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
    Up 84
    Down 91
    The Departed, Mobsters More
    41
    added by: NormanBates
  2. 102
    Up 69
    Down 47

    ranked low on reranks
    Johnny Ringo

    Tombstone More
    41
    added by: Scott Klingaman
  3. 103
    Up 96
    Down 104
    Face/Off More
    41
  4. 104
    Up 56
    Down 125
    Basic Instinct, Last Action Hero, Basic Instinct 2 More
    41
    added by: Juba
  5. 105
    Up 113
    Down 225
    Fatal Attraction More
    41
  6. 106
    Up 82
    Down 56

    ranked low on reranks
    Scarecrow

    Batman Begins More
    41
  7. 107
    Up 85
    Down 213

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Frank Booth

    Blue Velvet More
    41
  8. 108
    Up 146
    Down 228
    Taxi Driver More
    40
  9. 109
    Up 107
    Down 109

    ranked low on reranks
    Queen of Hearts

    Alice in Wonderland, Alice in Wonderland, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ... More
    40
  10. 110
    Up 60
    Down 68
    Beauty and the Beast More
    40
  11. 111
    Up 51
    Down 53
    40
    added by: pmmom38
  12. 112
    Up 96
    Down 141
    Adventures of Mowgli, The Jungle Book More
    40
  13. 113
    Up 73
    Down 72
    Masters of the Universe More
    40
  14. 114
    Up 80
    Down 106
    Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark More
    40
  15. 115
    Up 125
    Down 110
    Spaceballs More
    39
  16. 116
    Up 66
    Down 63
    Full Metal Jacket More
    39
  17. 117
    Up 63
    Down 50
    The 10th Kingdom More
    39
  18. 118
    Up 25
    Down 40
    The Shawshank Redemption More
    39
    added by: willyboymcoy
  19. 119
    Up 37
    Down 48
    Die Hard: With a Vengeance More
    39
    added by: pmmom38
  20. 120
    Up 28
    Down 27
    Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Once Upon a Jedi, Dark ... More
    39
  21. 121
    Up 69
    Down 91
    Dr. No, Welcome to Japan, Mr. Bond More
    39
  22. 122
    Up 48
    Down 49
    Kill Bill: Vol. 3, Kill Bill Volume 1, Kill Bill Volume 2 More
    38
  23. 123
    Up 61
    Down 72
    Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars Episode IV: A New ... More
    38
  24. 124
    Up 35
    Down 78
    The Patriot More
    38
    added by: lyyderi
  25. 125
    Up 109
    Down 229

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Gordon Gekko

    Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Wall Street More
    38
  26. 126
    Up 19
    Down 14
    Kill Bill Volume 1, Kill Bill Volume 2 More
    38
    added by: monty46
  27. 127
    Up 49
    Down 71
    Highlander More
    38
    added by: BushWanker
  28. 128
    Up 19
    Down 23
    Robin Hood More
    38
    added by: but chickens double d
  29. 129
    Up 28
    Down 22
    The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest, All-Star Superman, Superman IV: ... More
    38
    added by: but chickens double d
  30. 130
    Up 38
    Down 47
    Training Day More
    38
  31. 131
    Up 156
    Down 216
    Rocky III More
    38
  32. 132
    Up 90
    Down 119
    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb More
    38
  33. 133
    Up 25
    Down 13
    Orphan More
    38
  34. 134
    Up 38
    Down 42
    Welcome to Japan, Mr. Bond, Goldfinger, Bonds Are Forever More
    37
    added by: BushWanker
  35. 135
    Up 33
    Down 36

    Detective Alonso Harris

    Training Day More
    37
  36. 136
    Up 72
    Down 88
    Casino Royale, Casino Royale More
    37
  37. 137
    Up 80
    Down 152

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Vincent

    Collateral More
    37
  38. 138
    Up 19
    Down 42
    True Romance More
    37
  39. 139
    Up 75
    Down 73

    ranked low on reranks
    Ursula

    The Little Mermaid, Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of ... More
    37
    added by: Sriniketh
    The Little Mermaid
  40. 140
    Up 39
    Down 68
    A Clockwork Orange, Agent trouble, Transamerica More
    37
  41. 141
    Up 69
    Down 77

    ranked low on reranks
    High Priest Imhotep

    The Mummy Returns, The Mummy More
    37
  42. 142
    Up 27
    Down 72

    ranked high on reranks
    Louis Cyphre

    Angel Heart More
    37
    added by: willyboymcoy
  43. 143
    Up 55
    Down 77
    X-Men: First Class, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Generation X More
    37
    added by: NormanBates
  44. 144
    Up 22
    Down 24
    Batman & Robin More
    37
    added by: youngkingzfam
  45. 145
    Up 32
    Down 45
    The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance More
    36
    added by: PeteBoyle
  46. 146
    Up 96
    Down 171
    Diamonds Are Forever, Thunderball, Welcome to Japan, Mr. Bond More
    36
  47. 147
    Up 74
    Down 104
    Shrek, Shrek 4-D More
    36
  48. 148
    Up 39
    Down 97

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Aaron Stampler

    Primal Fear More
    36
  49. 149
    Up 8
    Down 10
    Spider-Man 3 More
    36
  50. 150
    Up 43
    Down 85

    Frank

    Once Upon a Time in America More
    36
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