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The Best Red Characters

Updated June 16, 2020 2.4k votes 249 voters 11.6k views36 items

List RulesCharacters 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.

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  • 1
    Spider-Man
    101
    41

    Spider-Man

    Daredevil vs. Spider-Man, Spider-Man
  • 2
    Iron Man
    79
    37

    Iron Man

    Iron Man: Armored Adventures, The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes
  • 3
    Deadpool
    70
    36

    Deadpool

    Deadpool, X-Men Origins: Wolverine
  • 4
    Lightning McQueen
    58
    29

    Lightning McQueen

    Cars 2, Mater and the Ghostlight
  • 5
    Mario
    71
    44

    Mario

    Fanboys, Mario ek Maria dan lotel
  • 6
    Clifford the Big Red Dog
    76
    49

    Clifford the Big Red Dog

    Clifford's Really Big Movie
  • 7
    Eugene H. Krabs
    32
    5

    Eugene H. Krabs

    SpongeBob SquarePants, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie
  • 8
    The Flash
    60
    38
  • 9
    Knuckles the Echidna
    48
    28

    Knuckles the Echidna

    Sonic X, Sonic Underground
  • 10
    Robin
    55
    35

    Robin

    The New Adventures of Batman, Batman
  • 11
    Darth Maul
    42
    22

    Darth Maul

    Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II
  • 12
    Optimus Prime
    56
    38

    Optimus Prime

    The Transformers, Transformers: Prime
  • 13
    Elmo
    47
    29

    Elmo

    Sesame Street, Cinderelmo
  • 14
    Daredevil
    38
    22

    Daredevil

    Daredevil vs. Spider-Man, Daredevil
  • 15
    Sebastian
    47
    32

    Sebastian

    Disney's House of Mouse, The Little Mermaid
  • 16
    Anger
    46
    33

    Anger

    Inside Out
  • 18
    Scarlet Witch
    45
    34

    Scarlet Witch

    The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Marvel Universe
  • 19
    Hellboy
    31
    23

    Hellboy

    Hellboy, Hellboy: Blood and Iron
  • 20
    Red Ranger
    31
    26

    Red Ranger

    Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie
  • 21
    Carnage
    30
    26

    Carnage

    Marvel Universe
  • 22
    Red Skull
    28
    28

    Red Skull

    Captain America, Captain America: The First Avenger
  • 23
    Red Hood
    29
    30

    Red Hood

    Batman: Under the Red Hood, DC Universe
  • 24
    Shazam
    28
    31

    Shazam

    Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam
  • 25
    Red Hulk
    24
    27

    Red Hulk

    Marvel Universe