Ode to Fathers – Great Songs and Film Scenes that Remind Us of the Importance of Dad

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“Hey dad, you wanna have a catch?” – Ray Kinsella? “I’d like that” – John Kinsella
Field of Dreams

The father, child relationship is built on respect, admiration, honesty and inspiration.? It is the bond of innocence and influence; the foundation of love.? This emotional connection to father has been driven home so eloquently in some great films and songs. These men are prominent and powerful forces in our lives, yet show a level of vulnerability that make us feel safe.

As an ode to father, we would like to share some of the most emotional ties to our dad’s every created on film and song.

Field of Dreams – Final Scene

The Natural – Final Scene

Leader of the Band – Dan Folgelberg

Butterfly Kisses – Bob Carlisle

My Little Girl – Tim McGraw

Dance with My Father – Luther Vandross

The Pursuit of Happyness

Return of the Jedi – Luke sees his father’s face for the first time

A River Runs Through It – Final Scene

The Champ – Final Scene

Boyz in the Hood

Life is Beautiful Final Scene

My Old Man – Zac Brown Band

My Hometown – Bruce Springsteen

“I was eight years old and running with a dime in my hand; Into the bus stop to pick up a paper for my old man; I’d sit on his lap in that big old Buick and steer as we drove through town; He’d tousle my hair and say son take a good look around”

Father and Son – Cat Stevens

Just the Two of Us – Will Smith

My Father’s Daughter – Jewel featuring Dolly Parton