Characters: Red

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    Main Characters 

Frank Moses (Bruce Willis)

Marvin Boggs (John Malkovich)

  • BFG: Carries one in a plush pig toy.
  • Bond One-Liner: "Old man, my ass" after he blows up a younger assassin in the first movie.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: He's very good at what he does despite being eccentric.
  • Heroic Comedic Sociopath: Although a little more heroic than the typical examples, he's still an unstable nutcase gleefully played for laughs.
  • Sensei for Scoundrels: In Red 2 Marvin keeps passing Sara covert-ops tips or handguns despite the objection of Frank.

Joe Matheson (Morgan Freeman)

Victoria Winslow (Helen Mirren)

  • Shoot Your Mate: In the past, she shot Ivan. Didn't stop them from being together.


William Cooper (Karl Urban)

Alexander Dunning (Richard Dreyfuss)

Cynthia Wilkes (Rebecca Pidgeon)

Dr. Edward Bailey (Anthony Hopkins)

Han Cho Bai (Byung-hun Lee)

  • Berserk Button: Stealing (and later blowing up) his plane is a bad idea.
  • Enemy Mine: Frank convinces Han to help him stop Bailey halfway through the second movie.

Jack Horton (Neal McDonough)

    Supporting Characters 

Sarah Ross (Mary-Louise Parker)

Ivan Simanov (Brian Cox)

  • Foot Focus: In Red 2 he waxes lyrical about Victoria's stockinged feet while she does some sniping.

Robert Stanton (Julian McMahon)

  • President Evil: Well, he's Vice President, but he's running to become President of the United States. Ultimately subverted.

Henry (Ernest Borgnine)

Gabriel Singer (James Remar)

Katya Petrokovich (Catherine Zeta-Jones)

The Frog (David Thewlis)

  • Flipping the Bird: Pulls this on Marvin and Sarah after they fail to catch him. Then he gets slammed by Frank and Katya's car.