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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    Welcome to Japan, Mr. Bond, Goldfinger

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

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    Darth Kylo Ren

  4. 154
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    Shooter McGavin is listed (or ranked) 154 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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    Shooter McGavin Happy Gilmore

  5. 155
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    Thanos is listed (or ranked) 155 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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    Thanos Guardians of the Galaxy, The Avengers: Age of Ultron

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    Con Air

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    King Edward I is listed (or ranked) 157 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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    King Edward I Braveheart

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    Mama Fratelli is listed (or ranked) 158 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time


    Mama Fratelli The Goonies

  9. 159
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    Col. William Tavington is listed (or ranked) 159 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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    Col. William Tavington The Patriot

  10. 160
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    Bruce is listed (or ranked) 160 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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    Bruce Finding Nemo

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    There Will Be Blood

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  12. 162
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    Dr. René Belloq is listed (or ranked) 162 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time


    Dr. René Belloq Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

  13. 163
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    Pulp Fiction

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    King Koopa is listed (or ranked) 164 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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    King Koopa Super Mario Bros.

  15. 165
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    King Kong is listed (or ranked) 165 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time


    King Kong The Mighty Kong, King Kong

  16. 166
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    Kurgan is listed (or ranked) 166 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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    Kurgan Highlander

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

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    Balrog The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: ...

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    Shrek, Shrek 4-D

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    The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

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    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

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    Ebenezer Scrooge is listed (or ranked) 171 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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

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    Wilhuff Tarkin is listed (or ranked) 172 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time


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

  23. 173
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    Blackbeard is listed (or ranked) 173 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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    Blackbeard Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

  24. 174
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    Kingpin is listed (or ranked) 174 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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    Kingpin Daredevil

  25. 175
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    General Grievous is listed (or ranked) 175 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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    General Grievous Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith

  26. 176
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    Slimer is listed (or ranked) 176 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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    Slimer Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters II

  27. 177
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    Harry Lime is listed (or ranked) 177 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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    Harry Lime Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

  28. 178
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    Men in Black

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    Skynet is listed (or ranked) 179 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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

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    Major Arnold Toht is listed (or ranked) 180 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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    Major Arnold Toht Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

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    Orphan

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    The Ring Two, The Ring 3D, The Ring

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

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    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

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    The Lost Boys

  37. 187
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    Carrie White is listed (or ranked) 187 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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    Carrie White Carrie, Carrie

  38. 188
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    Gremlins

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    Jango Fett is listed (or ranked) 189 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time


    Jango Fett Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones

  40. 190
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    Mother Gothel is listed (or ranked) 190 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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    Mother Gothel Tangled

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    Talia al Ghul is listed (or ranked) 191 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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    Talia al Ghul The Dark Knight Rises

  42. 192
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    Sandman is listed (or ranked) 192 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time


    Sandman Spider-Man 3

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    Diamonds Are Forever, Thunderball, Welcome to Japan

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    The Incredible Hulk

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  45. 195
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    Charles Muntz is listed (or ranked) 195 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time


    Charles Muntz Up

  46. 196
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    Fairy Godmother is listed (or ranked) 196 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time


    Fairy Godmother Shrek 2

  47. 197
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    Johnny Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 197 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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    Johnny Lawrence The Karate Kid

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

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    X2, X-Men Origins: Wolverine

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    Moonraker, The Spy Who Loved Me

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