Through the years of enjoying movies, we stumbled upon many characters that stuck with us long after the movie ended. As time pass, we tend to forget some of them, but if we keep a list of those characters, we are just one click away from them. So, in that regard, here is a list of 40 best movie characters that start with g.
1. George Bailey ( It’s a Wonderful Life )
Let’s start this list with a character from a Christmas classic. George Bailey is the protagonist in the movie It’s a Wonderful Life. He’s the everyman who always puts others first, even when his own life is falling apart.
2. Gandalf ( The Lord of the Rings )
3. Gilderoy Lockhart ( Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets )
Gilderoy Lockhart was a professor at Hogwarts and he liked to brag about accomplishments he didn’t actually achieve but only took credits for them. Lockhart is all about self-promotion and wants admiration from others with little to no merit for that.
4. Gisele ( Fast & Furious franchise )
Gisele is one of the members of Dominic Torreto’s squad in the Fast & Furious franchise. She is a valuable member of their team as she possesses great driving, seductive, and informing skills.
5. Garfield ( Garfield )
Garfield is a well-known cat that likes nothing more than to sleep and eat lasagna. He’s a bit overweight and lazy, with a sarcastic tone in his communication with others. He is prone to getting in trouble but somehow manages to get away with it.
6. Galadriel ( The Lord of the Rings )
Galadriel is a well-known Elf from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies. She is kind and wise, always ready to lend a helping hand to those in need. Besides being very beautiful, she also possesses powerful magic abilities.
7. Gorr ( Thor: Love and Thunder )
Gorr, known as the God butcher, is the main villain in Thor: Love and Thunder. After the demise of his daughter, he swore to kill all gods in order to get his revenge. He wields a powerful Necrosword which grants him great power and abilities.
8. Groot ( Guardians of the Galaxy )
Groot is a humanoid tree from the Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers movies. He is a fierce fighter and will do anything for his friends. Groot’s communication is limited to three words: ‘ I am Groot ‘, which makes him even more interesting.
9. Gargamel ( The Smurfs )
Gargamel is a wizard and his main goal is to make surf’s lives bitter and hard. He wants to hunt as many smurfs as possible in order to make a potion that would turn metal into gold. He is often seen with the companion of his cat Azrael.
10. Godzilla ( Godzilla vs. Kong )
Godzilla is a giant sea creature considered to be from the prehistoric era. Throughout different movies, Godzilla had various interpretations, but in every one of them, it’s portrayed as a destructive monster that is either ready to destroy everything on its way or is fighting for being at the top of the food chain.
11. Gru ( Despicable Me )
Gru is one of the many villains in his family, and he takes pride in that because being a villain is passed on in his family through generations. Alongside minions, he is the main character in the Despicable Me movies.
12. George Weasley ( Harry Potter movies )
George Weasley is one of the many Weasley brothers in Harry Potter movies and he has a twin brother also. George is famous for the mischiefs that he pulls off alongside his brother in Hogwarts. Although their scams are very mostly directed at making fun, George and his brother were actually very valuable members in fighting against Voldemort and always having Harry Potter’s back.
13. Ginny Weasley ( Harry Potter movies )
Ginny is the youngest in the Weasley family. She is a very powerful wizard who, unlike her brothers is always calm and focused. Later on, she became Harry Potter’s girlfriend and wife. She was a great Quidditch player and one of the founding members of Dumbledor’s Army.
14. Grinch ( The Grinch )
A well-known character from Dr. Seuss’ Movies, Grinch is a green creature who got so disappointed in people that he decided to ‘steal Christmas’. He’s most grumpy and in a bad mood, but eventually, a simple act of kindness manages to ‘melt his heart.’
15. Gaston ( Beauty and the Beast )
Gaston is an egotistical hunter who was obsessed with marrying Bella by any means necessary. He liked the attention and hated humiliation. So, when Bella showed that her love is for the Beast, Gaston turned into a villain.
16. Gatsby ( The Great Gatsby )
Gatsby is a young rich man who has it all, wealth, social status, and a veil of mysteriousness around him. His mansion is often a place where luxurious parties are thrown. Around his whole identity, there is one big question mark and that makes him intriguing to the masses.
17. Gamora ( Guardians of the Galaxy )
Gamora is Thanos’s adopted daughter and a member of the Guardians of the Galaxy. She is a fierce warrior and skilled fighter. Gamora is the last of her species as Thanos wiped her whole planet while sparing her life only.
18. Green Goblin ( Spider-man: No Way Home )
Green Goblin is one of the main opponents Spider-man had to face. He is known for his Goblin Glider which allows him to fly and move around swiftly in the air. His main weapons are pumpkin bombs that he throws from his Glider.
19. Gollum ( The Lord of the Rings )
Being a hobbit himself once, Gollum came into possession of the One Ring. The Ring corrupted him and he became obsessed with it and with the power it holds. Gollum is one of the many fascinating characters in The Lord of the Rings franchise.
