Living The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite sidekicks who help the main Disney films characters on their journeys, whether they can speak or not. No characters from Pixar movies.

As wonderful and inspiring a Disney hero or heroine may be, their tale would not hold up without the assistance of their memorable sidekicks. What makes for the best Disney animated sidekick? Never shy on advice or one-liners, these companion characters provide charisma and humor to what would otherwise just be retellings of old fairytales and Hamlet. Without a sidekick's help, the Huns would have taken China, Mount Olympus would belong to Hades, and Mowgli would not have survived The Jungle Book.

They may not get the main storyline, but sidekick characters from Disney movies get the best songs, proving their worth as more than just a noble steed, an animated dish, or a fairy godmother. In many cases, they're what moves a just okay film into best animated Disney movie status. So be sure to show them the love they deserve, and know you'll never have a friend quite like them.

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722 201
Genie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
Aladdin
2
652 179
Mushu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
Mulan
3
636 179
Stitch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
Ron Romero added Lilo & Stitch
4
518 132
Pumbaa is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
The Lion King
5
550 155
Timon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
The Lion King
6
501 150
Baloo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
The Jungle Book
7
457 137
Sebastian is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
The Little Mermaid
8
495 156
Abu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
Aladdin
9
462 141
Lumiere is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
Beauty and the Beast
10
516 167
Pascal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
Tangled
11
443 144
Magic Carpet is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
Aladdin
12
387 117
Dory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
Desiree Nicholas added Finding Nemo
13
459 160
Maximus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
Tangled
14
395 136
Flounder is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
The Little Mermaid
15
383 131
Thumper is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
Bambi
16
393 141
Meeko is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
Pocahontas
17
394 143
Sven is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
Frozen
18
365 128
Baymax is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
James Geyer added
19
419 166
Olaf is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
Frozen
20
360 137
Rajah is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
Aladdin
21
366 150
Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
Hercules
22
321 135
Gus is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
Cinderella
23
389 185
Tinker Bell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
Peter Pan
24
307 139
Zazu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
The Lion King
25
317 146
Chip is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movie Sidekicks
Beauty and the Beast