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->''"Phffft! No, come on, Dad, he's so weird and awkward, it's like 'are you an idiot or do you know you're adorable?'"''
-->-- '''Mavis''', ''WesternAnimation/HotelTransylvania''
* ''WesternAnimation/AlphaAndOmega'':
** Humphrey. Especially during his interactions with [[LoveInterest Kate]] and his omega chums.
** Humphrey's two omega buddies Shakey and Salty. Shakey for his cute appearance and tendency to trip up, and Salty whenever he attempts to flirt.
*''WesternAnimation/{{Antz}}'': The protagonist Z is very quirky and neurotic, but still loveable nonetheless.
* ''WesternAnimation/ArthurChristmas'':
** Bryony sometimes, like when she's getting excited about gift wrap.
** The titular character Arthur is [[TheKlutz by no means elegant]] and worries about almost everything in a hysterical manner, but is an eternally cheery NiceGuy who wholeheartedly believes in the magic of Christmas.
* ''Disney/AtlantisTheLostEmpire'': Milo Thatch. 115 pounds of weapons-grade adorkable. He's so clumsy-cute, even a ''princess'' falls for him. He's voiced by Creator/MichaelJFox, which helps. Early on, Helga lampshades it.
-->'''Helga:''' Cartographer, linguist, plumber... [[SarcasmMode Hard to believe he's still single.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Balto}}'': Star is a small, meek, timid {{Butt Monkey}} with an adorably awkward personality who gets kicked around by Nikki and Kaltag, and whacked in some shape or form anytime he says one thing.
* ''{{Disney/Bambi}}'':
** Bambi is portrayed as an eternally wide eyed fawn enchanted by the world around him, as well as adorably clumsy, meek and awkward, especially around Faline. He's also a quiet natured NiceGuy that bulks up into one of Disney's very first {{Dork Knight}}s as a buck. Even more prominent [[Disney/BambiII in the midquel]].
** Flower is an even bigger ShrinkingViolet than Bambi and takes the form of a precious little skunk. He's also the first of the main cast to fall head over heels in love.
* ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'':
** The Beast at times during his more awkward moments. Belle spells out what Adorkable is in her song "Something There".
--->'''Belle''': There's something sweet, and almost kind ... but now he's dear, and so unsure.
** Belle's father. Specifically his face after a hunk of wood clonks him when it's thrown from his chopping machine.
* ''Disney/BigHero6'':
** Hiro Hamada. Clumsy, awkward, messy haired and loves to build robots. Instant out-of-universe fangirling. The slight gap in his teeth only adds to his charm.
** Baymax behaves rather goofily sometimes, such as the famous soccer ball scene. He also has a tendency to state the obvious, and also things Hiro would rather be kept secret.
-->'''Hiro:''' If my aunt asks, we were at school all day. Got it?\\
'''Baymax:''' We jumped out a window!\\
'''Hiro:''' No! Quiet! Shhh!\\
'''Baymax:''' (whispering) Shhh! We jumped out a window!
** Wasabi is a lovable, muscular, ScienceHero who's also a complete neatnik.
** Honey Lemon. Her character descriptions describe her as "peppy" and "goofy". Then there's her geeky physique, and the almost childlike glee with which she demonstrates her "chemical metal embrittlement".
** Fred is self-proclaimed "science enthusiast" and has an obsession with comic book heroes and villains.
** Tadashi Hamada. Best proven when [[spoiler:seen on Baymax's screen of how happy he is after finally activating Baymax (after 84 tries), prompting him to run around and kiss Baymax]].
* ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'':
** Manolo Luis Sanchez. Either when he's serenading Maria or whatever [[ButtMonkey humorous catastrophe]] befalls him
** Joaquin Emilio Mondragon Jr. crosses into this territory when he's thinking about Maria or talking about his cool mustache.
%%* ''WesternAnimation/TheBraveLittleToaster'':
%%** Lampy, goofy-looking and cute.
%%** Rob/The Master.
* ''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife'': Flik, of the 'socially awkward and yet adorably sweet'-inventor variety.
