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* In ''WesternAnimation/BigHero6'', Professor Callaghan and Krei are explicitly set up as foils at the expo, with Krei wanting to profit off of Hiro's invention while Callaghan wants Hiro to use his talents for something more.
** Hiro and [[spoiler: Yokai/Callaghan]]. Both are genius inventors who lost a loved one and most of their actions in the film were driven by their grief and need for revenge. However, whereas Hiro learned to see the error in his actions and accept his loss, [[spoiler: Callaghan]] was too mad by their grief to change and refused to let go of their bitterness. Also, Hiro was surrounded by friends and family who supported and helped him get through his depression while [[spoiler: Callaghan]] kept their pain private and didn't tell anyone.


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** Hiro and [[spoiler: Yokai/Callaghan]]. Both are genius inventors who lost a loved one and most of their actions in the film were driven by their grief and need for revenge. However, whereas Hiro learned to see the error in his actions and accept his loss, [[spoiler: Callaghan]] was too mad by their grief to change and refused to let go of their bitterness. Also, Hiro was surrounded by friends and family who supported and helped him get through his depression while [[spoiler: Callaghan]] kept their pain private and didn't tell anyone.


* Hiccup and the BigBad Drago in ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon2''. Both grew up fearing dragons before overcoming that fear and realizing that dragons could work with humans. They even both have [[spoiler: artificial limbs]]; by contrast, Hiccup uses a gentle touch and Drago uses a harsh boot. But whereas Hiccup is curious and compassionate with working together with dragons, Drago seeks to rule over them through fear, brute force and intimidation. Hiccup works as a team with his dragon while Drago commands and orders his dragon.

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Hiccup and the BigBad Drago in ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon2''. Both grew up fearing dragons before overcoming that fear and realizing that dragons could work with humans. They even both have [[spoiler: artificial limbs]]; by contrast, Hiccup uses a gentle touch and Drago uses a harsh boot. But whereas Hiccup is curious and compassionate with working together with dragons, Drago seeks to rule over them through fear, brute force and intimidation. Hiccup works as a team with his dragon while Drago commands and orders his dragon.

