When Father’s Day movies go wrongDads don’t always have it so easy. Sure, they get one special Sunday out of the year to lie around in their Barcaloungers, be showered in singing Hallmark cards and maybe take a trip to K-Bob’s Steakhouse for the World Famous All-You-Can-Eat Salad Wagon. The rest of the year, they’re obliged to earn a living, fix stuff, raise kids and referee crappy Pee Wee Football games.
Wouldn’t it be nice if dads could just spend Father’s Day watching other dads perform their duties? In theory, yes. In practice, no. Hollywood seems to treat dads as bumbling comedy fodder, half-macho tear-jerking catalysts or serial killers. Here’s just a sampling of Hollywood’s worst fathers.