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21 Best Movie Sidekicks

by Rachel

In honor of "The Lone Ranger", "Rolling Stone" has put together a list of the 21 Best Movie Sidekicks.  Here they are in no particular order . . .


1.  Chewbacca from "Star Wars"

2.  Samwise Gamgee from "Lord of the Rings"

3.  Watson from "Sherlock Holmes"

4.  Gromit from "Wallace and Gromit"

5.  Short Round from "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom"

6.  Goose from "Top Gun" . . . who was played by Anthony Edwards

7.  Cledus Snow from "Smokey and the Bandit" . . . played by Jerry Reed

8.  Sam from "Casablanca"

9.  Mini-Me from "Austin Powers"

10.  Passepartout from "Around the World in 80 Days" . . . He was played by Jackie Chan in the 2004 version.

11.  Kato from "The Green Hornet"

12.  Hit Girl from "Kick-Ass"

13.  Robin from "Batman"

14.  Garth from "Wayne's World"

15.  Silent Bob of Jay and Silent Bob  (They're characters in all of Kevin Smith's movies . . . and Smith himself plays Silent Bob.)

16.  Cal Naughton from "Talladega Nights:  The Ballad of Ricky Bobby" . . . who's played by John C. Reilly

17.  James "Rhodey" Rhodes from "Iron Man" . . . who was originally played by Terrence Howard, and by Don Cheadle since the second movie.

18.  Pedro from "Napoleon Dynamite"

19.  Cameron Frye from "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"

20.  Igor from "Frankenstein"

21.  Donkey from "Shrek"