Disney’s 23 Best Animated Sidekicks That Kicked Major Butt
Every hero needs a loyal sidekick—nothing proves that more than our favorite Disney movies. From embarking on adventures, to getting out of sticky situations, to even falling in love, it helps to have a faithful friend by your side. In honour of this very important role, we’ve rounded up some of the very best sidekicks in Disney history.
1. Baloo, The Jungle Book
Talk about the best big brother bear out there!
2. Baymax, Big Hero 6
He may not be a real human, but he’s the best friend you’ll ever have.
3. Thumper, Bambi
“If you don’t have nothin’ nice to say, don’t say nothin’ at all.” Ain’t that the truth, Thumper.
4. Flit and Mako, Pocahontas
The duo that can solve anything!
5. White Rabbit, Alice in Wonderland
Don’t be late, and don’t be too curious.
6. Pegasus, Hercules
Who doesn’t love having a best friend that can fly?
7. Sgt. Tibbs, 101 Dalmations
A cat in charge of 101 pups? Somehow it works.
8. Terk, Tarzan
There since the beginning, Terk is Tarzan’s right hand ma … gorilla.
9. Pacha, The Emperor’s New Groove
Talk about a forgiving man! Pacha sticks by the emperor’s side even after all the horrible things he says and does.
10. Tinothy Q. Mouse, Dumbo
This is probably where we get the phrase, “tiny, but mighty.”
11. Jiminy Cricket, Pinocchio
As Pinocchio’s sidekick, Jiminy Cricket is the most “human” sidekick of them all.
12. The Seven Dwarves, Snow White
One woman with seven men to do whatever she pleases? Can I get an amen?
13. Tinkerbell, Peter Pan
Gotta get some of that fairy dust.
14. The Magic Carpet Ride, Aladdin
Again, the flying is pretty cool.
15. Dug, Up
A man’s best friend.
16. Olaf and Sven, Frozen
“You’re worth melting for.”
17. Pascal, Tangled
Another small but mighty sidekick.
18. Gus and Jaq, Cinderella
A dynamic duo.
19. Lumiere and Cogsworth, Beauty and the Beast
Both pretty good at fighting bad guys.
20. Mushu, Mulan
Mushu has the best sass.
21. Dory, Finding Nemo
Quirky, yes, but one of the best sidekicks in the game.
22. Sebastien and Flounder, The Little Mermaid
From land to sea, Sebastian and Flounder have Ariel’s back.
23. Timon and Pumba, The Lion King
The ultimate duo. Teaching you lessons, and kicking some major butt