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Greatest Movie Villains of All Time

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Darth Vader Report Abuse
His over the top black robotic costume and legendary voice have become international symbols for "The Bad Guy". Vader made such a great villain because he was violently dangerous and corrupt yet still mysterious and cool. All great villains have that combination of repulsion and attraction that make you secretly admire them while still wishing you never run into them.
162 points - added 10 years ago by pxc0 - 1 comment
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Darth Vader is THE very synonym of 'Villain'.
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Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) - The Silence Of The Lambs (1991) Report Abuse
Hopkins portrayal of Hannibal the Cannibal was like a bombshell, both shocking and fascinating audiences. Lecter was suave, cultured and brilliant yet he was a sociopath capable of the most horrific crimes imaginable. His outward appearance and demeanor was unlike any other killer portrayed in the movies and for that reason he became a cultural icon.
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The Shark - Jaws (1975) Report Abuse
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This villain made everyone afraid to go to the beach - and people are STILL scared!
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Freddy Krueger [Robert Englund] - A Nightmare on Elm Street [1984] Report Abuse
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It's freddy....cultural icon of 2 generations!
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Nosferatu (Max Schreck) - Nosferatu (1922) Report Abuse
The original vampire film.
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The Joker (Heath Ledger) - The Dark Knight (2008) Report Abuse
Although this may be a very recent performance and history has yet to determine how it will be remembered, Heath Ledger's Joker was unlike anything audiences had seen for superhero movies. The anarchic Joker blends the wild, anti-establishment attitude of the rebel with the dark, directionless nihilism of the violent schizophrenic. The result is a chilling villain who fascinates and terrifies.
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Cato (Alexander Ludwig) - The Hunger Games (2012) Report Abuse
A thug like tribute from District 2, Cato was the sadistic ringleader of the Career Tributes. He was the last to die because the "Star Crossed Lovers of District 12" decided not to kill eachother.
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Cato could never be a villain. Katniss Everdeen is the true villain from The Hunger Games.
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Alien in "The alien" Report Abuse
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Regan MacNeil/Satan (Linda Blair) - The Exorcist (1973) Report Abuse
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Technically not a villain,but a victim,well done nonetheless.
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Amon Goeth (Ralph Fiennes) - Schindler's List (1993) Report Abuse
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The fact that he was real should make any thinking person shiver.
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Nurse Ratched (Louise Fletcher) - One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (1975) Report Abuse
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Maleficent Report Abuse
She tried to kill an innocent baby only because she wasn't invited to a party! Pretty cruel.
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Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) - The Shining (1980) Report Abuse
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Lord Henry Blackwood (Mark Strong) - Sherlock Holmes (2009) Report Abuse
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Jimmy Conway (Robert De Niro) - Goodfellas Report Abuse
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Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins) - Psycho (1960) Report Abuse
An iconic character that is still the standard bearer for unnerving movie villains, Perkins portrayal of the psychotic, mother obsessed Norman Bates is one of the creepiest, most uncomfortable performances in cinema history. He might not be the most evil character on the list, but he was one of the darkest and still chills viewers to this day.
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The Wicked Witch Of The West (Margaret Hamilton) - The Wizard of OZ (1939) Report Abuse
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Alex Forrest (Glenn Close) - Fatal Attraction (1987) Report Abuse
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Glimmer (Leven Rambin) - The Hunger Games (2012) Report Abuse
One of the Career Tributes, she had a subtle romance with Cato. She died when Katniss dropped a nest of Tracker Jackers onto the Career pack.
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Lord Voldemort Report Abuse
The dark lord is the greatest most evil wizard of all time. has killed thousands to even millions and he looks scary. he has no nose and white skin. he will kill you as soon as he sees u especially if you r helping harry potter or r a mudblood
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Anton Chigurh (Javier Bardem) - No Country For Old Men (2007) Report Abuse
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Annie Wilkes (Kathy Bates) - Misery (1990) Report Abuse
The character of Annie Wilkes taps into our collective fears of being helpless and left to the whim of a madman. The character's outward sunny disposition and seemingly normal life hides a dark, twisted individual who is able to hide their psychosis and fool the world into thinking they are sane.
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Alex DeLarge (Malcolm McDowell) - A Clockwork Orange (1971) Report Abuse
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probably the most interesting villain ever created
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Michael Meyers - Halloween Films Report Abuse
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The Queen (Lucille LaVerne - voice) - Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937) Report Abuse
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The Queen was not the villain. Snow White was the main villain.
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Frank (Henry Fonda) - Once Upon a Time in the West Report Abuse
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Hans Gruber Report Abuse
Sexiest terrorist ever.
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Scar (Jeremy Irons)- The Lion King (1994) Report Abuse
He wanted to be king so badly that he was willing to kill his innocent nephew Simba, brother Mufasa, and anyone else who stood in his way. In addition to his heartlessness and cruelty, he has an incredible voice, great design, and cool song!
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Queen Narissa Report Abuse
Tried to kill step son's girlfriend.
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Not even in the same league as Vader,Lecter,Goeth or most of the others on this list.
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*This is from Enchanted.
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The Magisterium - The Golden Compass (2007) Report Abuse
They perform the intercision process to children to cut their daemons away
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Christopher Lee, Derek Jacobi and Nicole Kidman form part of the Magisterium
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Mr Bumble (Harry Secombe) - Oliver! (1968) Report Abuse
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Max Cady (Robert Mitchum) - Cape Fear (1962) Report Abuse
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Mr. Potter (Lionel Barrymore) - It's A Wonderful Life (1946) Report Abuse
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Hardly a thug is he.
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Cato would eat Mr Potter for breakfast and still be hungry..
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The Preacher [Robt. Mitchum in Night of the Hunter} Report Abuse
Absolutely creepy .Relentless hymm whistling,bible quoting serial slasher who talked to his knife while he bilked lonely women out of their savings.
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HAL 9000 (Douglas Rain - voice) - 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) Report Abuse
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Stansfield (Gary Oldman) LEON Report Abuse
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Katniss Everdeen - The Hunger Games Report Abuse
A devil-like female tribute from District 12, Katniss Everdeen was the sadistic, false and murderous victor of the 74th Hunger Games. She murdered Cato, Marvel, Glimmer, Gloss, President Coin and many others. She and the villain Peeta Mellark decided not to kill each other.
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Jason - Friday the 13th Films Report Abuse
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Hans Beckert (Peter Lorre) - M (1931) Report Abuse
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"Baby" Jane Hudson (What Ever Happened to Baby Jane) Report Abuse
More psychotic than evil, but she has occasional cruel intentions towards her younger sister.
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Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger) - The Terminator (1984) Report Abuse
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Jafar (Aladdin) Report Abuse
One word to describe him: Cruel.
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Sweeney Todd {Tod Slaughter-The Demon Barber of Fleet St 1936} Report Abuse
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Technically he's not a villain. Just an honest man hell bent on revenge
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Tod Slaughter is magnificent in his portrayal of the gleeful,leering mass murderer Sweeney Todd. If you have never seen a Tod Slaughter movie you have never seen the King of movie villains.
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Gaer Grimsrud [Peter Stormare] - Fargo [1996] Report Abuse
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Phyllis Dietrichson (Barbara Stanwyck) - Double Indemnity (1944) Report Abuse
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