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Charlie Barkin from fits this trope perfectly, not only in his words, but in his facial expressions and actions as well. To get the full effects of Charlie's Deadpan Snarkerness, you have to watch this scene, where Charlie "tucks" Anne Marie into bed in his cab:
All Dogs Go to Heaven Anne Marie: Charlie, your front seat hurts me!
: Oh yeah? All right...all right. All right.
Anne Marie: Thank you, Charlie.
. Now, uh, now go to sleep, huh?
Anne Marie: Dear God...
Anne Marie: Thank you so much for my new best friend Charlie...
Anne Marie: ...and thank you for sending him to rescue me...
Charlie: Psst, hey!!
Anne Marie: ...and God bless Mr. Itchy...
Anne Marie: ...and God bless Charlie. (Charlie hides, thinking God is going to smite him) Amen. Oh, and please help me find a mommy and daddy.
Charlie: Ugh. Phew.
Anne Marie: Charlie?
Anne Marie: Do you think that you could help me find a mommy and daddy?
Anne Marie: Charlie?
Anne Marie: I have to go to the bathroom...
Charlie: Heh heh. Of course...
Kate the alpha wolf in shows this off during serious situations.
Alpha and Omega In , Dr. Elefun tends to drop into this mode whenever he shares screen time with Stone.
Astro Boy 2009 Coraline and the Cat.
Junior from .
Ted: "Wait! What if we found an amazing new exhibit?"
Junior: "Ted, you need to work on finding an amazing new job."
Margo from is very dry and sarcastic, but some of her lines are pretty funny.
Despicable Me Margo: (delivering cookies) Four boxes of mini-mints, two toffee totes, uh, two caramel clumpies, aaaaand fifteen boxes of coconutties.
Exactly. I'd like to see somebody else order that many cookies. Not likely. Name
person who ordered more cookies than me.
Margo: (unimpressed) That'll be fifty two dollars.
Gru, Edith, and the minions can be also.
Bufo from .
Epic Francis from can show to be a deadpan snarker at times.
Why did you run off?
just wanted to talk.
I bet they would with 300 volts loosening my tongue!
In , Red Puckett counts as a snarker. A lot of it is pure awesome:
Hoodwinked Her first conversation with Nicky Flippers:
Red Puckett: They've got this all wrong, Mr. Flippers.
Nicky Flippers: Oh, I don't know. You look very dangerous to me. What's your name?
Red Puckett: Red.
Nicky Flippers: And why do they call you that?
Red Puckett: Why do they call you Flippers?
Nicky Flippers: [has a flashback of himself on-stage at a disco club; as someone chants "Go Flippers!" in the background, he does a backflip]
Nicky Flippers: What about when you're not wearing it? (beat)
Red Puckett: [quietly] I usually wear it.
Red's reaction to discovering a break-in at Granny's store:
Woodpecker: "You're next"? What does it mean, "You're next!"? [Red hears the sound of hammering. She looks and sees the owner of another store tacking up a sign that reads "Out O' Business"]
Owner: Ruined... [turns and trudges away, muttering to herself. Red looks back at the store safe]
Red Puckett: It means someone wants our recipes....
When she is in Japeth's shack:
Red Puckett: Mr. Goat, my granny's in trouble! I've got to find a way around the mountain, fast!
Japeth: [singing] Well you came to the right goat! [pops off his antlers]
Japeth: [singing] Thirty-seven years ago, a witch done put a-spell on meee...
Red Puckett: Yes, I know.
Japeth: [continuing] ...A spell where when I'm talking, I'm singing it with glee / And when you're always singing it, you've got to live alone / That's why I made this mountain shack my home
Red Puckett: That's great, but if you could just help me find my granny's house? (Japeth launches into "Be Prepared")
When the Wolf finishes telling his story:
Red Puckett: For a reporter, you sure have a strange way of doing your job. (rolls her eyes)
For the record, the Wolf is also a snarker. His reaction to witnessing Red falling several hundred feet from the cable car: " Ouch."
Also evidenced by his review of Boingo's villain song. Granny responds to it with, "We've got to do something!" Wolf remarks, "Yeah. The song was catchy, but the choreography was terrible."
Hiccup in intermittently comes out with some of the most hilariously matter-of-fact lines ever.
