Great Bonds Between Dads And Daughters In TV And Film

There will always be a very special bond between Daddys and their little girls. In the world of television and film, there have been plenty of memorable father/daughter relationships. Some hero Dads need to rescue their daughters from dire situations. Some are planning their child’s dream wedding. Others are just trying to create a meaningful bond with their offspring.

The relationship has been explored since the very first films began hitting theaters. Below is a list, in no particular order, of the very best father and daughter relationships that have ever graced either the big or small screen.

Atticus And Scout Finch – To Kill A Mockingbird

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Courtesy of Universal Pictures
Courtesy of Universal Pictures

One of the oldest bonds between a father and daughter in film is also one of the most fondly remembered. Widower Atticus is the father to son, Jem and daughter, Scout. Of the two, Scout is the more precocious and she constantly peppers her dad with questions.

And Atticus has wonderful answers for her queries. Over the course of a sometimes tragic story, the lawyer teaches his daughter a number of lessons. The films became a symbol of forgiveness, empathy, and understanding.