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  • Leeyoon from Mune: Guardian of the Moon is the apprentice of the Guardian of the Moon, who was promised his position and assured that the ceremony where his successor will be chosen would merely be a formality. When the Creature Purest of Heart, the one responsible for choosing the next Guardian of the Moon, chooses the titular Mune over him, Leeyoon's envy attracts the snake spirits, who proceed to corrupt him with their power. As it turns out, the Creature Purest of Heart was right to choose Mune over Leeyoon after the moon dies on his watch. He gets over it by the end of the film.
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  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Evil Queen's entire motivation is jealousy of Snow White's beauty. She also literally has green eyes, as does her henchman the Huntsman.
  • Remy the Rat from Ratatouille was jealous that Colette could get public recognition for her culinary prowess and he couldn't.
  • Chick Hicks, the villain of Cars, is a bright green racecar. His envy of The King's success wouldn't be such a problem if it wasn't so personal. What he does on the final lap demonstrates just how much it's twisted him.
  • This is Woody's Fatal Flaw in Toy Story; a nice guy otherwise, but competition for his position as Andy's favorite toy leads him to trouble, and his bitter nature leads him into more trouble.
    • Ironically the rolls are reversed in Toy Story 3, when Spanish-mode Buzz, after seeing Jessie hug Woody, becomes extremely jealous of him.
    Spanish Buzz: EL BAQUERO!
    • The whole reason Stinky Pete from Toy Story 2 went evil is because he had to spend "a lifetime on a dime-store shelf, watching every other toy be sold!".
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  • Scar from The Lion King is a literal case: a ferocious lion with bright green eyes, murderously jealous of his brother Mufasa.
  • Judge Claude Frollo from The Hunchback of Notre Dame just like in the book invokes this when he discovers Quasimodo has been protecting Esmeralda and has relationship with her, Frollo's lust for her is so great he's literally jealous of his adopted son. Ironically despite his rage at Quasimodo for "falling under the gypsy's spell" (like him) Frollo doesn't any moment of jealously towards Phobeus her actual Love Interest, unlike the book where he almost killed Phoebus upon seeing him about to have sex with Esmeralda.
  • Somewhat averted in Pinocchio, as there were no jealous characters. As the puppet lies to the Blue Fairy about why he didn't go to school, he explains that "there were these two big monsters with big green eyes" that put him in a big sack and Jiminy Cricket in a little sack. All the while, of course, his nose grows.
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  • In Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation, the girl protagonist made a Deal with the Devil to become Camp Champ.
  • The reason why "going turbo" is a bad thing in Wreck-It Ralph besides the fact that a character can die permanently in a game that is not theirs. Turbo was the protagonist of an 8-bit racing game who grew upset and jealous that a new racing game was becoming more popular than his game. He decided to enter that game which caused glitches to appear and got both games to be decommissioned. He still hasn't learned his lesson as King Candy.
  • Hercules: Hades is resentful and envious of how the entire Greek pantheon gives his older brother Zeus 100% Adoration Rating while he is virtually hated and despised on Olympus. All of the gods are not happy at his appearance at Hercules's birthday, and even his lame pun is met with scowls. But when Zeus makes a similar lame joke about Hades' workaholic nature, the entire pantheon bursts into laughter, and this causes him to find a way to overthrow his brother and become the king of Olympus.
  • Cinderella: The reason why Lady Tremaine abuses Cinderella is that she's "bitterly jealous of Cinderella's charm and beauty." The same is probably true for the ugly stepsisters too. Also, like the Queen in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Lady Tremaine literally has green eyes.
    • Cinderella III: A Twist in Time takes this further with Anastasia, who is very jealous of Cinderella, living a wonderful life with her true love while she has a miserable one and no love. This starts the plot when she steals the Fairy Godmother's wand.
    Anastasia: (to Cinderella) I want what you have.
  • Randall Boggs in Monsters, Inc., who is also literally a green-eyed monster, had grown incredibly tired of being second-best to the Mike-Sully team in scaring children. We find out in Monsters University that he was Sully's superior in scaring for some time but was humiliated by Sully at his biggest chance to prove himself, and in front of practically the entire student population, that he developed a permanent grudge to Sully.
  • In Barbie in Princess Power, Kara's cousin Corrinne is jealous of her abilities as Super Sparkle and becomes Dark Sparkle to show her up.


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