Minion
Minion characters pose on the yellow carpet arrivals area at the American premiere of the animated film ''Despicable Me 2'' at Universal CityWalk and Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California June 22, 2013.Reuters

With Halloween just two days away, adults and children alike have started looking for appropriate costumes for the festival. The list of top Halloween costume searches for this season, released by search engine giant Google, revealed that people have been heavily influenced by the 2013 pop culture.

Here are top 10 Halloween costumes searches of the year, according to Google:

1) Minion: The top trending costume of the year is the Minion. The adorable character from "Despicable Me" seems to have stolen the hearts of both the young and old.

Minion characters pose on the yellow carpet arrivals area at the American premiere of the animated film ''Despicable Me 2'' at Universal CityWalk and Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California June 22, 2013.
Minion characters pose on the yellow carpet arrivals area at the American premiere of the animated film ''Despicable Me 2'' at Universal CityWalk and Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California June 22, 2013.

2) Breaking Bad: The drama television series, created and produced by Vince Gilligan, is considered as one of the greatest TV shows of all time and its finale was aired on 29 September.

The cast from AMC's series ''Breaking Bad'' poses backstage with their awards for Outstanding Drama Series at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles September 22, 2013.
The cast from AMC's series ''Breaking Bad'' poses backstage with their awards for Outstanding Drama Series at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles September 22, 2013.

3) Fox: Ylvis' YouTube video "The Fox," has got more than 170 million hits since its release on 3 September. It made it to the Billboard Hot 100 list.

Ylvis’ video, The Fox
Ylvis’ video, The Fox

4) Duck Dynasty: The search for the costumes of the popular reality television series is much higher this year than previous years.

The cast from the
The cast from the "Duck Dynasty" reality television series arrive at the 48th ACM Awards in Las Vegas April 7, 2013.

5) Miley Cyrus: The pop singer is on the list of most searched Halloween costumes along with Robin Thicke, indicating their controversial act at the recent MTV VMAs. Socialite and hotel heiress Paris Hilton was spotted wearing an outrageously skimpy outfit similar to Miley's at a recent Halloween party.

Miley Cyrus at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Sunday night.
Miley Cyrus at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Sunday night.

6) Minecraft: The sandbox indie online building game, which allows players to build constructions from textured cubes, may inspire people to dress in cubes this Halloween.

A woman is seen dressed up as the character
A woman is seen dressed up as the character "Creeper" from the video game Minecraft during the Comic-Con international convention in San Diego, California July 13, 2012.

7) Daenerys: The character in fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones, created for HBO, appears to be hot in the list of Halloween costumes this year.

Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys in Game of Thrones'  is up for her first Emmy
Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys in Game of Thrones' is up for her first Emmy

8) Batman: The search for Batman has shot up this year, perhaps over reports that Ben Affleck was initially reluctant to act in the upcoming "Batman vs. Superman".

Christian Bale in a scene from ''The Dark Knight Rises''.
Christian Bale in a scene from ''The Dark Knight Rises''.

9) Gatsby dress: People seem to love the fashion in "The Great Gatsby" directed by Baz Luhrmann and featuring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan.

The Great Gatsby still
The Great Gatsby still

10) Daft Punk: Search for Daft Punk costumes has increased manifold. The electronic music duo - Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter - released Random Access Memories this year to critical acclaim.

Musicians Thomas Banglater and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk pose at the world premiere of the film ''TRON: Legacy'' in Hollywood, California, December 11, 2010.
Musicians Thomas Banglater and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk pose at the world premiere of the film ''TRON: Legacy'' in Hollywood, California, December 11, 2010.