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The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time 

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Updated February 22, 2020 6.4k votes 1.6k voters 71.8k views 26 items

For this poll, you'll find a list of the greatest rats of all time, featuring rats you know from movies, television, video games and more. Of course, your favorite cartoon rats are included, but this list doesn't only feature animated characters that can talk. If your favorite fictional rat is missing, don't be salty—just add it to the list so that other people can vote for for it too!

Remy and Nigel Ratburn are included in this list of best rat characters, but there are plenty more to consider. Who is the number one rat that people just can't get enough of? Scroll down and find out who the masses voted for.

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Remy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
Ratatouille
2
Splinter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
3
Templeton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
Charlotte's Web
4
Emile is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
Ratatouille
5
Rizzo the Rat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
The Muppets
6
Rattata is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
kierandell1409 added
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Nigel Ratburn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
Arthur
8
Nicodemus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
9
Django is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
Ratatouille
10
Professor Ratigan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
Tom Islava added The Great Mouse Detective

He prefers the term "big mouse"

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Justin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
Tom Islava added The Secret of NIMH
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Yolanda the Rat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
The Muppets Take Manhattan
13
Peter Pettigrew is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
Angela Hensley added Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
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Rat is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
Fantastic Mr. Fox
15
Ben the Rat is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
rhosmarin added
16
Rattus Rattus is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
fboulad.958 added Horrible Histories
17
Kylie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
Fantastic Mr. Fox
18
Mrs. Brisby is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
drpepperbeans added The Secret of NIMH, The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue
19
Cluny the Scourge is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
Redwall series
20
Ratty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
Tom Islava added The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad, Toad of Toad Hall
21
Ratbert is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
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Warren T. Rat is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
An American Tail
23
Amy Madison is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
24
Jenner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
Tom Islava added The Secret of NIMH
25
Tony the Rat is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Rat Characters of All Time
Amy Scott added