Sunday, December 06, 2009

50 best film sidekicks & best friends

For all the wisecracking sidekicks and dutiful besties in filmdom, this list counts down the best sounding boards, wing men and women, and lovable baggage in the movies...

50. Jason Marin in The Little Mermaid -- 49. Stockard Channing in Where the Heart Is
48. Rosie O'Donnell in Sleepless in Seattle
47. Penelope Ann Miller in Adventures in Babysitting
46. Martin Sheen in The American President

45. Frank Welker in Aladdin -- 44. Olivia Thirlby in Juno
43. John Hannah in The Mummy -- 42. Chris Tucker in Rush Hour 2
41. Ari Graynor in Nick and Nora's Infinite Playlist

40. Juliet Stevenson in Being Julia
39. Gromit in Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit
38. Jennifer Coolidge in Legally Blonde -- 37. Frank Welker in The Rescuers Down Under
36. Christopher Mintz-Plasse in Superbad

35. Wilson in Cast Away -- 34. Judith Barsi in The Land Before Time
33. Eddie Albert in Roman Holiday -- 32. Alan Ruck in Ferris Bueller's Day Off
31. Macaulay Culkin in My Girl

30. Antonia San Juan in All About My Mother -- 29. Laura San Giacomo in Pretty Woman
28. Joan Cusack in Working Girl -- 27. Bill Baucom in Lady and the Tramp
26. Danny Kaye in White Christmas

25. Gene Wilder in The Producers -- 24. Nick Frost in Hot Fuzz
23. Eddie Murphy in Mulan
22. John Rhys-Davies in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
21. Rhys Ifans in Notting Hill

20. Marty Feldman in Young Frankenstein -- 19. James Franco in Pineapple Express
18. Matthew Broderick in Ladyhawke -- 17. Adrienne Shelly in Waitress
16. Celeste Holm in All About Eve

15. Rachel Griffiths in Muriel's Wedding -- 14. Shirley MacLaine in Steel Magnolias
13. Brad Silverman in I Am Sam -- 12. Donald O'Connor in Singin' in the Rain
11. Thelma Ritter in Rear Window

10. Dom DeLuise in Fievel Goes West
9. Rupert Grint in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
8. Lisa Kudrow in The Opposite of Sex -- 7. Amy Poehler in Baby Mama
6. Billy Crystal in Monsters, Inc.

5. Jordan Nagai in Up -- 4. Jack Lemmon in Some Like it Hot
3. Jeff Cohen in The Goonies
2. Sean Astin in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
1. Ellen DeGeneres in Finding Nemo


Unknown said...

Can't argue with Dory being number one. That performance made the entire movie.

Rolfe said...

This is a pretty extensive list, but what about Sean Connery in "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade"? His chemistry with Ford is what makes it the best Indy film.