* ''WesternAnimatiom/CatsDontDance'': Danny. His optimism and energetic dancing and singing make him quite adorable. Also, when he becomes a couple with Sawyer after he realizes what she meant about the new item on his list "Get the girl".
* ''Disney/ChickenLittle'':
** The titular fowl is this. Being voiced by Creator/ZachBraff adds to the dorky cuteness.
** Runt counts as well, thanks to his large build and scaredy-cat tendencies.
** Abby Mallard. Besides the buck teeth, her crush on Chicken Little turns her into a puddle of adorable awkwardness.
* ''Disney/CinderellaIIIATwistInTime'' has stepsister Anastasia become into one of these. She acts awkward when speaking to Prince Charming, occasionally gets excited, and is a bit of a klutz.
* ''WesternAnimation/CloudyWithAChanceOfMeatballs'':
** Sam Sparks, once she dons her glasses and embraces her love of meteorology.
** Flint Lockwood is pretty adorkable, especially when it comes to science and [[LoveInterest Sam.]] He's the stereotypical socially-awkward geek who wants to be accepted.
* ''WesternAnimation/CorpseBride'': Victor Van Dort. He's extremely clumsy and socially awkward during the wedding rehearsal as he can't speak up or put a ring on Victoria's finger without embarrassing himself. Victor Van Dort? More like Victor Van ''Dork''. However, both Victoria and Emily find him irresistible and fall for him immediately.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Coraline}}'': Wyborne "Wybie" Lovat stutters while speaking, is friends with a cat, and is a {{nice guy}} in general
* ''WesternAnimation/TheCroods'': Guy. He does wild mannerisms with his body, he's endearingly clumsy (mostly due to the Croods man-handling him), and his crush on Eep is endearingly sweet.
* ''WesternAnimation/DespicableMe'':
** The Minions are 10,400 cuddly, accident-prone, small, and yellow humanoids that you want to hug all day, to the point they became {{Breakout Character}}s.
** Margo gains some tendencies in the sequel when she gets her first crush. Much of her behavior around him is so awkward it's impossible not to love.
** Gru becomes this when he uses some [[TotallyRadical youth lingo]] or when he's around Lucy.
** The sequel gives this trope in Lucy Wilde. She's an [[GenkiGirl energetic]], [[MotorMouth fast-talking]] nice girl.
* ''Disney/TheEmperorsNewGroove'':
** Kuzco, though not in the nerdy way, but in the socially-awkward-kinda-woobie-way. Once he stops being a {{Jerkass}}.
** Kronk, despite his HeroicBuild, might qualify. The guy is SuddenlyFluentInGibberish!
%%* ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo'': Dory.
* ''Disney/TheFoxAndTheHound'': Tod whenever he's around [[LoveInterest Vixey]]. When the two first meet, he goes up to her not having a clue what to say. All he does is smile sheepishly and ask her for her name. He also tries to impress her by saying he can catch a fish. What does he end up doing? Failing of course in the most hilarious way. He also makes up with her over a small argument by giving her a flower. And he doesn't understand what she means when she says six would be just perfect. Talk about socially awkward!
* ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'':
** Anna is [[CuteClumsyGirl very clumsy]] and says awkward things, but she is so nice and plucky that these traits only add to her charm.
** The majority of humor provided by Olaf's dorky antics. Singing a song about summer and how he can't wait to see it while not knowing he'll melt, saying awkwardly silly things pretty much every time he talks, and his {{catchphrase}} "I like warm hugs" that he says every time he meets someone. Is there anymore that needs to be said?
** Hans was essentially just as plucky, awkward, and goofy as Anna whenever he was around her. [[spoiler:Then he reveals his true nature]].
** Elsa when she's excited about Anna's birthday celebration in Frozen Fever and she squeals with excitement at several points.
** Kristoff. Such as when he subs the words for Sven, or when he falls for Anna. This is to show that he's generally this in private as well as around humans.
** Sven is this when you Mix in his clumsiness, love for carrots, and facial expressions.
* ''WesternAnimation/AGoofyMovie'':
** Max and Roxanne, the BirdsOfAFeather who stutter and stammer and behave awkwardly around each other. Max is [[TheKlutz Goofy]]'s son and this shows up in his clumsiness and laugh as well.