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* ''WesternAnimation/BigHero6''
** [=GoGo=] Tomago to Hiro Hamada. She is shown to be a natural superhero, especially with her high morals as she is the first one to leap on Baymax to try and stop him from killing Yokai.
** [=GoGo=] Tomago to Wasabi's overcautious driving skills; her readiness to pick up the speed in car chases sharply contrasts with his safe driving instincts.
** Whereas Baymax is quiet and built to help heal people, Mini-Max is bombastic and built to prevent as much property damage that Fred could cause.
** Megan Cruz to Karmi and Trina Aken. All of them are female acquaintances to Hiro, are around his age, and have had ShipTease with him. Karmi is his [[TheRival rival]] at SFIT and [[{{Tsundere}} despises him]] (except for [[LovesMyAlterEgo his alter ego]]) and Trina is what Hiro would've been like if he had stayed in bot-fighting and also turns out to be a villain and [[DaddysLittleVillain Obake's "daughter"]]. As for Megan, she's [[TheEveryman an ordinary girl]] who has no problem getting along with him and the two hit it off pretty well and become friends. Unlike Karmi, she is a threat to Hiro's superhero life rather than a source of help to it, but unlike Trina, the threat is of [[IntrepidReporter a good-natured variety]] rather than a villainous one.
** Megan Cruz to Hiro Hamada. Megan is a normal 14 year old kid with interests, attends high school and loves to have fun. Hiro never got to live a normal life due to being a ChildProdigy growing up and being a superhero in the present day. He also doesn't do activities outside of school, his internship at Krei Tech and superhero missions, making him wonder if he misses out on being a normal 14 year old kid.
** Robert Callaghan and Alistair Krei are explicitly set up as foils at the expo, with Krei wanting to profit off of Hiro's invention and Callaghan trying to persuade Hiro to use his talents for something more. This sets up the reversal when it's revealed that Callaghan is actually Yokai.
** Grace Granville to Robert Callaghan. While Callaghan was generally lax and seemed to be a ReasonableAuthorityFigure, Granville is more no-nonsense. But while Callaghan ultimately succumbed to his own anger and ended up not caring for any of his students, Granville is only tough on her students because she wants them to be at their best.
** Karmi interest in germs and pathogens -- which can hurt people -- contrasts with Hiro, Tadashi, and Baymax's focus on healthcare and rescuing people.
** Diane "Di"/Liv Amara to Alistair Krei.
*** Unlike Krei, Amara is passionate about her scientific work, worked hard to get to where she is, and is generous and willing to help people, even if she may be a bit oblivious and does seem to have an ulterior motive. Krei, on the other hand, is a businessman and not scientist and leaves the work to his disgruntled employees, and can be a CorruptCorporateExecutive that doesn't care about what happens to people unless [[EverybodyHasStandards it gets really bad]], either because [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold he has a sense of decency]] or [[PragmaticVillainy doesn't want to get in legal trouble]].
*** Interestingly, thanks to CharacterDevelopment, Krei started as TheLoad and a blackmailing bastard and slowly revealed himself as a JerkWithAHeartOfGold with HiddenDepths that becomes an ally to the team. While Liv [[BitchInSheepsClothing looks nice at first]], but is actually [[CorruptCorporateExecutive corrupted]], [[TheSociopath sociopathic]] and the [[ArcVillain main villain of Season 2's first arc]].
*** Additionally, Liv Amara tends to be dismissive (as shown by her KickTheDog moment below) towards those who don't share their area of expertise while Krei tries to be approachable to anyone of any talent.
*** Their possible (one-sided?) ShipTease also seems to serve as one to Hiro and Karmi.
*** There's also the way they treat their interns. At first, Krei sees Hiro as a MouthyKid [[NotNowKid he doesn't want to deal with]], but their relationship evolve into a mutual respect, with Krei acting almost like a father to Hiro. As for Liv, she acts like Karmi's best friend, [[FalseFriend but it's all an act]]. She couldn't care less about her, manipulates her, uses Karmi's inventions for her own goals, is ready to kill her [[HeKnowsTooMuch if she gets too close of her plans]] and finally [[spoiler:mutates her and forces her to attack Hiro]].
** Diane "Di"/Liv Amara to Karmi.
*** Both are [[BitchInSheepsClothing [=two-faced=]]] in different ways. Karmi's "nice girl" act was only in front of Granville to annoy Hiro, and dropped it by "Failure Mode". As for Liv, she gives herself a nice mask in public only to hide how monstrous she truly is. Also, CharacterDevelopment turns Karmi into a JerkWithAHeartOfGold, while Liv becomes more immoral and villainous as episodes go on.
*** Both are passionate about their scientific work and would rather not interact with people if they aren't interested in that same passion. While both biologists, Karmi has a strong sense of morality by how she was ready to work in a basement with a feral monster Knox on the loose loose to ensure that he gets cured, and also by how she cares about Hiro's well-being despite not getting along with him. As for Liv, she has no sense of morals, doesn't care about the consequences of her actions, and is even ''thrilled'' to commit them.
*** They also seem to be a bit oblivious about how their male counterpart feels about them, with Amara being unaware of Krei's envy of her and Karmi being unaware that Hiro, a boy she sees as her rival, is the hero she crushes on. Both Krei and Hiro also express immaturity when talking about their female counterparts as well.
** Chris appears to be one to Globby. Just like Globby, Chris is a henchman of the BigBad, who's simultaneously competent ''and'' FunPersonified. But while Globby committed a HeelFaceTurn and helped the team defeat Obake in the Season 1 finale, Season 2 has Chris being [[UndyingLoyalty loyal to Liv to the end]]. It's justified since he ''is'' Liv's creation, after all.
** Similarly to Di, the real Liv Amara also one to Karmi. Both are the loner type and biotechnology prodigies. However, Liv is what Karmi would've become if she didn't learn to trust people; while Karmi started as a loner and eventually opened up to people and made friends, Liv only relied on herself (literally) and ended up creating an unstable clone who broke the law repeatedly and put innocent people in danger, who in the end only ruined her reputation.


