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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    Peter Pan, Peter Pan, Hook More
    50
  2. 52
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    Down 537
    Back to the Future Part III, Back to the Future, Back to the Future Part ... More
    50
  3. 53
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    Down 137
    Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Pirates of the Caribbean: ... More
    50
  4. 54
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    Down 141
    The Dark Knight, Batman, Batman Forever More
    50
  5. 55
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    Cape Fear, Cape Fear More
    49
  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
    48
  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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    A Few Good Men More
    48
  13. 63
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    Who Framed Roger Rabbit More
    47
  14. 64
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    The Thing More
    47
  15. 65
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    ranked low on reranks
    Vito Corleone

    The Godfather, The Godfather Saga, The Godfather Part II More
    47
  16. 66
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    Spider-Man 2 More
    47
  17. 67
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    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Pirates of the Caribbean: At ... 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
    45
  22. 72
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Colonel Walter E. Kurtz

    Apocalypse Now, Apocalypse Now Redux More
    45
  23. 73
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    Gremlins More
    45
  24. 74
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    Spider-Man, Spider-Man 3, Spider-Man 2 More
    45
    added by: NormanBates
  25. 75
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    The Return of Jafar, Aladdin More
    44
    added by: oobug
  26. 76
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    Rocky V More
    44
  27. 77
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    The Fifth Element More
    44
  28. 78
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    Star Trek: First Contact More
    44
  29. 79
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    The Devil's Advocate More
    43
  30. 80
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Auric Goldfinger

    Welcome to Japan, Mr. Bond, Goldfinger More
    43
  31. 81
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    ranked low on reranks
    Penguin

    Batman Returns, Batman More
    43
  32. 82
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Roy Batty

    Blade Runner More
    43
  33. 83
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    Venom

    Spider-Man 3 More
    43
  34. 84
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    Angel Eyes

    The Good, The Bad and The Ugly More
    43
    added by: PeteBoyle
  35. 85
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    X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men: First Class, Epic Movie More
    43
  36. 86
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    Godzilla

    Invasion of Astro-Monster, Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster, Destroy All ... More
    42
  37. 87
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    Toy Story 3 More
    42
  38. 88
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    There Will Be Blood More
    42
  39. 89
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    The Incredibles More
    42
  40. 90
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    Batman Forever, Batman More
    42
  41. 91
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    Regan MacNeil

    The Exorcist, Exorcist II: The Heretic More
    42
    added by: WilliamKing
  42. 92
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    Pillow Talk, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, The Chronicles of ... More
    42
  43. 93
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    Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Fantastic Four, The Fantastic ... More
    41
  44. 94
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    Batman: New Times, The Dark Knight Rises, Batman More
    41
  45. 95
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    Demolition Man More
    41
    added by: Logan2011
  46. 96
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    Raoul Silva

    Skyfall More
    41
  47. 97
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    Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man, Bride of Frankenstein, Monster Mash More
    41
  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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    Johnny Ringo

    Tombstone More
    41
    added by: Scott Klingaman
  50. 100
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    The Rocky Horror Picture Show More
    41
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