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Flynn Rider
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Age 25
Status Alive
Height 6'3"
Weight 195
Eye Color Light Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Portrayed By Zachary Levi

Eugene Fitzherbert/Flynn Rider (born as Horace) comes off as cocky, arrogant and a little bit self-centered. He is overly concerned about money, wealth and the tiara he wishes to regain from Rapunzel. However, when one gets to know him, he is sensitive, laid back and good-hearted. As an experienced thief, he is skilled in escaping the authorities, hiding out and stealing right from under people's noses.

Thus, he is agile, strong and quick-witted. Flynn's talents also include fencing, horseback riding, scaling, fighting and maneuvering over high walls and towers and "superhuman good looks", which unfortunately have no effect on Rapunzel. For the first part of the film, he is solely focused on thieving and increasing his personal bank, aspiring to bask in his wealth one day on his own private island. However, as he begins to fall in love with Rapunzel, he transforms into a more compassionate, chivalrous and trustworthy person, and changes his priorities. He even willingly gives the tiara to the Stabbington Brothers to keep them off their back, (although he never quite loses his initial cockiness and tendency to cause mischief.)

Flynn loses sight of the importance of becoming rich as he fights to be with Rapunzel. By the end of the film, Flynn's love for her has grown to the point where he is willing to die so that she can be free. In the ending narration, he claims to have given up thieving.

Physical Appearance

Flynn is a handsome, dashing young man of average height and muscular athletic build. He has short, dark-brown hair, that falls a bit into his light brown eyes, and a scruffy goatee on the end of his chin. He is 23 years old, making him five years older than Rapunzel.

Flynn Towards Women

Flynn's sexy and flirtatious face

Flynn would NEVER EVER hit or fight a woman. Even when Mother Gothel stabbed him from behind, he still would NEVER hit or fight a woman. When he meets Rapunzel for the first time, he instantly cannot take his eyes off her from her beauty.

"Hi." Flynn says to Rapunzel. He makes a flirtatious and sexy face.

He speaks gently and kindly towards women. Flynn is also quite the ladies man and he is sometimes flirtatious. The only time Flynn has ever yelled at a woman was at Rapunzel. "OH, COME ON! What is it gonna take for me to get my satchel back?" Flynn yells at Rapunzel. She holds the frying pan to his face. He instantly puts his hands up for yelling at her (thinking).

Flynn Towards Men

Flynn would fight any man who would hurt Rapunzel. When Rapunzel and Flynn flee out of the cave, Flynn has a frying pan. He whacks and hits the guards with it, knocking them out. Later on in the film, Flynn is wrongly arrested and sees the Stabbington Brothers in a prison cell. Furious, he slams his body into a guard. Just after, Flynn head-butts the other guard and slams one of the Stabbington Brothers' against the cell door.

"How did you know about her!? Tell me, now!" Flynn yells. "It wasn't us! It was the old lady." the Stabbington Brother honestly replies. "Old lady?" Flynn says, confused. He then is taken by the guards.

Tangled

When the very pregnant queen, falls ill, her subjects concoct an elixir with a flower grown from a drop of sunlight. The medicine restores the queen's health and bestows magical healing powers to the unborn child. However, an evil and jealous woman named Mother Gothel kidnaps the little princess, Rapunzel, soon after birth, as she had originally hoarded the flower's special abilities to keep herself young and beautiful for hundreds of years. Mother Gothel locks Rapunzel in a tower away from the outside world and tells Rapunzel that the world is dangerous and full of horrible, selfish people.

Rapunzel, believing her mother's lies, stays within her tower, yet every year on her birthday, Rapunzel witnesses a festival of floating lights in a nearby kingdom, unaware that it is in remembrance of her birthday and the hope that she will one day return. She dreams of one day going to the kingdom to see the festival. Finally on her eighteenth birthday, she gathers the courage to ask Mother Gothel to take her to the festival, yet Mother Gothel bluntly refuses, and orders Rapunzel never to ask to leave the tower again. That same day, Flynn Rider, a charming and handsome thief, decides to use Rapunzel's tower as a hiding place after stealing the crown jewels. Rapunzel captures him, takes the satchel containing the jewels, and holds Flynn hostage until he agrees to help her escape the tower and escort her to the festival in exchange for the satchel. To distract her mother, Rapunzel asks for a special paint made from seashells for her birthday, which would take three days to retrieve.

Rapunzel and Flynn leave the tower, and end up involved in several mishaps, and grow to respect and depend upon each other. At one point, Rapunzel reveals her backstory to Flynn. According to Mother Gothel, people wanted Rapunzel because of her magic hair, and so she was locked in the tower for her safety. However, if her hair is ever cut, it would lose its power and turn brown. Mother Gothel, having learned of Rapunzel's escape, follows and confronts Rapunzel. When Rapunzel refuses to go back home, Mother Gothel gives her the satchel telling her that it is the only reason Flynn agreed to take her to the Festival. Mother Gothel also hires two thugs for a larger scheme.

During the festival Rapunzel and Flynn grow closer and begin to fall in love, before he takes her out on a boat to finally see the floating lights. Now sure that Flynn's feelings for her are genuine, Rapunzel gives back his Satchel. After returning to the shore, Mother Gothel enacts her plan, and the thugs attempt to kidnap Rapunzel for her hair, and frame Flynn as having abandoned her and running off with the satchel. Mother Gothel fakes Rapunzel's rescue and takes Rapunzel back to the tower.

Rapunzel, heartbroken over Flynn's betrayal, agrees with Mother Gothel to never leave the tower again. However, after examining the kingdom's emblem on a flag from the festival she realizes that the same design, a sunburst, is embedded in everything she has painted. This awakens Rapunzel's early memories, and she realizes that she is the kingdom's lost Princess. She confronts Mother Gothel, and after learning the truth she swears that she will no longer be used by her "Mother" anymore.

Flynn stabbed by Mother Gothel

Flynn soon arrives, and attempts to rescue Rapunzel. However, he finds her bound and gagged and is stabbed by Mother Gothel in the process. Rapunzel, hoping to use her hair to heal him, bargains with Mother Gothel that should she let her help Flynn, she will go with her willingly. Mother Gothel agrees, yet Flynn would rather die than let Rapunzel sacrifice her freedom and cuts her hair, causing it to lose its power and turn brown. As the hair's magic disappears, Mother Gothel rapidly ages and her body crumbles into dust. Now with no way to heal him, Rapunzel helplessly holds Flynn as he dies from his wounds shortly afterwards, but not before confirming his love for her. However, in her sorrow Rapunzel is able to finish her healing incantation and a single tear drop revives him.

Flynn reunites Rapunzel with her parents and among a kingdom wide celebration she takes her rightful place as Princess. Flynn informs the audience that Rapunzel ruled the kingdom fairly and wisely for many years and was beloved by the people. He also reveals that some years later after the celebration, he proposed and the two were married and are living happily ever after.

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