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  • Charlie Barkin from All Dogs Go to Heaven 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:
    Anne Marie: Charlie, your front seat hurts me!
    Charlie: Oh yeah? All right... all right. All right. Beat Dames...
    Anne Marie: Thank you, Charlie.
    Charlie: UH-HUH. Now, uh, now go to sleep, huh?
    Anne Marie: Dear God...
    Charlie: Oh no...
    Anne Marie: Thank you so much for my new best friend Charlie...
    Charlie: Ugh...
    Anne Marie: ...and thank you for sending him to rescue me...
    Charlie: Psst, hey!!
    Anne Marie: ...and God bless Mr. Itchy...
    Charlie: Yeah, bless 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?
    Charlie: WHAT.
    Anne Marie: Do you think that you could help me find a mommy and daddy?
    Charlie:: Kid, I'll help you find the lost city of Atlantis! Just PLEASE, PLEASE GO TO SLEEP!
    Anne Marie: Charlie?
    Charlie: What?!
    Anne Marie: I have to go to the bathroom...
    Charlie: Heh heh. Of course...
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  • Kate the alpha wolf in Alpha and Omega shows this off during serious situations.
  • Red from The Angry Birds Movie. He rivals Kyon in the amount of snark he dishes out.
    Bird Salesman: Hey Red, how are you?
    Red: (cheerfully) Oh, I'm horrible!
  • In Astro Boy (2009), Dr. Elefun tends to drop into this mode whenever he shares screen time with Stone.
    Dr. Elefun: HAHA — oh, you're not joking.
  • Manolo from The Book of Life, has a dry sense of humor:
    Manolo: Wow, that totally captivated her.
  • Coraline and the Cat.
  • Junior from Curious George.
    Ted: Wait! What if we found an amazing new exhibit?
    Junior: Ted, you need to work on finding an amazing new job.
  • Despicable Me:
    • Margo is very dry and sarcastic, but some of her lines are pretty funny.
    Margo: (delivering cookies) Four boxes of mini-mints, two toffee totes, uh, two caramel clumpies, aaaaand fifteen boxes of coconutties.
    Vector Perkins: Exactly. I'd like to see somebody else order that many cookies. Not likely. Name one person who ordered more cookies than me.
    Margo: (unimpressed) That'll be fifty two dollars.
    • Gru, Edith, and the minions can be also.
  • Francis from Felidae can show to be a deadpan snarker at times.
    Bluebeard: Why did you run off? The brothers just wanted to talk.
    Francis: I bet they would with 300 volts loosening my tongue!
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  • In Home, Tip has a lot of wry, unamused things to say about the aliens who invaded her planet.
  • In Hoodwinked!, Red Puckett counts as a snarker. A lot of it is pure awesome:
    • 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) Uh, no reason.
      Red Puckett: They call me Red because of this red hood I wear.
      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....
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    • 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)
      Red Puckett: Oh, good! More singing....
      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)
      The Wolf: What can I say? I was raised by wolves. [cuts to a picture of the Wolf's family portrait
    • 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 How to Train Your Dragon intermittently comes out with some of the most hilariously matter-of-fact lines ever.
    Hiccup: And now the spinning. Thank you for nothing, you useless reptile.
    Hiccup: You just gestured to all of me!
    Hiccup: Thank you for summing that up.
    Hiccup: Dat-da-da, we're dead.
    Hiccup: Pain, love it.
  • Manny in Ice Age and Ice Age 2: The Meltdown. So is Diego, in all four movies.
  • Jiji in Kiki's Delivery Service. 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.
  • The LEGO Movie has Vitruvius, Lord Business, Wyldstyle, Batman and Superman, who are all the wittiest characters in the film.
  • Garrett in Quest for Camelot.
    Garrett: What? Tall? Rugged? Handsome?
    Kayley: Blind.
    Garrett: (chuckles briefly)@ You know i always forget that one.
    • Devon and Cornwall has their moments, towards each other, especially in their song.
    • Ruber sometimes has his moments as well. For example, when he is questioning the Griffin about losing Excalibur:
      Griffin: I was attacked by a falcon!
      Ruber: What? My magnificent beast outmatched by a puny little pigeon?
      Griffin: It wasn't a pigeon, it was a falcon! With silver wings.
      Ruber: ''Silver wings? Ooh, scary.
  • Jack Frost in Rise of the Guardians. Pitch Black has his moments too.
  • Marianne from Strange Magic alternates between this and righteous anger when her cheating ex-fiancee tries to publicly woo her back.
    Roland: (singing) Say you'll understand.
    Marianne: Only too well.
  • Speed the turtle from The Swan Princess, in the first film he was even voiced by Steven Wright a deadpan comedian, his comments are mostly aimed at his friend Jean Bob the frog who believes he's really a prince, one such example from after Jean Bob believes he will be human when Odette kisses him:
    Speed: The only thing you'll turn is red.
  • Angee in the animated film 'Savva. Serdtse voina'/'A Warrior's Tail'. After being told by the naive protagonist that they can achieve anything if they only believe with all their heart, said protaganist asks how they're going to cross a continent, evade an army, and outwit a psycho queen. The answer? "By believing with all our hearts."
  • John in Yellow Submarine comes up with this as Ringo tells him to listen to Old Fred:
    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.

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