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The Grinch

In the classic Dr. Seuss book, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, the Grinch is a green furry recluse who despises Christmas and plots to ruin the holiday for the people of Whoville. Will he succeed or perhaps have a change of heart?

Disgust

In Inside Out, Disgust (voiced by Mindy Kaling) acts to protect Riley from things or people that could potentially hurt her. Even though she may come across as opinionated and snobby, she has the best of intentions and her honesty only helps to protect Riley.

Shrek

Shrek

Shrek (voiced by Mike Myers) is an ogre who prides himself on being big, green, and terrifying. He embarks on a quest to save Princess Fiona, and they fall in love despite their differences. For this costume, the vest will need tweaking to get the same cropped look.

Gamora

Gamora

In Guardians of the Galaxy, Gamora (Zoe Saldana) is an orphan from an alien world who’s trained by Thanos to be a fierce warrior and his personal assassin. When Peter Quill steals an orb, it’s Gamora who’s sent to reclaim it.

Blanka

Blanka

Blanka makes his first appearance in Street Fighter II. As a child, he becomes stranded in the Amazon after a plane crash. There he becomes exposed to electric eels that mutate his appearance and give him his electric powers.

Elphaba

Elphaba from Wicked

Wicked gives the backstory of Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of Oz. Born with green skin, she’s is neglected in favor of her beautiful sister Nessarose. When Elphaba starts college, she’s ignored in favor of her popular roommate Galinda. When they’re ready to fly, Galinda gets a bubble while Elphaba gets a dirty broomstick. How’s that fair?

Hulk

The Incredible Hulk

Bruce Banner was once a reserved physicist who got caught in the blast of a gamma bomb. Now when he’s angered, he turns into The Hulk. Though Banner often loses his cool, amazingly he never loses his pants when he transforms into his green alter ego. Unless you’re already built like The Hulk, you may want to consider enhancing your muscles with a muscle suit.