10-E.T. AND ELLIOTT
Of course, all these "litle kid befriends a supernatural creature" movie owe it to this movie. This movie was the best of its kids, showing how, through their friendship, Elliot's life becomes more stable and peaceful, and E.T. learns a lot more about Earth and the human race.
It's also great because, even though E.T. needs to go back to his home planet, he knows he'll always remember and treasure his friendship with Elliot. Which is why the ending of the first "Equestria Girls" movie rubbed me the wrong way, Sunset Shimmer choosing to stay on Earth rather than go back to Equestria, where she belongs.
9-FRODO BAGGINS AND SAM GAMGEE
This is one of the sweetest and most tender friendships ever put on film. Sam isn't a great warrior, or a powerful wizard, or a magical elf. But throigh his kind words, his wise advice, and his determination to protect Frodo from all harm, Frodo manages to make it through the entire trip to Mount Doom.
Yeah, he did try to use the Ring at the end, but without Sam's friendship, Frodo would have just become another Gollum.
8-THE KIDS FROM "STAND BY ME"
In my opinion, "Stand By Me" is the best movie ever made. It's amazing how they manage to create this grand, epic adventure with no aliens or wizards or superheroes, just a bunch of kids going a rip through the woods.
And the key element of this ois the friendship the kids share. These kids swear, smoke, tell each other stories about projectile votiming. But they have a good heart, and they will stand by each other, no matter what, hence the title. They respect each other and understand each othr, with their different quirks and personalities.
7-CLARK KENT AND JIMMY OLSEN
If there's one thing Superman needs, is someone to keep him grounded. And Jimmy Olsen is perfect for that role. He's kind, sweet, friendly and affable. He's alays there if eiother Superman or Clark Kent need his help. Despite all the crap each of them have gone through in their lives, in their respective universes, they know they can count on each other.
6-HOGARTH AND THE IRON GIANT
Of course, I'd be remiss if I didnb't put this one on the list.
This one is very similar to E.T.: through their friendship, Hogart learns to sot out his personal issues, and the Iron Giant learns that he doesn't need to be a weapon of mass destruction and that he has a choice.
The conversation they have about wether the Iron Giant has a soul or not is one of the most hining exaples of each one learning from the other through their friendship.
SAnd of course, the scene where the Iron Giant sacrifices himself to save the town gets me everytime.
5-APRIL O'NEIL AND THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES
Just like Superman, the Ninja Turtles need someone to act as their conection to the human world.And no one fits this role better than April O'Neil.
No matter what universe they live in, the Ninja Turtles can always count on April to have their back.
And it's great because in the older shows and the older movies April provided moral support and friendly advice. In the new movies and the new TV show, April still provides that, but also fights side-by-side with the Ninja Turtles.
4-KEIICHI MORISATO, URD AND SKULD
Keiichi's relationship with Urd and Skuld is different than the one he has with Belldandy. Wih Belldandy, there's an obvious romantic attraction. Not so much with Urd and Skuld. They each started out antagonizing Keiuichi, and they kind of still do, Urd getting too caught up in her potions and Skuld too caught in her inventions.
But still, they remain Keiichi's best friend Keichi knows he can always count on Urd to give him wise advice, or just words of encouragemt. And Skuld's attempts to keep Keiichi and Belldandy's relationship pure bring them closer together, since Keiichi himself wants his relationship with Belldandy to remain pure.
3-THE Z FIGHTERS
The Z Fighters are perhaps the oddest team you can think of. They come from different walks of life. Some of them knew each other since childhood. Others started out as villains. But one thing is for sure, when the chips are down, they are eady to stand by each other.
Yeah, they'll quarrel, they'll argue, but when a common enemy threatens their lives, they'll do whatever it takes to help each other and see the battle through the end.
2-KIRK, SPOCK AND MCCOY
One is cold and logical. The other one is reckless and stubborn.And the third out is cynical and grouchy. And despite that, they remain the best of friends. Whenever a new adventure awaits, whenever it's time to explore the unknown or save the universe, these three will alays work together to make it to the end. And again, through their friendship, they learn from each other. Spock learns not to bottle up his feelings so much. Kirk learns to think before he acts. And McCoy learns to not be such a sourpuss and to be kinder and gentler.
1-THE MANE SIX
And of course, the number one spot has to go to the Mane Six. Twilight Sparkle, Pinkie Pie, Applejack, Fluttershy, Rarity and Rainbow Dash literaly get their power from friendship.
And no matter what happens, they maintain said friendship.
Sometimes they argue and quarrel. Sometimes their very different and unique personalities clsh. Sometiumes they make mistakes that end up hurting the others.
But they never stop being friends. They'll always have each other backs, and they take friendship to the point that they are almost family.
No matter what their diffeences may be, the Mane Six will alqays remain the best of friends.