* For ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'', Disney gave the story an antagonist in the form of Gaston to contrast with the Beast, with the Beast being ugly (well, by human standards, and that was before UsefulNotes/FurryFandom exploded) but having a heart of gold and Gaston being handsome (somewhat) but having the heart of a pig. The earlier [[Film/BeautyAndTheBeast1946 French film adaptation]] did something similar with Avenant, further driving the comparison home in the ending where Avenant turns into the Beast and the Beast turns into a handsome prince who [[ActingForTwo looks suspiciously similar to Avenant]].
* Quite a few foils appear in ''Disney/WreckItRalph'':

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* For ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'', ''WesternAnimation/BeautyAndTheBeast'', Disney gave the story an antagonist in the form of Gaston to contrast with the Beast, with the Beast being ugly (well, by human standards, and that was before UsefulNotes/FurryFandom exploded) but having a heart of gold and Gaston being handsome (somewhat) but having the heart of a pig. The earlier [[Film/BeautyAndTheBeast1946 French film adaptation]] did something similar with Avenant, further driving the comparison home in the ending where Avenant turns into the Beast and the Beast turns into a handsome prince who [[ActingForTwo looks suspiciously similar to Avenant]].
* Quite a few foils appear in ''Disney/WreckItRalph'':''WesternAnimation/WreckItRalph'':



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* In ''Disney/BigHero6'', Professor Callaghan and Krei are explicitly set up as foils at the expo, with Krei wanting to profit off of Hiro's invention while Callaghan wants Hiro to use his talents for something more.

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* In ''Disney/BigHero6'', ''WesternAnimation/BigHero6'', Professor Callaghan and Krei are explicitly set up as foils at the expo, with Krei wanting to profit off of Hiro's invention while Callaghan wants Hiro to use his talents for something more.



* ''Disney/TheLionKing'': Simba and Scar start the movie sharing the same goal, and that's wanting to be king for the perks. But over the course of the movie, Simba eventually learns to take responsibility and learn what it truly means to be a king, while Scar (AKA Mr. "[[ScrewTheRulesIMakeThem I'm the king, I can do whatever I want]]!") squanders his potential at being king by being very unhelpful during his reign.
** In ''Disney/TheLionKingIISimbasPride'', Vitani and Nuka are foils. Both grew up with an abusive, neglectful mother, and both were embittered by the experience. But Vitani takes the first opportunity she can to leave her mother, and grows up to be a respected member of the Outlander pride. Nuka never breaks away from his mother's beliefs and seeks validation through bullying others ([[spoiler:eventually dying in an attempt to murder Simba]]).

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* ''Disney/TheLionKing'': ''WesternAnimation/{{The Lion King|1994}}'': Simba and Scar start the movie sharing the same goal, and that's wanting to be king for the perks. But over the course of the movie, Simba eventually learns to take responsibility and learn what it truly means to be a king, while Scar (AKA Mr. "[[ScrewTheRulesIMakeThem I'm the king, I can do whatever I want]]!") squanders his potential at being king by being very unhelpful during his reign.
** In ''Disney/TheLionKingIISimbasPride'', ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKingIISimbasPride'', Vitani and Nuka are foils. Both grew up with an abusive, neglectful mother, and both were embittered by the experience. But Vitani takes the first opportunity she can to leave her mother, and grows up to be a respected member of the Outlander pride. Nuka never breaks away from his mother's beliefs and seeks validation through bullying others ([[spoiler:eventually dying in an attempt to murder Simba]]).



* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'': Judy looks like a ByTheBookCop, but is willing to be a CowboyCop in pursuit of justice and defy her species role, while Nick is a conman who [[spoiler: deliberately lives up to the stereotypes about foxes]] while following the law to the letter. [[note]] Almost. [[/note]] Both faced prejudice, but while Judy became a determined optimist (who can also be manipulative), Nick became a manipulative cynic (who's gradually becomes more of an optimist).

