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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    The Usual Suspects More
    50
  2. 52
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    Down 538
    Back to the Future Part III, Back to the Future, Back to the Future Part ... More
    50
  3. 53
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    Down 131
    Peter Pan, Peter Pan, Hook More
    50
  4. 54
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    Down 138
    Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Pirates of the Caribbean: ... More
    50
  5. 55
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    Cape Fear, Cape Fear More
    50
  6. 56
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    Hellraiser, Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation, Hellraiser: Hellworld More
    49
  7. 57
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    Goodfellas More
    49
  8. 58
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    Superman II, Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut, Superman More
    49
  9. 59
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    The Tale of Sweeney Todd, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, ... More
    49
  10. 60
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Megatron

    Transformers: The Ride - 3D, Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the ... More
    49
  11. 61
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    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D, The Texas ... More
    48
  12. 62
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    Who Framed Roger Rabbit More
    48
  13. 63
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    ranked low on reranks
    Vito Corleone

    The Godfather, The Godfather Saga, The Godfather Part II More
    48
  14. 64
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    A Few Good Men More
    48
  15. 65
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    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Pirates of the Caribbean: At ... More
    48
  16. 66
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    The Thing More
    47
  17. 67
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    Spider-Man 2 More
    47
  18. 68
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    46
  19. 69
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    Gladiator More
    46
    added by: sebbzor
  20. 70
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    Django Unchained More
    46
  21. 71
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    The Usual Suspects More
    46
  22. 72
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    Colonel Walter E. Kurtz

    Apocalypse Now, Apocalypse Now Redux More
    45
  23. 73
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    Spider-Man, Spider-Man 3, Spider-Man 2 More
    45
    added by: NormanBates
  24. 74
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    The Return of Jafar, Aladdin More
    45
    added by: oobug
  25. 75
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    Gremlins More
    45
  26. 76
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    The Fifth Element More
    44
  27. 77
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    Rocky V More
    44
  28. 78
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    Borg Queen

    Star Trek: First Contact More
    44
  29. 79
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    The Devil's Advocate More
    44
  30. 80
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Roy Batty

    Blade Runner More
    44
  31. 81
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    Angel Eyes

    The Good, The Bad and The Ugly More
    43
    added by: PeteBoyle
  32. 82
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    ranked low on reranks
    Mystique

    X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men: First Class, Epic Movie More
    43
  33. 83
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Auric Goldfinger

    Welcome to Japan, Mr. Bond, Goldfinger More
    43
  34. 84
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    Batman Returns, Batman More
    43
  35. 85
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    Spider-Man 3 More
    43
  36. 86
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Raoul Silva

    Skyfall More
    43
  37. 87
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    Godzilla

    Invasion of Astro-Monster, Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster, Destroy All ... More
    42
  38. 88
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    Toy Story 3 More
    42
  39. 89
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    There Will Be Blood More
    42
  40. 90
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    White Witch

    Pillow Talk, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, The Chronicles of ... More
    42
  41. 91
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    The Incredibles More
    42
  42. 92
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    Batman Forever, Batman More
    42
  43. 93
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    The Exorcist, Exorcist II: The Heretic More
    42
    added by: WilliamKing
  44. 94
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    Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Fantastic Four, The Fantastic ... More
    42
  45. 95
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    Batman: New Times, The Dark Knight Rises, Batman More
    41
  46. 96
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    Demolition Man More
    41
    added by: Logan2011
  47. 97
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    The Departed, Mobsters More
    41
    added by: NormanBates
  48. 98
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Catherine Tramell

    Basic Instinct, Last Action Hero, Basic Instinct 2 More
    41
    added by: Juba
  49. 99
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    Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man, Bride of Frankenstein, Monster Mash More
    41
  50. 100
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    The Rocky Horror Picture Show More
    41
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