Animated movies with good Fathers?

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I’m aware of the fact that a lot of animated movies seem to portray young women who need a ‘Prince’ to come along and rescue them, but, what else are they showing us? I noticed recently that the father in many movies is a brainless idiot who wants to kill everything, and needs his children to save him. The strong or even partly normal fathers are killed off in a tragic accident of some sort.

Triton is PISSED.

Triton is PISSED.

Just a few examples:

Aladdin – father completely clueless about his daughters needs and wants, has to be taught these by homeless man.
Beauty and the Beast – possibly senile.
Brave – is it moving? Stick a sword in it. Probably needs a homeless man around to teach him things.
Croods – needs daughter to teach him basic fundamentals of survival outside a cave. Literal Neanderthal that is basically the same as most fathers in other movies, but with less clothes on.
Dumbo – absent father.
Finding Nemo – overprotective, angry, drives his son away. Largely redeems himself by swimming (he’s a fish).
Frozen – isn’t able to accept his daughter for who she is, or nurture her gift. Winds up making it worse, dies on a ship.
How to train your Dragon – is it moving? Stick a sword in it.
Lady and the Tramp – seems clueless about everything, except dog training, but lets his wife ruin that anyway.
Little Mermaid – resolves disagreements by breaking things, taking away freedoms, getting angry, banning singing. Who does he think he is? A God?
Lion King – killed off for being a good father.
One hundred and one Dalmations – seems clueless about everything, not good at dog training either.
Peter Pan – aggressive, angry, brainless, thoughtless. Hates the extremely well trained dog.
Pocahontas – please daughter, teach me how to use my brain. Is it moving? Throw a spear at it. Is it still moving? Shoot it.
Sword in the Stone – a bully.
Toy Story – are the women in this all divorced, or what?

So, are there any movies out there where the father isn’t either stupid, angry or overly aggressive?

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Tim is British and lives in the United States with his wife and kids.

He works for software developers Image Space Inc. and Studio 397 on their racing simulations, and is a fan of Gaming, Motorsports, and photography.