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Stupidest Movie Character Names

Some names are so perfect for the character that their very mention brings out waves of admiration or fear: Indiana Jones, the fearless adventurer; Darth Vader, the evil nemesis.

But some were clearly thought up in 30 seconds and induce nothing but chuckles. Who on earth thought that Spurgeon would be a great name for a hero pilot?

Here are 25 of the most stupid movie character names...

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  • Stupidest Movie Character Names

    Cole Trickle

    Film: Days of Thunder

    Occupation: Racing driver

    With a name like that he should be a: Plumber

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    Spurgeon Tanner

    Film: Deep Impact

    Occupation: Pilot

    With a name like that he should be a: Fisherman

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    Beatrix Kiddo

    Film: Kill Bill

    Occupation: An assassin hell-bent on revenge

    With a name like that she should be a: A fluffy cartoon mouse

  • Stupidest Movie Character Names 3

    Rain Ocampo

    Film: Resident Evil

    Occupation: Fearless commando

    With a name like that she should be a: Weathergirl

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    Grand Moff Pascal Tarkin

    Film: Star Wars

    Occupation: Governor of the Imperial Outland Regions and commander of the Death Star

    With a name like that he should be a: French chef

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    Silken Floss

    Film: The Spirit

    Occupation: Femme fatale secretary

    With a name like that she should be a: Beatrix Kiddo's pink pal

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    Nymphadora Tonks

    Film: Harry Potter

    Occupation: Witch

    With a name like that she should be a: Stripper

  • Stupidest Movie Character Names 7

    Juan Sanchez Villa-Lobos Ramirez

    Film: Highlander

    Occupation: Immortal metallurgist

    With a name like that he should be a: Bullfighter

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    Bilbo Baggins

    Film: Lord of the Rings

    Occupation: Adventurer

    With a name like that he should be a: Folk singer

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    Flipper Purify

    Film: Jungle Fever

    Occupation: Architect

    With a name like that he should be an: Eco-warrior dolphin

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    Chance Boudreaux

    Film: Hard Target

    Occupation: Merchant seaman turned hero

    With a name like that he should be a: Cigar-smoking, jazz-loving poker player

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    Forrest Gump

    Film: Forrest Gump

    Occupation: Vietnam war hero, table tennis champion, shrimp fisherman, long-distance runner

    With a name like that he should be a: Lumberjack

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    Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot aka The Penguin

    Film: Batman Returns

    Occupation: Evil genius

    With a name like that he should be a: Champion croquet player and general raconteur

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    Scut Farkus

    Film: A Christmas Story

    Occupation: Neighbourhood bully

    With a name like that he should be a: Jazz trumpeter

  • Stupidest Movie Character Names 14

    Dr Christmas Jones

    Film: The World Is Not Enough

    Occupation: Nuclear Physicist

    With a name like that she should be an: Elf

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    Marion Cobretti

    Film: Cobra

    Occupation: Crime-fighting super-cop

    With a name like that he should be a: Girl

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    Pistachio Disguisey

    Film: The Master of Disguise

    Occupation: Master of disguise

    With a name like that he should be a: Very easy to detect man who uses disguises

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    Knox Overstreet

    Film: Dead Poets Society

    Occupation: Student with a love of poetry

    With a name like that he should be a: Demolition man

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    Dickie Greenleaf

    Film: The Talented Mr. Ripley

    Occupation: Heir to a shipping magnate's fortune

    With a name like that he should be a: An old English gardener

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    Novalee Nation

    Film: Where The Heart Is

    Occupation: A young runaway

    With a name like that she should be a: Car

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    Johnnie Goodboy Tyler

    Film: Battlefield Earth

    Occupation: A brave man-animal fighting the system

    With a name like that he should be a: Dog trainer

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    Xenia Onatopp

    Film: Goldeneye

    Occupation: Ex-fighter pilot and member of a criminal syndicate

    With a name like that she should be a: Low-budget porn star

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    Pollox Troy

    Film: Face/Off

    Occupation: Terrorist

    With a name like that he should be a: Laughing stock

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    John Matrix

    Film: Commando

    Occupation: Special forces operative

    With a name like that he should be a: Maths teacher

  • Stupidest Movie Character Names 24

    Sookie Sapperstein

    Film: Igby Goes Down

    Occupation: We have no idea

    With a name like that she should be a: We have no idea

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