Characters / Alice in Wonderland

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Voiced by: Kathryn Beaumont (1951-2005), Hynden Walch (2005-present), Kat Cressida (in tandem with Kathryn Beaumont)
A curious, imaginative, young girl and the protagonist of the movie.
  • Adorkable: Mostly because of her strange tendencies. She's a bit of a space case, but in an endearing way. Her innocence is also a factor here. The Disney adaptation ends up taking Alice's adorkableness Up to Eleven.
  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: Due to her sizeshifting, she does this twice to the denizens of Wonderland.
  • Break the Cutie: "Very Good Advice". Enough said.
  • Butt Monkey: Trolled by nearly everything Wonderland can throw at her.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Considering all events of the movie took place in one of her dreams... that's one disturbed kid. She's probably considered a bit odd in the real world, however in Wonderland she's easily the Only Sane Woman.
  • Constantly Curious: For the beginning as she chases a white rabbit when she finds out he can walk and talk like a human.
  • Dull Surprise: Several of her reactions throughout the film are hilariously underwhelmed.
  • Go Among Mad People: Discussed in the opposite when Alice says that she doesn't "want to go among mad people!"
  • Hair Decorations: Her black hairband.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Combined with Innocent Blue Eyes and her overall appearance and personality.
  • Incredible Shrinking Man: Again as a result of Wonderland's size shifting. She spends a large early part of the film insect sized and talking to the life below.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: Kathryn Beaumont and Alice look(ed) alike.
  • Innocent Blue Eyes: They represent her youthful innocence, curiosity, and imagination.
  • Inopportune Voice Cracking: When Alice attempts to hit a high note when she's she's singing "All In a Golden Afternoon", her voice cracks, and she can't go on. Apparently, it was a Throw It In moment for that scene.
  • Kid Heroine: Alice is about 10 years old.
  • Kindhearted Cat Lover: She adores her cat Dinah. Her initial reaction to meeting the Cheshire Cat enforces this trope.
  • Little Miss Snarker: Often in reaction to the insanity around her.
    Queen: That’s the most important piece of evidence we’ve heard yet. Write that down!
    Jury: Twinkle, twinkle, twinkle, twinkle, twinkle, twinkle…
    Alice: Twinkle, twinkle. What next?
  • Ms. Imagination: "If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense..."
  • Negated Moment of Awesome: Her speech to the Queen of Hearts was negated because she was shrinking down while giving it.
  • Only Sane Woman: At least compared to the denizens of Wonderland that aren't the White Rabbit.
  • Pinball Protagonist: Wonderland kind of keeps throwing insane situations at her, and she must manage to live through all of it.
  • Plucky Girl: She's not afraid to speak her mind!
  • Size Shifter: Constantly, because of all kinds of magic substances she keeps encountering.
  • Skewed Priorities: Obsessed with catching up with the white rabbit, even as life becomes more threatened or she undergoes bizarre situations such as being shrunk. She has a reality check later however, and just wants to get home.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Just look at her telling the Queen of Hearts off.
  • True Blue Femininity: The only outfit she's seen wearing is her blue pinafore.
  • Unusually Uninteresting Sight: Often reacts to the bizarre events of Wonderland with mild perplexity.

     The Queen of Hearts
"All ways are my ways!"
Voiced by: Verna Felton (Alice in Wonderland), Tress MacNeille (1983-2005), April Winchell (2005-current)

The main antagonist, she is the despotic ruler of Wonderland.
  • Adaptational Villainy: In the book, the King pardons anyone that she sentences to death, so no one is actually harmed by her.
  • Adipose Rex: The fat Queen of Hearts is a female example.
  • Ax-Crazy: Very much so.
  • Berserk Button: Practically everything for the Queen of Hearts. And she enjoys it.
  • Catch Phrase:
    • She has a tendency to remind people that "ALL WAYS ARE [HER] WAYS!"
  • Composite Character: Of the Queen of Hearts and the Red Queen from Lewis Carrol's books. She also has some qualities that are similar to the Duchess.
  • Evil Is Hammy: If her Catch Phrase wasn't evidence enough.
  • Fat Bitch: As Alice puts it, a "fat, pompous, bad tempered old tyrant"
  • Faux Affably Evil: She pretends to be nice to Alice when telling her she should act like a proper lady before threatening to cut off her head.
  • God Save Us from the Queen!: She has a huge temper and has anyone who upsets her executed.
  • Gonk: Just as unattractive as she is unpleasant.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: "I warn you, child... if I lose my temper, you lose your head!"
  • It's All About Me: "ALL WAYS ARE MY WAYS!"
  • Jerkass: It's not just her temper, she actually enjoys being cruel to people.
  • Karma Houdini: Though understandable since she was just a figment of Alice's dreams anyway.
  • Large and in Charge: And her king is very small in comparison.
  • No Indoor Voice: She screams most of her sentences.
  • Panty Shot: The Queen of Hearts' white, heart-printed, ankle-length bloomers are on display after the Cheshire Cat causes her to flip over and upside down, with a flamingo used as a croquet mallet or club to lift up her dress.
  • Pimped-Out Dress: A red and black dress to go with the card motif.
  • Plot-Irrelevant Villain: The movie is really just wacky nonsense, though. There really isn't much plot for her to be irrelevant to.
  • Psychopathic Womanchild: She's basically a spoiled bratty child trapped in the body of a tyrannical adult queen.
  • Slasher Smile: Lots of them. The animators put a lot of imagination into showing just how much the Queen seems to enjoy losing her temper.
  • Tempting Fate: "LET ME HAVE IT!!!" *gets hit in the face with some jam*
  • Tiny Guy, Huge Girl: With the King of Hearts.
  • Villain Song: "Who's Been Painting My Roses Red?"
  • Would Hurt a Child: She's perfectly willing to have a little girl beheaded. All because she made her lose her temper.


