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. 101
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    The Exorcist, Exorcist II: The Heretic More
    41
    added by: WilliamKing
  2. 102
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    Down 219

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Alex Forrest

    Fatal Attraction More
    40
  3. 103
    Up 82
    Down 206

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Frank Booth

    Blue Velvet More
    40
  4. 104
    Up 131
    Down 104

    ranked low on reranks
    Ghostface

    Scream 4, Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation More
    40
  5. 105
    Up 92
    Down 95
    Face/Off More
    40
  6. 106
    Up 75
    Down 52
    Batman Begins More
    40
  7. 107
    Up 70
    Down 65
    Masters of the Universe More
    40
  8. 108
    Up 142
    Down 221
    Taxi Driver More
    40
  9. 109
    Up 68
    Down 83
    Child's Play 2, Child's Play 3, Bride of Chucky More
    40
  10. 110
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    40
    added by: pmmom38
  11. 111
    Up 54
    Down 62
    Beauty and the Beast More
    40
  12. 112
    Up 78
    Down 101
    Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark More
    39
  13. 113
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    Down 105

    ranked low on reranks
    Dark Helmet

    Spaceballs More
    39
  14. 114
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    Down 33
    The Shawshank Redemption More
    39
    added by: willyboymcoy
  15. 115
    Up 90
    Down 137
    Adventures of Mowgli, The Jungle Book More
    39
  16. 116
    Up 60
    Down 60
    Full Metal Jacket More
    38
  17. 117
    Up 35
    Down 42
    Die Hard: With a Vengeance More
    38
    added by: pmmom38
  18. 118
    Up 67
    Down 86
    Dr. No, Welcome to Japan, Mr. Bond More
    38
  19. 119
    Up 59
    Down 67
    Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars Episode IV: A New ... More
    38
  20. 120
    Up 56
    Down 46
    The 10th Kingdom More
    38
  21. 121
    Up 22
    Down 24
    Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Once Upon a Jedi, Dark ... More
    38
  22. 122
    Up 88
    Down 113
    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb More
    38
  23. 123
    Up 105
    Down 223

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Gordon Gekko

    Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Wall Street More
    38
  24. 124
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    Down 211
    Rocky III More
    38
  25. 125
    Up 44
    Down 42
    Kill Bill: Vol. 3, Kill Bill Volume 1, Kill Bill Volume 2 More
    38
  26. 126
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    Down 107
    Alice in Wonderland, Alice in Wonderland, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ... More
    38
  27. 127
    Up 22
    Down 17
    The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest, All-Star Superman, Superman IV: ... More
    38
    added by: but chickens double d
  28. 128
    Up 35
    Down 40
    Training Day More
    37
  29. 129
    Up 31
    Down 30

    Detective Alonso Harris

    Training Day More
    37
  30. 130
    Up 35
    Down 38
    Welcome to Japan, Mr. Bond, Goldfinger, Bonds Are Forever More
    37
    added by: BushWanker
  31. 131
    Up 78
    Down 146
    Collateral More
    37
  32. 132
    Up 47
    Down 65
    Highlander More
    37
    added by: BushWanker
  33. 133
    Up 31
    Down 39
    The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance More
    37
    added by: PeteBoyle
  34. 134
    Up 26
    Down 67

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Louis Cyphre

    Angel Heart More
    37
    added by: willyboymcoy
  35. 135
    Up 15
    Down 18
    Robin Hood More
    36
    added by: but chickens double d
  36. 136
    Up 36
    Down 62
    A Clockwork Orange, Agent trouble, Transamerica More
    36
  37. 137
    Up 67
    Down 84
    Casino Royale, Casino Royale More
    36
  38. 138
    Up 67
    Down 72

    ranked low on reranks
    High Priest Imhotep

    The Mummy Returns, The Mummy More
    36
  39. 139
    Up 39
    Down 92

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Aaron Stampler

    Primal Fear More
    36
  40. 140
    Up 51
    Down 72
    X-Men: First Class, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Generation X More
    36
    added by: NormanBates
  41. 141
    Up 72
    Down 101
    Shrek, Shrek 4-D More
    36
  42. 142
    Up 43
    Down 80

    Frank

    Once Upon a Time in America More
    36
  43. 143
    Up 66
    Down 69

    ranked low on reranks
    Ursula

    The Little Mermaid, Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of ... More
    36
    added by: Sriniketh
    The Little Mermaid
  44. 144
    Up 31
    Down 72
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    The Patriot More
    36
    added by: lyyderi
  45. 145
    Up 93
    Down 169
    Diamonds Are Forever, Thunderball, Welcome to Japan, Mr. Bond More
    36
  46. 146
    Up 11
    Down 17
    The Exorcist, Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist, Exorcist: The Beginning ... More
    36
    added by: but chickens double d
  47. 147
    Up 15
    Down 22
    Batman & Robin More
    36
    added by: youngkingzfam
  48. 148
    Up 22
    Down 58
    The Third Man More
    35
    added by: willyboymcoy
    The Third Man
  49. 149
    Up 17
    Down 36
    True Romance More
    35
  50. 150
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    Super Mario Bros. More
    35
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