How to Train Your Dragon
"And now the spinning. Thank you for nothing, you useless reptile."
"You just gestured to all of me!" "Thank you for summing that up." "Dat-da-da, we're dead." "Pain, love it."
Manny in and Ice Age Ice Age: The Meltdown. So is Diego, in all three movies.
Jiji in . He was voiced by the late, great Phil Hartman in one of his last film roles, which isn't surprising considering Hartman is known for playing these types of characters.
Kiki's Delivery Service Jack Frost in .
Rise of the Guardians Disney movies, whether of the Disney Animated Canon variety or Pixar variety, often tend to have very noticeable snarkers. Here are some examples, in chronological order.
Bagheera from , such as when talking to Baloo about whether or not to take Mowgli back to human society:
The Jungle Book Baloo: Oh, stop worrying, Baggy! Stop worrying! I'll take care of him. Bagheera: Yes, like you did when the monkeys kidnapped him, huh?
Frank, you're free!
I'm free? I'm free, I'm free, I'm free, I'm free!
Shhh... Joanna will hear.
Double or nothing, he's caught in 5 minutes.
Beast: You come out or I'll... I'll... I'll break down the door! Lumiere: Master, I could be wrong, but that may not be the best way to win the girl's affection.
The Beast himself has his moments. Bonus points for this one, seeing as he's snarking himself.
Lumiere: Voila! You look so...so... Beast: ... Stupid.
I'm going to be king of Pride Rock!
Scar: Oh, goody. Simba:
My dad just showed me the whole kingdom, and I'm going to rule it all!
Yes, well forgive me for not
for joy. Bad back, you know.
Hades, Phil, and Megara from , but especially Hades.
Hercules Hades: So is this an audience or a mosaic?
Meg gets some very good lines too:
Meg: My friends call me Meg. At least they would if I had any friends.
Atta: You sure it's not up there? Hopper: ... are you saying I'm stupid? Do I look stupid to you? Let's just think about the logic, shall we? Let's just think about it for a second. If it was up there, would I be coming down here to your level, LOOKING FOR IT?
Emperor: "See to it that this woman is made a member of my council."
Chi Fu: (stammers) " What?! Uh... why, there are no council positions open, Your Majesty. "
Emperor: "Very well." [to Mulan] "You can have his job."
Shan Yu has his moments, such as just after his soldiers capture two Chinese scouts:
Shan Yu: "Good work, gentlemen. You've found the Hun army."
And also, as Kuzco is supporting Pacha's whole weight:
Kuzco: It's a good job you're not a big fat guy, or this would be REEEEAAAALLLY difficult...
Hello, Wazowski. Fun-filled evening planned for the night?
Well, as a matter of fact—
Then I'm sure you've filed your paperwork correctly, for once. (
Helen Parr: I think... your father is in trouble. Violet Parr: If you haven't noticed, Mom, we're not doing so hot either.
I will super-bark you out of that tree!
Go nuts. Let's see how that works out for ya.
You leave me no choice.
Bark! Mittens: Oh, the super-bark. Scary, scary.
(frog appears on the balcony after Tiana wished on a star) Tiana: Oh, very funny. What now? I reckon you want a kiss?
Naveen: I fully intend to be rich again. Once I marry miss Charlotte La Bouff if she'll have me.
Tiana: You a prince?
Tiana: She'll have you.
. Flynn. Oh, so much. A large part of the reason why the movie is so entertaining is from Flynn casually snarking at everything as it happens.
Tangled Rapunzel: Something
brought you here, Flynn Rider. Call it what you will: fate, destiny—
Flynn: (very droll)
Pascal almost manages to out-snark Flynn, no mean feat considering he can't talk. Maximus the horse gets a decent amount of sarcastic facial expressions as well.
Vanellope: Why are your hands so freakishly big?
I don't know. Why are you so freakishly annoying?
Sgt. Calhoun has shades of this, judging from her rather dry and dark sense of humor.
Surge Protector is one as well.
John in comes up with this as Ringo tells him to listen to Old Fred:
Yellow Submarine Old Fred: Whoa! Music..um, erg, uh,countdown clowns, er, mayor...submarines explosions! Blue Meanieeeeeeeeees! Well, what do you think?
John: I think it needs a rehearsal.