** Goofy. Thanks to his ditzy, clumsy and awkward, but well meaning and good natured personality and love for his son, Max. Also, he loves everything from the 70s.
** But lineage is not the end-all be-all: Max's FatBestFriend PJ (aka [[FatBastard Pete]]'s son) has a baby face, a [[ShrinkingViolet shy]] and [[NervousWreck anxious]] personality that's even ''more'' awkward than Max's, and a voice that hasn't changed--and, as is revealed in the sequel, never did.
** From ''WesternAnimation/AnExtremelyGoofyMovie'' we have Sylvia Marpole who tries to hide it. But the slightest prodding at her nerdier side brings it out full force.
* ''Disney/TheGreatMouseDetective'':
** Could briefly be used to describe Basil after Olivia's MyParentsAreDead moment. He gets very awkward and tongue-tied before snapping back to his usual self. There's also the scene where he's awkwardly trying to cheer up Dawson. "I say...Dawson, old chap?" with a nervous smile.
** Dawson. Slightly clumsy and awkward, but very friendly.
* ''WesternAnimation/HappyFeet'': Mumble dances whenever he's excited, and you can never forget his obvious love for Gloria.
* ''Disney/{{Hercules}}'': Hercules, ''Especially'' as a kid. His awkwardness is the contrast between his earnest desire to help and his clumsiness.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Home}}'':
** Tip. '''She’s a big nerd.''' The whole "teaching Oh jokes" solidifies her as one. She also proudly tells Oh that she got an A in geometry.
** Oh is goofy, clumsy, and has weird speech patterns.
* ''WesternAnimation/HotelTransylvania''
** As the above quote suggests, Johnny qualifies. He's an American surfer-dude backpacker klutz who tends to ramble about random anecdotes from his travels, geeks out over the monsters (once he's through being terrified of them), is quite considerate of the feelings of others, and is a hopeless romantic.
** Mavis gets quite giddy at the prospect of traveling the world or thinking about Jonathan. She even shows more of this trait in the sequel. When she is on a trip with Johnny, she is so perky and excitable about seeing things she's never seen before. She even thinks she's on national television when she's standing in front of a security camera in a corner store right after trying every single slurpy flavor!
** Dracula is a huge utterly sweet dork as a father, and later as a grandfather. In the second film he is completely clueless to the human lifestyle, can barely figure out how to use a cell phone, and tries in vain to to teach Dennis how to be a "real vampire".
* ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'': Hiccup. In contrast to {{Testosterone Poison|ing}}ed fellow Vikings, he's a scrawny snarky young teen who tries so hard to be tough like them but can't.
* ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'': Quasimodo's glee and following awkwardness at the Festival of Fools is comparable to a 20th century teenager at a schooldance.
%%* Roger of ''Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians''. Just look at that nose.
* ''WesternAnimation/IceAge'':
** Manny, primarily in the second [[note]]When he meets Ellie[[/note]] and third[[note]]When he tries to be a proper father[[/note]] movies.
** Louis the little molehog from ''WesternAnimation/IceAge4ContinentalDrift''. He's a shy little hedgehog with PuppyDogEyes who everyone calls a weiner..
%%* ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'':
%%** Kari .
%%** To a certain extent, ShrinkingViolet Violet.
* ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'':
** Sadness struggles to be understood by the other emotions [[spoiler:and she can get quite sweet when she becomes recognized.]]
** Fear is adorably dorky and cute when he's scared, which is often.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheIronGiant'': Hogarth Hughes. Best proven when he gushes over "having his own giant".
* ''WesternAnimation/KuboAndTheTwoStrings'': Kubo, absolutely. From walking through a field with his paper Hanzo doll above his head to freaking out over obtaining the Sword Unbreakable, he is just great to watch.
* ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'': Po may be the Dragon Warrior, but he's still a [[AscendedFanboy walking dictionary when it comes to kung-fu]].
%%** Master Crane..
