1. A movie by the same name. 2. The "anti-hero" protagonist in the movie by the same name. The character appeals to teenagers and young adults for his indifference to standard areas of conformity facing adolescents: Napoleon is indifferent to popularity among peers-- he not only does not try to be popular or athletic; he does not care to be. This quality in Napoleaon appeals winningly to adolescents who are pressured to conform to their peer groups' ideals.
Naopleon's unselfish loyalty to "outsider" ethnic minorty, Pedro, appeals to adolescents as well as to adults. Depsite Napoleon's lack of conformity he succeeds in several aspects of his life as depicted in the film.
Napoleon Dynamite is indefferent to acceptance by his peers.
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