reveals that he’s the kid’s actual biological father?   Come on, Vader!   That’s just not right, man!

  • 1.) Jack Torrance ('The Shining')

    All work and no play makes Jack a psycho-killer who wants to murder his son while chasing him with an ax in a snow maze…

  • East Side Dave's Top 5

    East Side Dave of the Morning Rat Race (6 to 10 AM)

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