* ''Disney/LadyAndTheTrampIIScampsAdventure'': The two protagonists from the first movie's son, Scamp. He's a troublemaker, wants a "better" life, and is a big dork whenever he's around [[LoveInterest Angel]]. He tries to impress her and be like one of the junkyard dogs but always ends up embarrassing himself.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOMovie'': Emmet is a cheery guy who's most original thought is of a "double-decker couch" (So that way everyone can hang out together and be buddies!), [[LiteralMinded acts like a stool when told to be silent like a stool]], and he totally geeks out when he meets Franchise/{{Batman}}.
** [[ComicBook/{{Robin}} Robin/Dick Grayson]] from the [[WesternAnimation/TheLegoBatmanMovie spin off movie]] is almost a textbook example of this trope - he is a young boy who is a giant fan of both Batman and Bruce Wayne, geeks out around both of them, desperately wants to be adopted, gets [[{{Keet}} really, REALLY happy after Bruce adopts him, to the point he runs around his manor for a week without stopping]], is TheWoobie thanks to the fact that he is an orphan and because Batman treats him like garbage for the entire first part of the movie, has giant PuppyDogEyes, wears huge round NerdGlasses, is very [[NiceGuy sweet, obedient and helpful]] AND voiced by Creator/MichaelCera.
* ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid'':
** Ariel when she's human and on dry land for the first time. She takes in everything with an almost contagious amount of childish curiosity and wonderment. And who could forget the scene when she tried to [[ItMakesSenseInContext comb her hair with a fork?]]
** ''The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea'' features Ariel's daughter Melody, mainly due to her awkwardness as a teenager.
** Flounder, the cowardly talking fish. He's cute and beautifully coloured in blue and yellow.
%%* ''WesternAnimation/TheLorax'':
%%** The(young) Once-ler. He's a clumsy, goofy, thin guy who loves to sing.
%%** Ted is this whenever it comes to his crush, [[LoveInterest Audrey]].
%% Zero-context: the write-up doesn!t explain who finds them adorable in the story. Ted is a classic case of ZCE.
* ''{{WesternAnimation/Madagascar}}'': Melman is the lovable scatterbrain of the foursome. This becomes a main subplot point in ''Escape 2 Africa''
%%* ''{{WesternAnimation/Madagascar}} 3'': FunnyForeigner Stefano.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Megamind}}'': Megamind, notable especially when he's [[spoiler:disguised as Bernard]] and one of his most relatable, lovable traits. Just watch one scene and you'll see.
* ''Disney/{{Moana}}'': The titular Moana. She's headstrong and competent, but also acts awkwardly goofy at times.
* ''WesternAnimation/MonstersUniversity'':
** Randall Boggs. He's cheerful but nervous, wears huge purple NerdGlasses, and thinks baked goods are the way to win over the cool kids.
** Squishy. He still lives with his mother and wishes on ladybugs.
** Mike Wazowski. His eager and peppy attitude during his first days at university really makes you love the little guy.
* ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'':
** Li Shang, despite his undeniable masculinity, briefly qualifies.. His interaction with Mulan after defeating Shan-Yu has him stammering and not knowing what to say to her.
** Mulan herself mainly averts this, but she is definitely so when she's trying to fit in with the guys and the charm of her goofier moments.
* ''WesternAnimation/MrPeabodyAndSherman'': Sherman is perhaps one of the best examples as his nerdy appearance, innocence, and clumsiness really take the cake.
%%* ''Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog'':
%%** OneSceneWonder Travis
%%** Prince Naveen
* ''{{WesternAnimation/Rango}}'': The title character. Or as appealing as his character design would allow, anyway. Appearance aside, he is ditzy, awkward, nervous, adorable, cuddly sunshine in a bag.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Ratatouille}}'': Linguini. He has [[TheKlutz clumsy mannerisms]], gets distracted around [[LoveInterest Colette]], and is a master of {{buffy speak}}.
%%* Minku from ''Animation/TheReturnOfHanuman''.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Rio}}'': Blu is obvious(and given that he's voiced by Jesse Eisenberg, that is to be expected). He's awkward, polite, and quite clumsly. The best ways to describe this trope all in one package.
