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Voiced by: Vanessa ParadisLucille is the leading lady in A Monster In Paris.
- Angelic Beauty: While she's not a real angel, Lucille's stage costume was made with this in mind.
- Fiery Redhead: Comes to a head when she tries to defend Francoeur from Maynott all by herself.
Voiced by: Matthieu Chedid (French singing voice), Sean Lennon (English singing voice)Francœur is a giant singing flea, with a gentle disposition, and is the main character of the film.
- Big Creepy-Crawlies: Francœur is a giant (albeit anthropomorphic) flea.
- Cute Mute: He can only "speak" in chirps and bleeps, but nobody cares because of how ridiculously cute it is. Did we mention he can sing, too?
- Disney Death: It looks like Maynott succeeds in killing him, but he actually went back to being tiny just in time to save himself. Later he reveals his presence to Lucille and Raoul and the monkey go back to the lab to make him big again.
- The Grotesque: He's a sweet-natured, kind, passionate seven-foot-tall flea. The number that shares the film's title is about how no-one (up to that point) can manage to see past his terrifying, monstrous exterior long enough to see his true nature, and how he's forced to hide himself because of it.
- Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: Lucille's an average-sized woman while Francœur is a seven-foot-tall insect.
- Immune to Bullets: Francœur takes a couple shots to the exoskeleton of his back without batting an eye. He avoids putting to the test what a bullet could do to his front, however.
- In a Single Bound: Being a giant flea, and since the Square/Cube Law is ignored as usual, Francœur can naturally make tremendous jumps.
- Instant Expert: Francœur learns to sing, dance and play guitar damn fast. He's later seen writing a piano piece!
- Like Brother and Sister: With Lucille, according to Word of God.
- Line-of-Sight Name: Francœur gets his name from a sign in the alley where Lucille finds him.
- Meaningful Name: Francœur means "honest heart".
- Nice Hat: He wears large, wide-brimmed hats as part of his disguise.
- The Speechless: Francœur, outside of the songs, is incapable of speaking and chirps (or sings basic sounds) instead, which makes him even cuter. The set-up for A Monster in Paris (the song) implies he needs to hear music of any sort to be able to talk/sing.
- Vocal Dissonance: Let's be honest, nobody expects a 7-foot-tall flea monster to have such a high-pitched voice.
Voiced by: Gad Elmaleh (French), Adam Goldberg (English)Raoul is an exuberant inventor and delivery driver.
- Adorkable: Tall, clumsy, and filled to the brim with stupid jokes.
- Deadpan Snarker: He is very sarcastic.
- Decoy Protagonist: The movie starts out following him and Emile, but the focus shifts over to Francœur and Lucille.
- Gadgeteer Genius: He invented and operates his Cool Car, Catherine.
- Heroes Want Redheads: Raoul has a big thing for Lucille.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Raoul is a very pleasant and optimistic young man, with a bright and vivid imagination for inventing. He is however, very boastful, sarcastic, and quick to anger.
- Shipper on Deck: Raoul is very aware of Emile's affection for Maud and tries to help the two along in their relationship.
Voiced by: Sébastien Desjours (French), Jay Harrington (English)Raoul's main partner and best friend.
- Decoy Protagonist: The movie starts out following him and Raoul, but the focus shifts over to Francœur and Lucille.
- Little People Are Surreal: Averted. While Emile is technically a little person, the film treats this characteristic with sensitivity, touching on how this impacts his self-esteem.
- Nice Hat: He wears a green bowler hat.
- Took a Level in Badass: Émile directly fights Maynott and wins by using his wits!
Voiced by: François Cluzet (French), Danny Huston (English)Victor Maynott, otherwise known as Commissioner Maynott, is the main antagonist of A Monster in Paris.
- Big Bad: The main antagonist of the film.
- Cool and Unusual Punishment: His final fate. In a post-credits scene, Maynott is forced to endure off-key singing from his fellow inmates in prison.
- Captain Ersatz: Has a lot of similarities with Gaston.
- It's All About Me: Even though he should be doing something about the flood and its victims, he prefers to let it drag on until he can figure out a way to use it to make him look good.
- Jerkass: Maynott is a greedy, pompous and wealthy police commissioner consumed by pride and ambition.
- Miles Gloriosus: Zigzagged. Maynott is a boastful braggart about what he'll do to "the monster" if he ever finds it. When he really does come face-to-face with the giant flea, instead of cowering, he really does try to kill it.
- Punny Name: If he won the election, he would be Mayor Maynott.
- There Are Two Kinds of People in the World: During his date with Lucille he tells her there are two kinds of people; the faceless masses and those with great destinies, such as himself. Later he insults Emile and Maud by telling them they're part of the faceless masses.
- Villainous Crush: It's obvious he's eager to have Lucille as a Trophy Wife.
Voiced by: Philippe Peythieu (French), Bob Balaban (English)Maynott's second-in-command.
- Heel–Face Turn: He arrests Maynott after he realizes Francœur is innocent.
- Horrible Judge of Character: It's a wonder why Pate would waste his Undying Loyalty on serving the likes of Maynott.
- To Be Lawful or Good: Pâté is confronted to this choice as he realizes that Maynott is a bastard and is completely losing his sanity. He chooses the second option.
Voiced by: Ludivine Sagnier (French), Madeline Zima (English)Émile's main love interest.
- Graceful Ladies Like Purple: An extremely refined, feminine woman who is always seen in purple clothing.