Supporting characters play a significant role in deciding the success or failure of an animated film. Although the appearance is short and only plays a minor role in the film’s content, these characters create distinct and unique highlights for a work. Therefore, sometimes, the audience gives their favor to the supporting character more than the main character.
Here are 5 super supporting characters that are considered more interesting and attractive to the audience than the main character.
Scrat the squirrel in Ice Age
Scrat is one of the most pitiful but also the most diverse cartoon characters when its life revolves around chestnuts with enough emotions from joy to disappointment. The time it appeared was short, there was not even a single line, but Scrat easily earned a strong fan base from around the world. Many people believe that Scrat is the key to the success of the Ice Age series.
Many people commented that the most distinctive feature of Scrat is that it has no dialogue. With Scrat, everything around from blizzards, melting ice to erupting volcanoes doesn’t interest him. He only worked hard to get his beloved chestnut.
Minions in Despicable Me
Despicable Me could hardly be so successful without the appearance of the Minions. This army of “little yellow monsters” are the strangest and most ridiculous creatures on the big screen. No one knows where they come from, they just know they are countless, chunky and yellow like a banana, wearing overalls, goggles and always speaking a funny language.
Eating more harm than good, the Minions always cause headaches for their owners. But it is the lovely wit that somewhat overwhelms the boss Gru, the Minions have created a worldwide fever and become the typical symbol of Despicable Me.
Dory in Finding Nemo
If the movie Finding Nemo lacked the absent-minded fish Dory, perhaps it would just be an animated movie about ordinary and lifeless family love. Carrying a disease of “short-term memory”, Dory is often absent-minded and somewhat naive, in return, this fish is endowed with the ability to talk non-stop and an extremely childish personality. , hyperactive.
Although this personality has many times caused the companions to fall into awkward situations, sometimes even dangerous to their lives, but with an open, optimistic personality and genuine concern with each other. Dory’s surrounding people, this character is very popular with the audience.
Olaf the snowman in Frozen
There are many factors that have made the success of the two Frozen movies, but certainly not without the contribution of the snowman Olaf. Olaf always knows how to make the audience laugh with silly, innocent lines to the point of humor. He is so naive that he is always looking for warmth, not knowing that it will melt him. However, his way of dealing with everything is also extremely unexpected, making this character even more memorable.
The Penguin Squad in Madagascar
Thanks to their witty personality and extremely powerful super-spy-like abilities, the “quad” Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private Private are the most popular supporting characters in the Madagascar series.
These penguins have helped the main character group to overcome difficulties many times, but they are also the ones who accidentally pushed them on new journeys. Together, these four super rioters have made countless “heavenly” plans that make the audience laugh, such as stealing cars, ships, and planes, to organizing a spectacular fireworks display for their families. animal circus.