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* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'': ''WesternAnimation/{{Zootopia}}'': Judy looks like a ByTheBookCop, but is willing to be a CowboyCop in pursuit of justice and defy her species role, while Nick is a conman who [[spoiler: deliberately lives up to the stereotypes about foxes]] while following the law to the letter. [[note]] Almost. [[/note]] Both faced prejudice, but while Judy became a determined optimist (who can also be manipulative), Nick became a manipulative cynic (who's gradually becomes more of an optimist).



* [[spoiler: Clayton]] is a foil to ''Disney/{{Tarzan}}.'' This example is quite similar to Gaston and the Beast. [[spoiler: Despite Clayton growing up in civilization and Tarzan growing up thinking he was a wild animal, it is the former who acts more like a wild animal and the latter who is more civilized.]]

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* [[spoiler: Clayton]] is a foil to ''Disney/{{Tarzan}}.''WesternAnimation/{{Tarzan}}.'' This example is quite similar to Gaston and the Beast. [[spoiler: Despite Clayton growing up in civilization and Tarzan growing up thinking he was a wild animal, it is the former who acts more like a wild animal and the latter who is more civilized.]]


** Hans manages to be a Foil for almost every major character [[spoiler:as he is shown as an EvilCounterpart to several of them, such as Elsa, Olaf, and even the Duke, Sven, and Anna herself.]] In particular, Kristoff and Hans are foils to each other. Hans is a sensitive, gentleman prince who experiences LoveAtFirstSight with Anna. Kristoff is a rugged ice harvester who's a bit of a grump and chastises Anna for getting engaged to someone she just met. [[spoiler: When Hans is revealed as the true villain, the foils are switched around; Kristoff actually has a HiddenHeartOfGold and has genuine feelings for Anna while Hans is a VillainWithGoodPublicity who was manipulating her to think he loved her the whole time.]] [[WesternAnimation/FrozenII As of the sequel]], Kristoff essentially succeeds where Hans failed, [[spoiler:as Kristoff becomes the King of Arendelle out of genuine love rather than lies and manipulation. And, intentional or not, during the epilogue during Anna's coronation as queen Kristoff primarily wears black while Hans was primarily in white during Elsa's coronation.]].

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** Hans manages to be a Foil for almost every major character [[spoiler:as he is shown as an EvilCounterpart to several of them, such as Elsa, Olaf, and even the Duke, Sven, and Anna herself.]] In particular, Kristoff and Hans are foils to each other. Hans is a sensitive, gentleman prince who experiences LoveAtFirstSight with Anna. Kristoff is a rugged ice harvester who's a bit of a grump and chastises Anna for getting engaged to someone she just met. [[spoiler: When Hans is revealed as the true villain, the foils are switched around; Kristoff actually has a HiddenHeartOfGold and has genuine feelings for Anna while Hans is a VillainWithGoodPublicity who was manipulating her to think he loved her the whole time.]] [[WesternAnimation/FrozenII As of the sequel]], Kristoff essentially succeeds where Hans failed, [[spoiler:as Kristoff becomes the King of Arendelle out of genuine love rather than lies and manipulation. And, intentional or not, during the epilogue during Anna's coronation as queen Kristoff primarily wears black during the epilogue where we see for the first time Anna as queen, while Hans was primarily in white during Elsa's coronation.]].coronation]].


** Hans manages to be a Foil for almost every major character [[spoiler:as he is shown as an EvilCounterpart to several of them, such as Elsa, Olaf, and even the Duke, Sven, and Anna herself.]] In particular, Kristoff and Hans are foils to each other. Hans is a sensitive, gentleman prince who experiences LoveAtFirstSight with Anna. Kristoff is a rugged ice harvester who's a bit of a grump and chastises Anna for getting engaged to someone she just met. [[spoiler: When Hans is revealed as the true villain, the foils are switched around; Kristoff actually has a HiddenHeartOfGold and has genuine feelings for Anna while Hans is a VillainWithGoodPublicity who was manipulating her to think he loved her the whole time.]] [[WesternAnimation/FrozenII As of the sequel]], Kristoff essentially succeeds where Hans failed, [[spoiler:but out of genuine love rather than lies and manipulation. And, intentional or not, during the epilogue during Anna's coronation as queen Kristoff primarily wears black while Hans was primarily in white during Elsa's coronation.]].

