Dream Daddy: A Documentary Dad Selection


Dream Daddy is the hottest video game of the summer.

Based off hyper popular Japanese dating sims, the premise of this RS-RPG is incredible: you’re a single dad and you’re trying to meet and romance other single dads. Will you choose Goth Dad? Teacher Dad? Bad Dad? It’s up to you!

With Dream Daddy fever taking over the internet, we decided to jump on the bandwagon and offer you a dreamy selection of some of the coolest documentary dads we have in our collection.

Michael Bublé – Music Dad

Are you a fan of men with voices like honey and a smile that could stop you dead in your tracks? If so, we’ve got a crooner for you! Michael Bublé’s voice will sweep you off your feet and carry you off to dreamland if you choose this music dad.

Audacious, Janice Zolf, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Harry Jerome – Athlete Dad

Work up a sweat—on the tracks!—with Canadian racing legend, Harry Jerome. Fueled by pure determination and natural talent, this is the dad for all you bludgeoning athletes who don’t mind getting their hands dusty.

Harry Jerome : The Fastest Man on Earth, Ileana Pietrobruno, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Christopher Plummer – Theatre Dad

The hills are alive with how much you love Christopher Plummer. This dad will regale you with a flawlessly performed Shakespearean soliloquy and debate you on the best Ibsen play (A Doll’s House, naturally) until you’re 100% charmed.

30 Minutes, Mister Plummer, Anne Claire Poirier, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Arinze Eze – Art Dad

If your ideal date is discussing arts, culture, and travel, then Arinze Eze is the dad of your dreams. After a night of art and excitement, you can hop on a plane and experience a whole new world of adventure.

Where I Belong, Arinze Eze, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Leonard Cohen – Folk Dad

Days filled with beautiful poetry and music could be in your future if you grab your guitar, jump in a the backseat of a car, and set off down the road with Leonard Cohen, the ultimate folk dad.

Ladies and Gentlemen… Mr. Leonard Cohen , Donald Brittain & Don Owen, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Kent Nagano – Classical Dad

Your joy will reach a crescendo as nights at the symphony will become a regular occurrence. MSO conductor Kent Nagano can enchant you with his music while simultaneously answering all your questions about Beethoven.

Montreal Symphony, Bettina Ehrhardt, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Jeremy Charles – Food Dad

They say the way to a person’s heart is through their stomachs, and if that’s the case, this dad’s already booked a reservation at the centre of your heart. One of Canada’s top chefs, Jeremy Charles can handle the pressure or romance, all while serving up delicious meals for charity.

Theater of Life, Peter Svatek, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Adam Beach – Actor Dad

Do nights of red carpets and film galas appeal to you? Want to be seen on the arm of Adam Beach, one of Canada’s finest actors? The spotlight’s the place for you if you pick this actor dad who can star in a Canadian indie just as seamlessly as a Hollywood blockbuster.

Reel Injun, Catherine Bainbridge, Neil Diamond & Jeremiah Hayes, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Bill Mason – Outdoor Dad

Want to go camping, hiking, or canoeing in the wild without fear? Want to catch fish and game with sticks and determination? Looking for a survivalist that’s also a storyteller? Bill Mason is the outdoor dad for you!

Song of the Paddle, Bill Mason, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Sylvester Clark Long – Adventure Dad

If you thought (Oscar®-winner) Leonardo DiCaprio was a catch in Catch Me If You Can, Sylvester Clark Long is the real deal. A master of disguise and the art of the bluff, you’re in for adventures of all shapes and sizes.

Long Lance, Bernie Dichek, provided by the National Film Board of Canada