%%** Both Linda and Tulio prove to be very much adorkable too, specially in the sequel.
* ''WesternAnimation/SausageParty'': Barry is a slightly awkward [[TeenyWeenie little sausage]] who wants to get inside a bun [[AllMenArePerverts just like all the other sausages]] and shows such adorable enthusiasm at the thought of doing so. [[spoiler:He still maintains his adorkableness when he [[TookALevelInBadass helps lead]] [[LaResistance the revolt against the humans.]]]] Plus, being played by Creator/MichaelCera doesn't hurt.
* ''Disney/{{Tangled}}'':
** Flynn Rider [[spoiler:(or Eugene Fitzherbert)]] is a DeadpanSnarker, ButtMonkey, gets pushed around by a hot girl half his size? [[spoiler: An orphan who reinvented himself after his favourite literary character?]] That's weapons-grade adorkable right there. He is voiced by Creator/ZacharyLevi.
** Rapunzel has a bit of an overbite, she lisps when she talks at times, hides in her hair during the song "Mother Knows Best" when afraid, GenkiGirl, she's overall naive, very pretty and downright adorably {{Moe}}.
* ''Disney/{{Tarzan}}'':
** Tarzan acts like a cute dork whenever he's confronted with something from the human world.
** Jane is a nerdy, bookish, and awkward, but that just serves to make her more endearing.
** Tantor is a huge, sweet elephant who's scared of almost everything.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheThiefAndTheCobbler'': [[PunnyName Tack]], the titular cobbler, with his awkward pose, [[CuteMute muteness]] and ridiculously pale skin.
%%* Thumbelina from ''WesternAnimation/{{Thumbelina}}''
%%* ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'':
%%** Buzz Lightyear is Adorkable anytime he's around AffirmativeActionGirl Jessie. [[spoiler:Except when he goes LatinLover in ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory3''.]]
%% ** Andy [[spoiler: when he plays with Bonnie in the end.]]
* ''Disney/TreasurePlanet'': Dr. Delbert Doppler. [[Franchise/StarTrek This certain]] [[ShoutOut loan exasperation quote]] says it all:
-->''"[[ImADoctorNotAPlaceholder Dangit Jim, I'm an astronomer, not a doctor!]] Well, I am a doctor, but I'm not that kind of doctor, I have a doctorate, but it's not the same thing, you can't help people with a doctorate, you just sit there and you're useless!"''
%%* ''WesternAnimation/{{Up}}'':
%%** Young Carl
%%** Russell.
%%** Dug the talking dog.
* ''WesternAnimation/WallE'': [[ProtagonistTitle The title character]]. He's a {{cute machine|s}}, awkward around [[LoveInterest Eve]], loves musicals (well, [[Film/HelloDolly one at least]]), and collects sporks!
* ''Disney/WreckItRalph'':
** Vanellope von Schweetz, who smiles cheekily as she shows off her [[TheAllegedCar homemade racing car]] to the competition.
** Fix-It Felix Jr. He's [[NiceGuy sweet]] [[ExtremeDoormat to a fault]], even when annoyed, and speaks the most quaintly of anyone in the film.
** Ralph has his moments as well, as he tries to be accepted by others.
%% ** King Candy. He's basically the Mad Hatter of Sugar Rush.
* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'':
** Judy Hopps. She thumps her foot very quickly when she's highly excited or upset, and when she chases after Weaselton who has just robbed the florist she cheers at the chance of getting to apprehend a criminal.
** Nick Wilde. For how smug and suave he might be at first glance, Nick can be surprisingly goofy and childish at times, such as when he excitedly starts touching Bellwether's wool or when he gives the "victory toot-toot" after he and Judy have commandeered the Subway car.
** Benjamin Clawhauser. He's a sweet, chubby, exuberant, campy fanboy, who also happens to be a feline, giving him an appealing face and expressive friendly tail behavior.
** Gideon Grey, as an adult, is very meek and humble around Judy, and also stutters a bit. He also wears a charming pink apron while delivering his baked goods.