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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    Casino Royale, Casino Royale

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  2. 152
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    Skyfall

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  3. 153
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    - 26
    Darth Kylo Ren is listed (or ranked) 153 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

    added by musicmovieminecraftme-123hd
    Darth Kylo Ren

  4. 154
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    - 133


    Pulp Fiction

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  5. 155
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    - 199


    Happy Gilmore

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  6. 156
    + 105
    - 106


    The Mighty Kong, King Kong

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  7. 157
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    - 249


    Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

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  8. 158
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    - 64

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    Con Air

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  9. 159
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    - 382

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    There Will Be Blood

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  10. 160
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    - 21

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    A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer, The Greatest Store in the World

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  11. 161
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    The Hollow

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  12. 162
    + 88
    - 81


    The Goonies

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  13. 163
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    - 222

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    The Patriot

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  14. 164
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    - 57

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    Guardians of the Galaxy, The Avengers: Age of Ultron

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  15. 165
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    - 211


    Super Mario Bros.

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  16. 166
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    - 241


    Shrek, Shrek 4-D

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  17. 167
    + 45
    - 22
    Balrog is listed (or ranked) 167 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

    added by dgenega5764
    Balrog The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: ...

  18. 168
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    - 228


    Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars Episode IV: A New ...

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  19. 169
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    - 91

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    The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

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  20. 170
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    - 51

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    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

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  21. 171
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    - 65

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    Braveheart

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  22. 172
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    - 16

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    Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters II

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  23. 173
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    - 22


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    General Grievous is listed (or ranked) 174 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

    added by SMcM
    General Grievous Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith

  25. 175
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    - 29


    Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones

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  26. 176
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    - 48

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    Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

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  27. 177
    + 63
    - 44

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    Gremlins

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  28. 178
    + 149
    - 205

    added by BushWanker
    Highlander

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  29. 179
    + 43
    - 30

    added by dgenega5764
    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

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  30. 180
    + 63
    - 47
    Skynet is listed (or ranked) 180 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

    added by dgenega5764
    Skynet The Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgement Day, Terminator 3: Rise of the ...

  31. 181
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    - 95


    Shrek 2

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  32. 182
    + 149
    - 190

    added by pmmom38

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  33. 183
    + 66
    - 62

    added by dgenega5764
    Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

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  34. 184
    + 133
    - 173


    Orphan

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  35. 185
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    - 116
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    The Lost Boys

  36. 186
    + 69
    - 63

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    Tangled

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  37. 187
    + 179
    - 325

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    Diamonds Are Forever, Thunderball, Welcome to Japan

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  38. 188
    + 86
    - 87

    added by MeghanaJoshi
    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Pirates of the Caribbean: At ...

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  39. 189
    + 42
    - 32

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    Moonraker, The Spy Who Loved Me

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  40. 190
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    - 133

    added by MeghanaJoshi
    The Ring Two, The Ring 3D, The Ring

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  41. 191
    + 31
    - 17
    The Birds is listed (or ranked) 191 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

    added by CraigAlarm
    The Birds The Birds

  42. 192
    + 47
    - 35

    added by dgenega5764
    The Dark Knight Rises

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  43. 193
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    - 161


    Spider-Man 3

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  44. 194
    + 85
    - 99

    added by CraigAlarm
    Carrie, Carrie

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  45. 195
    + 28
    - 27

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    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings: The ...

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  46. 196
    + 32
    - 24

    added by dgenega5764
    Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

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  47. 197
    + 152
    - 236

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    Dr. No, Welcome to Japan, Mr. Bond

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  48. 198
    + 31
    - 22

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    Men in Black

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  49. 199
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    - 27

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    Daredevil

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  50. 200
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    - 65

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    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

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