Alice pet Kitten from the Real World

     The Doorknob
Voiced by: Joseph Kearns (original), Corey Burton (Current)

A sentient gold door handle.

     The Mad Hatter
Voiced by: Ed Wynn (Alice in Wonderland), Corey Burton (Current)

An insane resident of Wonderland who is best friends with the March Hare.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: This IS the Mad Hatter we are on about here.
  • Comically Cross-Eyed: His eyes are seldom straight.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With the March Hare.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: He looks so much like Ed Wynn there.
  • Large Ham
  • The Mad Hatter: Of course.
  • Maniac Tongue: Since he is crazy, this is no surprise.
  • Mood-Swinger: Being the nut job he is, nearly everything Alice says brings a completely opposing reaction.
  • Nice Hat: Wouldn't be the Mad Hatter without it.
  • Real After All: In the Lux Radio Theatre production, he and the March Hare are heard commenting about Alice's recollection of her adventures to her sister, all the while still drinking tea.
  • Reality Warper: Not to the same extent as the Cheshire Cat, but he still qualifies.
  • Speech Impediment: He's got quite the lisp on him but then again Ed Wynn was known for doing this.
    • Ed Wynn had a lisp when he spoke naturally, but it was generally a minor one. He exaggerated it to comic proportions for this and other roles.
  • Those Two Guys: With the March Hare.

     The March Hare
Voiced by: Jerry Collona (Alice in Wonderland), Maurice LaMarche (Current)

The Mad Hatter's equally kooky best friend.

     The Dormouse
Voiced by: Jimmy MacDonald

A friend of the Mad Hatter and the March Hare who lives in a teapot.

     Cheshire Cat
Voiced by: Sterling Holloway (Alice in Wonderland), Tony Pope (Disneyland Attraction), Hal Smith (Wonderful World of Disney), Jim Cummings (Current)

A mysterious pink and purple striped cat with a devious, mischievous personality.
  • Adaptational Heroism: Seems like some people at Disney thought this made him too much of a Jerkass and in one of the Recursive Adaptation novelizations of the movie, the scene in the court is actually changed to the Cat redeeming himself with a pseudo-Big Damn Heroes moment; instead of showing up to make things worse for Alice at the trial, he shows up to confess, and to distract the Queen and the guards with a lot of nonsense, some of which is taken directly from the original book, allowing Alice to escape in the confusion. In later appearances in other stories and spin-offs, he's been softened up a bit and is more of a Blue and Orange Morality type.
  • Adaptational Villainy: The book version, despite his oddness, was helpful. While not malicious outright, the film's version serves more as a Troll victimising Alice and exacerbating her situation. His portrayal in the Kingdom Hearts series is mainly neutral. He does help Sora with proving Alice's innocence, but later on sends a Trickster to attack him (Though he may have been giving a quick warning before it arrived). He's at his worst in the manga adaptation for Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days, where he throws a hedgehog at the Queen of Hearts and frames Roxas for it.
  • Amazing Technicolor Wildlife: This adaptation is probably the one that started this for other adaptations.
  • Catch Phrase: He sings the first part of Jabberwocky almost every time he appears, but he's particularly fond of starting and finishing conversations with "And the mome raths outgrabe..."
  • Cats Are Magic: He can disappear and reappear at will.
  • Cats Are Mean: Oh yes.
  • Cats Are Snarkers: He comes across as snarky in a smug way when he's trolling Alice.
  • Cheshire Cat Grin: This should go without saying.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: "Almost everyone is mad here. Ha… ha ha ha ha ha! You may have noticed that I’m not all there myself…. "
  • False Friend: To Alice.
  • Fat Bastard: He seems to delight in getting Alice into trouble with the Queen. Whether Alice is actually the intended target of his mischief or he simply enjoys angering the Queen is not made clear.
  • Fat Cat: A fat purple cat.
  • Idiotic Partner Confession:
    Alice: Now as for you, Your Majesty... *starts shrinking* "Your Majesty," indeed! Why, you're not a queen! You're just a fat, pompous, bad-tempered old — *finally realizes she has shrunk down to normal size and is smaller than the Queen* — tyrant.
    Queen of Hearts: *smiling dangerously* And what were you saying, my dear?
    Cheshire Cat: *suddenly appears* Well, she simply said you're a fat, pompous, bad-tempered old tyrant! *chuckles and disappears again*
  • Jerkass: In the movie, at least. While in his first two appearances he appears to be quite friendly and not overly malicious, in the later parts of the film he seems to go out of his way to get Alice into trouble, for no good reason.
  • Kick the Dog: The Disney version. After letting Alice take the blame for his pranks against the Queen, he vanishes, only to return at the end of Alice's trial, after Alice's failed attempt to stand up for herself, to make sure things go as bad as possible for her.
  • Literalist Snarking: Does this a lot.
  • Reality Warper: More so here than in the original book.
  • Teleporters and Transporters
  • The Trickster: In the Disney film; and what is more, many other versions of this character follow it as well, having the cat get Alice in trouble, but never being truly mean-spirited, just mysterious.
  • Troll: Best summed up in the following exchange with Alice:
    Cheshire Cat: Oh, and by the way. If you'd really like to know, he went that way.
    Alice: Who did?
    Cheshire Cat: The White Rabbit.
    Alice: He did?
    Cheshire Cat: He did what?
    Alice: Went that way.
    Cheshire Cat: Who did?
    Alice: (getting frustrated) The white Rabbit!
    Cheshire Cat: What rabbit?
    Alice: But didn't you just say...oh dear!
  • Visual Pun: Is fond of making these.
    Cheshire Cat (while his head is off his body and he's standing atop it like a circus ball): Can you stand on your head?

