The Best Marvel Villains Fictional Characters
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The Best Marvel Villains

List Criteria: Must be from the Marvel Universe only. No other publishers.

The best Marvel villains are the men and women at the root of the best superheros' existences. These spectacular bad guys are the best of the worst super villains and they're all listed here. There are several elements that make a great Marvel villain: they have to be relentless in their pursuit of evil, unstoppable by normal crime fighters, and have an excellent backstory that makes you root for them almost as much as you root against them. These are characters that were introduced in the greatest comic books of all time and came to shape in some of the best superhero movies ever. Whether you like the bad guys with a relatable origin that lead to their destructive bent (Magneto), or a super villain that's super bad (Loki), there are some ultimate baddies on this Marvel Villains list.

Who is the best comic book villain? Who is the best superhero nemesis? Who are the top Marvel villains? Vote on this list of the greatest Marvel villains and find out! If you think one of these super villains isn't worth a match-up with a Powerpuff Girl, vote them down. If your favorite Marvel villain isn't on the list, add them so they can compete for the title of best Marvel villain.
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  1. 1
    Up 327
    Down 85
    X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: First Class, Magneto More
    100
  2. 2
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    Down 97

    the people's #1
    Doctor Doom

    The Fantastic Four, The Fantastic Four, Fantastic Four More
    96
  3. 3
    Up 271
    Down 80
    Thor: The Dark World, Thor, The Avengers More
    90
  4. 4
    Up 210
    Down 126
    Ultimate Spider-Man, Spider-Man 3, Spider-Man More
    84
  5. 5
    Up 160
    Down 141

    most listed
    Dr. Otto Octavius

    Ultimate Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Marvel Universe More
    80
  6. 6
    Up 188
    Down 111
    Marvel Universe More
    80
  7. 7
    Up 172
    Down 103
    Spider-Man, Spider-Man 3, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 More
    79
  8. 8
    Up 130
    Down 76

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Juggernaut

    X-Men: The Last Stand, Marvel Universe More
    72
  9. 9
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    Down 47

    ranked low on reranks
    Apocalypse

    Marvel Universe More
    71
  10. 10
    Up 176
    Down 87
    Captain America, Captain America: The First Avenger, Marvel Universe More
    69
  11. 11
    Up 172
    Down 37
    Marvel Universe More
    68
    added by: dlewisxc
  12. 12
    Up 170
    Down 45
    The Avengers: Age of Ultron More
    66
    added by: wiabux
  13. 13
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Kingpin

    Daredevil vs. Spider-Man, Daredevil, Marvel Universe More
    66
  14. 14
    Up 152
    Down 100

    Sabretooth

    65
  15. 15
    Up 152
    Down 77
    Deadpool, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Hulk Vs More
    64
  16. 16
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Bullseye

    59
  17. 17
    Up 163
    Down 48

    ranked low on reranks
    Mystique

    Epic Movie, X-Men: First Class, X-Men: The Last Stand More
    59
  18. 18
    Up 110
    Down 41
    Marvel Universe More
    58
    added by: wiabux
  19. 19
    Up 92
    Down 71
    The Invincible Iron Man, Iron Man 3, Marvel Universe More
    53
    added by: wiabux
  20. 20
    Up 88
    Down 27
    Marvel Universe More
    52
  21. 21
    Up 78
    Down 103
    Original Sin, Ghost Rider, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance More
    48
  22. 22
    Up 107
    Down 55
    Wolverine and the X-Men, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, X-Men: First Class More
    47
  23. 23
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    Down 84
    Marvel Universe More
    47
    added by: wiabux
  24. 24
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    The Amazing Spider-Man 2 More
    44
  25. 25
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    Down 81
    44
  26. 26
    Up 72
    Down 74
    Hulk Vs, Marvel Universe More
    42
  27. 27
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    Down 95
    The Incredible Hulk, Marvel Universe More
    41
  28. 28
    Up 45
    Down 51
    Spider-Man 3 More
    40
    added by: BushWanker
  29. 29
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    X2, Hulk Vs, Marvel Universe More
    40
  30. 30
    Up 49
    Down 46
    Marvel Universe More
    40
    added by: BushWanker
  31. 31
    Up 55
    Down 79
    The Wolverine, Marvel Universe More
    39
    added by: wiabux
  32. 32
    Up 30
    Down 33
    38
    added by: jim4stek
  33. 33
    Up 27
    Down 13

    Sentinels

    Marvel Universe More
    38
    added by: Charley Feldman
  34. 34
    Up 66
    Down 56
    Thor: Tales of Asgard, Marvel Universe More
    38
    added by: coltonacombs
  35. 35
    Up 26
    Down 21
    Marvel Universe More
    38
    added by: charlesminorversion1
  36. 36
    Up 57
    Down 124

    MODOK

    38
  37. 37
    Up 17
    Down 26
    Marvel Universe More
    32
    added by: charlesminorversion1
  38. 38
    Up 19
    Down 71
    Marvel Universe More
    31
    added by: BushWanker
  39. 39
    Up 26
    Down 49
    Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel Universe More
    30
    added by: JakeFraser
  40. 40
    Up 34
    Down 88
    Marvel Universe More
    30
    added by: vehemon
  41. 41
    Up 12
    Down 28
    The Incredible Hulk More
    30
    added by: charlesminorversion1
  42. 42
    Up 38
    Down 110

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Baron Mordo

    Doctor Strange: The Sorcerer Supreme, Marvel Universe More
    29
  43. 43
    Up 23
    Down 79

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Blob

    X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Marvel Universe More
    28
    added by: BushWanker
  44. 44
    Up 51
    Down 26

    ranked low on reranks
    Phoenix Force

    Marvel Universe More
    25
    added by: graser20
  45. 45
    Up 26
    Down 19
    Marvel Universe More
    21
    added by: cortezazuca
  46. 46
    Up 12
    Down 11
    Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel Universe More
    20
    added by: rahulmishra84474
  47. 47
    Up 8
    Down 12
    18
    added by: charlesminorversion1
  48. 48
    Up 8
    Down 13
    Marvel Universe More
    17
    added by: charlesminorversion1
  49. 49
    Up 4
    Down 9

    new! Magus

    17
    added by: charlesminorversion1
  50. 50
    Up 3
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    new! Blastarr

    16
    added by: charlesminorversion1
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