The Greatest Animated Disney Villains Film Characters
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The Greatest Animated Disney Villains

List Criteria: Villain characters from Disney animated movies computer-animated films

Who is the greatest animated Disney villain? Everyone, it seems, has a favorite. Over the decades, Disney movies have given movie goers some of the most dastardly villains in cinema history. They may be animated, but that doesn't mean they aren't, well, mean! This list includes some of the best Disney movie villains ever but are specifically villians in animated movies, so be sure to vote for your favorites, vote down the villains you don't think are worthy of the top spots, and add any disney villains who are missing.

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Disney villains come in many forms. Some, like the evil sorcerer Jafar ('Aladdin') and the "Mistress of All Evil,' Maleficent ('Sleeping Beauty'), have magical powers that allow them to wreak havoc on their poor, unsuspecting victims. Great Walt Disney movie villains may also be "regular" people who are simply bad apples.

Speaking of bad apples, Queen Grimhilde, from Disney's classic 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,' didn't necessarily have magical powers, but she was cruel beyond measure to Snow White, and a schemer of the highest order. Certainly, the same could be said of the horrible, no good Cruella de Vil from Disney's '101 Dalmatians.'

Rank: The Best Movie Villains of All Time

Some of the best Disney movie villains aren't even human. Examples? How about the evil python Kaa from 'The Jungle Book'? And without question Scar, the power hungry, sinister baby brother of Mufasa in 'The Lion King' is worthy of a spot on this list. Finally, last but certainly not least, the Big Bad Wolf from Walt Disney's 'Three Little Pigs' is a menacing character.

Which Disney film villain is your favorite?
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    Maleficent

    Sleeping Beauty More
    100
  2. 2
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    The Lion King More
    96
  3. 3
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    The Little Mermaid, Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of ... More
    90
  4. 4
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    The Return of Jafar, Aladdin More
    90
  5. 5
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Captain Hook

    Peter Pan, Peter Pan, Hook More
    83
  6. 6
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    Hercules More
    81
  7. 7
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    101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure, 101 Dalmatians, One Hundred ... More
    79
  8. 9
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    Beauty and the Beast More
    74
  9. 10
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    Adventures of Mowgli, The Jungle Book More
    73
  10. 11
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    Cinderella, Cinderella II: Dreams Come True, Cinderella III: A Twist in ... More
    70
  11. 12
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    The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Hunchback of Notre Dame More
    69
  12. 13
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    Kronk's New Groove, The Emperor's New Groove More
    68
  13. 14
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    Tangled More
    68
  14. 15
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    Alice in Wonderland, Alice in Wonderland, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ... More
    65
  15. 16
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    The Princess and the Frog More
    65
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    Queen

    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Mirror Mirror, Snow White Christmas More
    63
  17. 18
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    The Jungle Book, Adventures of Mowgli More
    61
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    Mulan, Reflections on Ice: Michelle Kwan Skates to the Music of Disney's ... More
    60
  19. 20
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    Toy Story 3 More
    59
    added by: Bootsdad
  20. 21
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    The Great Mouse Detective More
    58
  21. 22
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    Robin Hood, Robin Hood: Men in Tights More
    55
  22. 23
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    King Candy/ Turbo

    Wreck it Ralph More
    55
    added by: Method2Madness
  23. 24
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    The Black Cauldron More
    51
  24. 25
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    Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves More
    50
  25. 26
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    WALL-E More
    49
    added by: maltron66
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    Davy Jones

    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Pirates of the Caribbean: At ... More
    46
  27. 28
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    Tarzan More
    45
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    Lilo & Stitch More
    44
    added by: Method2Madness
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Stromboli

    Pinocchio, Geppetto More
    44
  30. 31
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    often listed
    Edgar Balthazar

    The Aristocats More
    43
    added by: Method2Madness
  31. 32
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    The Rescuers More
    43
  32. 33
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    Toy Story More
    43
  33. 34
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    Neverland, Peter Pan, Peter Pan More
    43
  34. 35
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    Madam Mim

    The Sword in the Stone More
    42
  35. 36
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    Oogie Boogie

    42
  36. 37
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    Hans

    42
  37. 38
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    Pocahontas More
    41
  38. 39
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    ranked low on reranks
    The Evil Queen

    41
  39. 40
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    Meet the Robinsons More
    40
  40. 41
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    The Rescuers Down Under More
    40
  41. 42
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    A Goofy Movie More
    40
  42. 43
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    Cinderella II: Dreams Come True, Cinderella III: A Twist in Time, ... More
    39
    added by: moosiclvr
  43. 44
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    Atlantis: The Lost Empire More
    38
    added by: Method2Madness
  44. 45
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    ranked low on reranks
    Horace and Jasper

    37
    added by: wiabux
    101 Dalmatians
  45. 46
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    Pinocchio More
    37
    added by: wiabux
  46. 47
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    Cinderella, Cinderella II: Dreams Come True, Cinderella III: A Twist in ... More
    36
    added by: moosiclvr
  47. 48
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    Cars More
    36
    added by: Bootsdad
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Man

    Bambi More
    36
    added by: rozjen
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    ranked low on reranks
    Mad Madam Mim

    The Sword in the Stone More
    34
    added by: BadBadThing
  50. 51
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    The Headless Horseman

    34
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