Top 10 Animated Movie Characters

The top 10 best characters that appeared in an animated feature film. Includes the greatest characters from classic cartoon movies, stop motion classics, and modern CGI blockbusters.

The Top Ten

1 Homer Simpson (The Simpsons Movie) Homer Jay Simpson is the protagonist of the American animated television series The Simpsons as the patriarch of the eponymous family.

With his catchphrase D'oh now in the Oxford dictionary, it's hard to argue with this choice

2 Shrek (Shrek) Shrek is a character debuting in the 2001 animated movie of the same name. The popular franchise has 4 films and the character himself has become recognizable to people of all ages. He has since spawned into what is most likely the most widely recognized internet meme to ever come into the world.

Basically put Dreamworks Animations on the map

Shrek is love, Shrek is life

3 Buzz Lightyear (Toy Story) Buzz Lightyear is a fictional character in the Toy Story franchise. He is a toy space ranger hero according to the movies and action figure in the Toy Story franchise.

This toy, along with Woody put Pixar on the map.

4 Woody (Toy Story) Sheriff Woody Pride is a fictional character in the Toy Story franchise. He is voiced by Tom Hanks in all of the feature-length and short films and by Jim Hanks in video games and shorts. He is a stuffed cowboy character that leads the other toys in adventures in the movies. His facial features are more.

I like woody I like when he says you're a toy to Buzz and I think that make a great team in the movie

The chemistry between Woody and Buzz is effortless.

He's The One That Started Computer Animation

One of the best

5 Rapunzel (Tangled) Rapunzel is a fictional character who appears in Walt Disney Animation Studios' 50th animated feature film Tangled, and its short sequel Tangled Ever After. She is the tenth Disney Princess, the first Disney Princess to be CGI-animated, and the first Disney Princess to have freckles or green eyes.
6 Hercules (Hercules)
7 Genie (Aladdin) The Genie is a jinn appearing in the Aladdin franchise from Disney. He is never given a proper name. He was portrayed by Robin Williams in the first film.
8 The Robber Girl (The Snow Queen)

From the 1957 version of The Snow Queen. I love everything about this character. Her design, her personality, her character arc... she's a well-crafted character, particularly in this version. - SourNote2014

9 Toothless (How to Train Your Dragon)

Toothless should be number one! He's a dragon with awesome personalities. - Lord_Allen

Toothless is one of the most overrated characters of all time I can't stand this he is stupid

This should be in the top 5. It's Toothless for Thor's sake!

Toothless should be much higher up! He's a brilliantly thought out character who expresses more personality than most speaking characters do! Same with Wall-E and Gromit.

10 Emmet (The LEGO Movie)

The nobody who saved everybody


The Contenders

11 Snowball (The Secret Life of Pets)

He's Awesome - JPK

12 Flynn Rider (Tangled) Flynn Rider is a fictional character who appears in Walt Disney Animation Studios' 50th animated feature film Tangled, and its short film Tangled Ever After.
13 Jack Frost (Rise of the Guardians)
14 Lightning McQueen (Cars) Lightning McQueen, typically referred to by his surname McQueen, is a anthropomorphic stock car in the animated Pixar film Cars, its sequels Cars 2, Cars 3, and TV shorts known as Cars Toons.

He's My favorite character while judy hopps is my least favorite character - VideoGamefan5

Sorry Guys, I really do not like lightning. At all.

15 Barney Gumble (The Simpsons Movie) Barnard "Barney" Gumble is a fictional character on the American animated sitcom The Simpsons. The character is voiced by Dan Castellaneta and first appeared in the series premiere episode "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire".

That moment in The Simpsons Movie when Barney, Lenny and Carl swipe all of Moe's booze during the blackouts is priceless.

16 Ginger (Chicken Run)

Chicken Run's answer to Virgill Hilts, Ginger is one fiesty chicken.

17 Donkey (Shrek)

Eddie Murphy voicing Donkey was priceless.

Parfaits have layers

18 Tiger Lily (Peter Pan)
19 Lampy (The Brave Little Toaster)
20 Terrance and Phillip (South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut)
21 Tod (The Fox and the Hound)
22 Jack Skellington (The Nightmare Before Christmas)
23 Babs (Chicken Run)

She's so naive! Bless her optimistic heart and her catchphrases all centering around "Going on Holiday? ".

This chicken is something of a scene stealer with her optumistic attitude to life.