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** Hans manages to be a Foil for almost every major character [[spoiler:as he is shown as an EvilCounterpart to several of them, such as Elsa, Olaf, and even the Duke, Sven, and Anna herself.]] In particular, Kristoff and Hans are foils to each other. Hans is a sensitive, gentleman prince who experiences LoveAtFirstSight with Anna. Kristoff is a rugged ice harvester who's a bit of a grump and chastises Anna for getting engaged to someone she just met. [[spoiler: When Hans is revealed as the true villain, the foils are switched around; Kristoff actually has a HiddenHeartOfGold and has genuine feelings for Anna while Hans is a VillainWithGoodPublicity who was manipulating her to think he loved her the whole time.]] [[WesternAnimation/FrozenII As of the sequel]], Kristoff essentially succeeds where Hans failed, [[spoiler:but [[spoiler:as Kristoff becomes the King of Arendelle out of genuine love rather than lies and manipulation. And, intentional or not, during the epilogue during Anna's coronation as queen Kristoff primarily wears black while Hans was primarily in white during Elsa's coronation.]].


** Hans manages to be a Foil for almost every major character [[spoiler:as he is shown as an EvilCounterpart to several of them, such as Elsa, Olaf, and even the Duke, Sven, and Anna herself.]] In particular, Kristoff and Hans are foils to each other. Hans is a sensitive, gentleman prince who experiences LoveAtFirstSight with Anna. Kristoff is a rugged ice harvester who's a bit of a grump and chastises Anna for getting engaged to someone she just met. [[spoiler: When Hans is revealed as the true villain, the foils are switched around; Kristoff actually has a HiddenHeartOfGold and has genuine feelings for Anna while Hans is a VillainWithGoodPublicity who was manipulating her to think he loved her the whole time.]] [[WesternAnimation/FrozenII As of the sequel]], Kristoff essentially succeeds where Hans failed, but out of genuine love rather than lies and manipulation. And, intentional or not, during the epilogue during Anna's coronation as queen Kristoff primarily wears black while Hans was primarily in white during Elsa's coronation.]].

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** Hans manages to be a Foil for almost every major character [[spoiler:as he is shown as an EvilCounterpart to several of them, such as Elsa, Olaf, and even the Duke, Sven, and Anna herself.]] In particular, Kristoff and Hans are foils to each other. Hans is a sensitive, gentleman prince who experiences LoveAtFirstSight with Anna. Kristoff is a rugged ice harvester who's a bit of a grump and chastises Anna for getting engaged to someone she just met. [[spoiler: When Hans is revealed as the true villain, the foils are switched around; Kristoff actually has a HiddenHeartOfGold and has genuine feelings for Anna while Hans is a VillainWithGoodPublicity who was manipulating her to think he loved her the whole time.]] [[WesternAnimation/FrozenII As of the sequel]], Kristoff essentially succeeds where Hans failed, but [[spoiler:but out of genuine love rather than lies and manipulation. And, intentional or not, during the epilogue during Anna's coronation as queen Kristoff primarily wears black while Hans was primarily in white during Elsa's coronation.]].


** Hans manages to be a Foil for almost every major character [[spoiler: as he is shown as an EvilCounterpart to several of them, such as Elsa, Olaf, and even the Duke, Sven, and Anna herself.]] In particular, Kristoff and Hans are foils to each other. Hans is a sensitive, gentleman prince who experiences LoveAtFirstSight with Anna. Kristoff is a rugged ice harvester who's a bit of a grump and chastises Anna for getting engaged to someone she just met. [[spoiler: When Hans is revealed as the true villain, the foils are switched around; Kristoff actually has a HiddenHeartOfGold and has genuine feelings for Anna while Hans is a VillainWithGoodPublicity who was manipulating her to think he loved her the whole time]].

