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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  1. 51
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    The Dark Knight, Batman, Batman Forever

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  2. 52
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    - 1,184


    Austin Powers: Goldmember, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, ...

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  3. 53
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    - 373


    Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Once Upon a Jedi, Dark ...

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  4. 54
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    - 362


    Batman Begins

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  5. 55
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    - 518

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    The Return of Jafar, Aladdin

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  6. 56
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    - 535


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

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  7. 57
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    Star Wars: The Clone Wars

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  8. 58
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    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

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  9. 59
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    - 606


    Goodfellas

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  10. 60
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    - 614

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    Hellraiser, Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation, Hellraiser: Hellworld

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  11. 61
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    - 472

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

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  12. 62
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    - 184

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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I, Harry Potter and the Order ...

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  13. 63
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    - 422


    Batman Returns, Batman

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  14. 64
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    - 113

    ranked low on reranks & added by dgenega5764
    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Hobbit: The ...

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  15. 65
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    - 968


    Reservoir Dogs

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  16. 66
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    - 463


    Gremlins

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  17. 67
    + 585
    - 459


    Scream 4, Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation

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  18. 68
    + 598
    - 498


    The Usual Suspects

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  19. 69
    + 614
    - 573


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

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  20. 70
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    Back to the Future Part III, Back to the Future, Back to the Future Part ...

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  21. 71
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    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Chamber of ...

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  22. 72
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    - 283

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    Robin Hood

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  23. 73
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    Superman II, Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut, Superman

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  24. 74
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    - 203

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    Citizen Kane, Man Hunt, Night Train to Munich

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  25. 75
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    Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Pirates of the Caribbean: ...

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

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  27. 77
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    - 145

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    The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, ...

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  28. 78
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    Scarface

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  30. 80
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    - 466


    Rocky V

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  31. 81
    + 552
    - 462

    added by ahmed-maklad
    Spider-Man, Spider-Man 3, Spider-Man 2

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  32. 82
    + 424
    - 400

    added by sebbzor
    Gladiator

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  33. 83
    + 510
    - 481


    Who Framed Roger Rabbit

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  34. 84
    + 503
    - 499


    Spider-Man 2

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  35. 85
    + 542
    - 437


    Invasion of Astro-Monster, Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster

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  36. 86
    + 410
    - 394

    added by NormanBates
    The Departed, Mobsters

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  37. 87
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    - 692

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    Cape Fear, Cape Fear

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  38. 88
    + 394
    - 282

    ranked low on reranks & added by but chickens double d
    The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest, All-Star Superman, Superman IV: ...

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  39. 89
    + 512
    - 489


    Batman Forever, Batman

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  40. 90
    + 301
    - 238

    added by but chickens double d
    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Mirror Mirror, Snow White Christmas

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  41. 91
    + 380
    - 412

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    Django Unchained

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  42. 92
    + 556
    - 594


    The Thing

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  43. 93
    + 466
    - 418


    Batman: New Times, The Dark Knight Rises, Batman

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  44. 94
    + 389
    - 304

    added by Sriniketh
    The Little Mermaid, Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of ... The Little Mermaid

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  45. 95
    + 392
    - 288

    ranked low on reranks & added by but chickens double d
    How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat ...

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  46. 96
    + 488
    - 560

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    A Few Good Men

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  47. 97
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    - 153

    added by SMcM
    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Deathly ...

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  48. 98
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    - 120
    Ultron is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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    Ultron Avengers: Age of Ultron

  49. 99
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    Pillow Talk, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, The Chronicles of ...

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    AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem

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