Best Mythical Characters Of 2019
Guest Post by Claudia Jeffrey
As a fan of fantasy and mythology, everyone starves to get more out of the imaginations of creative characters coming live in a world of magic where nothing is impossible. What will be the best way to serve the fans with a tremendous experience of big screens? Obviously, nothing can beat them!
From the past few years, audiences have been lucky enough to get the dose of many amazing shows and movies to satisfy their hunger of watching inspiring mythical characters doing some extraordinary things on the screen. It always feels great to see your favorite characters coming alive out of books and comics.
Top 5 Mythical characters of 2018-2019
Below are most admired and loving top five characters of 2018-2019 to feed fans with the best out of creativity.
1. Maleficent – Maleficent
Everyone loves the graceful, pure mythical evil character of Maleficent. The character is equally popular among teens and adults because of its graceful personality and dominating beauty. However, only a few know the true story of the merciful heart behind the devil. Once, she was a genuine young kind-hearted woman who was committed to guarding the Moors against harm. However, after her childhood lover, Stefan betrayed her by severing her wings; her heart eventually began to dark and turned into stone. Maleficent became a shadow of her former self, the evil queen of Moors, and striking her fears into everyone’s heart, especially those close to her.
She became cruel and sadistic and proved to be a cold stone at many places in the story. However, her love towards Aurora and friendship with Diaval shows that evil has a soft corner in her heart for those who deserve her respect. Despite her dark side, the character switches two beautiful sides of a coin, one watching Stefan plead for his young daughter’s life and another crying to save her people. Additionally, she has the ability to heal herself much faster than humans. She can fly at an incredible speed with her wings and unable to die by natural means, proving her an impressive fantasy character like an owl.
- IMDB: 7/10
- Rotten Tomatoes: 95% AS
2. Thanos – Avengers Endgame
The most discussed evil this year comes out of a hulk size stature named Thanos. He commands the most expensive army of the universe to fulfill his evil plans to transverse light-years. Undoubtedly, he is a historically huge protagonist smash with the appearance in Guardians of the Galaxy; opposing Star Lord leather jacket, followed by Avengers: Infinity War. Thanks to the character player, Marvel has succeeded in creating a big-voiced compelling and complex villain worthy of being into mythical of history.
Despite his demonic intentions, people of his ideology like him for being cruel and merciless. Also, critics have appreciated his phenomenal play to keep audiences engaged throughout the story. His rampage takes out an entire universe along with multiple galaxies and several superheroes along the way. Thanos has been succeeded to epitomize the adage for every devil believing him as the hero of his ideology as he doesn’t want planets to suffer from over pollution as he saw his homeland Titan decaying. This made him believe that e is the only one who is doing what needs to be done. He takes pleasure in killing with immense satisfaction on his face. Well, this makes him the cruelest villain of all time.
- IMDB: 8.5/10
- Rotten Tomatoes: 95% AS
3. Genie- Aladdin
According to a survey conducted by Stella Hughson, Customer Support Executive – Australian Master, “Genie is everyone’s favorite mythical character on the list of fantasy Characters.” The reason is, as the Genie of the lamp, he has to grant three wishes to the holder, who may not want to have such a blessing at least once in a lifetime? He is awarded some phenomenal cosmic strengths which are confined to an itty bitty living space. There is not much known about the character, including his real name, just the fact that he was trapped in his lamp from 10,000 years.
Unlike, many people may not expect the attributes from a Genie having many magical powers; he is fun-loving, kind-hearted, and a lively character that is rarely seen without a big smile on his face. He loves to impersonate other forms and crack jokes to help ease tense and severe situations. He is intelligent, wise, and adequate to give comfort and advice to his owners. He is such an adorable friend to trust when in trouble. That is why the character is very popular among children of every age group.
- IMDB: 7.1/10
- Rotten Tomatoes: 94% AS
4. Hellboy – Hellboy
In the magical world of mythical graphic novels, Hellboy is a nuanced and unique character who is simultaneously inhuman and deeply human. As per the Character Analysis by Richard Scotsman, Fiction Writer, King Essay, “The depth and complexity of the character are because he is a complete intellectual property of his creator named Mike Mignola. The creator has a license to do so much more with the attributes working on the character owned by the publisher.”
Audiences love the character for his kind heartiness yet being disastrous for devils. Fans consider it the most significant mythical creation of the century. Hellboy is the 7th most popular 2019 action character and the 6th most famous of all time. Hellboy is described by fans as a cult hit, awesome, interesting, and could have been better. There were a number of creative constraints concerning the behavior and the story surrounding the character throughout the timeline.
The character of Hellboy has incredible creative freedom with several traits that allow him to come up with more complex yet interesting issues than other mythical comic book characters. Also, the most apparent beauty of Hellboy is that; despite his multiple attempts to behave and appear more like a human, he is an incredibly vast and robust demon.
Factually, the character turns out to be an heir to the duke of hell and finds himself as a key to the destruction of the world grafted onto his right arm as a permanent stone head. He has a distinct origin with the above mentioned hand of doom and bright red skin along with a prominent set of demonic horns.
- IMDB: 5.2/10
- Rotten Tomatoes: 80% AS
5. Aquaman – Aquaman
Aquaman, also known as Arthur, is a half-Atlantian and half-human of Queen of Atlantis and Tom Curry. In a young age, he grappled his emerging abilities, including powers, to telepathically communicate with marine life and superhuman strength of diverting waters. After the death of his father, he came to know about his true heritage.
Then the story gets a spark of a life long struggle to let him accept the responsibility of his birthright as the deserving true heir of Atlantis crown. The character spectacularly succeeded in acquiring the Atlantic crown and saving Earth from its Oceans. Along the way, he was presented in his spectacular classic gold-green outfit. The character liked by the teen audience more as the fresh look to the wall of DC.
- IMDB: 7/10
- Rotten Tomatoes: 75% AS
Haven’t you seen them yet? If you like the above five characters and if the article makes you excited to see them all as soon as possible, then just grab some popcorns and get to your couch to have a fantastic experience of a visual treat!
Claudia Jeffrey is a qualified Digital Marketer and Content Writer. She has rich work experience with many reputable organizations, including Word Count Jet. Currently, Claudia is working as a content strategist at Crowd Writer. She enjoys fantasy movies a lot.