Disney Pixar is full of interesting characters… People tend to get to know about male characters like Woody, Buzz Lightyear, or Lightning McQueen …etc. So what’s about female Disney Pixar characters? In no particular order, we’ll introduce you to topmost favourite Pixar female characters. Each of them is unique and lovable in their own way. Are you ready for the list? Let’s begin!
|Dory (Finding Nemo)||Merida (Brave)|
|Sadness (Inside Out)||Edna Mode (The Incredibles)|
|Elastigirl (The Incredibles)||Boo (Monster Inc)|
|Jessie The Yodeling Cowgirl (Toy Story 2, 3)||Colette Tatou (Ratatouille)|
|EVE (Wall-E)||Ellie Fredricksen|
Dory (Finding Nemo)
Appearing for the first time in the animated Pixar movie Finding Nemo (2003), Dory is just a supporting character – a companion with Marlin on the journey across the ocean to find his son Nemo. However, thanks to her optimism and enthusiasm to help others, Dory quickly wins the hearts of the audience, becoming one of the most favourite female Disney Pixar characters. Her short-term dementia also contributes to many humorous situations in the film. Most importantly, despite being a supporting character with inherent defects, Dory is still among the best animal female characters. She is famous for saying “Just Keep Swimming”. But at the same time, in tough situations, she is the one who never leaves her friends behind. She and Joy makes one of the most inspirational friendships in Pixar movies.
Sadness (Inside Out)
The next name on the best female Pixar character list is one of the Pixar best girls. Representing one of the most frequent human emotions, which is “sadness”, Sadness – is the character who is most mentioned by the audience after the success of “Inside Out”, released in 2015. With her full-blue appearance, chubby body and her laziness because “too sad to lift my legs”, Sadness is capable of making the audience laugh so many times during the movie.
But what really makes this girl one of the most Pixar favourite female characters is the empathy from most of us. Everyone is sad sometimes, sometimes we cry, and it’s a way to balance life and ponder more deeply about everything that happens in our life.
Elastigirl (The Incredibles)
Elastigirl, aka Ms. Incredible is definitely on every list of favourite Pixar female heroes. She is a role model for every woman in the world. Before settling down with Bob Parr (Mr. Incredibles), she used to be a famous superhero. However, after the law that suppresses superheroes, she becomes a housewife to support her husband and protect her three children from threats of the outside world, making her one of the most respectable female Disney Pixar characters.
Being a married woman with children, she still looks young and beautiful, maybe among the hottest Pixar female characters. Being a powerful superhero, she has the abilities to stretch her body parts to whatever sizes she wants. Besides this unique power, she is also a skillful pilot and tactician with excellent hand-to-hand combat.
Jessie The Yodeling Cowgirl (Toy Story 2 & Toy Story 3)
Jessie is one of the Toy Story female characters, first appearing in the Toy Story 2. In contrast to her cheerfulness and joyfulness, Jessie actually has a really sad past. She used to be abandoned for many years in a storage by her original owner, therefore, she becomes very distrustful and withdrawn. She is also really scared of the dark and the thought of being left behind again.
However, Jessie does not let her past affect her personality. She is loyal, brave and helpful to others, she will not hesitate to do whatever it takes to help her friends, which is why she is one of the most favourite female Pixar characters. As the time goes by, being with Woody, Buzz Lightyear and other Andy’s toys, she has become much more confident and optimistic.
Of all Pixar female characters, EVE may be among the most unique female Disney Pixar characters because she is a robot, not a living being. However, she is not just a soulless machine, she actually has emotions and even a soul. At first, she appeared to be a dedicated robot who only focuses on her mission on Earth. But when she meets and gets to know Wall-E, she starts to show signs of something as human emotions, as she begins to know how to smile and to be shy as a normal girl. She eventually falls in love with Wall-E in the end.
Thanks to EVE, Wall-E has the necessary help and courage to help humanity come back to Earth. Being a robot, she has brought the audience to different levels of emotions. No wonder why she is always seen as one of the best Pixar female characters.
Merida is the first princess of Pixar and among the most favourite female Disney Pixar characters. She is a stubborn teenage girl of royal lineage. Unlike other usual princesses, she loves training combat skills such as archery, sword fighting and roaming the highlands with her horse Angus. This explains why she is one of the badass female Pixar characters. However, as the daughter of the king and queen, her life is tied to responsibilities and expectations, forcing Merida to hold back her freedom and independence. When she is bluntly against a tradition, the consequences of her actions cause a huge disaster for the kingdom and her mother. She is forced to race against time to correct mistakes from her careless behaviors. From an immature and childish girl at the beginning, after countless challenges, she has become a better version of who she is. This is the reason why she is one of everyone’s favourite Disney Pixar female characters.
Edna Mode (The Incredibles)
Edna Mode is probably among most favourite Pixar female characters despite the fact that she is only a supporting character. Edna Mode is a German-Japanese designer. Before entering the fashion industry, Edna Mode was an expert in the field of science and technology. Her knowledge makes it easy for her to create suits and weapons that defy all laws of physics. She requires her clothes to be beautiful all the time, so all the suits she made for Parr’s family are well taken care of. Even the movie’s signature “I” logo is created by Edna. Even though she does not have much screen time, 5-10 minutes on screen and a memorable pep talk are enough for her to be one of the most fantastic Disney Pixar female characters.
Boo (Monster Inc)
Boo, or Mary Gibbs, is probably one of the most iconic Pixar female characters for her cuteness and innocence. She is only a two-year-old toddler and can barely talk. In fact, during the movie, the only words that she actually says are “Boo”, “Kitty” and “Mike Wazowski”. The journey of the little girl Boo to the monster world begins after escaping from Randall, then she accidentally slips into the Monstropolis, in which Sully and Mike live. Being the major reason why Boo gets lost in the monster world, Sully and Mike have to plan to get Boo back to her normal world. Her cute appearance and her sweet relationship between her and the two monsters are what makes her among the most favourite female Disney Pixar characters.
Colette Tatou (Ratatouille)
Although Colette Tatou is just a tritagonist in Ratatouille, she is actually one of the best Pixar female characters due to her impressive character development. She is the only female chef working in Chef Skinner’s kitchen at Gusteau’s. She is the one who defends Linguini from being fired after Chef Skinner catches him “cooking” Remy’s soup.
However, being a woman cooking in the masculine world of haute cuisine, she tends to act tough and harsh while training Linguini to cook. She is also a bit over-confident and assertive, which has caused her some big troubles. However, as the story goes by, she learns to become more friendly and mature, especially when she believes Linguini when he says Remy, which is a rat, can actually cook. Her significant character development is what makes her among the most popular Pixar female characters.
Ellie is a really special name on every favourite female Pixar character list because she is only on screen for a really short time. She may not be the main character in the movie “Up!”. However, she is the major character of the most beautiful love story of all 22 Disney Pixar movies. In Up!, we have a chance to watch her life journey, since she was just a little kid till the day she passes away. As a child, she is an imaginative, a bit wild, and rough little girl with the desire to go on exciting adventures. Her cheerfulness and kind heart are the reasons why Carl opens his heart to be friends with someone. As she gets older, she still maintains her adventurous spirit, even though to her, her love for Carl is now stronger than her childhood dream. When she is weak on the hospital bed, she is capable of being optimistic, encouraging Carl to live on with his life. She is a perfect woman that every man hopes for, which is also why Pixar fans, Ellie is always one of the most favourite female Disney Pixar characters.