The Best Movie Villains of All Time Film Characters

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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    Joker
    Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-2.5
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    • Film: Batman, The Dark Knight
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    • Film: Star Wars universe
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    • Film: The Silence of the Lambs
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    • Film: The Shining
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    - 2010
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    • Film: A Nightmare on Elm Street universe
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    Lord Voldemort
    Photo: Lord Mariser
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    • Film: Harry Potter universe
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    • Film: X-Men universe
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    + 2591
    - 1667
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    • Film: The Terminator
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    - 2080
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    • Film: The Matrix universe
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    + 2342
    - 1238
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    • Film: Star Wars universe
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    + 2419
    - 1666
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    • Film: Die Hard
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    + 2731
    - 1475
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    • Film: The Lion King
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    Norman Bates
    Photo: Paramount Pictures
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    • Film: Psycho
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    + 2553
    - 1447
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    • Film: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
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    + 2204
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    • Film: Terminator 2: Judgment Day
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    Hans Landa
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    • Film: Inglourious Basterds
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    + 1939
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    Jaws

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    + 1901
    - 1367
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    • Film: Halloween II, Halloween 6, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, Halloween, Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers, + more
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    Anton Chigurh
    Photo: Freebase/Fair use
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    • Film: No Country for Old Men
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    - 1199
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    • Film: The Dark Knight Rises, Justice League: Doom
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