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** Hans manages to be a Foil for almost every major character [[spoiler: as [[spoiler:as he is shown as an EvilCounterpart to several of them, such as Elsa, Olaf, and even the Duke, Sven, and Anna herself.]] In particular, Kristoff and Hans are foils to each other. Hans is a sensitive, gentleman prince who experiences LoveAtFirstSight with Anna. Kristoff is a rugged ice harvester who's a bit of a grump and chastises Anna for getting engaged to someone she just met. [[spoiler: When Hans is revealed as the true villain, the foils are switched around; Kristoff actually has a HiddenHeartOfGold and has genuine feelings for Anna while Hans is a VillainWithGoodPublicity who was manipulating her to think he loved her the whole time]].time.]] [[WesternAnimation/FrozenII As of the sequel]], Kristoff essentially succeeds where Hans failed, but out of genuine love rather than lies and manipulation. And, intentional or not, during the epilogue during Anna's coronation as queen Kristoff primarily wears black while Hans was primarily in white during Elsa's coronation.]].


* Kristoff and Hans are foils to each other in ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''. Hans is a sensitive, gentleman prince who experiences LoveAtFirstSight with Anna. Kristoff is a rugged ice harvester who's a bit of a grump and chastises Anna for getting engaged to someone she just met. [[spoiler: When Hans is revealed as the true villain, the foils are switched around; Kristoff actually has a HiddenHeartOfGold and has genuine feelings for Anna while Hans was manipulating her to think he loved her the whole time]].
** Hans manages to be a Foil for almost every major character in the film [[spoiler: as he is shown as an EvilCounterpart to several of them, such as Elsa, Olaf, and even the Duke, Sven, and Anna herself.]]

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* Kristoff and Hans are foils to each other in ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''. Hans is a sensitive, gentleman prince who experiences LoveAtFirstSight with Anna. Kristoff is a rugged ice harvester who's a bit of a grump and chastises Anna for getting engaged to someone she just met. [[spoiler: When Hans is revealed as the true villain, the foils are switched around; Kristoff actually has a HiddenHeartOfGold and has genuine feelings for Anna while Hans was manipulating her to think he loved her the whole time]].
** Hans manages to be a Foil for almost every major character in the film [[spoiler: as he is shown as an EvilCounterpart to several of them, such as Elsa, Olaf, and even the Duke, Sven, and Anna herself.]]
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** Hans manages to be a Foil for almost every major character [[spoiler: as he is shown as an EvilCounterpart to several of them, such as Elsa, Olaf, and even the Duke, Sven, and Anna herself.]] In particular, Kristoff and Hans are foils to each other. Hans is a sensitive, gentleman prince who experiences LoveAtFirstSight with Anna. Kristoff is a rugged ice harvester who's a bit of a grump and chastises Anna for getting engaged to someone she just met. [[spoiler: When Hans is revealed as the true villain, the foils are switched around; Kristoff actually has a HiddenHeartOfGold and has genuine feelings for Anna while Hans is a VillainWithGoodPublicity who was manipulating her to think he loved her the whole time]].


** Waternoose and Dean Hardscrabble from ''WesternAnimation/MonstersInc'' and ''WesternAnimation/MonstersUniversity'' respectively are excellent foils to each other. Both are people in a high position and rooted in the old ways of scaring. Dean Hardscrabble's cold, harsh personality and her demonic design contrasts Waternoose's grandfatherly, warm personality and his relatively harmless appearance. More about them is revealed throughout the films and Waternoose [[spoiler: would go to extreme lengths (including kidnapping children) to support his company]], while Dean Hardscrabble [[spoiler: learned from her errors of prejudice.]] In the end, [[spoiler: the kindly old man becomes hard and villainous]], hindering the heroes but [[spoiler: the strict headmistress becomes kinder]], wishing Mike and Sulley good luck.

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** Waternoose and Dean Hardscrabble from ''WesternAnimation/MonstersInc'' and ''WesternAnimation/MonstersUniversity'' respectively are excellent foils to each other. Both are people in a high position and rooted in the old ways of scaring. Dean Hardscrabble's cold, harsh personality and her demonic design contrasts contrast with Waternoose's grandfatherly, warm personality and his relatively harmless appearance. More about them is revealed throughout the films and Waternoose [[spoiler: would go goes to extreme lengths (including kidnapping children) to support his company]], company without showing remorse]], while Dean Hardscrabble [[spoiler: learned learns from her errors of prejudice.]] In the end, [[spoiler: the kindly old man becomes hard and villainous]], hindering the heroes but [[spoiler: the strict headmistress becomes kinder]], wishing Mike and Sulley good luck.


* Waternoose and Dean Hardscrabble from ''WesternAnimation/MonstersInc'' and ''WesternAnimation/MonstersUniversity'' respectively are excellent foils to each other. Both are people in a high position and rooted in the old ways of scaring. Dean Hardscrabble's cold, harsh personality and her demonic design contrasts Waternoose's grandfatherly, warm personality and his relatively harmless appearance. More about them is revealed throughout the films and Waternoose [[spoiler: would go to extreme lengths (including kidnapping children) to support his company]], while Dean Hardscrabble [[spoiler: learned from her errors of prejudice.]] In the end, [[spoiler: the kindly old man becomes hard and villainous]], hindering the heroes but [[spoiler: the strict headmistress becomes kinder]], wishing Mike and Sulley good luck.

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Waternoose and Dean Hardscrabble from ''WesternAnimation/MonstersInc'' and ''WesternAnimation/MonstersUniversity'' respectively are excellent foils to each other. Both are people in a high position and rooted in the old ways of scaring. Dean Hardscrabble's cold, harsh personality and her demonic design contrasts Waternoose's grandfatherly, warm personality and his relatively harmless appearance. More about them is revealed throughout the films and Waternoose [[spoiler: would go to extreme lengths (including kidnapping children) to support his company]], while Dean Hardscrabble [[spoiler: learned from her errors of prejudice.]] In the end, [[spoiler: the kindly old man becomes hard and villainous]], hindering the heroes but [[spoiler: the strict headmistress becomes kinder]], wishing Mike and Sulley good luck.


** In ''Literature/AFrozenHeart'', it's shown that Hans' family, especially his father and brothers, can be considered as polar opposites of Agnarr and Idunn. [[spoiler:While Agnarr and Idunn loved their children and each other, King Westergaard picked favorites among his 13 sons, is at best indifferent to his wife, and encouraged his sons to torment each other out of contempt and cruelty. And while both are responsible for children developing depression, Agnarr only wanted to keep Elsa and Anna safe, but Hans' father is unfeeling towards his sons.]]
*** On another note, the Southern Isles is the complete opposite of Arendelle. [[spoiler:While Arendelle seems to be a democratic monarchy whose queen and princess are open and friendly towards their people, the Southern Isles is a totalitarian PoliceState run by a violent man whose wrath knows no bounds, and treats his subjects like trash and his sons as his sycophantic enforcers.]]
*** Sibling relations. [[spoiler:While Anna got along with her sister and wanted to reconcile with Elsa, and vice versa, Hans and his 12 older brothers do not get along with each other, as their father deliberately encouraged violence within his large family. Hans' thoughts throughout the book indicate that he even planned to rub his achievements in his brothers' faces.]]

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** In ''Literature/AFrozenHeart'', it's shown that Hans' family, especially his father and brothers, can be considered as polar opposites of Agnarr and Idunn. [[spoiler:While Agnarr and Idunn loved love their children and each other, King Westergaard picked picks favorites among his 13 sons, is at best indifferent to his wife, and encouraged his sons to while letting them torment each other out of contempt and cruelty. And cruelty, and is at best apathetic towards his wife. Also, while both are responsible for children developing depression, Agnarr only wanted to keep Elsa and Anna safe, but Hans' father is unfeeling towards his sons.]]
*** On another note, the Southern Isles is the complete opposite of Arendelle. [[spoiler:While Arendelle seems to be is a democratic monarchy whose queen and princess are open and friendly towards their people, the Southern Isles is a totalitarian PoliceState run by a violent man whose wrath knows no bounds, and treats his subjects like trash and his sons as his sycophantic enforcers.]]
*** Sibling relations. [[spoiler:While Anna the two sisters got along with her sister and wanted to reconcile with Elsa, and vice versa, Hans and his 12 older each other, the 13 brothers do not get along with each other, as their father deliberately encouraged violence within his large family. Hans' thoughts throughout the book indicate that he even planned to rub his achievements in his brothers' faces. The brothers are also willing to use dubious means [[WellDoneSonGuy to achieve their father's respect]].]]