24 Megara (Hercules) Meg is a heroine from the Disney movie Hercules. Meg is the love interest for, the protagonist, Hercules. Meg sold her soul to Hades for her boyfriend's freedom. However, the (soon to be ex) boyfriend ended up cheating on her. Meg is scared of getting hurt again. However, once she sees how genuine Hercules's more.
25 Aladdin (Aladdin) 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.
26 Kyle Broflovski (South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut) Kyle Broflovski is a main character in the animated television series South Park. He is voiced by and loosely based on co-creator Matt Stone.
27 Snow White (Snow and the Seven Dwarfs) Snow White is a fictional character from Disney's first ever film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves . She is Disney's first ever Disney Princess and is the only Disney Princess to have her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame .
28 Bart Simpson (The Simpsons Movie) Bartholomew JoJo "Bart" Simpson is the oldest child, and the only son, in the 1987 show The Simpsons. He was created by Matt Groening. His hobbies are pranking people including Lisa Simpson and Homer Simpson.

The ultimate definition of America's Bad Boy, Bart Simpson skateboarded naked and made Ralph Wiggum say "I like men now" in the process.

29 Po (Kung Fu Panda)
30 Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III (How to Train Your Dragon)

Great character! - PeeledBanana

31 Scrat (Ice Age)
32 Wreck-It Ralph (Wreck-It Ralph)
33 Chihiro Ogino (Spirited Away)
34 Ebenezer Scrooge (A Christmas Carol)
35 Gromit (Wallace & Gromit)

Gromit is a mute character - and I wouldn't have it any other way. He shows that a person does not have to be able to talk to be intelligent or show emotions. He uses his body for that! His reactions to his being on the wrong side of Wallace's inventions is always comic, but the sadness he shows during a particularly emotional scene always moves me to feel sympathetic for him. Although he is sometimes willing to let Wallace suffer a minor mishap when need be, he also shows clear, selfless bravery, and will put himself in danger to rescue anyone from death, and is always the first to take action when he gets even the slightest notion that something may be wrong. Gromit is an example to people like myself who have some kind of disablity - he knows that he can't talk, but doesn't let that stop him. Instead, he rises above and beyond this, never giving in until the end, which is why he is among my favourite animated characters.

36 Charles Montgomery Burns (The Simpsons Movie)
37 Lady Eboshi (Princess Mononoke)
38 Bender (Futurama) Bender Bending Rodríguez is a fictional character who is one of the main characters in the animated television series Futurama. He was created by series creators Matt Groening and David X. Cohen and is voiced by John DiMaggio.

Bender is a foul-mouthed, heavy-drinking, cigar-smoking, kleptomaniacal, misanthropic, egocentric, ill-tempered robot manufactured by Mom's Friendly Robot Company. He is originally programmed to bend girders for suicide booths, and is later designated as assistant sales manager and cook, despite lacking a sense of taste. He is Fry's best friend and roommate.

39 Sally (The Nightmare Before Christmas)
40 Hanzo (Kubo and the Two Strings)
41 Wallace (Wallace & Gromit)
42 Megamind (Megamind)

This dude is amazing. He's cute, funny, short, adorable, evil, and blue. Who doesn't love that?

That big blue head so smexy

43 Puss in Boots (Puss in Boots; Shrek)
44 Miguel (The Road to El Dorado) Miguel is a protagonist in the Dreamworks movie Road to El Dorado. He is a loyal, empathetic, fun-loving, sensitive, and trusting man who, with his partner Tulio, works as a con artist.
45 Stan Marsh (South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut) Stanley "Stan" Marsh is a main character of the animated television series South Park. He is voiced by and loosely based on series co-creator Trey Parker. Stan is one of the show's four central characters, along with Kyle Broflovski, Kenny McCormick, and Eric Cartman.
46 Moses (The Prince of Egypt)
47 Princess Fiona (Shrek)

This princess really kicks ass (literally).

48 Aang (Avatar: The Last Airbender) Avatar Aang is a fictional character and the protagonist of Nickelodeon's animated television series Avatar: The Last Airbender, voiced by Zach Tyler Eisen. Aang is the last surviving Airbender, a monk of the Air Nomads' Southern Air Temple.
49 Charles Darwin (The Pirates! Band of Misfits)

A very young Charles Darwin voiced by Docxtor Who himself, David Tennant

50 Wall-E (Wall-E)
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