Being a sidekick in a movie can be a thankless task.
The lead can get all the glory. But, if handled correctly, the movie sidekick can go down in movie history as one of the genre's most memorable characters.
Movie Fanatic has named 17 of our absolute favorite movie sidekicks and they're not just earning their legacy through great screen presence (like a certain someone who utters hilarious Talladega Nights quotes!).
But, many rise to the occasion and save the day -- like a certain Hobbit!
Click through and check out our favorite 17 movie sidekicks!