** The first and foremost examples would have to be Bigweld and Ratchet. Both of them are the heads of Bigweld Industries during different points in the movie, but their motivations are complete opposites. While Bigweld is an HonestCorporateExcecutive who wants to make the world a better and easier place for everyone to live in, Ratchet is a CorruptCorporateExecutive who places making money over the endangered lives of others and wants to wipe every outmode out by manufacturing upgrades, which old and rusty robots can't afford.

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** The first and foremost examples would have to be Bigweld and Ratchet. Both of them are the heads of Bigweld Industries during different points in the movie, but their motivations are complete opposites. While Bigweld is an HonestCorporateExcecutive HonestCorporateExecutive who wants to make the world a better and easier place for everyone to live in, Ratchet is a CorruptCorporateExecutive who places making money over the endangered lives of others and wants to wipe every outmode out by manufacturing upgrades, which old and rusty robots can't afford.



** The two main girls who come into Rodney's life during the events of the film, Piper and Cappy, are foils to each other through being a BettyAndVeronica pairing.

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** The two main girls who come into Rodney's life during the events of the film, Piper and Cappy, are foils to each other through being a BettyAndVeronica pairing. They differ greatly in personality and express their attractions to Rodney in contrasting ways. Piper, for starters, is an outgoing, passionate and aggressive {{Tsundere}} who expresses her beginning admiration for Rodney by calling him "kind of cute" and doesn't find out what his ambition is until a bit later on. Cappy, on the other hand, has a much quieter, gentler and more level-headed personality, conveys her appreciation for Rodney through facial expressions rather than words, and is aware of his love for inventing from the get-go. The only things they seem to have in common are that they're both [[NiceGirl Nice Girls]] who are openly supportive of Rodney and his aspiration, and they also greatly demonstrate how [[ActionGirl competent they are in the midst of action, especially during the final battle]].
** Rodney also responds to their admiration for him in different ways. With Piper, he doesn't seem to be aware of her crush on him and shows no signs of having any romantic feelings for her, but with Cappy, he was instantly smitten with her from the moment they met and they eventually become the film's OfficialCouple by the end.

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** [[LikeFatherLikeSon Similarly, Rodney and Ratchet have parents that act as foils to each other]]. The former has Herb Copperbottom, a very warm and encouraging father who never stops believing in his son despite what may happen in a situation and values what happens to Rodney more than himself, while the latter has Madame Gasket, a cruel, bad-tempered and pushy mother who cherishes the benefit she gets out of Ratchet being the head of Bigweld Industries from being able to melt down outmodes into upgrades.
** The two main girls who come into Rodney's life during the events of the film, Piper and Cappy, are foils to each other through being a BettyAndVeronica pairing.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Robots}}'' has quite a few characters who act as foils to one another:
** The first and foremost examples would have to be Bigweld and Ratchet. Both of them are the heads of Bigweld Industries during different points in the movie, but their motivations are complete opposites. While Bigweld is an HonestCorporateExcecutive who wants to make the world a better and easier place for everyone to live in, Ratchet is a CorruptCorporateExecutive who places making money over the endangered lives of others and wants to wipe every outmode out by manufacturing upgrades, which old and rusty robots can't afford.
** Ratchet can also be seen as a foil to Rodney, with both of them being characters who get a significant amount of focus and having an ambition to get a position in Bigweld Industries. The difference between them is that Rodney is a humble and altruistic WideEyedIdealist who is a strong believer in Bigweld's motto "you can shine no matter what you're made of" and wants to bring Bigweld back out of hiding to start making things better for everyone again, while Ratchet is an arrogant and materialistic scumbag who refers to robots who can't afford upgrades as "scrap metal" and wants to [[spoiler: destroy Bigweld and every outmode so that everyone can be shiny like him]].

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