A while back I did a list series of the best female fictional characters of each decade and now its time to do one for the guys, the top male fictional characters of the 2010 decade 2010-2020 from Movies, TV Shows, Cartoons, Anime, video games and any form of media.
1 Tony Stark/Iron Man - Avengers: End Game
I really couldn't figure out who to put for #1 so I went with Tony Stark/ Iron Man who made the ultimate sacrifice to defeat Thanos. - egnomac
Will miss him in the MCU, he's the biggest selfless hero ever. - codgtamk34
2 John Marston - Red Dead Redemption
John Marston is a central character and the main protagonist of Red Dead Redemption and Undead Nightmare.
Plain and simple, just awesome. On an unrelated note, I think there are a few characters who shouldn't really be here because they debuted before the 2010s-examples include:
Hiccup (debuted 2003)-I can forgive this one as the books are somewhat obscure
Jon Snow (debuted 1996)-again, a case of the adaptation overshadowing the original
Deadpool (debuted 1991)-says it right in the description under his name...
Star-Lord (debuted 1971)-simple mistake, nobody knew who he was until 2014 anyway
Iron Man (debuted 1963)-the 60s were when all the "big" Marvel characters debuted (including most of the Avengers), and even if we say "movies only" he debuted in 2008, not the 2010s
Captain America (debuted 1941)-he's a WW2 character, so why would he debut 70 years after the war?
And most bafflingly of all:
Sherlock Holmes (debuted 1887)-that's over a hundred years too early for this sort of thing. I REALLY hope this one is some kind of joke-people can't be this stupid...
This list never said the characters had to have debuted in the 2010's just as long as the characters appeared in any media form during the 2010's decade. - egnomac
Awesome character in 2 awesome non-Grand Theft Auto Rockstar games. - codgtamk34
Great game and protaganist. - egnomac
3 Deadpool - Deadpool
Deadpool is a fictional antihero created by Marvel who appears in their comics. Deadpool's first appearance was in New Mutants #98 by Rob Liefeld and Fabian Nicieza in February of 1991. His powers include self-healing and super strength. He is regarded as one of the funniest characters in comics due ...read more.
Such a hilarious character brought to life by Ryan Reynolds who really nails the Deadpool character in terms of his witty humor, over the top action and his contant 4th wall breaks almost makes you forget about Deadpool's disastrous appearance in X-men Origins. - egnomac
I just hope Disney doesn't put him in the MCU, he's fine in the universe he's in right now. Very funny character. - codgtamk34
4 Rick Sanchez - Rick and Morty
Rick Sanchez is a fictional character from the American animated television series Rick and Morty, aired on Adult Swim.
5 Jon Snow - Game of Thrones
Jon Snow is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin, and its television adaptation Game of Thrones.
6 Peter Quill - Guardians of the Galaxy
Star-Lord is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character, created by Steve Englehart and Steve Gan, first appeared in Marvel Preview #4. ...read more.
7 Green Arrow - Arrow
Green Arrow is a fictional superhero who appears in comic books published by DC Comics. Created by Morton Weisinger and designed by George Papp, he first appeared in More Fun Comics #73 in November 1941. His real name is Oliver Queen, a billionaire businessman and owner of Queen Industries, also a well-known ...read more.
"You have failed this city! " - codgtamk34
8 Lee Everett - Telltale's The Walking Dead
Lee Everett is the main character of the first season of The Walking Dead video game. Lee is the player character in the first season of the game, appearing in five episodes.
9 Lincoln Loud - The Loud House
10 Captain America - Avengers: Endgame
Captain Steven Grant Rogers, most known as Steve Rogers or Captain America, is a fictional superhero appearing in the American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He was a World War II veteran and is known as the world's first superhero. The character was created by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon and ...read more.
11 Daryl Dixon - The Walking Dead
Daryl Dixon is a fictional character from the American television series The Walking Dead portrayed by Norman Reedus. He is an original character and has no comic counterpart.
Don't want to see Daryl sad, it's so depressing! Best character in Walking Dead. - codgtamk34
12 Hiccup - How to Train Your Dragon
A great character who really grows over the course of the 3 How to Train Your Dragon Movies. - egnomac
13 Kratos - God of War
Kratos is a fictional character and the titular primary protagonist and anti-hero of the God of War video game series. He is a demi-god who seeks retribution and vengeance on Ares and later, the Greek Gods after he was betrayed and was forced to kill his family .
The way Kratos was reinvented as a character in GoW 2018 deserves major props and showcases how a demigod struggles to cope with the loss of his new love, the relationship with his son and his godhood in the wholly new area of Norse Mythology. - CrimsonShark
14 Marco Diaz - Star vs The Forces of Evil
15 Sherlock Holmes - Sherlock Holmes/Sherlock
Sherlock Holmes is a fictional private detective created by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Referring to himself as a "consulting detective" in the stories, Holmes is known for his proficiency with observation, forensic science, and logical reasoning that borders on the fantastic, which he employs ...read more.
16 Emmet - The LEGO Movie
17 Clyde McBride - The Loud House
18 Mario - Super Mario Odyssey
Mario is the main character in the Mario Bros. Franchise, who was created by the creative director and video game designer at Nintendo of Japan, Shigeru Miyamoto. Mario has appeared in almost every Mario Game, including spinoff series, as a playable character, with few exceptions including New Super ...read more.
19 Beerus - Dragon Ball
Beerus is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball franchise created by Akira Toriyama. Beerus made his first appearance in the 2013 feature film Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods.
20 Evil Morty - Rick and Morty
21 Samurai Jack - Samurai Jack
"Jack" (also known as Samurai Jack or simply The Samurai) is the alias taken by a Japanese warrior (with an unknown birth name) who acts as the titular protagonist of the cartoon Samurai Jack. Throughout the series, he is voiced by Phil LaMarr.
22 Po - Kung Fu Panda
23 Sonic the Hedgehog - Sonic Generations