Top 10 Fictional Characters With Father Issues

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These are the characters from fiction who have serious father issues who don't exactly have the best relationship with their fathers and while some do manage to repair that relationship as their story's progress while others not so much.

The Top Ten

1 Raven - Teen Titans Raven - Teen Titans

I think having a father who's basically Satan will be a rough time for me too. - phillysports

0/10 the list isn't called 'Daddy Issues' - DapperPickle

2 Will - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

In the episode "Papa's Got a Brand New Excuse" Will's father Lou returns after abandoning him and his mother 14 years earlier at first Will forgives and gives him another chance but sadly by the end of the episode Lou abandons will again leading to Will lashing out about how he doesn't need his father in his life. - egnomac

3 Luke Skywalker - Star Wars Luke Skywalker - Star Wars Luke Skywalker is a fictional character appearing as the central protagonist of the original film trilogy, and as a supporting character in the sequel trilogy of the Star Wars universe created by George Lucas.

In a shocking twist Luke discovers main villain Darth Vader is in fact his father Anakin Skywalker who he believed was dead not only that but Vader literally cuts his hand off then attempts to convert Luke to the dark side betraying his friends and allies - egnomac

4 Edward Elric - Full Metal Alchemist Edward Elric - Full Metal Alchemist Edward Elric, commonly nicknamed Ed, is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Fullmetal Alchemist manga series and its adaptations created by Hiromu Arakawa.
5 Zuko - Avatar the Last Airbender Zuko - Avatar the Last Airbender Prince Zuko is a fictional character in Nickelodeon's animated television series Avatar: The Last Airbender. Zuko is a master firebender and his younger sister is Azula . He is the son of Prince Ozai and Princess Ursa .

Zuko's father is downright horrible he forced him into an agni kai in which he burned him leaving a huge scar then banishes him forcing him to search for the Avatar which was a near impossible task, Zuko becomes determined to find Aang at all cost at the end of season 2 Azula convinces him to help take over Ba Sing Se allowing him to be welcomed back by his father at first Zuko was happy to finally be back and have his honor restored until he realizes that he lost himself in the process and confronts Ozai during the eclipse and vows to join Aang and the other to help take him down. - egnomac

6 Johnny - Sing Johnny - Sing

Johnny's dad is the leader of a gang and expects Johnny to follow in his footsteps and be part of the gang, Johnny instead wants to enter the singing competition and during rehearsals his father expects him to take part in a robbery with him as driver not wanting to mess the rehearsal Johnny bails leaving his dad and the others to be captured by the cops and when he asks him where he was he tries to lie buy he doesn't buy it and Johnny reveals that he was at a rehearsal and that he really wants to be a singer which causes his dad to disown him but at least things work out in the end when he sees Johnny performing and breaks out of jail so he can apologies to Johnny. - egnomac

7 Ricky Bobby - Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

His father Reese Bobby was absent for most of Ricky's life showing up years later at grade school during career day and putting the idea in Ricky's head that if your not first your last which are worlds Ricky lives by as becomes a famous NASCAR driver which turned him into an arrogant jerk up until he hits a downward spiral and Ricky's dad shows up again to help Ricky get his life back together which at first Ricky is hesitate as he points out that his father hasn't been there for him in years and hasn't even met his own grand kids and just as he's finally starting to let him in Reese has a meltdown while at Apple bees as Ricky chases after him telling him that he won all his races for him and that he followed his advice of "If not first your last" as Reese explains that he was completely high that day and what he said means nothing. - egnomac

8 Hiccup - How to Train Your Dragon Hiccup - How to Train Your Dragon

Its hard enough being the son of the leader of berk but its even harder when that son is nothing of what a viking is expected to be, for a large part of the movie Hiccups father Stoick was embarrassed and ashamed by Hiccup but thankfully things eventually worked out for the better. - egnomac

9 Kronk - Kronk's New Groove Kronk - Kronk's New Groove

Kronk's father Papi never approved of Kronk's dreams of cooking and talking to squirrels, the only thing Kronk wanted more than anything was to get the thumps up from Papi or rather his approval but no matter what he did it was never good enough for him. - egnomac

10 Loki - Thor Loki - Thor Loki Laufeyson, or Loki Odinson, is a fictional character appearing in the American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is the adoptive brother and archenemy of Thor, and is known as the "God of Mischief". In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the character has been portrayed by Tom Hiddleston.

One of my favorite Marvel characters! - TheFourthWorld

The Contenders

11 Jim Hawkins - Treasure Planet Jim Hawkins - Treasure Planet

He's father abandoned him and his mother when he was very little which has lead to him becoming very rebellious and having brushes with the law, during the movie Mr. Silver ends up filling the void left by Jim's father. - egnomac

12 Aladdin - Aladdin and The King of Thieves Aladdin - Aladdin and The King of Thieves Aladdin is a fictional character and the protagonist of Disney's 1992 animated feature film Aladdin, and its two direct-to-video sequels The Return of Jafar and Aladdin and the King of Thieves.

In the final movie its revealed that his father left him and his mother and discovers that his father is still alive and is trapped in the world of the 40 thieves as their leader at first he's hesitant to find out more about his father but goes to find him after a series of events as he brings his father back to Agrabah and tries to change him but makes the stupid mistake of leaving him alone with Iago who tries to take the back the oracle staff and is captured thanks to Saluk and its revealed to everyone that Aladdin's dad is the leader of the forty thieves despite this Aladdin frees his father but refuse to go with him refusing to leave Jasmine like his father did to him and his mother and when Cassem is captured by the remaining thieves Aladdin refuses to help him since he made the decision to go back but decides to help anyway. - egnomac

13 Batman - Batman
14 Lelouch - Code Geass Lelouch - Code Geass Lelouch Lamperouge, whose real name is Lelouch vi Britannia, is the title character and protagonist of the Sunrise anime series Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion.

His dad's the evil Emperor. - girlcool

15 Azula - Avatar: The Last Airbender
16 Peter Quill / Star Lord (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2)
17 Sid Phillips - Toy Story Sid Phillips - Toy Story

The dad did not appear in the movie

18 Bart Simpson - The Simpsons Bart Simpson - The Simpsons Bartholomew JoJo "Bart" Simpson is the oldest child in The Simpsons. He was created by Matt Groening. His hobbies are pranking people including Lisa Simpson and Homer Simpson.
19 Arthur - The Sword in the Stone
20 Kyle Harmon - CSI: Miami
21 Goku - Dragon Ball Z Goku - Dragon Ball Z Son Goku (Kakarrot) is the main protagonist in Dragon Ball franchise created by Akira Toriyama in 1984. He has many abilities like, super strength, utilization of ki, flight, teleportation, super speed, enhanced reflexes, and Super Saiyan transformation that increase strength, speed, and durability. ...read more.
22 Willy Wonka - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
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1. Raven - Teen Titans
2. Will - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
3. Luke Skywalker - Star Wars
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1. Loki - Thor
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3. Peter Quill / Star Lord (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2)
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