We all love Baby Groot of course, but in the first Guardians movie he’s Man Groot—7 feet tall and the strong-and-silent type?
On an outlaw planet, these kids come begging for food and try to steal all their wallets, and Groot grows a flower for a girl.
In a fight scene, he grows his arm as a dagger that stabs half a dozen men, whose bodies he proceeds to slam around the room in a rampage. He then turns to his two onlooking teammates and this smile:
He grows his own food:
And he can make these lights: