The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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These are the greatest, most vile movie characters we love to hate, ranked by the wisdom of the crowd. Anyone can contribute to this list of great villains, which makes this ranking an accurate, real-time reflection of the crowd's collective opinion.

Who are the greatest villains of all time? These movie bad guys are the scourge of the movie universe and you can now vote on the meanest villain ever to appear on film. Rank your favorites or add whoever (or whatever) you see missing.
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    • Film: Batman, The Dark Knight
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    Darth Vader is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
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    • Film: Star Wars universe
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    Hannibal Lecter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
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    • Film: The Silence of the Lambs
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    Lord Voldemort is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
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    • Film: Harry Potter universe
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    Jack Torrance is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
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    • Film: The Shining
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    Freddy Krueger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
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    • Film: A Nightmare on Elm Street universe
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    Magneto is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
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    • Film: X-Men universe
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    Terminator is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
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    • Film: The Terminator
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