Fictional Characters

The Best Red Characters 

Ranker Entertainment
Updated June 16, 2020 1.4k votes 188 voters 7.1k views 36 items

List Rules Characters must have red skin, red fur, and/or red hair. Red clothes don't count.

We’re ranking the best red characters of all time. From Daredevil to Deadpool, Mario and even Optimus Prime, this list includes everything from classic TV and movie icons to cute characters like that giant lovable dog Clifford.

Red is often referred to as the color of passion, provocation, and courage. It's an easy color to spot and it definitely makes a strong impression—it’s no wonder so many superheroes wear red. Which classic character do you think wears red the best?

Vote up the best red characters, and vote down the ones you don’t like.

list ordered by
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Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Red Characters
Daredevil vs. Spider-Man, Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man
2
Iron Man is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Red Characters
Iron Man: Armored Adventures, The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, The Super Hero Squad Show
3
The Flash is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Red Characters
4
Deadpool is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Red Characters
Deadpool, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Hulk Vs
5
Mario is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Red Characters
Fanboys, Mario ek Maria dan lotel, Super Mario Bros.
6
Clifford the Big Red Dog... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Red Characters
Clifford the Big Red Dog Clifford's Really Big Movie
7
Lightning McQueen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Red Characters
Lightning McQueen Cars 2, Mater and the Ghostlight, Cars
8
Robin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Red Characters
The New Adventures of Batman, Batman, The Batman
9
Optimus Prime is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Red Characters
The Transformers, Transformers: Prime, Transformers: The Ride - 3D
10
Knuckles the Echidna is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Red Characters
Sonic X, Sonic Underground, Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie
11
Darth Maul is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Red Characters
Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II, Once Upon a Jedi
12
Scarlet Witch is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Red Characters
The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Marvel Universe
13
Sebastian is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Red Characters
Disney's House of Mouse, The Little Mermaid, The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea
14
Elmo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Red Characters
Sesame Street, Cinderelmo, The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
15
Daredevil is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Red Characters
Daredevil vs. Spider-Man, Daredevil, Marvel Universe
16
Anger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Red Characters
Inside Out
17
Gossamer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Red Characters
comicspies1 added Bah, Humduck! A Looney Tunes Christmas
18
Hellboy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Red Characters
Hellboy, Hellboy: Blood and Iron, Hellboy: Sword of Storms
19
Red Hood is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Red Characters
Batman: Under the Red Hood, DC Universe
20
Eugene H. Krabs is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Red Characters
harryerowe added SpongeBob SquarePants, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast
21
Carnage is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Red Characters
Marvel Universe
23
Jason Lee Scott is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Red Characters
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie
24
Red Skull is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Red Characters
Captain America, Captain America: The First Avenger, Marvel Universe
25
Shazam is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Red Characters
Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam