Jack and Jill are a married, outlaw couple in the film Puss in Boots. Initially revealed to be the main antagonists, they are later turned into supporting villains near the end of the film.
Mean and greedy, Jack and Jill are two nasty outlaws united in a life of crime. They are both brutish and violent. However, Jack seems to have a more sensitive side: Throughout the film, he suggests to Jill that they settle down and raise a child together, such as his favorite piglet Hamhock. Jill, however, is completely against the idea, preferring the criminal life instead.
BiographyPuss in Boots, Jack and Jill are in the possession of the magic beans from the Jack and the Beanstalk story, which Puss, Kitty Softpaws and Humpty Dumpty manage to steal to get into the giant's keep. However, it is revealed later that Jack and Jill were in cahoots with Humpty and Kitty to take the Golden Goose and trick Puss into being imprisoned in his home town. But when the Great Terror arrives to retrieve Golden Goose, its baby, Jack and Jill try to steal the Goose when Humpty had a change of heart and tried to help Puss lure the Great Terror away from San Ricardo, only for the couple to be stomped on by the Terror. During the credits, Jack and Jill are seen in full body casts.
Personality & Traits
Throughout the film, Jack tries convincing Jill that they should have a family but she assumes that they should be taking care of their piglets.
- Their names are derived from the nursery rhyme "Jack and Jill".
- When the two are in their hotel room, Jill references the events of the nursery rhyme saying "ever since you [Jack] fell down that hill and broke your crown you've been nothing but crazy talk".
- Jack and Jill are presumably based on the notorious outlaws, Bonnie & Clyde.
- Jill's voice actress, Amy Sedaris, also voiced Cinderella in Shrek the Third.