12 Movie Sidekicks We Wish Could Have Our Backs IRL

the princess diariesIf there's one thing we've learned from decades of watching too many movies and too much TV, it's that no leading lady gets very far in this world without a trusty wingwoman (or wingman) by her side -- hence the current obsession with sensible and selfless sidekick Barb from Stranger Things. Just like Barb in her glasses and ruffled collar, we can think of multiple occasions when these so-called second fiddles stole the show!


Whether they're dispensing invaluable love advice or saving their pals from the meddlesome plans of rival forces, these are characters we'd be proud to call our BFFs. Click through our slideshow to get reacquainted with some truly unforgettable friends on film!


Image via Walt Disney Studios

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