     Mr. Caterpillar
Voiced by: Richard Haydn (Alice in Wonderland) Corey Burton (Current)

A blue creature who smokes a hookah.
  • Berserk Button: Don't insult his height. Ever.
  • Catch Phrase: "Who are you?"
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: He screams at Alice quite often during the scenes he appears in.
  • Hypocritical Humor: He complains about Alice's impatience and temper with him. Just a moment later, he gets angry at Alice for mocking his height and then loses patience when Alice keeps asking what he means (in this case, the mushrooms that allow one to grow).
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Like in the book, though the jerk part is slightly more pronounced—he's haughty, impatient and short tempered, but he does give Alice helpful advice.
  • Large Ham: He isn't as loud as most of the other characters but he still hams up his questions with emphasis on the letters.
  • Master of Illusion: Can create images with the smoke from his hookah.
  • Pride: He takes pride in his three inch height.
  • Punctuated! For! Emphasis!: "WHO. ARE. YOU?"
  • Second Face Smoke: Inflicts this on Alice.
  • The Smart Guy
  • Smoking Is Cool: Smokes a hookah, just like the book.
  • Suddenly SHOUTING!:
    Alice: The other side of what?
    The Caterpillar, now a Butterfly: THE MUSHROOM, OF COURSE!

     White Rabbit
Voiced by: Bill Thompson, Corey Burton (1983-current)

The neurotic rabbit that Alice is following throughout the movie and the reason she gets stuck in Wonderland in the first place.

     Mr. Dodo
Voiced by: Bill Thompson

A minor character from the movie, though he has a bigger role than his book counterpart and is merged with another character, Pat the Gardener.

     Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum
Voiced by: J. Pat O'Malley (Original movie), Corey Burton (Current)

Two identical fat brothers and minor characters of the movie.

     King of Hearts
Voiced by: Dink Trout, Tony Pope (Disneyland Attraction)

The Queen's short and submissive husband.
  • Henpecked Husband: He at least tries.
    King: Consider, my dear. Uh... we called no witnesses... Uh... couldn't we... uh... maybe one or two? Ha? Maybe?
    Queen: Oh, very well. But get on with it!
  • My Friends... and Zoidberg:
    White Rabbit: Her Imperial Highness, Her Grace, Her Excellency, Her Royal Majesty, the Queen of Hearts! ...and the King.
    • And later again:
    White Rabbit: "Your majesty? Members of the Jury? Loyal subjects?... And the king."
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Tries to be one, anyway.
  • Tiny Guy, Huge Girl: Tiny Guy to the Queen's Huge Girl.

    The Flowers
Voiced by: Doris Lloyd (Rose), Norma Zimmer (White Rose)

A group of sentient (and singing) flowers.
  • Alpha Bitch: They look down on Alice because she isn't a flower like them, calling her "nothing but a common mobile vulgaris" and a "weed".
  • Beauty is Bad: Beautiful flowers on the outside, but not that nice at all.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: They initially appear to be rather friendly, singing a lighthearted and happy song about themselves, but when Alice tells them she's not a flower, they change attitude and start being openly mean to her.
  • Jerkass: They're really quite rude to Alice, especially Iris.
  • Token Good Teammate: Arguably their leader Rose, who at least tries to defend Alice once, saying "Please, girls" when the others were mistreating her. Also, the little rose bud definitely qualifies.
    Daisy: Hahaha! Just look at those stems!
    Iris: Rather scrawny, I’d say.
    Rose bud: I think she’s pretty!
    Rose: Quiet, bud!