The Best Movie Villains of All Time Film Characters
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The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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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  1. 51
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    Star Wars: The Clone Wars

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  2. 52
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    The Dark Knight, Batman, Batman Forever

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  3. 53
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    Peter Pan, Peter Pan, Hook

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  4. 54
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    The Usual Suspects

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  5. 55
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    Hellraiser, Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation, Hellraiser: Hellworld

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  6. 56
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    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Pirates of the Caribbean: At ...

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  7. 57
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    The Tale of Sweeney Todd, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, ...

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  8. 58
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    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D, The Texas ...

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  9. 59
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    The Godfather, The Godfather Saga, The Godfather Part II

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  10. 60
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    Cape Fear, Cape Fear

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  11. 61
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    Goodfellas

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  12. 62
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    Transformers: The Ride - 3D, Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the ...

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  13. 63
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    Superman II, Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut, Superman

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  14. 64
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    Who Framed Roger Rabbit

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  15. 65
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    Spider-Man 2

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  16. 66
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    The Thing

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  17. 67
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    A Few Good Men

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  18. 68
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    added by NormanBates Spider-Man, Spider-Man 3, Spider-Man 2

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  20. 70
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    Gremlins

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  21. 71
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    often listed & added by sebbzor Gladiator

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  22. 72
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Django Unchained

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  23. 73
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    added by oobug The Return of Jafar, Aladdin

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  24. 74
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    Rocky V

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  25. 75
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    The Usual Suspects

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  26. 76
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    ranked low on reranks Scream 4, Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Apocalypse Now, Apocalypse Now Redux

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  28. 78
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    Invasion of Astro-Monster, Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster, Destroy All ...

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  29. 79
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    Batman Returns, Batman

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  30. 80
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    X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men: First Class, Epic Movie

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  31. 81
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    added by PeteBoyle Angel Eyes The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

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  32. 82
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    Star Trek: First Contact

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  33. 83
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    The Fifth Element

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  34. 84
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    Welcome to Japan, Mr. Bond, Goldfinger

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  35. 85
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    Blade Runner

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  36. 86
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    ranked low on reranks Spider-Man 3

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  37. 87
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    ranked low on reranks Batman Forever, Batman

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  38. 88
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    Raoul Silva Skyfall

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  39. 89
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    There Will Be Blood

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  40. 90
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    The Devil's Advocate

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    Batman: New Times, The Dark Knight Rises, Batman

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    Toy Story 3

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  43. 93
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Incredibles

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  44. 94
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    ranked low on reranks Pillow Talk, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, The Chronicles of ...

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  45. 95
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    added by WilliamKing The Exorcist, Exorcist II: The Heretic

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  46. 96
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    added by Logan2011 Demolition Man

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  47. 97
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    added by Scott Klingaman Tombstone

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  48. 98
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    added by NormanBates The Departed, Mobsters

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  49. 99
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    Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Fantastic Four, The Fantastic ...

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  50. 100
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    The Rocky Horror Picture Show

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