Top 10 Break Out Supporting Characters

Written by Scott Clifford


On July 10, the adorable minions that helped Gru in Despicable Me with his plans for world domination are hitting the big screen in their first feature film.  This isn’t the first time that a character or group of characters found themselves breaking out from side roles to the main attraction. This phenomenon is common in television, where character icons such as The Fonz from Happy Days and Steve Urkel from Family Matters quickly took the spotlight from everyone else because audiences liked them more than the writers originally anticipated. It’s also common on the big screen as well. Here are…

The ten movie break out supporting characters that have changed the cinematic landscape forever.

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