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.
List is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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  1. 51
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    Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Pirates of the Caribbean: ... More
    50
  2. 52
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    Back to the Future Part III, Back to the Future, Back to the Future Part ... More
    50
  3. 53
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    Peter Pan, Peter Pan, Hook More
    50
  4. 54
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    Down 140
    The Usual Suspects More
    50
  5. 55
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    Down 221
    Hellraiser, Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation, Hellraiser: Hellworld More
    49
  6. 56
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    Down 167
    The Tale of Sweeney Todd, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, ... More
    49
  7. 57
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    Cape Fear, Cape Fear More
    49
  8. 58
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    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Pirates of the Caribbean: At ... More
    49
  9. 59
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    Goodfellas More
    49
  10. 60
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    ranked low on reranks
    Vito Corleone

    The Godfather, The Godfather Saga, The Godfather Part II More
    49
  11. 61
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    Superman II, Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut, Superman More
    49
  12. 62
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Megatron

    Transformers: The Ride - 3D, Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the ... More
    49
  13. 63
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    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D, The Texas ... More
    49
  14. 64
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    Who Framed Roger Rabbit More
    48
  15. 65
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    A Few Good Men More
    48
  16. 66
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    The Thing More
    48
  17. 67
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    Spider-Man 2 More
    48
  18. 68
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    Spider-Man, Spider-Man 3, Spider-Man 2 More
    47
    added by: NormanBates
  19. 69
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    46
  20. 70
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    Gladiator More
    46
    added by: sebbzor
  21. 71
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    Django Unchained More
    46
  22. 72
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    The Usual Suspects More
    45
  23. 73
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    Gremlins

    Gremlins More
    45
  24. 74
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    Colonel Walter E. Kurtz

    Apocalypse Now, Apocalypse Now Redux More
    45
  25. 75
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    The Return of Jafar, Aladdin More
    45
    added by: oobug
  26. 76
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    X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men: First Class, Epic Movie More
    45
  27. 77
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    Batman Returns, Batman More
    45
  28. 78
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    Rocky V More
    44
  29. 79
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    Star Trek: First Contact More
    44
  30. 80
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    The Fifth Element More
    44
  31. 81
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    Angel Eyes

    The Good, The Bad and The Ugly More
    44
    added by: PeteBoyle
  32. 82
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    Welcome to Japan, Mr. Bond, Goldfinger More
    43
  33. 83
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    Blade Runner More
    43
  34. 84
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    The Devil's Advocate More
    43
  35. 85
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    Toy Story 3 More
    43
  36. 86
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    Venom

    Spider-Man 3 More
    43
  37. 87
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    Batman: New Times, The Dark Knight Rises, Batman More
    43
  38. 88
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    Syndrome

    The Incredibles More
    43
  39. 89
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    Down 141

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Raoul Silva

    Skyfall More
    43
  40. 90
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    Pillow Talk, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, The Chronicles of ... More
    43
  41. 91
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    Batman Forever, Batman More
    43
  42. 92
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    Ghostface

    Scream 4, Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation More
    43
  43. 93
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    Down 190

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Daniel Plainview

    There Will Be Blood More
    43
  44. 94
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    Down 99

    ranked low on reranks
    Godzilla

    Invasion of Astro-Monster, Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster, Destroy All ... More
    42
  45. 95
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    The Exorcist, Exorcist II: The Heretic More
    42
    added by: WilliamKing
  46. 96
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    Demolition Man More
    42
    added by: Logan2011
  47. 97
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    Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Fantastic Four, The Fantastic ... More
    42
  48. 98
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    Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man, Bride of Frankenstein, Monster Mash More
    42
  49. 99
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    The Departed, Mobsters More
    42
    added by: NormanBates
  50. 100
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    The Rocky Horror Picture Show More
    41
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