20. Gwen Stacey ( The Amazing Spider-Man )
Gwen Stacey is Spider-Man’s high school sweetheart. She is the daughter of Captain George Stacy, a captain of the New York Police Department. Due to Spider-Man’s fondness for her, she was used by Green Goblin to lure Spider-Man.
21. Grindelwald ( Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them )
Grindelwald is the main villain in the Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them franchise. His goal is to create wizarding dominance over the Muggle world. Although he was friends with Dumbledore once, Dumbledore is trying to stop Grindelwald from conducting his plans-
22. Gretel ( Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters )
The story of Hansel and Gretel is a well-known one, but in this movie, Gretel is equipped with a crossbow because she is on a hunt for witches. Alongside her brother, Gretel works as a witch hunter and this won’t stop until the job is done.
23. Gulliver ( Gulliver’s Travels )
Gulliver is a travel writer who, after the shipwreck, ends up on a mysterious island where he is considered a giant. He decides to exploit that and create a false identity for himself in order to enjoy the admiration he usually lacks in his everyday life.
24. Genie ( Aladdin )
Genie is a spirit who resides in a magic lamp. He is a faithful servant to whoever owns the lamp and is known for his comedic character. He possesses nearly unlimited cosmic powers but doesn’t like his powers being used for evil.
25. Geronimo ( Geronimo: An American Legend )
In this movie, Geronimo starts a rebellion as he wants to preserve Apache’s rights and he refuses to be subdued under the new regime where his people would be nothing more but corn farmers. Because of that, Geronimo and his men are being hunted.
26. Gimli ( The Lord of the Rings )
Gimli is a dwarf and a descendant of Durin’s lineage. He is a fierce warrior portrayed as always grumpy and hostile towards Elves. He was a part of the fellowship that followed Frodo into the destruction of the One Ring.
27. Gizmo ( Gremlins )
Gizmo is one of the gremlins. He is actually very good with gadgets like keyboards, electric cars, TV, etc.
28. Ghost Rider ( Ghost Rider )
When Johnny Blaze sold his soul to the devil, he became a Ghost Rider, and seeker of vengeance whenever evil roams. He transforms into a hellish creature that can exist in both worlds.
29. Goku ( Dragon Ball Z movies)
Goku is a legendary fighter who was actually sent to Earth with a mission to destroy it. However, he forgot his commands due to a head injury he sustained. He is the main character in many Dragon Ball Z movies.
30. Grumpy ( Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs )
Grumpy is one of the seven dwarves. His name says it all about his personality as he is always moody and with his arms crossed. He loves mining diamonds and helping Snow White.
31. Geppetto ( Pinocchio )
Geppetto is a woodcarver and creator of Pinnochio, a wooden puppet. All his life he wanted to have a son so the Blue Fairy granted him his wish and brought Pinnochio to life.
32. George ( Rampage )
George is the albino gorilla that was afflicted with a mutagenic substance from Energyne. This made him very strong, fast, and durable and he also grew into a very large gorilla.
33. Goofy ( A Goofy Movie )
Goofy is a close friend of Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse. He is actually a dog with particular human features. He likes to wear turtle necks and is known for his clumsiness, as you can already tell from his name.
34. Gerald ( Finding Nemo / Finding Dory )
Gerald is a Pelican and a very close friend of Nigel. He swallowed Maltin and Dory but spat them out eventually as he started to choke. Gerald was knocked out by his friend, Nigel when Marlin and Dory tried to escape.
35. Green Lantern ( Green Lantern )
Hal Jordan becomes the first human that is accepted into the Green Lantern Corps and becomes a bearer of the ring which grants him powers of Green Lantern. The Green Lanterns are on a mission to preserve peace in the galaxy.
36. Go Go Tomago ( Big Hero 6 )
Go Go Tomago is a member of the superhero team Big Hero 6. She’s tiny but fierce, likes to chew gums, and dislikes cowardice. Her personality is straightforward, can easily adapt to any situation, and never runs away from a fight.
37. Ghostface ( Scream )
Ghostface is a serial killer whose modus operandi is to call victims just before killing them to want them that they are about to be murdered. He likes playing trivia games with his victims via phone as a pretext to kill them if they get the answer wrong.
38. Greg Focker ( Meet the Parents )
Greg Focker is a male nurse whose troubles began when he fell in love with a daughter of an ex-CIA operative. He’s trying to always leave a good impression but doesn’t always go the way he wished it would.
39. Gunnar Jensen ( The Expendables )
Gunnar is a member of the Expendables squad. He is portrayed as anti-social, a little bit out of his mind explosives expert as he has a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering and went to M.I.T. . Due to his substance abuse, he is considered to be somewhat unstable.
40. Gabby Gabby ( Toy Story 4 )
Gabby is an antique doll with a broken voice box. Her desire was to be loved by Harmony and in order to achieve that she wanted to replace her voice box with Woody’s. Due to her demeanor, other toys such as Woody and Bo Peep didn’t like her very much.