Best Father’s Day Gifts in 2020: 48 Gift Ideas Inspired by Classic Movie Dads


One of the musical minds behind the late pop star Selena, Mr. Quintanilla would know how to appreciate a great bass guitar, a record player, and a classic two-tone Omega.

Abraham Quintanilla’s Pick

Guitar

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Christopher Gardner, The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

pClockwise from top left strongCanalistrong suit 2150  strongSave the Childrenstrong donation  strongHermsstrong tie 195...

Clockwise from top left: Canali suit, $2,150 (canali.com); Save the Children donation (savethechildren.org); Hermès tie, $195 (hermes.com); Coach briefcase, $495 (coach.com); Jimmy Choo shoes, $895 (us.jimmychoo.com).

THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS: © Columbia Pictures/Everett Collection.

A real-life father played onscreen by Will Smith, Christopher Gardner’s persistence and determination showed us to always keep our head up and push forward. We hope that he would like our modern take on his classic American businesswear.

Christopher Gardner’s Pick

Suit

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Jack Byrnes, Meet the Parents (2000) and Meet the Fockers (2004)

pClockwise from top left strongBrooks Brothersstrong sweater vest 118  strongBosestrong sunglasses 200 ...

Clockwise from top left: Brooks Brothers sweater vest, $118 (brooksbrothers.com); Bose sunglasses, $200 (bose.com); Drake’s jacket, $1,495 (drakes.com); Loro Piana shoes, $845 (us.loropiana.com); Apple AirPods Pro, $249 (apple.com).

MEET THE PARENTS: © Universal/Everett Collection.

What do you get the father who is a retired CIA agent, extremely overprotective, and really only likes his cat, Mr. Jinx? We have you covered: sweater vest, chore jacket (with a pocket for all his gadgets), and AirPods.

Jack Byrnes’s Pick

Sweater vest

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Will Stacks, Annie (2014)

pClockwise from top left strongErmenegildo Zegnastrong suspenders 255  strongBrionistrong shirt amp bowtie 210 and 730...

Clockwise from top left: Ermenegildo Zegna suspenders, $255 (zegna.us); Brioni shirt & bowtie, $210 and $730, respectively (brioni.com); Tiffany & Co. ring, $4,000 (tiffany.com); Armando Cabral boots, $580 (shop.armando-cabral.com); Armani Home fair chess set, $7,200 (call 212-334-1271 to purchase).

ANNIE: © Columbia Pictures/Everett Collection.

The ever-so-dapper Will Stacks (the modern Daddy Warbucks) is one of our favorite mysterious musical fathers. He almost exclusively wore a shirt and (bow) tie. As a hardworking businessman, he always knew how to stay and keep others at the top of their game.

Will Stacks’s Pick

Fair chess set (call 212-334-1271 to purchase)

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