6 Classic Movies With Fun Characters For Cosplay

There is nothing more fun than getting dressed up for a Cosplay event with the characters of your favorite movie. Although, sometimes you just feel like you need a new character that you want to dress up as.

With the huge selection of movies out there, it can be quite hard to make a choice. In this article, we are going to cover 6 movies with interesting characters for cosplay costumes to help you find the next character perfect for you.

Keep in mind, these are not necessarily in a particular order, as they are all unique and fun in their own way which would make it hard to rank them in order.

1. Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

Firstly, we have a real classic that has a huge selection of fun costumes for your next cosplay outfit, it’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Often, when people think of using Charlie & The Chocolate Factory characters for cosplay, they only think about Willy Wonka.

While Willy Wonka is a super-fun character to dress up as Charlie & The Chocolate Factory do have some more characters to offer as well.

For example, the Oompa Loompas would make a fun costume or you could also consider the famous Violet Beauregarde, as well as the funny Augustus Gloop.

You get the point… The Charlie & The Chocolate Factory has a great selection of movie characters that could be perfect for your next cosplay dress up.

2. Scooby-Doo

Scooby-Doo is another classic that is full of fun characters that you can dress up as. It has a huge selection as it isn’t the only crew members, but also some other cool characters that are often overlooked.

Here are the crew members:

  • Scooby-Doo (Scoobert)
  • Shaggy Rogers
  • Velma Dinkley
  • Daphne Blake
  • Fred Jones

Plus, that’s only the characters of the crew, if you have watched the Scooby doo movie, you’ll know there are so many more characters that would make a fabulous costume.

Here are some of the characters, we’re talking about:

  • Scrappy-Doo
  • Mary Jane
  • Mondavarious
  • Zarkos
  • N’ Goo Tuana

When it comes to characters for cosplay, Scooby doo does not disappoint.

3. Star Wars

Star Wars is another movie with such a brilliant selection for Cosplay. The generic characters make brilliant costumes, but similar to Scooby-doo there is also a couple of more hidden characters that could make absolute golden characters.

Generic Star Wars Characters include:

  • Luke Skywalker
  • Darth Vader
  • Yoda
  • Obi-Wan Kanobi
  • R2-D2
  • Jabba The Hut
  • Clone Trooper

However, some other less generic characters could also make great cosplay outfits.

Some of these are:

  • Ahsoka Tano
  • Boba Fett
  • General Grievous
  • Count Dooku

And, there are many more. As you can see, Star Wars also could have your next cosplay character, thanks to the huge selection of fun characters it consist.

4. Toy Story

Toy Story is one of those movies that you’ll just never forget about, no matter how long ago you watched it. The characters inside of Toy Story are perfect for cosplay as well.

Just like many others on this list, there are way too many characters to count them all, but let’s take a look at some of the main characters you could use.

  • Sherrif Woody
  • Buzz Lightyear
  • Jessie
  • Rex
  • Zurg

All of these could make extremely fun cosplay characters. You might also want to consider watching one or two of the movies again, as that might spark some ideas for you.

5. Harry Potter

Harry Potter is another golden movie of the 2000s that has a wide range of fun characters that could be your next cosplay outfit.

Here are some characters that you could dress up as:

  • Harry Potter
  • Hermione Granger
  • Severus Snape
  • Lord Voldemort
  • Ron Weasley
  • Draco Malfoy
  • Rubeus Hagrid

There are many more as well that are less classic Harry Potter characters, but super fun too.

6. Transformers

Last but not least, Transformers also have unique characters that are extremely fun to dress up as. Of course, the two big ones are Optimus prime and bumblebee, two characters that I think everyone can recognize. And, those two classic Transformers characters do make amazing cosplay characters.

They can be a little harder to make than the others, but they are definitely worth it as they look super-cool.

Plus, you also have other characters like:

  • Megatron
  • Ironhide
  • Starscream
  • Jazz
  • Sam Witwicky

All of these characters are extremely fun cosplay costumes, so definitely consider them for your next cosplay adventure.